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Cedar Falls woman shares Peace Corps experience in Mali, Zambia - Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

Cedar Falls woman shares Peace Corps experience in Mali, Zambia
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier
Strong emotions are evident, just below the surface. Listeners get the feeling she is reliving the story. Callahan, 25, graduated from Cedar Falls High School in 2006 and holds a bachelor's degree in psychology from Knox College in Galesburg, Ill. She ...

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Peace Corps announces partnership with Mason School of Business - William and Mary News

Peace Corps announces partnership with Mason School of Business
William and Mary News
William & Mary's Mason School of Business is partnering with the Peace Corps to launch the Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Program at the university. The new program will provide graduate school scholarships to returned Peace Corps volunteers pursuing a ...
Peace Corps, William & Mary announce first-ever partnershipVirginia Gazette

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UTSA ranks in Peace Corps Top 10 Hispanic-Serving Institutions for volunteers - UTSA Today

UTSA Today

UTSA ranks in Peace Corps Top 10 Hispanic-Serving Institutions for volunteers
UTSA Today
Peace Corps volunteer and UTSA alumnus Dana Messinger teaches young students at a school in Colombia. Share this Story. (April 18, 2014) --The Peace Corps has released the 2014 rankings of the nation's top volunteer-producing Hispanic-Serving ...

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Congress Petitions FBI For More Active Role in Peace Corps Murder Investigation - ABC News

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Congress Petitions FBI For More Active Role in Peace Corps Murder Investigation
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Congressional leaders are calling on U.S. government officials to be more active in solving the case of Kate Puzey, the Peace Corps volunteer who was brutally murdered in the West African country of Benin five years ago. Today, in a show of bi-partisan ...

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Peace Corps Announces New Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Partnership with the ... - 3BL Media (press release)

Peace Corps Announces New Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Partnership with the ...
3BL Media (press release)
Peace Corps Announces New Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Partnership with the School of Visual Arts, NYC. MFA Design for Social Innovation Department will provide scholarships to returned Peace Corps volunteers. tweet me: New scholarship for #RCVPS to ...

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St. Charles Peace Corps volunteer describes his time in Ukraine - Chicago Daily Herald

St. Charles Peace Corps volunteer describes his time in Ukraine
Chicago Daily Herald
Most people in the Fox Valley know Mike Dixon for his commitment to historic preservation. The former St. Charles architect has been involved in several local historic restorations and the expansion of the St. Charles library. So, it was a bit of a ...

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Peace Corps Aims to Boost Recruiting, Diversity - ABC News

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Peace Corps Aims to Boost Recruiting, Diversity
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The leader of the Peace Corps elaborated on the group's plans to simplify the application process for prospective volunteers and to expand and further diversify the applicant pool during a speech Wednesday at the Michigan university where the agency ...
University, Peace Corps sign program agreementThe Michigan Daily

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'President Kennedy Would Be Very Proud' Of Program's Global Impact: Peace ... - Huffington Post

'President Kennedy Would Be Very Proud' Of Program's Global Impact: Peace ...
Huffington Post
The Peace Corps' Acting Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet joined HuffPost Live on Tuesday to discuss the organization's new recruitment efforts and the importance of volunteer service. The Peace Corps, launched in 1961 under President Kennedy, gives ...

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Peace Corps recruits locally - KeysNews.com (registration)

Peace Corps recruits locally
KeysNews.com (registration)
But the truth is, some 65 nations in Africa, the Americas, Asia, the Caribbean, Europe, the Middle East and the Pacific islands currently invite trained volunteers from this federal agency to venture to their countries, and assist them in the ...

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Innovators: The Peace Corps' disparate global footprint can make innovation ... - Washington Post

Washington Post

Innovators: The Peace Corps' disparate global footprint can make innovation ...
Washington Post
Dorine Andrews oversees the technological infrastructure for what may be one of the Washington region's most geographically disparate organizations. As the chief information officer of the Peace Corps, Andrews is responsible for the technology used by ...

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    Serving for two years in the Peace Corps may seem like a long time, but Close of Service may come faster than you expect. Volunteers can make the most of their time in-country through well organized material, collaboration and knowledge sharing. Current Volunteers should still keep in mind their own safety and security, cultural sensitivity, and the fact they are in-country representing the United States. See Manual Section 204 regarding Volunteer conduct and Section 543 regarding Volunteer use of information technology tools.

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    Your time as a Peace Corps Volunteer doesn't end when your two years of service are over. The time you spent in the Peace Corps will continue to enrich your life, both personally and professionally, for many years. And, in keeping with the Peace Corps' third goal, you'll have new opportunities every day to share what you've learned in the Peace Corps with fellow Americans.

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