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Peace Corps announces partnership with W&M's Mason School of Business - William and Mary News

Peace Corps announces partnership with W&M's 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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Congress Petitions FBI For More Active Role in Peace Corps Murder Investigation - ABC News

ABC News

Congress Petitions FBI For More Active Role in Peace Corps Murder Investigation
ABC News
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 Aims to Boost Recruiting, Diversity - ABC News

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Peace Corps Aims to Boost Recruiting, Diversity
ABC News
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 ...
Director talks Peace Corps' goalsThe Michigan Daily

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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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Peace Corps volunteer from Ashland dies in Paraguay - wtvr.com

Peace Corps volunteer from Ashland dies in Paraguay
wtvr.com
WASHINGTON (WTVR) ? A 28-year-old Peace Corps volunteer from Ashland died in Paraguay last week. Peace Corps Acting Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet confirmed Porter Knight died in Paraguay on Tuesday, March 25. ?We do not have a cause of ...
Peace Corps director encourages Lehigh University students to join programThe Express-Times
Rep. Dent promotes Peace Corps to studentsWFMZ Allentown
Ashland Man Involved with Peace Corps DiesWRIC
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Peace Corps stint made Tucsonan 'infinitely more understanding' - Arizona Daily Star

Peace Corps stint made Tucsonan 'infinitely more understanding'
Arizona Daily Star
After a ?two-year stint in Malawi, Tucsonan James Shreve? is coming home with experiences and perspectives forged from rustic life abroad. Shreve, who attended Amphitheater High School and Northern Arizona University,? will finish his Peace Corps service ...

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Living the Cool Life: Join the Peace Corps or Corporate America? - American Thinker

Living the Cool Life: Join the Peace Corps or Corporate America?
American Thinker
Most of us have a desire to be good. We go through life with a certain level of moral ambition, if you like. We look for moral principles to live by, and we try to act according to those principles. As life draws to an end, we would like to be able to ...

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Granville resident begins Peace Corps service - The Newark Advocate

Granville resident begins Peace Corps service
The Newark Advocate
Hannah Combe, 23, of Granville, has been accepted into the Peace Corps and will depart for Georgia on Sunday to begin training as an English education volunteer. Combe will live and work at the community level to make a difference by teaching ...

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Bainbridge Island Women's Club welcomes Peace Corps veterans as speakers ... - Bainbridge Island Review

Bainbridge Island Women's Club welcomes Peace Corps veterans as speakers ...
Bainbridge Island Review
The Bainbridge Island Women's Club meets at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, April 17 at Bethany Lutheran Church, 7968 Finch Road NE. The featured speakers for the April meeting will be Rudi and Kristen Pettersen. The pair spent two years volunteering for the Peace ...

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Peace Corps' New Mission - Huffington Post

Peace Corps' New Mission
Huffington Post
The Peace Corps' Acting Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet joins Ahmed to discuss the organization's new recruitment efforts and the importance of volunteer service. Hosted by: Ahmed Shihab-Eldin. GUESTS INCLUDE: Carrie Hessler-Radelet,. Washington ...

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    Since 1961, the Peace Corps has shared with the world America's most precious resource—its people. Peace Corps Volunteers serve in 73 countries in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Central and South America, Europe, and the Middle East. Collaborating with local community members, Volunteers work in areas like education, youth outreach and community development, the environment, and information technology.

    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.

    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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