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As of October 2009, 351 Virginia residents are currently serving in the Peace Corps. More than 6,498 Virginia residents have served in the Peace Corps since 1961.


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
After Peace Corps meetings in Washington D.C., Dixon was sent to Ukraine, with a site assignment in Vinnytsia, a city of 380,000 where the average person lives on $175 a month. His assignment was community development. Peace Corps volunteers live ...

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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 partnership Virginia 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 ...
Congressional Leaders Call on FBI, Others to Investigate 5-Year-Old Peace ... ticklethewire.com

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Peace Corps Aims to Boost Recruiting, Diversity - ABC News

The Guardian

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' goals The 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 program The Express-Times
Rep. Dent promotes Peace Corps to students WFMZ Allentown
Ashland Man Involved with Peace Corps Dies WRIC
The Oregonian
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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
Shreve, who attended Amphitheater High School and Northern Arizona University,? will finish his Peace Corps service in the southeastern African nation today? and return home. Living in Malawi since 2012?, Shreve worked for the country's ?Liwonde National ...

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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
In a recent article, a son told the story of his parents leaving secure and well-paid jobs behind to join the Peace Corps. It ended with ??joining the Peace Corps made Mom and Dad pretty cool.? (Outside magazine, Oct 2013, ?Mom And Dad's Excellent ...

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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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Exhibit features peace - The Clackamas Print

Exhibit features peace
The Clackamas Print
Peace Corps volunteers are known for their ability to drastically change lives in parts of the world that need it the most. Their hard work is tireless and expansive ? talk to any volunteer and they can tell you stories of places ranging from Somalia ...

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