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  • The following is a categorized listing of those articles that relate to Alabama in Alabama.
  • RPCVs that began service in Alabama are listed.
  • RPCVs, projects, sites and other activities that occurred in Alabama are listed. If you're an RPCV you can create a page on yourself.

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50 years after mission, Peace Corps volunteers reunite - The Desert Sun

The Desert Sun

50 years after mission, Peace Corps volunteers reunite
The Desert Sun
Fifty years ago, a group of Peace Corps volunteers returned to the United States after spending two years in El Salvador, where they provided agricultural-related assistance to the people of the economically challenged country. The experience made a ...

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Tom Wolf, reluctant heir to family business, carries lessons from Peace Corps ... - The Patriot-News - PennLive.com

The Patriot-News - PennLive.com

Tom Wolf, reluctant heir to family business, carries lessons from Peace Corps ...
The Patriot-News - PennLive.com
At age 19, inspired by John F. Kennedy's earlier call to action and a sense of responsibility instilled in him since childhood, he put school on hold to volunteer in the Peace Corps. "I was one of those kids ... when other people were reading about ...
Letters were wrong about Gov. Corbett's school funding, taxes Sharonherald
Tom Wolf best man to lead Pennsylvania The Philadelphia Tribune
Wolf's leadership style a mystery even as big win seems near Newsworks.org
Titusville Herald  - Harrisburgmagazine  - York Dispatch
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Grad Student Helps WIU Students Redefine Their Futures with Peace Corps - Western Illinois University News

Grad Student Helps WIU Students Redefine Their Futures with Peace Corps
Western Illinois University News
MACOMB, IL ? It has been more than 50 years since President John F. Kennedy called Americans to service and created the Peace Corps. The message still resonates with Lexie Woodward (Portland, OR), a graduate student in Western Illinois University's ...

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Peace Corps applications rise sharply after changes - USA TODAY

USA TODAY

Peace Corps applications rise sharply after changes
USA TODAY
Applications to the Peace Corps rose 70% this year after the organization overhauled its recruitment process last summer. More than 17,300 Americans applied for the Peace Corps in 2014 ? a 22-year high for the U.S. organization, founded March 1, 1961, ...
Peace Corps applications surge amid recent reforms Washington Post
Peace Corps Prep program gives students opportunity to start early FIUSM
Peace Corps Sees Record Interest After Simplified Application Goes Online Nextgov (blog)
Slate Magazine (blog)  - Devex
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Peace Corps applications skyrocket - WQAD.com

Peace Corps applications skyrocket
WQAD.com
Local college students, preparing to volunteer for the Peace Corps, are getting encouragement from their peers who've already accepted the challenge. Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois was the first college in the country to establish a Peace Corps ...
Peace Corps sees record breaking applications, increased competition Daily Free Press (subscription)

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FIU launches Peace Corps Prep program - Miami Today

Miami Today

FIU launches Peace Corps Prep program
Miami Today
Florida International University is living up to its name. This semester, the university became the first in Florida to launch a Peace Corps Prep program to prepare students for the Peace Corps and other international learning opportunities. FIU is the ...

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Peace Corps volunteers share experiences at Bridgewater College - Augusta Free Press

Peace Corps volunteers share experiences at Bridgewater College
Augusta Free Press
Two Bridgewater College alumni will share their experiences as volunteers with the Peace Corps. Alexandria Murphy, a 2009 graduate, served three years in the education sector in Botswana, Africa. Peter Barlow, a 2004 graduate, served on Leyte Island, ...

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My Turn: Reflections of a former Peace Corps volunteer in Sierra Leone - Concord Monitor

My Turn: Reflections of a former Peace Corps volunteer in Sierra Leone
Concord Monitor
Ma Sando, a village woman I knew during my Peace Corps days, called me two weeks ago from the top of a hill on the outskirts of Tokpombu ? the place where people gather with their phones and sim cards to access cell reception. She spoke frantically ...

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Remember me on this computer - The New Republic

Remember me on this computer
The New Republic
Sixteen months later, I arrived at the same dilapidated airfield as part of a group of 60 U.S. Peace Corps volunteers. We were the fifth, and largest, group assigned to Ukraine since Peace Corps opened its program there in 1992, doubling the number of ...

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Peace Corps volunteer visits North Caroline High - The Star Democrat

The Star Democrat

Peace Corps volunteer visits North Caroline High
The Star Democrat
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer, Stephanie Sestito passed around a variety of bills and coins from Namibia and South Africa when she spoke to students at North Caroline High. She told the students that one U.S. dollar was worth 10 Namibian dollars.

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