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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.


Peace Corps volunteers honored for their service - OSU - The Lantern
OSU - The Lantern
Peace Corps volunteers honored for their serviceOSU - The LanternStudents are recognized at the 2015 Ohio State Peace Corps banquet April 24, which honors students from OSU and surrounding colleges and universities who have recently been accepted into the Peace Corps. Credit: Tiana Reed / Lantern Reporter.
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Upstate Peace Corps trainee survives earthquake in Nepal - WYFF Greenville
WYFF Greenville
Upstate Peace Corps trainee survives earthquake in NepalWYFF GreenvilleHis parents, Tim and Eden Stewart, said their son joined the Peace Corps and left in March to train in Nepal. Stewart family. The Stewarts said their son called them immediately after Saturday's earthquake to let them know he was OK. Mac had just had ...and more »
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Back from Peace Corps, Marian High and UNL alumna still helping Zambians ... - Omaha World-Herald
Omaha World-Herald
Back from Peace Corps, Marian High and UNL alumna still helping Zambians ...Omaha World-HeraldAs a Peace Corps volunteer in rural Zambia, it didn't take Emily McKeone long to see the need for drinking water at three schools near the village she served. Aging water towers around Kunda Ndomi, near the border of the Republic of Congo, had become ...
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San Clemente woman in Nepal: 'There was a lot of commotion and screaming ... - OCRegister
OCRegister
San Clemente woman in Nepal: 'There was a lot of commotion and screaming ...OCRegisterKrysla Sita Grothe, 28, [right] with her parents, Kathering and Duncan Wilson, Patan, Nepal. Grothe, of San Clemente, is serving in the Peace Corps and was in Nepal when a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck the country. COURTESY: DUNCAN WILSON.San Clemente native survives Nepal earthquake KABC-TVall 2 news articles »
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Peace Corps Announces 2015's Top Volunteer-Producing HBCUs - Afro American
Afro American
Peace Corps Announces 2015's Top Volunteer-Producing HBCUsAfro AmericanAdvocates say volunteering with agency's such as the Peace Corps can make a lasting difference in a college graduate's life and offers many benefits, such as receiving intensive intercultural, leadership, language and technical training that gives them ...
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Peace Corps offers educational experiences, unforgettable memories - The Miami Hurricane
The Miami Hurricane
Peace Corps offers educational experiences, unforgettable memoriesThe Miami HurricanePeace Corps Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet (left center) tells a story about her time in Samoa while volunteering in the Peace Corps. Steve Hunsicker (left), a Peace Corps recruiter, led Wednesday night's Stories from the Peace Corps discussion ...and more »
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Q&A: Peace Corps official explains new application, recruitment efforts - Daily Bruin
Daily Bruin
Q&A: Peace Corps official explains new application, recruitment effortsDaily BruinHelen Lowman, associate director of volunteer recruitment and selection for the Peace Corps, spoke with the Daily Bruin on Thursday to explain the organization's application process and why students should apply to the program. The group attributes its ...
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John Jacoby, airport general manager and Peace Corps official from Ridgewood ... - NorthJersey.com
John Jacoby, airport general manager and Peace Corps official from Ridgewood ...NorthJersey.com?I was in an amazing place, this Himalayan kingdom, in a time machine,? John Jacoby said of Nepal, where he spent two years teaching science as a Peace Corps official. ?They were using ploughs that were the same technology as when the Buddha walked ...and more »
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Palmetto Peace Corps volunteer reportedly died of aneurysm - Bradenton Herald
Bradenton Herald
Palmetto Peace Corps volunteer reportedly died of aneurysmBradenton HeraldNow the family is gathering with friends and awaiting the arrival of David Ripley's girlfriend, also a Peace Corps volunteer in Rwanda, and a representative from the Peace Corps in Washington, D.C. They are expected to all gather Monday to finalize ...Peace Corps Volunteer From Florida Dies In Tanzania WCTVall 10 news articles »
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Peace Corps cites 20 percent increase in sexual assault reports: A sign of ... - Devex
Devex
Peace Corps cites 20 percent increase in sexual assault reports: A sign of ...Devex?Being a model Peace Corps volunteer didn't include being a victim,? she shared at a Peace Corps-organized event at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C., in recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Hessler ...Carleton Ranks Second in Peace Corps Volunteers for 2014 Carleton College Newsall 2 news articles »
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