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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.


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 ...
Tom Wolf best man to lead Pennsylvania The Philadelphia Tribune
Letters were wrong about Gov. Corbett's school funding, taxes Sharonherald
Wolf's leadership style a mystery even as big win seems near Newsworks.org
Titusville Herald  - Harrisburgmagazine  - York Dispatch
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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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FROM READERS: Kirksville author talks about what she learned in the Peace ... - Columbia Missourian

FROM READERS: Kirksville author talks about what she learned in the Peace ...
Columbia Missourian
Carolyn Mulford is an author from Kirksville, Missouri. She graduated from MU with a master's degree in journalism and served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Ethiopia before working as a magazine editor in Washington, D.C. She moved back to Columbia in ...

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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 Sees Record Interest After Simplified Application Goes Online Nextgov (blog)
Peace Corps Prep program gives students opportunity to start early FIUSM
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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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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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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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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'Peace Car' rolls onto campus to recruit for Peace Corps - Duke Chronicle

CBS Local

'Peace Car' rolls onto campus to recruit for Peace Corps
Duke Chronicle
The Peace Corps ?Peace Car? visited Duke yesterday as part of its journey to recruit students from around the country. One of four recruitment vehicles traveling around the nation from the Peace Corps' headquarters in Washington, D.C., the tan smart ...
Peace Corps memorial planning process begins for National Park Service WJLA
Project opens to build Peace Corps Memorial in DC WRIC

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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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