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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 volunteer visits North Caroline High - The Star Democrat
The Star DemocratPeace 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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- FIU launches Peace Corps Prep program - Miami Today
Miami TodayFIU launches Peace Corps Prep program
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 ...
- news - 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 applications soar after red tape cut Boston Globe
Peace Corps Sees Record Interest After Simplified Application Goes Online Nextgov (blog)
Devex - FIUSM - Slate Magazine (blog)
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- Peace Corps applications skyrocket - WQAD.com
[?]Peace Corps applications skyrocket
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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- US commends Uganda over Peace Corps program - New Vision
New VisionUS commends Uganda over Peace Corps program
The United States (U.S) government has commended Uganda for its long-term partnership between U.S Peace Corps and the Ugandan people which has enabled Peace Corps volunteers facilitate transformative changes in the lives of local communities and ...
- Carrie Hessler-Radelet, Director, Peace Corps - FederalNewsRadio.com
[?]Carrie Hessler-Radelet, Director, Peace Corps
Americans are breaking down the doors to join the little old Peace Corps, virtually speaking. More than 17,000 people applied for two year service positions over the last year. That's the most applications the agency's received since 1992. Director ...
- 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
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 Corps revamps application process - University of Virginia The Cavalier Daily
Daily Free Press (subscription)Peace Corps revamps application process
University of Virginia The Cavalier Daily
The Peace Corps introduced an updated application process this year which officials say has dramatically increased applicants. The University remains No. 2 among medium-sized schools on the list of the Peace Corps' top volunteer-producing colleges and ...
Peace Corps unveils shortened, digital application process Daily Free Press (subscription)
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- A Daughter's Peace Corps Work in West Africa. A Mother's Heart. - Huffington Post
[?]A Daughter's Peace Corps Work in West Africa. A Mother's Heart.
This past weekend, Taylor left as a Peace Corps Volunteer -- part of her master's degree program at Oregon State University -- destined not for South America, where I thought they would surely send her because she speaks Spanish, but for Senegal, West ...
- Students applying to the Peace Corps face more competition - GW Hatchet (subscription)
GW Hatchet (subscription)Students applying to the Peace Corps face more competition
GW Hatchet (subscription)
Students who apply to the Peace Corps this year will have to take fewer steps to join the service program, which could make it more selective. The organization started a push to recruit last week, highlighting the more relaxed process it launched this ...