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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.


Ohio State Peace Corps volunteers to begin journey of 'impact' - OSU - The Lantern

OSU - The Lantern

Ohio State Peace Corps volunteers to begin journey of 'impact'
OSU - The Lantern
On Monday, approximately 40 Peace Corps nominees are set to celebrate the completion of the first stage of their international journey at a reception held at Hitchcock Hall from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Jack Campbell, a returned Peace Corps volunteer and OSU ...

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Cedar Falls woman shares Peace Corps experience in Mali, Zambia - Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

Cedar Falls woman shares Peace Corps experience in Mali, Zambia
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier
Callahan, 25, graduated from Cedar Falls High School in 2006 and holds a bachelor's degree in psychology from Knox College in Galesburg, Ill. She entered the Peace Corps in July 2010. She was assigned to Mali, a landlocked country in west Africa.

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Peace Corps announces partnership with Mason School of Business - William and Mary News

Peace Corps announces partnership with 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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UTSA ranks in Peace Corps Top 10 Hispanic-Serving Institutions for volunteers - UTSA Today

UTSA Today

UTSA ranks in Peace Corps Top 10 Hispanic-Serving Institutions for volunteers
UTSA Today
(April 18, 2014) --The Peace Corps has released the 2014 rankings of the nation's top volunteer-producing Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs). This year, The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) ranks among the top 10 with nine alumni currently ...

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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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'President Kennedy Would Be Very Proud' Of Program's Global Impact: Peace ... - Huffington Post

'President Kennedy Would Be Very Proud' Of Program's Global Impact: Peace ...
Huffington Post
The Peace Corps, launched in 1961 under President Kennedy, gives Americans the opportunity to spend two years creating positive change through grassroots efforts in communities worldwide. Currently, more than 7,200 volunteers in 65 countries are ...

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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 recruits locally - KeysNews.com (registration)

Peace Corps recruits locally
KeysNews.com (registration)
Thursday afternoon, a representative of the Peace Corps was in town to recruit volunteers and answer their many questions at the Key West Library. A dozen or so Monroe County residents attended the session, which was conducted by Steve Hunsicker, ...

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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 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
Ashland Man Involved with Peace Corps Dies WRIC
Q&A: Hillsboro graduate describes life during Ukraine crisis as a Peace Corps ... The Oregonian
WFMZ Allentown
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