Virginia

From Peace Corps Wiki

Jump to: navigation, search

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.


Brentwood couple files claim over son's death while serving the Peace Corps - San Jose Mercury News

Brentwood couple files claim over son's death while serving the Peace Corps
San Jose Mercury News
BRENTWOOD -- A local couple has filed a $15 million claim with the Peace Corps in the wrongful death of their son, who died last year after an alleged host of medical missteps by the federal agency known for promoting world peace. Brentwood residents ...

and more »
[?]
UMSL alumna joins Peace Corps to teach Tonga children - UMSL Daily (blog)

UMSL alumna joins Peace Corps to teach Tonga children
UMSL Daily (blog)
?Throughout my four years at UMSL, I had many opportunities to be involved in community service and leadership organizations,? said Bollinger, a Liberty, Mo., resident. ?I have also met many people who have aided me in my desire to join the Peace Corps.

[?]
FC Resident Completes Peace Corps Service - Falls Church News Press

FC Resident Completes Peace Corps Service
Falls Church News Press
Katherine Turner, 25, of Falls Church completed a term with the Peace Corps in early August. She was an economic development volunteer in Costa Rica working to improve local businesses and non-profit development through education planning and ...

[?]
Waverly grad joins Peace Corps in Africa - Chillicothe Gazette

Waverly grad joins Peace Corps in Africa
Chillicothe Gazette
So when she told her mother at the start of her college career that she was planning to join the Peace Corps after graduation, Karen Minney knew better than to doubt her. Now, the 22-year-old is making good on those plans as she embarks on a 27-month ...

[?]
Peace Corps Is Coming To Campus - University of Wisconsin- Superior

University of Wisconsin- Superior

Peace Corps Is Coming To Campus
University of Wisconsin- Superior
Peace Corps Volunteers live, learn, and work in communities overseas for 27 months. Come to this information session to hear from a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer what life is like as a Volunteer, the benefits of service, what the Peace Corps ...
Obama Encourages Employers to Hire Peace Corps, AmeriCorps Alumni NBC 10 Philadelphia
Selected Community Events for 10/7/2014 KKTV 11 News

all 4 news articles »
[?]
A Peace Corps Stint In Madagascar Gave Him A Vision Of Vanilla - NPR (blog)

NPR (blog)

A Peace Corps Stint In Madagascar Gave Him A Vision Of Vanilla
NPR (blog)
Madagascar-grown orchids produce most of the world's vanilla beans, but vanilla extract isn't manufactured in country. Former Peace Corps volunteers-turned-entrepreneurs Tim McCollum and Brett Beach, co-founders of the Brooklyn-based Mad [?]
Peace Corps Fellow - Lincoln Trail Publishing

Peace Corps Fellow
Lincoln Trail Publishing
"I want to work with people to accomplish things. I want to find out what the citizens want and assist." John Juliano is going to be in Neoga for the next eleven months, working through the Peace Corps Fellows Program, AmeriCorps, and the Illinois ...

[?]
Peace Corps Coffee Chat - Austin Chronicle

Peace Corps Coffee Chat
Austin Chronicle
Expand your horizons by immersing yourself in another culture and helping make the world a just a little bit better. Wed., Sept. 17, 5:30-6:30pm. Free. Texas Union, 2247 Guadalupe (UT campus), Austin, 512/232-9436.

[?]
Dina Nayeri on Keeping Up with Her Peace Corps Mom - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal

Dina Nayeri on Keeping Up with Her Peace Corps Mom
Wall Street Journal
TWO SUMMERS AGO, I saw a video of my 56-year-old mother zip-lining through a forest in Laos with a group of much younger fellow Peace Corps volunteers. In the video, she seems unaware that she's doing anything unusual; she calmly asks the instructor ...

and more »
[?]
Ralston native begins Peace Corps service - Omaha World-Herald

Ralston native begins Peace Corps service
Omaha World-Herald
A Ralston woman is serving in the Peace Corps in Colombia, South America. Jessica Atha, 25, became interested in the Peace Corps during her sophomore year of college. ?I was really lost and didn't know what I wanted for my future, but I knew that ...

[?]
Personal tools
Namespaces
Variants
Actions