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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, William & Mary announce first-ever partnership - Virginia Gazette

Peace Corps, William & Mary announce first-ever partnership
Virginia Gazette
WILLIAMSBURG ? In a new partnership announced Tuesday by the Peace Corps and William and Mary, a new graduate school scholarship program at the Mason School of Business will support Peace Corps volunteers who have returned from service ...
Peace Corps announces partnership with W&M's Mason School of Business William and Mary News

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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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Peace Corps Aims to Boost Recruiting, Diversity - ABC News

The Guardian

Peace Corps Aims to Boost Recruiting, Diversity
ABC News
The leader of the Peace Corps elaborated on the group's plans to simplify the application process for prospective volunteers and to expand and further diversify the applicant pool during a speech Wednesday at the Michigan university where the agency ...
Director talks Peace Corps' goals The Michigan Daily

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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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Bainbridge Island Women's Club welcomes Peace Corps veterans as speakers ... - Bainbridge Island Review

Bainbridge Island Women's Club welcomes Peace Corps veterans as speakers ...
Bainbridge Island Review
The pair spent two years volunteering for the Peace Corps in a village in Namibia, Southwest Africa and will be sharing their experiences as Peace Corps volunteers. Admission is free for members and non-members and all women of the area are invited to ...

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Peace Corps stint made Tucsonan 'infinitely more understanding' - Arizona Daily Star

Peace Corps stint made Tucsonan 'infinitely more understanding'
Arizona Daily Star
Shreve, who attended Amphitheater High School and Northern Arizona University,? will finish his Peace Corps service in the southeastern African nation today? and return home. Living in Malawi since 2012?, Shreve worked for the country's ?Liwonde National ...

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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
Rep. Dent promotes Peace Corps to students WFMZ Allentown
Q&A: Hillsboro graduate describes life during Ukraine crisis as a Peace Corps ... The Oregonian
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Peace Corps Volunteer Dies In Paraguay; Cause Of Death Still Unknown - Fox News Latino

Peace Corps Volunteer Dies In Paraguay; Cause Of Death Still Unknown
Fox News Latino
A Peace Corps volunteer died last week while on assignment in Paraguay. Peace Corps member Porter Knight died in his host country last week, but so far Paraguayan officials have not determined the cause of death, but assert that no foul play is suspected.

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Living the Cool Life: Join the Peace Corps or Corporate America? - American Thinker

Living the Cool Life: Join the Peace Corps or Corporate America?
American Thinker
In a recent article, a son told the story of his parents leaving secure and well-paid jobs behind to join the Peace Corps. It ended with ??joining the Peace Corps made Mom and Dad pretty cool.? (Outside magazine, Oct 2013, ?Mom And Dad's Excellent ...

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Peace Corps' New Mission - Huffington Post

Peace Corps' New Mission
Huffington Post
The Peace Corps' Acting Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet joins Ahmed to discuss the organization's new recruitment efforts and the importance of volunteer service. Hosted by: Ahmed Shihab-Eldin. GUESTS INCLUDE: Carrie Hessler-Radelet,. Washington ...

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