Since 1961, more than 187,000 Peace Corps volunteers have been invited by 139 host countries to work on issues ranging from AIDS education to information technology and environmental preservation, including 163 HWS alumnae and alumni.
Last year there were 8 HWS grads and alums who joined the Peace Corps, part of the HWS tradition that goes back more than 40 years.
Current students are invited to enjoy a free pizza dinner and learn about the opportunities of serving with the agency, from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12 in Trinity 305.
Peace Corps Volunteers Doug Reilly, programming coordinator for the Center for Global Education; Hope Galens, literacy outreach coordinator for Geneva Public Library; and community residents Kim and Vincent Aliperti will discuss everything from vaccination information to dealing with homesickness.
Peace Corps recruiter Shannon Small will also be available to discuss the application process and timeline. Check it out at Peace Corps.
RSVPs are requested by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling the Center for Community Engagement and Service-Learning at ext. 3825.
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