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University of Wisconsin-Madison Ranks No. 2 on Peace Corps’ annual Top Schools list

CHICAGO – The University of Wisconsin-Madison has maintained its position as the nation’s No. 2 producer of Peace Corps volunteers, the agency announced today. Currently, 68 Badgers are making a difference around the world as volunteers. 630 more words

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University of Illinois earns spot on Peace Corps’ annual Top Schools list

CHICAGO – For the 16th consecutive year, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has earned a spot on Peace Corps’ Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list, the agency announced today. 565 more words

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Peace Corps volunteer's tips on getting into Peace Corps

On Ian Walker’s second attempt at applying to Peace Corps, he was nervous and unsure he would get in. The Sheridan, Ill., native knew the process was competitive, but volunteering was his dream and he couldn’t give up after one try. 608 more words

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College sweethearts depart for Peace Corps Zambia

Madeline Haupert and Chaz Parker-Alof met as students at the University of San Francisco in an environmental studies class their sophomore year. Throughout the years, their relationship blossomed through the highs and lows of any college relationship. 538 more words

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Marshallville, Ohio native begins Peace Corps service in Zambia

Jeff McEndree, 25, of Marshallville, Ohio, has been accepted into the Peace Corps and will depart for Zambia on Feb. 8 to begin training as a rural aquaculture promotion volunteer. 470 more words

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Petersburg, Mich., native begins Peace Corps service in Zambia

Whitney Woelmer, 24, of Petersburg, Mich., has been accepted into the Peace Corps and will depart for Zambia on Feb. 8 to begin training as a rural aquaculture promotion volunteer. 499 more words

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St. Charles, Ill., native begins Peace Corps service in Tanzania

Dennis Sheehan, 22, of St. Charles, Ill., has been accepted into the Peace Corps and will depart for Tanzania on Feb. 7 to begin training as an agriculture extension volunteer. 457 more words

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