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Returning to Honduras

– Elizabeth Fuhrman, RPCV

When I was a Peace Corps volunteer in the 80’s, we didn’t have a lot of tools to capture and share our experiences.   407 more words

Countries Of Service

A Textbook Case of Win-Win: Student filmmakers, professors, textbook company team up to create educational videos

Dr. Papiya Bhattacharjee

By Christine Palattella
Marketing Communications Specialist, Penn State Behrend

Associate professor of mathematics Dr. Papiya Bhattacharjee’s daily summer lectures have an audience of just one unblinking video camera, but the potential to reach millions of math students. 869 more words


For adult student, degree is ‘one of those lifetime badges you get’

By Robb Frederick
Public Information Coordinator, Penn State Behrend

Michael Linhart took his time getting to Erie Insurance Arena, where he received a bachelor’s degree in general arts and sciences. 603 more words

Around Campus


Dennis Ratemo Ombui modestly labels himself as a committed and social individual, a proud father and a husband to one. Ratemo, as he was commonly referred to by his peers, is an ANU Mass Communication graduate of 2011. 413 more words

Alumni Stories

Diversity's hidden dimension : gays and lesbians in the Peace Corps

The following is the introduction from Jim Kelly’s thesis on gays and lesbians in the Peace Corps, “Diversity’s hidden dimension : gays and lesbians in the Peace Corps.” 1,082 more words


Alumni Update with Jeremy

For some people, creativity and logic don’t mix. But for others, they complement each other and lead to some pretty incredible things. For this week’s alumni update, I talked to Jeremy, who uses his studies in both illustration and computer science in the field of animation. 1,092 more words

Where Creativity Works

LGBT RPCV National Coordinator on the “Listening Tour”

by Manuel Colón, 

In my new role as National Coordinator for LGBT RPCV, I decided to make it a point to reach out to each of the continuing… 486 more words