Peace Corps Week 2015

PEACE CORPS WEEK 2015

THURSDAY and FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 26 and 27, 2015

The University of Arizona is celebrating its fifteenth year of Peace Corps Coverdell Fellows.

Join 140+ returned Peace Corps volunteers and tour the world. Visit a Pacific Island village, an African market, or a Latin American bus station. Ask questions and enjoy the sights, sounds, and stories gathered while living 27 months in another culture. Visit with Peace Corps recruiters and learn how and when to apply to Peace Corps.

Find a local volunteer opportunity! Meet representatives from area organizations that host Peace Corps Coverdell Fellows and AmeriCorps members.

Attend a symposium showcasing research and community engagement from the past 15 years.

UA academic departments that host Peace Corps Coverdell Fellows are on hand with information on graduate school.

Past guests have included Jonathan Rothschild, Mayor of the City of Tucson; Stacy Rhodes, Chief of Staff and Operations for U.S. Peace Corps; Mike McKay, U.S. Peace Corps Southwest Regional Manager; and Greg Kennedy, U.S. Peace Corps Program Specialist for the Office of University and Domestic Partnerships.

Free, family-friendly, and fun. Reception included.

     Directions (click for google map): UA Student Union North Ballroom

From Speedway, turn south on Mountain. Park in visitor parking: 2nd Street Garage (corner of 2nd and Mountain), metered parking at 1st and Mountain or on 1st, or in the Highland Garage.