Peace Corps Week 2014

Peace Corps Fair 2014

     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 Lauren Maghran, UA's Campus Recruiter for Peace Corps and learn how to apply to Peace Corps.

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

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

Special guests include 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.

A special performance by the International School of Tucson children's choir will also take place.

Free, family friendly, and fun. Reception included.

     Directions (click for google map): 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.

  Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 5:30 p.m.

Food Truck Roundup and % Night with the Returned Peace Corps Volunteers of Southern Arizona (Desert Doves). Visit Borderlands Brewing Company, 119 E. Toole Ave. A percentage of purchases will be donated to the Desert Doves for Peace Corps Partner Projects around the world.

Friday, February 28, 2014 5-6:30 p.m.

Campus Information Session for interested Peace Corps applicants with Lauren Maghran, U.A. Campus Recruiter, in the Student Union 4th Floor, Suite 411, 1303 E University Blvd.



Slideshow from Peace Corps Fair 2013

Thank you to Sumaya Frick, RPCV Haiti, Paraguay!