Peace Corps Week 2015
PEACE CORPS WEEK 2015
WEDNESDAY, FRIDAY and SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 27 and 28, 2015
The University of Arizona is celebrating its fifteenth year of Peace Corps Coverdell Fellows with a percentage night at Borderlands Brewing Co., the annual Peace Corps Fair, and a symposium celebrating research and community engagement.
All RPCVs, Peace Corps Coverdell Fellows (current and alumni), Desert Doves, and friends of RPCVs and Fellows are invited. Proceeds will benefit Peace Corps Partnerships Projects funded by the Desert Doves.
Meet 140+ Returned Peace Corps Volunteers, 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 abroad in another culture.
Visit with the Peace Corps recruiter 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.
Learn about University of Arizona academic departments that host Peace Corps Coverdell Fellows.
Past guests of the fair 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.
The fair is free, family-friendly, and fun; a reception is included.