Peace Corps 50th Anniversary Events

Celebrating 50 years…

In honor of Peace Corps’ 50th Anniversary and Peace Corps Week, we will be holding multiple events in early March. Please mark your calendars so you can attend any or all of these events!

Info Session

Wednesday, March 2nd at 4:30pm

Study Abroad Office • 459 Schmitz Hall

Come listen to a returned Peace Corps volunteer from Uganda who will share her personal experience, answer your questions, and provide tips to guide you through the application process.

Global Health Panel of Returned Peace Corps Volunteers

Friday, March 4thfrom 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Mary Gates Hall • Room 258

Three returned Peace Corps volunteers – Julia Robinson, Krishna Richardson, and Mark Glassock — will share stories from their experiences overseas and their work in global health. This is a great opportunity for anyone interested in learning more about global health, or the Peace Corps. This event is part of Global Health Week; to learn more go to:

Peace Corps’ 50th Anniversary Celebration
Tuesday, March 8th
at 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Parrington Commons, 3rd Floor

As the Peace Corps celebrates its 50th anniversary, it is actively recruiting the next generation of volunteers. Join us for a celebration as we utilize this historic milestone as an opportunity to honor our past, demonstrate our effectiveness, and inspire the next generation of volunteers. Come learn about the history of Peace Corps, win trivia prizes, listen to volunteer experiences, have your questions answered, and celebrate with us as we prepare for the next 50 years. Drinks, snacks and cake will be provided; please bring anything you feel will contribute to the occasion.

Erin Larsen-Cooper
UW Peace Corps Representative
The Career Center

University of Washington

134 Mary Gates Hall

Phone: 206.616.5801

RPCV Uganda ’06-’08