USF World News

Peace Corps Kicks Off 50th Anniversary at USF
November 9, 2010

Over 340 alumni have served in developing countries around the globe

 ATLANTA, November 9, 2010-The Peace Corps will be visiting the University of South Florida on November 18, 2010, to celebrate International Education Week and kickoff the Peace Corps’ 50th anniversary.  A panel of Returned Peace Corps Volunteers will dialog with USF students and members of the community about expanding opportunities to live, learn, and work overseas in 77 countries around the globe.

USF has a long history of supporting Peace Corps—over 340 alumni have served in developing countries worldwide.  Currently, USF Peace Corps Volunteers are working in countries as diverse as Romania, Namibia, Morocco, Kyrgyz Republic, Guatemala, China, Mali, Azerbaijan and Colombia, among others.