Stories tagged: Peace Corps
Wed., March 1, 2017, 12:03 a.m.
Returned Peace Corps volunteers display art and souvenirs from their service abroad
Spokane-area returned Spokane Peace Corps volunteers share their private art collections from all over the world at exhibit on First Friday
Tue., March 22, 2016, noon
Peace Corps volunteers bring back recipes from around the world
Returned Peace Corps volunteers share tastes from the time they served overseas
Sun., March 20, 2016
Flavors bring them back
Returned Peace Corps volunteers cook and eat to remember their service in foreign lands.
Tue., Feb. 23, 2016, 12:36 p.m.
Gonzaga, other Washington schools among top Peace Corps volunteer-producing universities nationwide
Gonzaga University tied with the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma as the top-ranked Peace Corps volunteer-producing schools in the nation among small colleges and universities. It’s the fourth year …
Sat., Feb. 21, 2015
Gonzaga sends most students to Peace Corps for its size
Gonzaga University produced more Peace Corps volunteers than any other small college in America for the third year in a row. Also topping the list in their size categories were …
Tue., Feb. 11, 2014, 9:23 a.m.
3 WA schools best source of Peace Corps volunteers
SEATTLE — The Peace Corps says the University of Washington, Western Washington University and Gonzaga University are among the best places in the nation for recruiting volunteers.
Sat., Jan. 29, 2011
Years later, couple return to Peace Corps; this time it’s Madagascar
At a time when most people their age are starting to think seriously about retirement, Bob and Jean Auerbach are getting ready to start the adventure of their lives – …
Tue., Jan. 18, 2011, 2:04 p.m.
Sargent Shriver, father of Peace Corps, dies
R. Sargent Shriver, the Kennedy in-law whose career included directing the Peace Corps, fighting the War on Poverty and, less successfully, running for office, died Tuesday. He was 95. Shriver, …
Thu., March 25, 2010
Spokane man angling to build sustainable futures
According to an old Chinese proverb, if you give someone a fish, you’ll feed him for a day, but if you teach him to fish, you’ll feed him for a …
Mon., Nov. 16, 2009
Peace Corps’ popularity still strong, recruiters say
Even in tough economic times, there is no shortage of people willing to volunteer to build dams or educate children in impoverished countries. In fact, the number of applicants for …