Peace Corps in the News
October 14, 2020
Peace Corps Announces Return of Volunteers to Eastern Caribbean in January 2021.
Peace Corps Director Jody Olsen announced volunteers will begin returning to service in January 2021. Public health conditions permit the return of volunteers to the Eastern Caribbean. Decisions on the resumption of operations in several other countries are expected this fall.
APRIL 21, 2020
Peace Corps Prep Program Leads to Service for Four UArizona Seniors
Eliana Carrera, Megan Irby, Gracie Krigbaum and Joyce Wang felt prepared to apply to the Peace Corps after participating in the Peace Corps Prep certificate program.
March 15, 2020
Peace Corps Announces Suspension of Volunteer Activities, Evacuations due to COVID-19
U.S. Peace Corps Director Jody Olsen addresses Peace Corps Volunteers in an open letter, as the agency announced it would temporarily suspend Volunteer operations and begin evacuating Volunteers from all posts.
February 26, 2020
UArizona Named Peace Corps 2020 Top Volunteer-Producing School
The University of Arizona has been a top volunteer-producing school for the last three years and has ranked in the top 20 among large schools a total of six times.