Boston Area Returned Peace Corps Volunteers

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May 24 2015 - 6:27am  Bryan Chambers is getting ready to visit the only continent he has not spent time on – and it is not the one you are thinking.   Just returning from a cruise on the research vessel RV/IB Nathaniel B. Palmer which started at McMurdo Station this past January, Bryan began working for... more
Mar 27 2015 - 9:24pm By Andrew B. Lala | Mar. 3, 2015 “Burkina Faso, Tunisia, Burkina Faso, Egypt, Burkina Faso!” These words—rallying citizens to join other countries in revolt against the established government—rang loud and clear in the streets of Burkina’s third largest city... more
Mar 27 2015 - 9:01pm (Photo) Boston RPCVs Dennis Ramsier (Liberia, 1971-1973) & Diane Gallagher (Cape Verde, 1990-1992) representing their host countries during the Around the World Fair at Boston University on March 2nd.  In celebration of Peace Corps Week, Returned Volunteers &... more
Feb 4 2015 - 9:12pm Northeastern University’s D’Amore-McKim School of Business offers a scholarship program for Returned Peace Corps Volunteers who enter the Full-Time MBA or Part-Time MBA program. Northeastern values the leadership skills, talents and global perspectives that Returned Peace Corps... more
Jan 27 2015 - 2:26pm  My name is Vince Costello and I lived in Liberia as a Peace Corps Volunteer from 1978-1980 and I’ve always wanted to go back.  There was civil war there from 1989-2003 that precluded any visit then.  This year with Ebola, Liberia was in the news a lot.  I had enough... more

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"...they're filling an immediate need of providing medical care to people who have few other options if any." more

Member Spotlight

...they're filling an immediate need of providing medical care to people who have few other options if any. more
I had to look at someone’s face and subtract 35 years and see if I could figure out who they were. more
Continue to explore and think broadly about your experience with Peace Corps. more
...one is never too old to love, to cry, to dance all night... more
The obstacles these students overcome to do something many of us take for granted is astounding. more
Peace Corps was the greatest challenged he ever faced and he loved every moment of it. more
Callie's favorite moments were with her host family- cooking with her host mom, helping her siblings read and brewing beer with her dad more
Being in the Peace Corps helped turn Doane into an Africa lover. more