Learn About the Application Process for Peace Corps
Are you motivated with a passion for service? Do you wish to explore other cultures and help underprivileged communities? If so, the Peace Corps could be a great fit for you after graduation.
Learn about the application process for Peace Corps from 4-5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17, in Mullins Library Room 104.
The Peace Corps regional recruiter, Corbin Johns, will be visiting the University of Arkansas to provide the workshop for interested students. He has served as a Youth in Development Volunteer in the Kingdom of eSwatini from 2016 to 2018, and was responsible for building the capacity of primary and secondary school students in HIV/AIDS education and English proficiency.
He will also be hosting an information table at the Study Abroad Fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the same day, at the Unions Connections Lounge.
RSVP is appreciated, but not required.
Alshaatha Alsharji, Peace Corps Prep Program Advisor
Office of Study Abroad and International Exchange
Jessica Mathis, a graduate student in biological anthropology, will lecture on bioarcheological applications in cultural resource management at 6 p.m. Wednesday in Discovery Hall 505.
Tomika Ferguson of Virginia Commonwealth University will present two lectures on Oct. 1, one on black women student-athletes and a second on safe spaces and visibility in the classroom.
Nearly 50 students — licensed practical nurses — from across Arkansas and beyond enrolled in the inaugural class to pursue a bachelor's degree in nursing through online instruction.
Lori Birrell has been appointed associate dean for Special Collections, and Joel Thornton has been appointed interim associate dean for Research and Learning.
Evan Michelson, program director at the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, will discuss philanthropic support for research from 1:30-3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24, in room 504 of the Arkansas Union.