Learn about Knox alumni in the Peace Corps by clicking on the markers in the map below.
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*The blue markers represent the Peace Corps alumni who are currently in the field.
*The green markers represent Peace Corps alumni who have served in the Peace Corps, and since returned home.
Fifteen Galesburg eighth-graders will be the George Washington Gale Scholars Class of 2017. They will hear from several speakers, including Knox College President Teresa Amott and program director Les Hunter.
Storytelling is key to peacebuilding, and graduates from liberal arts colleges make ideal Peace Corps volunteers because they are well-prepared, says Jody Olsen.
Two-day event spotlights service in Peace Corps, AmeriCorps, and KnoxCorps, providing students with "a much more nuanced understanding of the kinds of meaningful work they can perform after graduation."