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Global Studies at Knox College & Peace Corps Preparatory Program


Karrie Heartlein

Director of Government & Community Relations

2 East South Street

Galesburg, IL 61401-4999



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Global Studies at Knox College
It's not simply about exploring a new place; it's about connecting that place to what you'll study there, and placing the experience within the context of your overall academic goals. Approximately 50% of Knox students study off campus before they graduate. The Eleanor Stellyes Center for Global Studies helps students find the program that fits their learning goals. Learn more:

Peace Corps Preparatory ProgramMike Dooley in Peace Corps
Knox is the pilot site -- and the first college or university in the country -- with an official Peace Corps Preparatory Program. This program features a curriculum designed to prepare students to serve in the Peace Corps or in international service. The program includes coursework in international studies, education, and foreign language study, as well as a community service project or opportunity to study abroad. Learn more:

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