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Meet Nina, the Peace Corps volunteer

NINA OLIVIER is a French-American living and volunteering in the Philippines.

She was born and raised in San Diego, California, USA where she fell in love with the ocean, and where her interest in marine biology and conservation started.

She’s a graduate of Bachelor of Science…

Western, Peace Corps announce new prep program 2016-01-28
Western Washington University Selected for Peace Corps Prep Program 2015-07-28
The Slice: Most of us don’t know (pepper)jack

Wedding dresses for Africa: After graduating from Mt. Spokane High and Western Washington University, onetime Lilac Princess Megan Gentry joined the Peace Corps. She is now in Malawi.

Her dad passed along a request. Megan wonders if any Spokesman-Review readers might be willing to donate…

Peace Corps volunteers of past and present share experiences

Western Washington University held a Peace Corps festival and panel discussion for students interested in joining the organization after recently being named the top mid-sized college for Peace Corps volunteer alumni for the third year in a row.
The Wednesday, March 4, event featured…

Peace Corps to hold recruiting events March 4 2015-03-03
Which colleges produce the most Peace Corp volunteers?

A list released by the Peace Corps last week revealed that colleges in Washington state produce more than just Amazon employees and Starbucks baristas — they also turn out the highest number of graduates who go on the join the Corps.

WWU tops list of Peace Corps volunteers for third year in a row

Western Washington University has produced the highest number of Peace Corps volunteers of any college of its size for the third year in a row, according to the organization’s 2015 rankings.

VIDEO: WWU tops in Peace Corps ranking again 2015-02-18
3 universities in Washington pack Peace Corps pipeline

For the second time in three years, three Washington universities have sent more undergraduates to work overseas in the Peace Corps than any other schools of their respective sizes in the nation.

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