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Making a lasting impact: Mercerians in the Peace Corps and Fulbright

Sarah Grace Hall in front of a graffiti mural in the Czech Republic. Photo courtesy of Sarah Grace Hall

Natalie Yaeger, Lead News Writer

September 12, 2019

The Cluster checks in with recent alumni performing service across the globe, from a Peace Corps volunteer in Ethiopia to a Fulbright scholar in the Czech Republic.

Mercer has been named a Peace Corps Prep school. Here’s how students can get involved in the program

Mercer University has been chosen as a Peace Corps Prep site. Photo by Wikipedia commons

Marianna Bacallao, Layout Editor

August 23, 2018

Mercer University has been chosen as a Peace Corps Prep site, making it the first private institution in Georgia to participate in the program. The Peace Corps is a post-graduate volunteer program funded by the United States government. Volunteers aid foreign countries in their area of expertise and are gi...

Two Mercer seniors accepted into Peace Corps

Two Mercer students have been accepted in the Peace Corps, with plans to serve in Africa following graduation.

Katie Atkinson, Staff Writer

February 10, 2016

Life is about to change for two seniors who were recently accepted into the Peace Corps. In May, Caleb Barefield and Heaven Woods will walk across the graduation stage and onto their next destination: Africa. For 27 months, Woods will be located in Cameroon while Barefield will be in Swaziland. Alth...

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