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Trustee to be Tapped as Peace Corps Chief

Peace Corps Chief Nominee Josephine Olsen Kalamazoo College Trustee Josephine “Jody” K. Olsen will be nominated to head the Peace Corps, the agency has announced. A K trustee since 2010, Olsen previously has served as acting director of the Peace Corps and was the agency’s deputy […]

Britta Seifert ′12 Reports from the Kyrgyz Republic

Britta Seifert '12, center poses for a photo with health educators Britta Seifert ′12 is about three months into a two-year Peace Corps commitment in the Kyrgyz Republic, a small mountainous country in the center of Asia. Her job is helping improve the health outcomes of residents around Toktogul, a town […]

From Kalamazoo to Kyrgyzstan

2012 Kalamazoo College graduate Britta Seifert Britta Seifert ’12 is headed to the Central Asian country of Kyrgyzstan for a 27-month assignment with the Peace Corps. She has no idea where she’ll be living or what she’ll be doing, but she couldn’t be happier. “There’s something intriguing about […]