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Puksta Scholar Begins Peace Corps Service in China

September 15, 2012

DALLAS, June 21, 2012 -- Matthew Bloise, 26, of Colorado Springs, Colo., has been accepted into the Peace Corps and will depart for China June 29 to begin pre-service training as a University English Teacher Peace Corps volunteer. Upon graduation from volunteer training in September, Bloise will begin training future teachers in English and organize language-based programs throughout the region.

Buffs No. 1 in Peace Corps (again!)

March 1, 2012

What do 112 CU-Boulder alums have in common? They are all Peace Corps volunteers who helped CU-Boulder become first in the nation for the second consecutive year in Peace Corps participation.

Peace Corps with a Master’s degree

October 18, 2011

Written by Nina Holtz in News on Oct 18, 2011 4:20

The Peace Corps Master’s International Program is now available for master’s students to apply. CU’s newly adopted program allows students to obtain a master’s degree while also performing service work in the Peace Corps.

New CU-Boulder program brings grad school, Peace Corps togetherBy Brittany Anas Camera Staff Writer

September 22, 2011

CU-Boulder Peace Corps Recruiting Office

Posted: 09/23/2011 08:18:58 PM MDT

The University of Colorado -- which reigns as the top feeder school for the Peace Corps -- is offering a new program allowing students to pursue graduate school and serve in the Peace Corps simultaneously.

Serving the Community: Education Portal Speaks with the University of Colorado BoulderFEB 22, 2011

February 22, 2011

Serving the Community: Education Portal Speaks with the University of Colorado BoulderFEB 22, 2011

Nation's top crop of Peace Corps volunteers came from CU

February 1, 2011

By Electa Draper
The Denver Post

POSTED: 02/01/2011 02:25:31 PM MST

UPDATED: 02/01/2011 02:25:33 PM MST

For the first time, the University of Colorado led universities in providing the nation's Peace Corps volunteers.

The Boulder campus topped the 2011 list with 117 undergraduate alumni currently serving overseas. It was ranked second in both 2010 and 2009 and has been among the top three since 2004.

CU-Boulder cancels Cairo study abroad trip

February 1, 2011

Four students still in Egypt

Whitney Bryen

Posted: 02/01/2011 11:08:04 AM MST

The University of Colorado has canceled its study abroad program at the American University of Cairo due to safety concerns in light of the Egypt's recent protests, Provost Russell Moore announced today.

The Office of International Education is working with the university in Cairo to move the four CU students to a safe location in Europe.

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