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Mac Peace Corps rank increases

According to recently released annual rankings from the Peace Corps, Macalester College has moved up from fifth to third place in the small college category. There are currently 17 Macalester alumni abroad and, since the creation of the program in 1961, there have been 369 Macalester volunteers abroad. Three other Minnesota schools were recognized for…

Peace Corps director visits, honors Macalester
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Peace Corps director visits, honors Macalester

Acting Director of the Peace Corps Carrie Hessler-Radelet awarded Macalester a commemorative coin and presented it to President Brian Rosenberg in the Chapel on Tuesday, Feb. 18, during her morning visit, as “a symbol of our gratitude and common purpose.” “I wanted to start my day here, and I am so glad I did,” Hessler-Radelet…

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Three 2013 Macalester grads head abroad to join Peace Corps

Editor’s Note: Clare MacMillen ’13 is in the Peace Corps, but was unable to be contacted for an interview because she is already abroad in Cameroon. Before starting his first year at Macalester, in an application for Lives of Commitment, Jesse Yourish ’13 mentioned that one of his goals was to eventually join the Peace…

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Macalester students continue to make global impact

2013 January Live It! Fund Projects lead Mac students all over the world Six Macalester students spent their J-Term addressing educational, environmental and human rights issues through projects sponsored by the Institute for Global Citizenship’s Live It! Fund. Hector Santiago Bautista Aniceto ’15, Hannah Trostle ’15, Leah Plummer ’13, Hana Masri ’13 and the team…