COVID-19 has forced African universities to re-imagine their futures and seek out ways of adopting blended curriculums that utilize on-line learning formats but don’t entirely sacrifice classroom instruction, according to university officials brought together by the Atlanta-based IUGB Foundation for a Trans-Atlantic webinar May 20. The IUGB Foundation is an outgrowth of an historical relationship […]
U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson of Georgia has been joined by three other members of the Senate in introducing legislation in a bi-partisan effort to improve the health care received by Peace Corps volunteers. The Nick Castle Peace Corps Reform Act of 2018 is named in memory of a 23-year-old Brentwood, Calif., volunteer who lost his […]
The Andrew Young School of Policy Studies is the most recent addition to the list of institutions offering returned Peace Corps volunteers the opportunity to apply for graduate-level scholarships. Georgia State University announced on May 31 that Peace Corps volunteers who have successfully completed their service abroad and returned to the U.S. may apply for […]
The 23 Africans participating in the administration’s Young African Leaders Initiative at Clark Atlanta University received a warm welcome from Mayor Kasim Reed, and the mayor’s mother, Sylvia, at City Hall on June 16.