Peace Corps

Randolph College alum begins Peace Corps service in Mongolia

Ayla Hagen

Article courtesy of Peace Corps Public Affairs Office Ayla Hagen ’18 has been accepted into the Peace Corps and will depart for Mongolia on May 29 to begin training as an English education teacher volunteer. “I have always been a service-minded individual and have often sought ways to help those in my community and abroad in... READ MORE >>

Meet the graduates: Maya Wheeler ’19

Maya Wheeler

As we look ahead to Commencement, we’d like to introduce some of our 2019 graduates! First up is environmental studies major Maya Wheeler ’19, who will start working for the Peace Corps in Senegal this fall. Here’s what she had to say about what’s next, and how Randolph prepared her for life beyond the Red... READ MORE >>

Global Perspective

Keenan Hickman '14 (left) worked for the Peace Corps in Indonesia from 2015-2017.

On one of his first days as an English co–instructor for the Peace Corps, Keenan Hickman ’14 thought he was being asked to lunch by his counterpart. But in Indonesian, what he interpreted as, “Come to lunch,” actually meant “Come to the gravesite.” So, instead of going to a restaurant, the duo spent the day... READ MORE >>