Peace Corps Office Hours and Advisors

The U-M Peace Corps office is located in the U-M International Center at the Ann Arbor central campus, Student Activities Building (SAB).

Thank you for your interest in the Peace Corps and the University of Michigan! The U-M campus office is now closed for summer vacation and will re-open with classes on Monday, August 31, 2020. For urgent requests, please contact Rachel Hatch at rhatch2@peacecorps.gov

 

U-M Peace Corps Office Advisors

Peace Corps Recruiter: Mary served as a Health Extension volunteer from 2012-2014 in the southern highlands of Tanzania. While serving with the Peace Corps she focused on working alongside local primary school students through youth empowerment conferences and health educational training utilizing soccer as a medium. In collaboration with the village of Likarangilo, together they set up a water tank at the local clinic to increase access to clean drinking water, specifically to new or expecting mothers. She was able to work alongside community members and other Peace Corps Agriculture volunteers on a chicken husbandry project aimed at increasing food security, nutrition, and income generation. She also served on the inaugural Gender Equality committee and created several short videos for usage showcasing successful training and cross-cultural exchange. She is currently studying at University of Michigan as a Peace Corps Coverdell Fellow while she earns her Master in Social Work. She continues to work with many of the women of Tanzania she was lucky enough to build relationships with selling their cooperative's crafts here in the US.

Peace Corps Recruiter: Adriane served as a Community Health Empowerment volunteer from 2014-2016 in Fiji. During service, Adriane taught life skills and healthy living courses to students at a primary school, conducted outreach programs with the local nursing staff, and facilitated professional development sessions with educators. In partnership with the community, she completed a USAID Small Project Assistance grant to increase access to clean drinking water. While serving as a Peace Corps volunteer, Adriane acted as a Peer Support Network (PSN) volunteer which involved mentoring fellow volunteers. Presently, Adriane is a graduate student at the School of Public Health within the Department of Health Behavior and Health Education; her studies focus on reproductive and global health issues.