Northern Alaska Peace Corps Friends

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Welcome to the Northern Alaska Peace Corps Friends web site.  On this site you will find information about our group and when we meet.  This site also contains profiles of Alaskans who have served in the Peace Corps and links to other sites that we find interesting.  Please feel free to browse around and discover the contributions that your friends and neighbors in Alaska have made to make the world a better place to live.

Articles of Interest! (30 May 2013)

There is an Aurora story about Erin Kelly and the associated map showing UAF RPCVs is available at the links provided below.

Here's the story about Erin: http://uafcornerstone.net/peace-corps/

and here's the map: http://uafcornerstone.net/peace-corps/5/.

 

 

 

Update ( We are still revising our web page!) (3 April 2013!)

 

Upcoming
Wed. April 3,2013:
Hillary Presecan, RPCV Morocco, UAF Fellow in the College of Alaska Native Studies and Rural Devt. 5:30 PM Books Building Meeting Room

 

 

Past Events:
Wed. March 21,2012: Jim Kari,i RPCV Turkey '66-68, who taught ESL in Bafra Lisesi, Bafra, will be speaking as part of the "New Horizons" speakers series sponsored by the Office of MultiCultural Affairs and Diversity in Room 104 of Eielson Building on the UAF Campus at 5:30 PM. All of you are invited. He and his wife Adeline returned to Turkey last year. Jim is now a Professor of Linguistics, Emeritus, University of Alaska and worked with the Alaska Native Language Center and recipient of the Governor's Award of the Alaska Humanities Forum for "Distinguished Service to the Humanities" in 2009.

 

Noteworthy Items:

  • (Posted 10Feb 2011) Visit the website to see the Governor showing the Proclamation of Peace Corps Month in March. Download a pdf of the declaration, here.

 

 

About the organization

The Northern Alaska Peace Corps Friends is composed of Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (RPCVs), and other people interested in the Peace Corps, that now live in Alaska (north of Anchorage).  We usually meet once a month at either a member's house or a restaurant or church in Fairbanks.  We sometimes have a guest speaker give a slide show about their Peace Corps experience, or experience working or traveling in another country.  The Northern Alaska Peace Corps Friends is affiliated with the National Peace Corps Association.

 

 

 

2005-2011 Northern Alaska Peace Corps Friends

Contact Information | May 30, 2013