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Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Quincy Jones Gives Back To His Community

Putting his overseas’ experience to work: Returned Peace  Corps Volunteer Quincy Jones What a way to give back to the community you live in. Quincy Jones truly puts his Peace Corps experience to use back at home for the benefit of his community. Quincy grew up in Osborn, then headed off to Michigan State University. … Continue reading

The Importance of Minority Traveling

The Importance of Minority Traveling By Addison DeMoss I am Addison DeMoss, a recent graduate of Morehouse College and a future Peace Corps volunteer. Throughout my life, I have been fascinated with the idea of traveling and discovering new cultures. Because of the opportunities presented to me, I have been fortunate to visit places such … Continue reading

Global Community: Books for Swaziland

Books for Swaziland: A Different Perspective of Life in Swaziland   My name is Sagal Osman. I am a Youth Development volunteer serving in the Kingdom of Swaziland, a small landlocked country in southern Africa.    I was born in the horn of East Africa, in Somalia, but I grew up in Seattle, Washington. When … Continue reading

Community Spotlight with Jordone Branch

Community Spotlight with Jordone Branch “Being an “African” and an “American” while living in Africa: Where do I fit in?” Living in Africa as a Morocco Peace Corps volunteer has been an insightful learning experience that has taught me the dramatic effects of stereotypes about people of African descent. This adventure has been especially unique … Continue reading

Community Spotlight with Addison DeMoss

Community Spotlight with Addison DeMoss Respect, Patience, Hard Work, and Perseverance by Addison DeMoss Greetings, I am Addison DeMoss a senior Political Science major currently attending Morehouse College and I am originally from Nashville, Tennessee. While enrolled in High school I was involved in a variety of extracurricular activities. I attended an art school called … Continue reading

Community Spotlight with Timothy Washington

Community Spotlight with Timothy Washington By Sabrina Cherry I kept trying to find something else to say to describe Mr. Timothy Washington … something more masculine! But all I keep coming up with is bruised but not broken. When I sat down to interview Mr. Washington, I wasn’t exactly sure what I was in for. … Continue reading

Volunteerism Takes Center Stage at Morehouse College

 Volunteerism Takes Center Stage at Morehouse College by Michael Orlando Moncrieffe  With today’s national minority unemployment rate hovering in the double digits, students were presented an option with the Peace Corps. A panel discussion held at Morehouse College on November 26th introduced students to post graduation alternatives. This year’s event was well attended by friends, … Continue reading

Community Spotlight with Samuel Cockfield

From the Rock to the House Judge not by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant Robert Louis Stevenson When I have interfaced with my friends who attended Morehouse College, they tend to refer to themselves as Morehouse Men and/or talk about how Morehouse helped make and shape them into men. I … Continue reading

Preparing College Students for the Global Marketplace

Going Global: CAU Alumnus Has a Mission to Prepare College Students for the Global Marketplace Before beginning his career in higher education, Anthony Louis Pinder (CAU ’12) spent nearly 15 years as a senior manager in the international affairs/development sector with the U.S. Peace Corps (in Central Africa, South America and Washington, D.C.), the African … Continue reading

Community Spotlight with Dr. Gerald L. Durley

FAITH FORCES FOOTSTEPS AND FORGES FOOTPRINTS             There are those whose lives are planned for them from the cradle to the grave.  Their footsteps are charted along the paths by those who have outlined their destiny.  There are some who are fortunate enough to have a designated course for their lives and at each juncture the pieces … Continue reading

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