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January 31, 2018

Vernon Larson Lecture today

Submitted by Mary K. Pyle

Please join the Office of International Programs for the first Vernon Larson Lecture of spring 2018. 

"Peace Corps and Ethical Service: 'What Impact Can Volunteerism Have on a Community and on the Self?'" will be 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 31, in Town Hall of the Leadership Studies Building. 

Panelists will include Becky Carnes, who served in Botswana and is now in the sociology department and is K-State's Peace Corps representative; Marisa Larson, who served in Morocco and currently works at the KSU Foundation; Susan Yelich Biniecki, who served in Poland and is on faculty in College of Education; Zain Iqbal, who served in Uzbekistan and is a research librarian; and Kenneth Neils, who served in Nepal and is in agricultural/agribusiness development with USAID. 

The lecture is presented by the Office of International Programs and the Peace Corps, in partnership with the Staley School of Leadership Studies.