Peace Work

Jody Olsen

Peace Work

The University of Tennessee expands its Peace Corps participationwith an undergraduate program.

by jesse fox mayshark • october 17, 2018

dr. jody olsen, national director of the U.S. peace corps, speaking tuesday at the university of tennessee.

Adam Willcox remembers clearly the steamy day in Cameroon that set him on his career path. He was serving as an agroforestry extension agent with the U.S. Peace Corps in the West African nation in the mid-1990s.
Encouraging UT students to think -- and act -- globally.
“After a full morning of farm visits and drinking palm wine sherry with farmers,” he told an audience of University of Tennessee students, faculty, former Peace Corps volunteers and one special guest from Washington, D.C., on Tuesday afternoon, “I was relaxing on my couch when a small rabble of 5- to ...

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