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Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Completes Service in Uganda

Lindsay Carrera

Lindsay Carrera

Peace Corps Volunteers know that service isn’t a bucket list item; it’s a life-long dedication. Once you are part of the Peace Corps family, you are always a member. No one knows that better than Lindsay Carrera, a Hartland, Wisconsin, native who recently completed her service in Uganda.

“I have always wanted to do Peace Corps – since I was young,” Carrera said, “I love learning about people and trying to help. It was an educational experience.”

As a primary education teacher trainer in Uganda from 2013-16, Carrera provided training and support to elementary school teachers. She also worked intensively with administrators and primary school management committees to improve education in her community.

Read the full story in the original post on Central Peace Corps Volunteers.

Story credited to PEACECORPSCHICAGO.

Congratulations 2011 WISc Scholars!

Photos by Pauline Zhu, Division of International Studies

The Wisconsin International Scholars (WISc) Program celebrated this year’s graduating class with a certificate ceremony and reception on Tuesday, May 3, 2010. Vice Provost for Globalization and Dean of the Division of International Studies Gilles Bousquet attended the ceremony. In his congratulatory remarks, Bousquet applauded the graduates for their participation in study abroad and their effort to learn foreign languages. He wished them all bright futures and reminded them they are the “global talents” employers currently seek. Vice Provost Bousquet hopes these future alumni stay in touch, as their relationships with UW-Madison are reciprocal.

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