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In recognition of the Peace Corps’s 50th anniversary, we asked Carls who have served in the organization over the past five decades to tell us how their experiences have challenged and shaped them.
Carleton’s Center for Community and Civic Engagement offers students real-world experience through partnerships with individuals, schools, and corporations. Often tied to the curriculum, these opportunities both enhance students’ classroom experience and build their résumés.
“We need people who encompass multiple perspectives to tackle things like cancer, global climate change, and artificial intelligence—and we want to foster our students’ ability to do that kind of work.”
“Many of these Syrians had never even talked to an American, and now they could make a connection over education. That is valuable in so many ways—both culturally and, potentially, politically.”
As CEO of the Resurrection Project, Raul Raymundo ’87 helps develop Chicago’s Latino neighborhoods—and improves the lives of residents from preschool through college and beyond.
Pamela Sukhum ’93 turned her passion for painting into both a profession and a philanthropic effort to empower underprivileged children and adults at home and in Third World countries.
A volunteer diver at Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium, Rebecca Breuer ’86 swims with creatures from the deep blue sea and fields questions from landlocked visitors.