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A Lifetime Of Service

Who’s Been Talking About AmeriCorps Alums? Catch Up on Media from the 20th!

Here are 20 of the best news pieces focused on the impact of AmeriCorps, its alums, and why more people should have the opportunity to serve. Find out who was talking about AmeriCorps during its 20th anniversary and share the news to keep the conversation going! 1. “Made In AmeriCorps” by Ben Duda and Mary Bruce appeared in […]

09/26/14 1:05 pm

Our 20 Favorite Moments from AmeriCorps’ 20th!

What does Lou Diamond Phillips have in common with four U.S. Presidents? They all celebrated the 20th anniversary of AmeriCorps. If you missed it, here are our 20 favorite moments from the 20th! 1. President Obama proclaims, “People who love their country can change it. That’s the genius of America!” In related news, 900,000 AmeriCorps alums add “genius […]

09/26/14 7:48 am

Continue Changing Lives & Livelihoods at Clark University Where Financial Aid Starts at $27,000

This article is sponsored by Clark University which offers a minimum 40% tuition remission award valued at nearly $27,000 per student in 2014. Clark is currently recruiting for its master’s degree programs in the Graduate School of Management (GSOM) and the International Development, Community, and Environment (IDCE) Department. For more information on Clark’s graduate program, go […]

09/23/14 6:11 am


A Lifetime Of Service

Continue Changing Lives & Livelihoods at Clark University Where Financial Aid Starts at $27,000

This article is sponsored by Clark University which offers a minimum 40% tuition remission award valued at nearly $27,000 per student in 2014. Clark is currently recruiting for its master’s degree programs in the Graduate School of Management (GSOM) and the International Development, Community, and Environment (IDCE) Department. For more information on Clark’s graduate program, go […]

09/23/14 6:11 am

President Obama Announces New Initiative: Employers of Service

  For Immediate Release September 12, 2014 Contact: Maria Caruso maria@americorpsalums.org 678-399-2481 President Obama Announces New Initiative: Employers of National Service An effort that recognizes that AmeriCorps and Peace Corps alumni bring great skills and experience to the workplace Atlanta, GA – As part of the 20th anniversary of AmeriCorps commemoration at the White House, […]

09/12/14 6:30 am

Made in AmeriCorps

Today’s post is by AmeriCorps Alums Co-Executive Directors,  Mary Bruce and Ben Duda, and originally appeared on Huffington Post on September 12, 2014.   Do you know any ruthless optimists? You know, the friends who just won’t take no for an answer and instead organize the best food drive you’ve ever seen? Know any rugged […]

09/12/14 4:00 am

 

A Lifetime Of Service

Made in AmeriCorps

Today’s post is by AmeriCorps Alums Co-Executive Directors,  Mary Bruce and Ben Duda, and originally appeared on Huffington Post on September 12, 2014.   Do you know any ruthless optimists? You know, the friends who just won’t take no for an answer and instead organize the best food drive you’ve ever seen? Know any rugged […]

09/12/14 4:00 am

Reflections on 9/11: Faced With Adversity, I Will Persevere

Today’s guest blog is from Roger Wong and originally appeared on the Huffington Post Blog on September, 8, 2014. The original post is part of a series produced by The Huffington Post and The Franklin Project at the Aspen Institute, in conjunction with both 9/11 (designated a national day of service & remembrance) and the 20th […]

09/11/14 5:00 am

AmeriCorps Alums Thanks Our National Service Corporate Champions

For Immediate Release: September 9, 2014 Contact: Maria Caruso maria@americorpsalums.org 678-399-2481 AmeriCorps Alums Thanks Our National Service Corporate Champions   ATLANTA, September 2014 — As part of AmeriCorps Alums’ 20th anniversary of AmeriCorps celebration, AmeriCorps Alums – a Points of Light enterprise – today is thanking 25 AmeriCorps Alums’ National Service Corporate Champions. These champions have demonstrated outstanding […]

09/09/14 8:24 am

 

A Lifetime Of Service

AmeriCorps Alums Thanks Our National Service Corporate Champions

For Immediate Release: September 9, 2014 Contact: Maria Caruso maria@americorpsalums.org 678-399-2481 AmeriCorps Alums Thanks Our National Service Corporate Champions   ATLANTA, September 2014 — As part of AmeriCorps Alums’ 20th anniversary of AmeriCorps celebration, AmeriCorps Alums – a Points of Light enterprise – today is thanking 25 AmeriCorps Alums’ National Service Corporate Champions. These champions have demonstrated outstanding […]

09/09/14 8:24 am

AmeriCorps Alums Announces 20 National Leadership Award Winners

For Immediate Release: September 8, 2014 Contact: Maria Caruso maria@americorpsalums.org 678-399-2481 20 FOR 20: AmeriCorps Alums Celebrates 20 Years of Alumni Success by Naming 20 National Leadership Award Winners   ATLANTA, September 2014 — To commemorate the 20th anniversary of AmeriCorps, AmeriCorps Alums – a Points of Light enterprise – today announced 20 winners of […]

09/08/14 11:47 am

Are You an “Ameri-lifer?” Meet Reading Partners’ AmeriCorps Alumni All-Stars!

Today’s guest post comes from Sarah Delaney-Busch and Reading Partners, one of AmeriCorps Alums 70+ 20th anniversary of AmeriCorps partners. The post originally appeared as “AmeriCorps Turns 20″ on the Reading Partners blog on September 1, 2014. Sarah Delaney-Busch serves as Reading Partners’ Communications Infrastructure Architect.   Twenty years ago president Bill Clinton signed the National and […]

09/05/14 7:39 am

 

A Lifetime Of Service

AmeriCorps Alums Thanks Our National Service Corporate Champions

For Immediate Release: September 9, 2014 Contact: Maria Caruso maria@americorpsalums.org 678-399-2481 AmeriCorps Alums Thanks Our National Service Corporate Champions   ATLANTA, September 2014 — As part of AmeriCorps Alums’ 20th anniversary of AmeriCorps celebration, AmeriCorps Alums – a Points of Light enterprise – today is thanking 23 AmeriCorps Alums’ National Service Corporate Champions. These champions have demonstrated outstanding […]

09/09/14 8:24 am

AmeriCorps Alums Announces 20 National Leadership Award Winners

For Immediate Release: September 8, 2014 Contact: Maria Caruso maria@americorpsalums.org 678-399-2481 20 FOR 20: AmeriCorps Alums Celebrates 20 Years of Alumni Success by Naming 20 National Leadership Award Winners   ATLANTA, September 2014 — To commemorate the 20th anniversary of AmeriCorps, AmeriCorps Alums – a Points of Light enterprise – today announced 20 winners of […]

09/08/14 11:47 am

Are You an “Ameri-lifer?” Meet Reading Partners’ AmeriCorps Alumni All-Stars!

Today’s guest post comes from Sarah Delaney-Busch and Reading Partners, one of AmeriCorps Alums 70+ 20th anniversary of AmeriCorps partners. The post originally appeared as “AmeriCorps Turns 20″ on the Reading Partners blog on September 1, 2014. Sarah Delaney-Busch serves as Reading Partners’ Communications Infrastructure Architect.   Twenty years ago president Bill Clinton signed the National and […]

09/05/14 7:39 am

 

A Lifetime Of Service

AmeriCorps Alums Thanks Our National Service Corporate Champions

For Immediate Release: September 9, 2014 Contact: Maria Caruso maria@americorpsalums.org 678-399-2481 AmeriCorps Alums Thanks Our National Service Corporate Champions   ATLANTA, September 2014 — As part of AmeriCorps Alums’ 20th anniversary of AmeriCorps celebration, AmeriCorps Alums – a Points of Light enterprise – today is thanking 23 AmeriCorps Alums’ National Service Corporate Champions. These champions have demonstrated outstanding […]

09/09/14 8:24 am

AmeriCorps Alums Announces 20 National Leadership Award Winners

For Immediate Release: September 8, 2014 Contact: Maria Caruso maria@americorpsalums.org 678-399-2481 20 FOR 20: AmeriCorps Alums Celebrates 20 Years of Alumni Success by Naming 20 National Leadership Award Winners   ATLANTA, September 2014 — To commemorate the 20th anniversary of AmeriCorps, AmeriCorps Alums – a Points of Light enterprise – today announced 20 winners of […]

09/08/14 11:47 am

Are You an “Ameri-lifer?” Meet Reading Partners’ AmeriCorps Alumni All-Stars!

Today’s guest post comes from Sarah Delaney-Busch and Reading Partners, one of AmeriCorps Alums 70+ 20th anniversary of AmeriCorps partners. The post originally appeared as “AmeriCorps Turns 20″ on the Reading Partners blog on September 1, 2014. Sarah Delaney-Busch serves as Reading Partners’ Communications Infrastructure Architect.   Twenty years ago president Bill Clinton signed the National and […]

09/05/14 7:39 am

 

A Lifetime Of Service

AmeriCorps Alums Announces 20 National Leadership Award Winners

For Immediate Release: September 8, 2014 Contact: Maria Caruso maria@americorpsalums.org 678-399-2481 20 FOR 20: AmeriCorps Alums Celebrates 20 Years of Alumni Success by Naming 20 National Leadership Award Winners   ATLANTA, September 2014 — To commemorate the 20th anniversary of AmeriCorps, AmeriCorps Alums – a Points of Light enterprise – today announced 20 winners of […]

09/08/14 11:47 am

Are You an “Ameri-lifer?” Meet Reading Partners’ AmeriCorps Alumni All-Stars!

Today’s guest post comes from Sarah Delaney-Busch and Reading Partners, one of AmeriCorps Alums 70+ 20th anniversary of AmeriCorps partners. The post originally appeared as “AmeriCorps Turns 20″ on the Reading Partners blog on September 1, 2014. Sarah Delaney-Busch serves as Reading Partners’ Communications Infrastructure Architect.   Twenty years ago president Bill Clinton signed the National and […]

09/05/14 7:39 am

AmeriCorps Alums: Still Serving Even When No One Counts the Hours

Today marks the last #Iamthe20th  guest blog celebrating alums who shared stories on twenty.americorpsalums.org as part our mission to discover and honor AmeriCorps alumni leaders. We will soon be sharing 20 National Leadership Award winners with you! With this last blog in our series, we feature one new story and highlight a few of the amazing alums to whom […]

08/29/14 11:39 am

 

A Lifetime Of Service

AmeriCorps Alums Announces 20 National Leadership Award Winners

For Immediate Release: September 8, 2014 Contact: Maria Caruso maria@americorpsalums.org 678-399-2481 20 FOR 20: AmeriCorps Alums Celebrates 20 Years of Alumni Success by Naming 20 National Leadership Award Winners   ATLANTA, September 2014 — To commemorate the 20th anniversary of AmeriCorps, AmeriCorps Alums – a Points of Light enterprise – today announced 20 winners of […]

09/08/14 11:47 am

Are You an “Ameri-lifer?” Meet Reading Partners’ AmeriCorps Alumni All-Stars!

Today’s guest post comes from Sarah Delaney-Busch and Reading Partners, one of AmeriCorps Alums 70+ 20th anniversary of AmeriCorps partners. The post originally appeared as “AmeriCorps Turns 20″ on the Reading Partners blog on September 1, 2014. Sarah Delaney-Busch serves as Reading Partners’ Communications Infrastructure Architect.   Twenty years ago president Bill Clinton signed the National and […]

09/05/14 7:39 am

AmeriCorps Alums: Still Serving Even When No One Counts the Hours

Today marks the last #Iamthe20th  guest blog celebrating alums who shared stories on twenty.americorpsalums.org as part our mission to discover and honor AmeriCorps alumni leaders. We will soon be sharing 20 National Leadership Award winners with you! With this last blog in our series, we feature one new story and highlight a few of the amazing alums to whom […]

08/29/14 11:39 am

 

A Lifetime Of Service

AmeriCorps Alums Announces 20 National Leadership Award Winners

For Immediate Release: September 8, 2014 Contact: Maria Caruso maria@americorpsalums.org 678-399-2481 20 FOR 20: AmeriCorps Alums Celebrates 20 Years of Alumni Success by Naming 20 National Leadership Award Winners   ATLANTA, September 2014 — To commemorate the 20th anniversary of AmeriCorps, AmeriCorps Alums – a Points of Light enterprise – today announced 20 winners of […]

09/08/14 11:47 am

Are You an “Ameri-lifer?” Meet Reading Partners’ AmeriCorps Alumni All-Stars!

Today’s guest post comes from Sarah Delaney-Busch and Reading Partners, one of AmeriCorps Alums 70+ 20th anniversary of AmeriCorps partners. The post originally appeared as “AmeriCorps Turns 20″ on the Reading Partners blog on September 1, 2014. Sarah Delaney-Busch serves as Reading Partners’ Communications Infrastructure Architect.   Twenty years ago president Bill Clinton signed the National and […]

09/05/14 7:39 am

AmeriCorps Alums: Still Serving Even When No One Counts the Hours

Today marks the last #Iamthe20th  guest blog celebrating alums who shared stories on twenty.americorpsalums.org as part our mission to discover and honor AmeriCorps alumni leaders. We will soon be sharing 20 National Leadership Award winners with you! With this last blog in our series, we feature one new story and highlight a few of the amazing alums to whom […]

08/29/14 11:39 am

 

A Lifetime Of Service

Are You an “Ameri-lifer?” Meet Reading Partners’ AmeriCorps Alumni All-Stars!

Today’s guest post comes from Sarah Delaney-Busch and Reading Partners, one of AmeriCorps Alums 70+ 20th anniversary of AmeriCorps partners. The post originally appeared as “AmeriCorps Turns 20″ on the Reading Partners blog on September 1, 2014. Sarah Delaney-Busch serves as Reading Partners’ Communications Infrastructure Architect.   Twenty years ago president Bill Clinton signed the National and […]

09/05/14 7:39 am

AmeriCorps Alums: Still Serving Even When No One Counts the Hours

Today marks the last #Iamthe20th  guest blog celebrating alums who shared stories on twenty.americorpsalums.org as part our mission to discover and honor AmeriCorps alumni leaders. We will soon be sharing 20 National Leadership Award winners with you! With this last blog in our series, we feature one new story and highlight a few of the amazing alums to whom […]

08/29/14 11:39 am

Mobilizing Citizen Power to Close the Opportunity Gap

Ben Duda served as an AmeriCorps member at Citizen Schools in Boston – including managing an apprenticeship taught by CEO and Co-Founder Eric Schwarz.  Eric has written a book about his experience as a CEO and on the future of eduction, the achievement gap, and citizen engagement.   From 2002 to 2004, I was an […]

08/28/14 9:27 am

 

A Lifetime Of Service

Are You an “Ameri-lifer?” Meet Reading Partners’ AmeriCorps Alumni All-Stars!

Today’s guest post comes from Sarah Delaney-Busch and Reading Partners, one of AmeriCorps Alums 70+ 20th anniversary of AmeriCorps partners. The post originally appeared as “AmeriCorps Turns 20″ on the Reading Partners blog on September 1, 2014. Sarah Delaney-Busch serves as Reading Partners’ Communications Infrastructure Architect.   Twenty years ago president Bill Clinton signed the National and […]

09/05/14 7:39 am

AmeriCorps Alums: Still Serving Even When No One Counts the Hours

Today marks the last #Iamthe20th  guest blog celebrating alums who shared stories on twenty.americorpsalums.org as part our mission to discover and honor AmeriCorps alumni leaders. We will soon be sharing 20 National Leadership Award winners with you! With this last blog in our series, we feature one new story and highlight a few of the amazing alums to whom […]

08/29/14 11:39 am

Mobilizing Citizen Power to Close the Opportunity Gap

Ben Duda served as an AmeriCorps member at Citizen Schools in Boston – including managing an apprenticeship taught by CEO and Co-Founder Eric Schwarz.  Eric has written a book about his experience as a CEO and on the future of eduction, the achievement gap, and citizen engagement.   From 2002 to 2004, I was an […]

08/28/14 9:27 am

 

A Lifetime Of Service

Are You an “Ameri-lifer?” Meet Reading Partners’ AmeriCorps Alumni All-Stars!

Today’s guest post comes from Sarah Delaney-Busch and Reading Partners, one of AmeriCorps Alums 70+ 20th anniversary of AmeriCorps partners. The post originally appeared as “AmeriCorps Turns 20″ on the Reading Partners blog on September 1, 2014. Sarah Delaney-Busch serves as Reading Partners’ Communications Infrastructure Architect.   Twenty years ago president Bill Clinton signed the National and […]

09/05/14 7:39 am

AmeriCorps Alums: Still Serving Even When No One Counts the Hours

Today marks the last #Iamthe20th  guest blog celebrating alums who shared stories on twenty.americorpsalums.org as part our mission to discover and honor AmeriCorps alumni leaders. We will soon be sharing 20 National Leadership Award winners with you! With this last blog in our series, we feature one new story and highlight a few of the amazing alums to whom […]

08/29/14 11:39 am

Mobilizing Citizen Power to Close the Opportunity Gap

Ben Duda served as an AmeriCorps member at Citizen Schools in Boston – including managing an apprenticeship taught by CEO and Co-Founder Eric Schwarz.  Eric has written a book about his experience as a CEO and on the future of eduction, the achievement gap, and citizen engagement.   From 2002 to 2004, I was an […]

08/28/14 9:27 am

 

A Lifetime Of Service

We Found Our Calling In Service: Blog 4 of the #Iamthe20th Series

Today’s guest blogs come from alums who shared stories on twenty.americorpsalums.org and mark our fourth blog in the #Iamthe20th series! Do you want your AmeriCorps program or Alums chapter to be featured next? It’s easy! Take a picture with our #Iamthe20th sign, post it on social media with the hashtag #Iamthe20th, and email your blog to maria@americorpsalums.org!   Loretta Salazar-Morgan and […]

08/01/14 3:00 am

Virtual Career Fair Proves Companies Eager to Hire Talented Alums

On July 8th, AmeriCorps Alums piloted a Virtual Career Fair with 15 employer partners led by title sponsors American Red Cross, Boys Town and Teach For America.  This inaugural effort, which will become a seasonal event, successfully linked Alums to nonprofit, corporate, and government organizations eager to recruit from our talented Alums network. One recruiter […]

07/31/14 7:52 am

Ask the Career Coach: Building a Professional Network from Scratch

Today’s guest blog post comes from our “Ask the Career Coach” Column by Denise Riebman (AmeriCorps ’94), Director of Career Development and Alumni Services for the Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration at George Washington University. Denise regularly takes questions from our LinkedIn Group and responds in our “Ask the Career Coach” column.  If you have a […]

07/30/14 10:25 am

 

A Lifetime Of Service

Concordia University, St. Paul Invests in AmeriCorps Alums

Today’s post is from our July 2014 Career Newsletter sponsor Concordia University, St. Paul. Concordia University, St. Paul (CSP) provides $5,000 to AmeriCorps graduates who enroll in any CSP undergraduate or graduate program. Founded nearly 125 years ago as an institution dedicated to service-minded students, we highly value AmeriCorps Alums for their interest in service […]

07/29/14 12:30 pm

Concordia University, St. Paul Offers a $5,000 Scholarship for AmeriCorps Alumni

For Immediate Release: July 29, 2014 Contact: Maria Caruso AmeriCorps Alums Communications Coordinator maria@americorpsalums.org 678-399-2481 (Atlanta, July 2014) — In what’s believed to be the first and most far-reaching offer of its kind, Concordia University, St. Paul in Minnesota has announced today that it will extend a $5,000 scholarship to any AmeriCorps alumni accepted into […]

07/29/14 8:56 am

AmeriCorps Inspires an Entrepreneur

Today’s guest post comes to us from Patrick McLoughlin, AmeriCorps Alumni (2010-2011) serving with the Homeless and Housing Coalition of Kentucky with the Build Corps team. He currently works in construction management in Chicago, Illinois, and recently co-founded Build Abroad. Patrick received his B.A. in Architecture from Miami University with a minor in entrepreneurship. During his […]

07/28/14 7:04 am

 

A Lifetime Of Service

Thank Mayors for Prioritizing Hiring AmeriCorps Alums

Today’s post comes from AmeriCorps Alums Co-Executive Directors, Mary Bruce and Ben Duda. On June 23, 2014, The United States Conference of Mayors unanimously endorsed national service as a “cost-effective strategy to meet city needs”  in the 82nd Annual Meeting in Dallas, Texas. Join us in thanking your Mayors for placing “a priority on hiring AmeriCorps Alumni who have gained valuable skills, including […]

07/09/14 6:44 am

Money Can’t Buy What Service Pays Forward

Today’s guest post comes from Jamiel L. Alexander (YouthBuild AmeriCorps, 2001-2002, and AmeriCorps Supervisor 2002-2004). He currently serves as President of YouthBuild USA’s National Alumni Council and Aspen Institute’s Opportunity Youth Incentive Fund Leadership Council  I was sitting in a Business Management class during this summer semester while my professor was giving a lecture. As […]

07/08/14 6:51 am

The Smile Trek: A 5,000 Mile Journey to Raise Funds for Cleft Surgeries

Today’s guest post comes from Winston Fiore who served in the Marines and AmeriCorps (Marines 2004-2006; AmeriCorps NCCC, 2003) and was originally published as “Why Clefts?” on The Smile Trek website. Winston embarked on a 5,000 mile walk through Southeast Asia in an effort to raise funds for facial-reconstructive surgeries in the developing world. Read […]

07/02/14 8:22 am

 

A Lifetime Of Service

Thank Mayors for Prioritizing Hiring AmeriCorps Alums

Today’s post comes from AmeriCorps Alums Co-Executive Directors, Mary Bruce and Ben Duda. On June 23, 2014, The United States Conference of Mayors unanimously endorsed national service as a “cost-effective strategy to meet city needs”  in the 82nd Annual Meeting in Dallas, Texas. Join us in thanking your Mayors for placing “a priority on hiring AmeriCorps Alumni who have gained valuable skills, including […]

07/09/14 6:44 am

Money Can’t Buy What Service Pays Forward

Today’s guest post comes from Jamiel L. Alexander (YouthBuild AmeriCorps, 2001-2002, and AmeriCorps Supervisor 2002-2004). He currently serves as President of YouthBuild USA’s National Alumni Council and Aspen Institute’s Opportunity Youth Incentive Fund Leadership Council  I was sitting in a Business Management class during this summer semester while my professor was giving a lecture. As […]

07/08/14 6:51 am

The Smile Trek: A 5,000 Mile Journey to Raise Funds for Cleft Surgeries

Today’s guest post comes from Winston Fiore who served in the Marines and AmeriCorps (Marines 2004-2006; AmeriCorps NCCC, 2003) and was originally published as “Why Clefts?” on The Smile Trek website. Winston embarked on a 5,000 mile walk through Southeast Asia in an effort to raise funds for facial-reconstructive surgeries in the developing world. Read […]

07/02/14 8:22 am

 

A Lifetime Of Service

The Smile Trek: A 5,000 Mile Journey to Raise Funds for Cleft Surgeries

Today’s guest post comes from Winston Fiore who served in the Marines and AmeriCorps (Marines 2004-2006; AmeriCorps NCCC, 2003) and was originally published as “Why Clefts?” on The Smile Trek website. Winston embarked on a 5,000 mile walk through Southeast Asia in an effort to raise funds for facial-reconstructive surgeries in the developing world. Read […]

07/02/14 8:22 am

Want to Affect Global Change? First, Meet Your Neighbors

Today’s guest post comes from Crystal Vitagliano, an AmeriCorps and Peace Corps Alum,  who works in international development. This blog is the first in our International Career Series sponsored by IPSL that profiles leading alumni of AmeriCorps working in international and intercultural careers.  Imagine your first day of work in your international career. Picture waking up […]

06/30/14 7:27 am

Modern Family—Service Is In Our DNA

Today’s guest post comes from Abby Flottemesch (AmeriCorps VISTA, 2002-2003, and Atlas Corps Fellow, 2008-2009). She currently serves as Chief Development & Engagement Officer for Atlas Corps. The modern family is a term with an evolving definition. It is also the basic unit of our society, whether in the United States, Brazil, China or the world. […]

06/27/14 7:34 am

 

A Lifetime Of Service

Want to Affect Global Change? First, Meet Your Neighbors

Today’s guest post comes from Crystal Vitagliano, an AmeriCorps and Peace Corps Alum,  who works in international development. This blog is the first in our International Career Series sponsored by IPSL that profiles leading alumni of AmeriCorps working in international and intercultural careers.  Imagine your first day of work in your international career. Picture waking up […]

06/30/14 7:27 am

Modern Family—Service Is In Our DNA

Today’s guest post comes from Abby Flottemesch (AmeriCorps VISTA, 2002-2003, and Atlas Corps Fellow, 2008-2009). She currently serves as Chief Development & Engagement Officer for Atlas Corps. The modern family is a term with an evolving definition. It is also the basic unit of our society, whether in the United States, Brazil, China or the world. […]

06/27/14 7:34 am

The Next Step in Your Public Service Journey: The Evergreen State College

Today’s post is sponsored by The Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington, a progressive, public liberal arts and sciences college. Evergreen waives application fees for all AmeriCorps Alums and offers Alums eligibility for scholarships that equal up to one quarter of resident tuition per year. As an AmeriCorps member, you devoted yourself to serving others. You can take the next step in your […]

06/25/14 11:03 am

 

A Lifetime Of Service

AmeriCorps Alums: Untapped Potential

Today’s post from Ben Duda and Mary Bruce originally ran on the Huffington Post  website on June 5, 2014. Maya spent 1,700 hours serving her country with AmeriCorps. And now, she’s ready to launch a career that will change the world. Or, she’s out of luck, out of work, and about to join the estimated 6.7 […]

06/05/14 11:05 am

National Service Makes National News

National service is building momentum this summer as AmeriCorps’ 20th anniversary approaches. In case you missed them, here’s a roundup of some of the stories and upcoming events spotlighted in the national news recently. Alums Co-Executive Director, Mary Bruce, featured on Huff Post Live Mary Bruce and Zach Maurin, the Executive Director of Service Nation, ask, […]

06/03/14 9:50 am

AmeriCorps Alums and the MPH@GW: From Direct Service to Public Health Leadership

  Today’s post is sponsored by MPH@GW, the online Master of Public Health program from the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University. AmeriCorps alumni members who are accepted and enroll in MPH@GW are eligible for a $5,000 academic scholarship. Like many AmeriCorps alumni, Zach Patinkin is passionate about improving the […]

05/29/14 6:49 am

 

A Lifetime Of Service

National Service Makes National News

National service is building momentum this summer as AmeriCorps’ 20th anniversary approaches. In case you missed them, here’s a roundup of some of the stories and upcoming events spotlighted in the national news recently. Alums Co-Executive Director, Mary Bruce, featured on Huff Post Live Mary Bruce and Zach Maurin, the Executive Director of Service Nation, ask, […]

06/03/14 9:50 am

AmeriCorps Alums and the MPH@GW: From Direct Service to Public Health Leadership

  Today’s post is sponsored by MPH@GW, the online Master of Public Health program from the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University. AmeriCorps alumni members who are accepted and enroll in MPH@GW are eligible for a $5,000 academic scholarship. Like many AmeriCorps alumni, Zach Patinkin is passionate about improving the […]

05/29/14 6:49 am

Ask the Career Coach: Tips for Writing Cover Letters That Get Ignored (Or Advice You Want to IGNORE if You Want a Job!)

Today’s blog post comes from our “Ask the Career Coach” Column by Denise Riebman (AmeriCorps ’94), Director of Career Development and Alumni Services for the Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration at George Washington University. Denise regularly takes questions from our LinkedIn Group and responds in our “Ask the Career Coach” column.  If you have a question […]

05/27/14 1:20 pm

 

A Lifetime Of Service

National Service Makes National News

National service is building momentum this summer as AmeriCorps’ 20th anniversary approaches. In case you missed them, here’s a roundup of some of the stories and upcoming events spotlighted in the national news recently. Alums Co-Executive Director, Mary Bruce, featured on Huff Post Live Mary Bruce and Zach Maurin, the Executive Director of Service Nation, ask, […]

06/03/14 9:50 am

AmeriCorps Alums and the MPH@GW: From Direct Service to Public Health Leadership

  Today’s post is sponsored by MPH@GW, the online Master of Public Health program from the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University. AmeriCorps alumni members who are accepted and enroll in MPH@GW are eligible for a $5,000 academic scholarship. Like many AmeriCorps alumni, Zach Patinkin is passionate about improving the […]

05/29/14 6:49 am

Ask the Career Coach: Tips for Writing Cover Letters That Get Ignored (Or Advice You Want to IGNORE if You Want a Job!)

Today’s blog post comes from our “Ask the Career Coach” Column by Denise Riebman (AmeriCorps ’94), Director of Career Development and Alumni Services for the Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration at George Washington University. Denise regularly takes questions from our LinkedIn Group and responds in our “Ask the Career Coach” column.  If you have a question […]

05/27/14 1:20 pm

 

A Lifetime Of Service

National Service Makes National News

National service is building momentum this summer as AmeriCorps’ 20th anniversary approaches. In case you missed them, here’s a roundup of some of the stories and upcoming events spotlighted in the national news recently. Alums Co-Executive Director, Mary Bruce, featured on Huff Post Live Mary Bruce and Zach Maurin, the Executive Director of Service Nation, ask, […]

06/03/14 9:50 am

AmeriCorps Alums and the MPH@GW: From Direct Service to Public Health Leadership

  Today’s post is sponsored by MPH@GW, the online Master of Public Health program from the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University. AmeriCorps alumni members who are accepted and enroll in MPH@GW are eligible for a $5,000 academic scholarship. Like many AmeriCorps alumni, Zach Patinkin is passionate about improving the […]

05/29/14 6:49 am

Ask the Career Coach: Tips for Writing Cover Letters That Get Ignored (Or Advice You Want to IGNORE if You Want a Job!)

Today’s blog post comes from our “Ask the Career Coach” Column by Denise Riebman (AmeriCorps ’94), Director of Career Development and Alumni Services for the Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration at George Washington University. Denise regularly takes questions from our LinkedIn Group and responds in our “Ask the Career Coach” column.  If you have a question […]

05/27/14 1:20 pm

 

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