- SAU accepting applications to Peace Corps Prep Program
Southern Arkansas University will provide undergraduate students with service opportunities through the new Peace Corps Prep Program, which is now taking applications online at www.saumag.edu/peacecorps/.
The program is designed to be open to all undergraduate students on campus, regardless of their major, minor, department, academic year, or participation in other programs. The Peace Corps promotes world peace and friendship by promoting better understanding between Americans and the people of other countries. Students may participate in any of the Peace Corps’ six sectors including education, health, environment, agriculture, youth in development, and community economic development.
Additional requirements include training and experience in one of the six work sectors, acquiring foreign language skills, intercultural competence, and professional and leadership development. (more…)