Location, Hours, and Contact Information
The U-M Peace Corps office is located in the U-M International Center at the Ann Arbor central campus, Student Activities Building (SAB).
U-M International Center
Fall 2014 Office Hours
U-M Peace Corps Office Advisors
Katie Collins, Peace Corps Recruiter, is a Masters student at the Ford School of Public Policy. She received her B.S. in International Affairs from Eastern Michigan University in 2010. After graduating, Katie served as an English teacher in Ukraine from 2010-2012 where she taught grades 2-11 at a multicultural school. Her secondary projects included working with community members to create a healthy lifestyles training center at her school, facilitating youth leadership seminars and helping write and judge the National English Olympiad. Katie is a Pickering Fellow at U-M and will work for the State Department after graduation as a Foreign Service Officer.
Benjamin Morse, Peace Corps Recruiter, is a Masters student at the School of Natural Resource and Environment (SNRE). He earned his B.S. in Natural Resource, Recreation and Tourism from Colorado State University in 2011. Benjamin served in Hawzien, Ethiopia from 2011 to 2013 as a Conservation, Natural Resource Management Specialist. During his service he partnered with Millennium Village Projects, an American-based NGO, to pilot a community-based eco-tourism initiative that focused on poverty alleviation. Benjamin also coordinated the provision of over 20,000 fruit trees to rural farmers and conducted subsequent orchard establishment trainings in his district. As a secondary project, Benjamin developed Kids for Kids, an innovative educational music video project that focused on high-priority topics in health, education and the environment that were brought forth by the community. Near the end of his service, Benjamin partnered with several other volunteers to complete a 175-mile run across Northern Ethiopia to raise awareness for HIV/AIDS and to raise funds for imagine1day, a Canadian-based NGO that works in equal opportunity education.
Last reviewed: 10/14