Writing for The Daily Athenaeum, Conor Griffith explores efforts to recruit more Peace Corps volunteers from West Virginia:
The Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources & Design partnered with the Peace Corps to create the Peace Corps Master’s International program in Sustainable Forestry and Natural Resource Management. The PCMI blends graduate school and Peace Corps service.
Todd Petty, an associate professor of wildlife and fisheries resources and official coordinator of the program, said the program started in fall 2010. He said the Peace Corps was looking for new schools to form graduate partnerships and he worked on a proposal for WVU.
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