PLU graduates who studied away through the Wang Center are doing amazing work all over the world, from Washington state to Peshkopi, Albania. Find out what they’re doing and how you can take advantage of global opportunities after PLU, too!
Stories of a Peace Corps Volunteer in Togo
After graduating from PLU, where she studied away for a semester in Paris, recent alum Sarah Slinker put her French skills to work as an English and Gender Education Peace Corps Volunteer in Togo, West Africa. Check out Sarah’s blog, To Togo I Shall Go, for lots of photos and stories documenting her experiences so far.
Where are they now?
Study Away alums describe their global career paths.
- In 2014, five more Study Away alums received Fulbrights, bringing the PLU’s total number of recipients to 100. Learn what they’re doing.
- Brian Erickson (2009), Oaxaca program alum, now works as a Policy Advocate for the ACLU of New Mexico’s Regional Center for Border Rights and spoke at the Wang Center’s 2014 Legacies of the Shoah Symposium. Watch Brian’s keynote online.
- Reed Ojala-Barbour (2011), Oaxaca and Granada alum and Wang Grant recipient, recently discovered a new species while completing a Fulbright in Ecuador. Read more about Reed’s work.
Interested in learning more about how you can continue your global education after PLU?