Apr 28, 2011

Niantic native and AmeriCorps Alum heads to Panama with Peace Corps

Niantic's Emily Howell Heller is heading to Panama as an Environmental Education Peace Corps volunteer.

Previously Emily was a research intern and an AmeriCorps VISTA intern in Environmental Education. Read more here.
Good luck Emily!

Apr 24, 2011

CT AmeriCorps Alum Jason Donati honored by Ball State University as Environmental Leader

Jason Donati, a city-county stormwater educator in Muncie, Delaware was recently honored with an Exemplar award by Ball State University, and credits his environmental ethic while to his AmeriCorps service where he helped build a trail at a YMCA camp and removed invasive species from CT and Long Island wetlands. Read the entire story here. Congrats Jason!

Apr 17, 2011

Alum Alveena Shah writes for Newstimes.com in support of AmeriCorps

Since 1994, more than 9,700 AmeriCorps members in Connecticut have contributed 12 million hours of service tackling our nation's most pressing issues!

Alveena writes "Thanks to AmeriCorps and Jumpstart, I was simultaneously able to learn valuable lessons about my own career path and help prepare children for success in school." Read more