Peace Corps http://wyso.org en Ohio Among Top Producers of Peace Corps Volunteers http://wyso.org/post/ohio-among-top-producers-peace-corps-volunteers <p>Ohio ranked No. 10 among all states in producing Peace Corps volunteers this year with a total of 291 volunteers.</p><p>Peace Corps officials say Ohio produces 2.5 volunteers for 100,000 state residents, and 3.6 percent of all volunteers come from Ohio.</p><p>Officials with the organization's Midwest regional office in Chicago say Ohio historically has produced a total of almost 7,000 volunteers who have served in 139 countries.&nbsp; More than 210,000 American have served in the organization since President John F. Kennedy established it in 1961.</p> Thu, 27 Dec 2012 17:04:00 +0000 Associated Press 26890 at http://wyso.org WYSO Weekend: August 28, 2011 http://wyso.org/post/wyso-weekend-august-28-2011 <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>Full episode of WYSO Weekend for August 28th, 2011 containing the following stories:</p><p>-<a href="http://www.wyso.org/post/antioch-writers-workshop-faculty-reading-joyce-dyer">Antioch Writers&#39; Workshop Faculty Reading: Joyce Dyer</a></p><p>-<a href="http://wyso.org/post/serving-women-veterans-dayton-va-center">Serving Women Veterans at the Dayton VA Center</a> by Jerry Kenney</p> Mon, 29 Aug 2011 14:30:00 +0000 Jerry Kenney 3776 at http://wyso.org Dr. Alan E. Guskin on the birth of the Peace Corps http://wyso.org/post/dr-alan-e-guskin-birth-peace-corps <p>Dr. Alan Guskin, former University Chancellor and current Distinguished Professor of Higher Education for the PhD in Leadership and Change Program at Antioch University, Al Guskin, recalls his experience organizing a student group at the University of Michigan that is widely credited with inspiring John F. Kennedy to establish the Peace Corps.</p> Wed, 26 Jan 2011 18:37:07 +0000 2660 at http://wyso.org Dr. Alan E. Guskin on the birth of the Peace Corps