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Eastern Hosts Post-Graduate Service Panel

Written by Danielle Couture

Willimantic, CT - - Eastern's Center for Community Engagement will host a post-graduate service panel in the Student Center Theatre from 4 to 5:30 p.m. on March 7, which will consist of a discussion on the personal experiences of participants in AmeriCorps, the Peace Corps, FoodCorps and Teach for America.

            The panelists include Kate Callahan, FoodCorps member and registered dietitian; Liz Broussard, FoodCorps member; Chris Brechlin, AmeriCorps member and coordinator for the Nonprofit Alliance of Northeast Connecticut; Kat Womboldt, a Teach for America teacher in the Windham Center School; Brianna London '10, who served in the Peace Corps as a woman and community business development specialist in Burkina Faso, West Africa; Luke Walsh, AmeriCorps member and coordinator for the Nonprofit Alliance of Northeast CT; and Logan Place, Eastern Area Health Education Center AmeriCorps member.

            Panelists will provide information about their jobs, experiences and how they initially got involved in their organization. A question-and-answer session will follow the discussion.

            "This event will provide students the opportunity to broaden their career options and apply a networking opportunity in vibrant public service organizations," said Janell Lewis, a senior from Hamden majoring in psychology who organized the event        

For more information on the post-graduate panel, contact Jacqui DeCormier by e-mail at or by phone at (860) 465-5158.


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