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The University of South Carolina Upstate is proud to partner with the
Peace Corps to equip Upstate students to become the best future Peace Corps volunteers they can be. USC Upstate's
mission to "prepare its students to participate as responsible citizens in a diverse, global and knowledge-based society, to pursue excellence in their chosen careers and to continue learning throughout life" are in line with
Peace Corps values. Participants can take part in a customizable program in the following areas: Education, Health, Environment, Agriculture, Youth in Development, or Community Economic Development.
USC Upstate students who successfully complete the PC Prep program will receive a Certificate of Completion from the Peace Corps headquarters in Washington, D.C. upon graduation, a unique Peace Corps Prep cord for the graduation ceremony, an invitation to an annual banquet to honor those who completed the Peace Corps Prep program, recommendation letters for employment or further academic study by the Center for International Studies, and a competitive edge when applying for Peace Corps volunteer placement.
Peace Corps Prep Student Application and Release - Email Patrick McCleary at
firstname.lastname@example.org after you have completed and printed the application/release form to schedule an in-person interview.
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The University of South Carolina Upstate is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate and masters degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia, 30033 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of USC Upstate. Comments or Complaints?