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Alumni Fellows

Mollie

Mollie Willis

is from Portland, Oregon and graduated from Arizona State University with a B.S. in Economics.  She recently returned as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Cameroon where she served in the Community Economic Development sector working on a clean water project and grants management. As a Peaceworker Mollie will pursue a Masters in Public Policy at UMBC and will serve with the Annie E. Casey foundation in Baltimore.

Katie

Katie Miller

is originally from Blandon, Pennsylvania and graduated from Messiah College with a B.S. in Elementary Education with a concentration in Special Education.  As a Peace Corps Volunteer she served in Guyana in the Education sector designing literacy trainings and developing library and computer resources in primary schools.  As a Peaceworker Katie will study Geography and Environmental Systems and will serve in Baltimore City Councilman Jim Kraft’s Office.

Pierce

Pierce MacMillan

is originally from Savannah, Georgia, and is joining us from his Peace Corps Response post in Guyana.  Pierce graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology with a B.S. in International Affairs and German.  As a Peace Corps Volunteer he served in Vanuatu as an Information Technology Educator.  As a Peaceworker Pierce will study Information Systems Management at UMBC and serve here at the Shriver Center. He really likes cats and helped make this website.

Shannon

Shannon Pierre-Jerome

is originally from right here in Baltimore!  Shannon graduated from Towson University with a Bachelors of Arts in Spanish.  As a Peace Corps Volunteer she served in Macedonia as a Primary English Resource Teacher. As a Peaceworker Shannon will study Intercultural Communications at UMBC and serve as the graduate reading and writing tutor with the English Language Institute at UMBC.

Joel

Joel Baker

is originally from Georgetown, Delaware and graduated from Eastern University with a degree in Communications.  He served as a Peace Corps and Peace Corps Response Volunteer in Guinea working on agroforestry extension.  As a Peaceworker Joel will study Geography and Environmental Systems and will serve with the Walden Circle community center.

Mark

Mark Zachar

is originally from Chicago, Illinois and received B.S. degrees in Environmental Engineering and Chemical Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology. Mark served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Ghana teaching junior high school students math and science. As a Peaceworker Mark will study for a Masters in the Art of Teaching and serve with the UMBC Office of Student Life.

Merrie

Merrie Winfrey

is from Blacksburg, VA and has gathered a variety of degrees during her academic career, including a B.A. and M.A. in English and a J.D. in Law from the University of Kentucky. She served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Mongolia as a TEFL teacher at a university. As a Peaceworker Merrie will study Instructional Systems Design, and will serve with Save the Children’s US Office in Washington D.C. on their new Be the Voice initiative.

Jenny

Jennifer Mayo

is originally from Columbus, Ohio and graduated from Ohio State University with a B.A. in International Studies. As a Peace Corps Volunteer she served in Honduras as a Small Business Development Volunteer. As a Peaceworker Jennifer will study Geography and Environmental Systems at UMBC and serve with the Mayor’s Office of Homeless Services in Baltimore City.

Molly

Molly Lemoine

is originally from Chatham, New York and graduated from Syracuse University with a B.A. in Political Science. As a Peace Corps Volunteer she served in the Republics of Guinea and Mali as a TEFL volunteer. As a Peaceworker she will study Intercultural Communications and work with the MOSAIC Center on campus coordinating cultural diversity programming.

Greg

Greg Couturier

is originally from Lititz, Pennsylvania and graduated from Lebanon Valley College with a degree in English and American Studies. As a Peace Corps Volunteer he served in Peru as a Water and Sanitation Volunteer. As a Peaceworker Greg will study for an M.S.W. at the School of Social Work and serve with Lakeland Elementary-Middle School.

Kellie

Kellie Bland

is originally from Baltimore, Maryland. She graduated from Elon University with a B.A. in Communications and Spanish. As a Peace Corps Volunteer she served in Nicaragua as a TEFL volunteer. As a Peaceworker Kellie will study Intercultural Communications at UMBC and serve with the Friends of Patterson Park in Baltimore City, working on member outreach.

Brooks

Brooks Binau

is originally from Hagerstown, Maryland and graduated from Ithaca College with a degree in Television-Radio. He served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Zambia working on farming and environmental planning projects. As a Peaceworker Brooks will study Geography and Environmental Systems and will serve with Lakeland Elementary-Middle School working to strengthen the community’s neighborhood association.