Campus / Image / Media / News / January 9, 2013

Knox graduate delivers talk on anti-malaria program in Africa

Elyse Callahan ’10 takes time away from her Peace Corps service in Zambia to speak to Knox students in Ferris Lounge on Jan. 7 about her work in Africa. Her talk “Stomping Out Malaria: My Peace Corps Service in Zambia” focused on her anti-malaria program based in her community in the southern provinces of Zambia. From distributing malaria nets, teaching people about health and sanitation and training others to do the same, Callahan elaborated on both the challenges and rewards of service. Callahan also talked about her work teaching in Mali, learning the languages of the area and becoming a part of the communities in which she has volunteered.

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Casey Mendoza is a junior majoring in political science with a double minor in philosophy and Chinese. This is her third year working for TKS as a photographer and photo editor. Casey also works as a photography intern for the Galesburg Register-Mail. In 2013, she won third place in the Photo Essay category from the Illinois College Press Association. In the Winter and Spring of 2014, Casey will be studying journalism and working in Washington D.C. She manages the YouTube Channel for The Anglerfish Magazine and works as video editor for Question Mark Productions.

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