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Peter Williams
Biography:

Peter Williams II graduated magna cum laude from the University of Southern Indiana in 2011 with a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies and Spanish.  As a sophomore, he studied abroad in Buenos Aires, Argentina.  He lived there for six months while studying Spanish as well as history, economics, and political science.  He also took courses in anthropology, environmental conservation, and Arabic.  Throughout his final year at USI, he volunteered as an ESL (English as a Second Language) tutor for a non-profit group in the community.  During his final semester, he was granted and Endeavor Award for Research and Creativity which allowed him to travel to the Dominican Republic to complete a research project, of which he later presented at the Endeavor Symposium 2012.  After his time in the Dominican Republic, he traveled to Mexico where he lived for six months and earned a TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) certificate from the International Teacher Training Organization in Guadalajara.  He is currently working as an AmeriCorps service member at the University of Southern Indiana working with first generation and low income students.  His future plans including serving in the Peace Corps and attending graduate school for Urban Planning.

21st Century Scholar Support Specialist
ED 1132
8600 University Boulevard
Evansville, IN 47712
Phone 812-465-1606
Email:Peter Williams

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00am-4:30pm
EDUCATION
  • BA, Spanish and International Studies.  University of Southern Indiana. May 2011
  • TEFL(Teaching English as a Foreign Language) certificate, International Teacher Training Organization(ITTO).  Guadalajara, Mexico.  August 2011.

 

TRAINING AND RELATED EXPEREINCES
  • Study Abroad – Buenos Aires, Argentina.  January 2009 – June 2009.
  • Research – Dominican Republic.  June 2011.
MEMBERSHIPS, AFFILIATIONS. AND OTHER OFFICES HELD
  • NSCS(The National Society of Collegiate Scholars).

PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

Recent Presentations


Endeavor Symposium 2012 NACADA Regional Conference, April 2011
HONORS AND AWARDS
  • Endeavor Award for Research and Creativity, Dominican Republic, June 2011 “Racial Conflict among Immigrant Haitians and Dominicans within the Dominican Republic.”
HOBBIES AND INTERESTS
  • Reading

  • Music

  • Traveling



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