|By Admin1 (admin) (adsl-70-240-139-65.dsl.okcyok.swbell.net - 220.127.116.11) on Saturday, January 14, 2006 - 9:43 am: Edit Post|
1962: John G. Coe served in Ethiopia in Jimma and Addis Ababa beginning in 1962
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer John G. Coe can be contacted at JGCoeaAOLdCom
Country of Service: Ethiopia
Training Group: Georgetown University
Cities you served in: Jimma and Addis Ababa
Arrival Year: 1962
Departure Year: 1962
Work Description: Teacher, Orchestra Ethiopia Director
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Have stayed in the arts as an administrator of two different state arts
agencies; still compose music
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
It was the best thing I ever did. I certainly gained more than I gave. I'd like
to do it again when I retire.
Any message for returned volunteers?:
Share your experience with others. Americans need to learn about the rest of
Originally posted: April 4, 2002
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|By John G. Coe (user-1120bnb.dsl.mindspring.com - 18.104.22.168) on Thursday, January 10, 2008 - 12:06 am: Edit Post|
Please correct my email address from JGCoe @AOL.Com to firstname.lastname@example.org.
John G. Coe, RPCV Ethiopia
|By John G. Coe (22.214.171.124) on Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 10:57 pm: Edit Post|
Please correct my year of departure. It was 1966. I served two terms in Ethiopia. The first was in Jimma where I taught music, French and English and also composed music for two plays we produced with our high school students in the Amharic language. My second term was spent in Addis Ababa at the Creative Arts Centre at the Haile Sellasie University. There I was director of Orchestra Ethiopia.