Mark Shriver

A Mission to Serve: Celebrating the Peace Corpsat Half-Century

Oct. 13, 2011

Mark Kennedy Shriver comes to Wake Forest in the tradition of Pro Humanitate to speak about the American mission of serving others, particularly in relation to the 50th anniversary of the Peace Corps. His father, Sargent Shriver, brother-in-law of President John F. Kennedy, was the driving force behind and first administrator of the Peace Corps. Shriver served two four-year terms as a member of the Maryland House of Delegates, was Maryland’s first Chair of the Joint Committee on Children, Youth and Families and currently is senior vice president of U.S. Programs for Save the Children.