In honor of this weekend’s season opener between the University of Notre Dame and the University of Texas – two schools that are Peace Corps powerhouses as well as football powerhouses – we’re highlighting two alumni fans who are far from home but keeping school pride in their hearts. Matt Keenan, Notre Dame ’13, and Brittany McGee, UT ’11, are currently making a difference as Peace Corps volunteers in Peru. But that doesn’t mean they’re any less excited about the upcoming game – the first time UT and Notre Dame have played since 1996.
“I am a huge college football fan!” Keenan said. “Growing up in South Bend there was a stretch of 13 years where I never missed a home Notre Dame game. Missing games is one of the toughest things about the Peace Corps for me.” Continue reading “Notre Dame, UT alums root for their teams from Peace Corps Peru”