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Story teller John Roberts

March 27, 2014

Born and raised in Fort Collins, John Roberts served in the Peace Corps and then worked for the U.S. Foreign Service, serving in 19 countries that covered all continents except Antarctica. He has since visited 183 countries and has a wealth of humorous, amazing tales to tell about his travels.

John Roberts has collected hundreds of treasurers during his extensive world travels. Many of them are on display in the Global Village Museum at 200 W. Mountain.Wednesday, April 2
4-5:30 p.m.
Clark Building
Room A-207

Glimpses into global community

Here's a chance to speak with someone who has experienced and cherishs the global community and has a wealth of stories to tell about his work and travels.

John Roberts has an extensive cache of knowledge about the countries he's visited, so come with a question or two about a part of the world you're curious about.

He'll appear at CSU on Wednesday, April 2 to talk about his adventures.

How it all began

Roberts is an active and distinguished Fort Collins resident. In his 70-odd years of life, he has visited over 180 countries and learned to speak over 10 languages.

He served in the Peace Corps for many years and later worked for the State Department. He also founded the Global Village Museum, which holds many of the hundreds of treasures he collected on his extensive global travels.

Join him as he recounts amusing and amazing tales of his adventures around the world. This event is free and open to the public. Hosted by CSU’s International Studies Program and GAIA. 

Contact: Samantha Scott