James M. Danko, president of Butler University in Indianapolis, recognizes and celebrates in this guest blog post the Butler alumni who have made a difference as Peace Corps volunteers.
At Butler University in Indianapolis, we are focused on providing our students with transformative learning experiences that prepare them to make a meaningful impact in the world. Butler students benefit from close relationships with faculty and a strong emphasis on community engagement, experiential learning, and international education—all of which ready them for success in a multicultural workforce and global society.
Butler’s unique, hands-on learning approach delivers results — our graduates enjoy a 96 percent placement rate. For most of last year’s class, this meant a traditional, full-time job. For many others, it meant continued study in their field. But for a special few, like 2013 graduate Kelsey Coy, it meant giving back and gaining life experience through a “gap year” program, such as the Peace Corps. Continue reading “Butler University president salutes Peace Corps volunteers using their education to make a difference”