CHICAGO –Grinnell College has once again earned a spot on the Peace Corps’ annual Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list, coming in at No. 23 among small universities, the agency announced today. Currently, eight Grinnell graduates are making a difference around the world as volunteers.
For the past four consecutive years, Grinnell has made it on the annual list. Since the agency was created in 1961, 375 alums have served overseas.
“The Peace Corps is a unique opportunity for college graduates to put their education into practice and become agents of change in communities around the world,” Peace Corps Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet said. “Today’s graduates understand the importance of intercultural understanding and are raising their hands in record numbers to take on the challenge of international service.” Continue reading “Grinnell College earns a spot on Peace Corps’ annual Top Schools list”