CHICAGO – Carleton College earned a spot on Peace Corps’ annual Top Volunteer-Producing Schools list, claiming the No. 4 spot among small universities, the agency announced today. Currently, there are 13 Carleton graduates serving abroad.
This is the school’s fifth consecutive year on the list. Since the agency was created in 1961, 501 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 “Carleton Colleges earns a spot on Peace Corps’ annual Top Schools list”