CHICAGO – Oberlin College has once again earned a spot on the Peace Corps’ annual Top Colleges list, ranking No. 14 among small universities for the second year in a row, the agency announced today. Currently, nine alumni are serving overseas as Peace Corps volunteers.
For sixteen years, the college has made the annual list. Last year, the college leapt seven places moving up the rankings to the No. 14 spot. Since the agency was created in 1961, 548 Oberlin 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 “Oberlin College earns a spot on Peace Corps’ annual Top Schools list”