CHICAGO – For the first time since 2009, the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse has earned a spot on Peace Corps’ annual list of the top volunteer-producing midsized colleges and universities across the country, the agency announced today. The school ranks No. 20 with 14 alumni currently serving overseas as Peace Corps volunteers.
Since the agency was created in 1961, 261 UW-La Crosse graduates have made a difference as Peace Corps volunteers.
“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 “University of Wisconsin-La Crosse earns spot on Peace Corps’ annual Top Schools list”