CHICAGO – The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point has earned a spot on the Peace Corps’ annual Top Colleges list, ranking No. 14 among medium-sized universities, the agency announced today. Currently, there are 16 alumni serving overseas as Peace Corps volunteers.
This is the first year that college has made the annual list of top volunteer-producing colleges and universities. Since the agency was created in 1961, 434 alums have served in Peace Corps.
“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-Stevens Point earns a spot on Peace Corps’ annual Top Schools list”