CHICAGO – Macalester College jumps to the No. 3 spot among small colleges on Peace Corps’ annual Top Volunteer-Producing Schools list, the agency announced today. Currently, there are 17 Macalester graduates serving abroad.
This year, the college moved up two spots from last year’s fifth place ranking. Since the agency was created in 1961, 368 Macalester 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 “Macalester College moves to the No. 3 spot on Peace Corps’ annual Top Schools list”