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Local Colleges Remain Top Volunteer Producers for the Peace Corps

The following excerpt comes from the Washington Examiner in Washington, D.C., and was originally published on Feb. 17, 2012.

Once again, George Washington University and the University of Mary Washington headed up lists of top volunteer-producing colleges and universities in two of three major undergraduate categories announced by the Peace Corps in its 2012 Annual College Rankings.

Colleges and universities prepare thousands of talented undergraduate and graduate alumni for Peace Corps service every year, said Peace Corps Director Aaron S. Williams (Dominican Republic, 1967-1970). These alumni go on to serve as Peace Corps volunteers, applying the skills and knowledge they acquired during their studies to promote world peace and friendship and improve the lives of people around the world.

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