Denison University among Peace Corps’ top colleges
Date of Event: February 3, 2012
Posted: February 3, 2012
GRANVILLE, Ohio—Denison University again this year is among the Peace Corps’ list of top schools nationwide producing volunteers for the organization, moving up to No. 20 from last year’s No. 23 in the rankings among colleges and universities enrolling fewer than 5,000 students. Since Peace Corps was founded in 1961, 250 Denison alumni have served in Peace Corps and 17 alumni are currently serving in the Corps.
Since President John F. Kennedy established the Peace Corps by executive order on March 1, 1961, more than 200,000 Americans have served in 139 host countries. Today, 9,095 volunteers are working with local communities in 75 host countries. Visit www.peacecorps.gov for more information.
Denison University, founded in 1831, is an independent, residential liberal arts institution located in Granville, Ohio. A highly selective college enrolling 2,100 full-time undergraduate students from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries, Denison is a place where innovative faculty and motivated students collaborate in rigorous scholarship, civic engagement and the cultivation of independent thinking.
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