Rhodes Ranks 15th on Peace Corps’ Southeast Region Top Schools List
Publication Date: 4/4/2011
With 91 alumni having served in the Peace Corps and 14 currently overseas, Rhodes College ranks 15th among 250 colleges and universities in the southeast region producing Peace Corps volunteers. Rhodes is third in Tennessee. Other states included are Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Mississippi, Alabama, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands.
Established in 1961, Peace Corps helps students jumpstart their career and provides graduates opportunities to serve in 77 different countries. Service is a 27-month commitment. Throughout 2011, Peace Corps is commemorating 50 years of promoting peace and friendship around the world.