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Gonzaga Once Again Ranks No. 1 in Nation for Alumni Serving in Peace Corps

SPOKANE, Wash. – For the second consecutive year, Gonzaga University has been named the top-ranked institution among “Small Colleges and Universities” in the nation with 22 undergraduate alumni serving overseas as Peace Corps volunteers in 18 countries worldwide, lifting Gonzaga’s historical total to 320 alumni with Peace Corps service, the agency announced today.

Gonzaga President Thayne McCulloh said the back-to-back recognition represents a tribute to Gonzaga’s enduring mission to produce enlightened, passionate graduates who seek to make a difference in the world. View the full list of Peace Corps Top Colleges 2014.

“Today’s announcement underscores the commitment of Gonzaga’s graduates to work toward a world of peace, justice and greater understanding among people around the world,” said President McCulloh. “Our graduates, like Kate Hewitt and so many others, are passionate about making a difference in our world. This recognition demonstrates that our tradition is one of transformation – both institutionally in educating people for others, and individually, as students and alumni carry their inspired missions into many career fields.”...

Gonzaga University Article Link (http://news.gonzaga.edu/2014/gonzaga-ranks-1-nation-alumni)