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University of Colorado No. 1 in Peace Corps Volunteers

Hearty congratulations to the Boulder campus of C.U. for being the number one school in 2011 in providing the Peace Corps with 117 undergraduate alumni currently serving overseas in the Peace Corps. C.U. has been in the top three providers of volunteers since 2004. And for the first time this year, both C.U. and Colorado State University in Fort Collins made the top 10.
C.U.-Boulder is the number 5 all-time school for volunteers, having sent 2,269 volunteers into Peace Corps service since it was established by President Kennedy in 1961. Currently, the Peace Corps has 8,655 American volunteers working in 77 countries.
The Peace Corps is just one of 12 campus programs overseen by CU-Boulder’s Institute for Ethical and Civic Engagement. Congratulations to the institute for its excellent performance.
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