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Wake Forest University makes Peace Corps top 25


January 30, 2008

Wake Forest University has made the Peace Corps’ top 25 list of small colleges and universities with the most Peace Corps volunteers.

With 17 Wake Forest graduates currently serving as Peace Corps volunteers, Wake Forest is ranked 16th on the current list.  Since the Peace Corps was founded, 182 Wake Forest alumni have served as volunteers.

Schools are ranked according to the size of the student body.  Small schools are those with fewer than 5,000 undergraduates; medium-size schools are those with 5,001 to 15,000 undergraduates; and large schools are those with more than 15,000 undergraduates.

The Peace Corps announced the new rankings Jan. 14.  To view the entire “Peace Corps Top Colleges 2008” list, visit the Peace Corps Web site at http://www.peacecorps.gov/ 

Press Contacts:

Cheryl Walker
(336) 758-5237


Kevin Cox
(336) 758-5237


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