Bowdoin Among Peace Corps’ Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges

The Peace Corps has announced that Bowdoin College ranked thirteenth among small schools on the agency’s 2016 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list. There are 10 Bowdoin alumni currently volunteering worldwide.

This is the third year that Bowdoin has ranked among the top small schools, moving up from the No. 14 spot in 2016.

“Many students are trying to figure out a way to be active in and contribute not only to their local communities, but on also on a global level,” said Meg Springer, herself a former Peace Corps volunteer who served in Thailand.

Read more about it in Bowdoin News.


  1. David R Anderson says:

    Glad to hear it. I was in on the creation of the Peace Corps (in a small way). Be in touch if you’re interested in my story. David R. Anderson ’55

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