The Peace Corps' Associate Director, Helen Lowman, will visit Gonzaga University on March 2nd to celebrate the school's No. 1 ranking among top volunteer-producing universities in 2015. Gonzaga claimed the top spot within Peace Corps' small school classification, with 20 alumni currently volunteering worldwide. The university has held the top spot since 2013.
Lowman will attend a special Peace Corps Week campus event on Monday, March 2, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in room 110 of Jundt Auditorium. She will discuss the strong partnership with the school and its success in producing volunteers for overseas service. The event will be free and open to the public.
Gonzaga has been ranked in the top five among small schools for the past four years. Alumni from more than 3,000 colleges and universities nationwide have served in the Peace Corps since the agency was founded in 1961, including 330 alumni from Gonzaga.