URI 21st in Peace Corps volunteers

C.J. SANCHEZ, a 2013 University of Rhode Island graduate, serves as an environmental educator in Nicaragua. / COURTESY PEACE CORPS
C.J. SANCHEZ, a 2013 University of Rhode Island graduate, serves as an environmental educator in Nicaragua. / COURTESY PEACE CORPS
SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The University of Rhode Island ranked 21st among medium-sized schools on the Peace Corps’ 2017 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list, with 15 undergraduate alumni currently serving worldwide. URI rose four spots from last year’s rank, according to the Peace Corps. URI also is the only Rhode Island college or university listed…

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