Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Boston College Recognized by Peace Corps for Producing Volunteers

An experienced education administrator and consultant, Sergio Paez formerly served as superintendent for Holyoke Public Schools in Massachusetts. Sergio Paez holds both a master’s degree in education from Harvard University and a doctorate of education in school administration from Boston College, which has earned a spot on the Peace Corps’ list of the 2017 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities. 

The Peace Corps has placed Boston College on its list of 2017 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities for the medium-sized school category, which consists of schools with 5,000 to 15,000 undergraduate students. With 19 alumni serving as Peace Corps volunteers around the world, Boston College ranked 13th on the list, coming in just behind College of Charleston and just ahead of Loyola University Chicago. 

The Peace Corps has included Boston College on its list for the last 10 years. Since the Peace Corps began in 1961, the college has had 786 alumni serve as volunteers throughout the world.