Nicole J. Johnson, dean of students and associate vice president for student affairs at Goucher College, has been named vice president for student life at Rhodes College. She will assume the role on Feb. 27, 2023.
Four Rhodes College seniors are competing for the prestigious Thomas J. Watson Fellowship, which provides a $40,000 grant for purposeful, independent exploration abroad. They are Isabel López, Benjamin Oelkers, Anna Parkinson, and Van Tran.
December 08, 2022
This past summer, Brittany Ashley ’23, Avery Comish ’24, Elizabeth Griffin ’23, and Isabella Brewer ’24, led by associate professor of art and art history Dr. Miriam Clinton, travelled to Porto Rafti to become part of the archaeological survey project known as BEARS.
December 05, 2022
Equestrian Club president Elizabeth Mueller '23 works to create a welcoming experience for all students with different levels of commitment, a restructured budget, a revived competition team, and more.
November 21, 2022
Rhodes senior Anne Entz, who is the recipient of the prestigious Boren Scholarship, has been studying Mandarin Chinese at the National Taiwan University for the fall 2022 semester. “I chose to study Mandarin in Taiwan because I have had a wonderful experience studying Chinese at Rhodes, and I wanted to continue improving my Chinese language skills in an immersive environment,” she says.
November 21, 2022
Claire Revels Shapiro, chief human resources officer at Rhodes College, was among the nominees for the 2022 HR Excellence Awards presented by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)-Memphis Nov. 15.
November 17, 2022
Mike Clary, head women’s golf coach at Rhodes College, will retire in May 2023 upon completion of his 44th year on the Rhodes athletic staff. He is the longest serving staff member in Rhodes athletic history.
November 09, 2022
Coalition of Orange Mound Community Organizations and Rhodes College Recognized for Neighborhood Revitalization Plan
At the annual Fall Conference of the Tennessee Chapter of the American Planning Association, the Mound Up! Neighborhood Revitalization Plan was recognized with the Outstanding Student Project award. It will be featured at the national level on the American Planning Association blog.
November 02, 2022
Rhodes College’s 2022 alumni awards were presented during the college’s Homecoming/Reunion Weekend Oct. 28-29. Dr. Russell T. Wigginton Jr. ’88 received the Distinguished Alumni Award, Brad Hensley ’12 the Young Alumni Award, and Kathy Moore Cowan ’78 the Black Student Association Distinguished Alumni Award.
October 31, 2022
The ongoing project will be housed in the college's archives and combines archival research with new oral histories of alums to capture the stories and history of the LGBTQ+ community at Rhodes.
October 28, 2022
He was awarded the Thomas C. Calhoun Excellence in Mentoring Award at the Mid-South Sociological Association’s 48th Annual Meeting held in Nashville, and his work the featured topic of the “Author Meets Legacy” session at the 52nd Annual Conference of the Association of Black Sociologists held in Chicago.
October 25, 2022