Rhodes College to Hold Commencement Exercises May 13

The 174th Commencement of Rhodes College will be held Saturday, May 13, at 8:30 a.m. in the Hubert F. Fisher Memorial Garden on campus. In the event of rain, Commencement will take place in the Bryan Campus Life Center. Tickets are required for seating, and the program will stream live at www.rhodes.edu.

Walker Coleman ’23 Awarded Distinguished Fellowship to Global Crop Diversity Trust

Walker Coleman, a senior international studies and art history double major from Cincinnati, OH, has been awarded The Steve and Riea Lainoff Crop Trust Fellowship in Honor of Cary Fowler ’71. The fellowship is made possible through the generosity of Steve and Riea Lainoff, parents of Rhodes graduates Brian Lainoff ’11 and Mark Lainoff ’15.

Lawler Takes Top Prize for Physics Presentation

Blake Lawler ’24, Kate Hazelwood ’26, and Jessica Myat ’24 gave physics presentations on their ultrasonic studies research at the Western Collegiate Division Meeting of the Tennessee Academy of Sciences held April 22.

Rhodes College’s Phi Beta Kappa Chapter to Induct New Members

Founded in 1776, Phi Beta Kappa is America’s oldest collegiate honor society. Its campus chapters invite for induction the most outstanding liberal arts students at America’s leading colleges and universities. Fewer than one percent of U.S. college graduates are eligible. Membership is one of the highest academic honors a student can attain, and it stands as a life-long mark of excellence in the study of the liberal arts.