Rhodes Makes Forbes’ Inaugural List of America’s Best Small Employers

Rhodes has made one of Forbes’ newest rankings: America’s Best Small Employers. Forbes partnered with the market research firm Statista to survey workers at companies with between 200 and 1,000 employees. Only 300 institutions, from an initial pool of 10,000 businesses nationwide, made the inaugural list.

Tony Eskridge ′20 Receives National Hunger Leadership Award

Rhodes alumnus Tony Eskridge ’20 is the recipient of the inaugural Rising Star Alum Hunger Leadership Award, presented by the Congressional Hunger Center in June in Washington, D.C. While at Rhodes, he won an Emerson National Hunger Fellowship, which provides leadership development opportunities for motivated individuals who wish to make a difference in eliminating hunger and poverty.

With a World of Choices, Landon Fulton Chooses Rhodes

The best learning opportunities are not measured by miles. That’s why Memphis-area resident Landon Fulton ’27 chose to get a world-class liberal arts education right at home at Rhodes College. And his decision was made after having been accepted to 31 colleges across the country and being offered more than $1 million in scholarships.

Bradley Returns to Rhodes Institute for Regional Studies as Scholar-in-Residence

Rhodes Institute for Regional Studies has welcomed Dr. Regina N. Bradley, associate professor of English and African diaspora studies at Kennesaw State University, as its scholar-in-residence to engage with its fellows conducting research this summer based on questions they have about Memphis and the Mid-South area. A prominent public voice and leading scholar on contemporary Southern Black life and hip-hop culture, Bradley is no stranger to Rhodes, having given various presentations on campus since 2014.

Coonin Leads Seminar on Connecting Renaissance Art to Diverse Audiences

Professor Victor Coonin, who specializes in the field of Renaissance art, is leading a seminar for the Council of Independent Colleges titled “Power and Absence: Connecting Renaissance Art to Diverse Audiences.” Participants were selected by competitive nomination, and the seminar includes special access to collections of the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, National Civil Rights Museum, and Dixon Gallery and Gardens.