The following message was delivered to the Rhodes College community: Dear Members of the Rhodes Community, We are writing to let you know the Rhodes College Board of Trustees has voted to retire the name Palmer Hall and to rename the college’s oldest building Southwestern Hall, effective today . . .
We did it! The recent Annual Fund challenge—All Roads Lead to Rhodes Giving Day—raised $175,564 with 1,023 gifts, surpassing the college’s goal of 1,000 gifts.
The Rhodes senior is pursuing a major in international studies and French. She will serve as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant in Senegal.
Rhodes College Mock Trial Team A emerged as runner-up at the American Mock Trial Association National Championship Tournament, after going up against Yale University. A total of 48 teams—two from Rhodes—competed April 4-7 in Philadelphia, PA.
Sophomore Kayla Puzdrakiewicz won an outstanding undergraduate poster award at the recently held American Chemical Society National Conference. Senior Rebecca Evans beat out all other competitors in a contest to see who could search for scientific data the fastest using the software SciFinder.
The Rhodes senior is pursuing an educational studies major. He will serve as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant in Malta.
Phi Beta Kappa is America’s oldest collegiate honor society and champions the liberal arts and sciences in higher education and in society at large. Only about 10 percent of the nation’s institutions of higher learning have Phi Beta Kappa chapters.
The Rhodes senior is pursuing a major in political science and international studies. She will serve as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant in Spain.
Rhodes Voice Student Places First in National Association of Teachers of Singing’s Regional Competition
Cameron Crawford ’19 recently won first place in the Upper College Music Theatre Women category at the Mid-South Regional Auditions of the National Association of Teachers of Singing. She and nine other Rhodes students participated in the event held at Austin Peay State University.
Senior neuroscience major Elizabeth Gaudio was one of the first interns of Rhodes’ Le Bonheur Summer Plus Program, which was established in partnership with Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in 2017. Now, the research she has produced as part of her internship is published in the Journal of Child Neurology.