Rhodes Accessibility Services Stays Ahead of the Curve with Name Change

This past year, Student Disability Services adopted a new name to better reflect their mission of promoting access and inclusion for all students, in all aspects of campus life: Student Accessibility Services (SAS). The change embodies a more positive, active attitude toward expanding accessibility and counteracts the stigma society often attaches to the word “disability.”
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Sakura Horiuchi '19 Awarded BlueCross Diversity Scholarship

Sakura Horiuchi ’19, a chemistry major at Rhodes College, was recently selected as a 2018 recipient of the BlueCross Power of We Scholarship. The scholarship awards $10,000 each to three outstanding minority students pursuing careers in the health care field. 
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R-E-S-P-E-C-T: Rhodes Gathering Pays Tribute to Aretha Franklin

On Aug. 29, a mix of faculty, staff, and students gathered in Rhodes’ Hyde Hall as the strains of “I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)” and “Son of a Preacher Man” played in the background. They came for lunch and an intimate discussion about the life, music, and Memphis roots of Aretha Franklin, who died Aug. 16.
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