Rhodes College Board of Trustees Retires the Name Palmer Hall

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 . . .
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Annual Fund Challenge Reaches Goal

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.
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Rhodes Is National Mock Trial Runner-Up

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.
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Chemistry Students Rack up Top Prizes at National Conference

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.
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Rhodes′ Phi Beta Kappa Chapter to Induct New Members

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.
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