Inaugural Events Set for This Weekend

Jennifer M. Collins will be formally installed as the 21st president of Rhodes College on Saturday, Oct. 21, 2023. Inaugural weekend events include a campus-wide celebratory lunch on Friday featuring Memphis-inspired dishes, and the Inaugural Talks, which will showcase the richness and variety of faculty scholarship at Rhodes.

A Culture of Empathy Is Key as Sam Frank ’24 Leads Honor Council

History major Sam Frank ’24 serves as the 2023-2024 president of the Honor Council, which interprets and implements the Honor Code. Bringing empathy to his role, Frank says, "Any organization tasked with seeking justice needs to prioritize compassion and education if the goal is to improve the community it serves."

Stoddard Receives a Fifth National Honor: Tyrone Mitchell Mentor-on-the-Map Award

Dr. Shana Stoddard, associate professor of chemistry at Rhodes, was presented the Tyrone Mitchell Mentor-on-the-Map Award at the 50th annual meeting of the National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers held Sept. 11-14 in New Orleans. This is Stoddard’s fifth award from a national organization since joining Rhodes in 2017.