Rhodes Welcomes Its Newest Class, Marks Its 171st Academic Year

Of its more than 2,000 students, who come from 47 states and represent 54 countries, approximately 520 first-year students and 18 transfer students have committed to enroll fall 2019. Multicultural and international students make up 40 percent of the Class of 2023—an 8 percent increase compared with last year’s incoming class.

New Faculty Roll Call

Rhodes professors equip students to think and understand in new ways through rigorous academics and opportunities for exploration outside of the classroom. The college welcomes 15 new faculty to its distinguished roster for the 2019-2020 academic year.

Rhodes Students Walk Alongside Refugees Striving for a Promising Future

Refugee Empowerment Program is located a five-minute drive from the Rhodes campus in the Binghampton neighborhood. REP assists the refugee and immigrant population of Memphis through education, advocacy, and support programs.Rhodes students Khiem Nguyen and Mildred Vazquez spent this summer there serving as literacy coaches.

Annie Paris ’21 is Helping Make the World Golf Championships a Success in Memphis

One Rhodes rising junior has been at the center of the action for the last six months, preparing for the World Golf Championships-FedEx St. Jude Invitational. Forty-six of the top 50 players in the world will be participating and, as golfers and golf lovers from around the world descend on Memphis July 24-28, Paris hopes their star power elevates Memphis and recruits more supporters for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.