As a fellow, Gleeson will work at the Global Crop Diversity Trust in Bonn, Germany. The fellowship provides the opportunity for a recent graduate to develop an understanding of issues associated with agricultural biodiversity conservation.
Distinguished Awards Presented to Students & Memphis Community Members at 2018 Commencement Exercises
Annual awards were presented at the 169th Commencement Exercises of Rhodes College held May 12 on campus.
In addition to her editor-in-chief duties for the Review, Karina Henderson ’18 also uses her passion for writing to create workshops and programs to help middle and high school students develop literacy skills through the Refugee Empowerment Program.
Seniors Palmer, Hornsey, and Li have been awarded highly competitive teaching assistantships for 2018-2019 through the Assistants de langue en France.
Rhodes College’s men's lacrosse team will host Huntingdon College in their first-ever NCAA postseason appearance after earning an automatic bid. The women's lacrosse team will host the second round of the NCAA Division III Tournament for the second year in a row.
Ashley Truong ’16 and Pryce Michener ’17 have been offered Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) awards, which provide highly qualified individuals opportunities to pursue a combined M.D.-Ph.D. degree. MSTPs are funded by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences.
Samantha Lamy and Dulcie Trottier will be commissioned as second lieutenants in the United States Army, and Madisen Duke-Bruechert will be commissioned as a second lieutenant in the United States Air Force.
Moze will be travelling to Aix-en-Provence, France, while Harden will be studying in Rome, Italy, thanks to the newly established Buckman-Mollerup Scholarship.
Theatre, art, and film students joined together to submit a dance video in an online international dance video project in collaboration with the Pina Bausch Foundation.
Various Rhodes departments and programs recognized outstanding students at the college's annual Awards Convocation hosted by Academic Affairs on April 27. Special scholarships and awards were also announced.