On June 12, 2016 around 2 AM a gunman entered an Orlando nightclub that catered to an LGBTQAIP clientele and opened fire killing approximately 49 people and leaving 53 people injured, some of them critically.
This spring semester, with the guidance of Rhodes’ Career Services office, Becky Kempf ’17 served as a development intern with Shelby Farms Park.
Jennifer Andrews graduated from Rhodes in 2006 with a B.A. in English and is the newly named executive director of Shelby Farms Park Conservancy.
Rhodes alumna Annie Herman, who oversees campus and communities recruitment for the Americas at Dow Jones and The Wall Street Journal, has given advice for snagging an internship this summer to Teen Vogue.
In 2006, Wigginton included Ali in his book, The Strange Career of the Black Athlete, which draws on sports to discuss the history of race relations in America.
An essential part of Rhodes’ liberal arts approach to education is the Foundations curriculum, which encourages students to explore subject matter outside of their majors. The goal of this method is to enrich the student’s perspective and allow for greater depth and understanding of his or her chosen field.
We asked five seniors from the Class of 2016 the question, “What was your favorite class outside of your major, and why?” Here’s what they told us:
Rhodes’ 2016 Summer Service Fellowship Program kicked off this week with fellows visiting various destinations on MATA buses to better understand issues of public transportation in Memphis.
In 2015, President William Troutt organized the Compassionate Campus Initiative (CCI), a small group of faculty and staff coming together in hopes of finding ways to make Rhodes College a kinder and more mindful community. In pursuit of this goal, the CCI is engaged in multiple projects, including helping to develop new curriculum designed to cultivate compassion and working to establish Bellingrath Chapel as a space dedicated to contemplation, prayer, and meditation.