The Compassionate Campus Initiative Retreat: Cultivating Self and Community

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.

Ft. Pillow Documentary by Prof. Garceau and Students Featured at GI Film Festival

Remember Fort Pillow, a documentary film produced and directed by Professor Dee Garceau of the Department of History, along with 14 history students from Rhodes, will be featured at the GI Film Festival (GIFF) in Washington, D.C. The massacre at Fort Pillow was a racialized atrocity that took place during the American Civil War. Although Congress investigated the incident in 1864-65, by the end of the 19th century, public memory of the massacre was silenced.

Supporting the Stage

For theater and political science double major Paul Brandt ’16, career clarity came in song and dance.