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Rhodes senior Miranda Rose recently learned she is the recipient of a 2016-2017 Fulbright U.S. Student Award to Korea. She joins four other Fulbright student grantees from Rhodes who will serve as English Teaching Assistants in their assigned countries.
Rhodes senior Radhika Puri has created a helmet safety program in partnership with Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital. During her junior year at White Station High School in Memphis, TN, Puri suffered a traumatic head injury after falling off her bicycle. She was not wearing a helmet and as a result of her injuries, underwent care in Memphis and Atlanta hospitals. She missed nine weeks of her junior year in high school.
In March, Prof. Timothy Huebner of Rhodes’ Department of History presented a lecture at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library titled “A Massacre in Memphis: The Bloody Race Riot of 1866.”
Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK), the national honor society which recognizes scholarship, leadership and service in extracurricular activities, has inducted new members into the college’s Phi Circle.
New members from the faculty and staff are Dr. Zachary Casey, assistant professor of educational studies; Brian Foshee, director of physical plant; and Timothy Lucas, associate director of physical plant.
Dr. Diana Chapman Walsh, President Emerita of Wellesley College, will deliver the Baccalaureate address and will receive the Honorary Doctor of Humanities degree at Commencement.
At the college’s annual Awards Convocation hosted by Academic Affairs on April 29, various Rhodes departments and programs recognized outstanding students.
The annual legacy photo has been taken for decades, an indication of how fully our alumni value their Rhodes experience as something cherished, to be shared with and bequeathed to younger family members.
Enhancement of the learning experience through reflection lies as close as the nearest keyboard for students participating in the Mellon Grant-funded e-portfolio project.