Matt Dean Named Rhodes College Director of Athletics

Matt Dean has been interim director of athletics since October 2018. Over the course of his now 28-year career at Rhodes, he served as head women’s basketball team coach for 15 years, becoming the college’s winningest coach in program history.

JB Hayes ’19 Helps to Create Phone Buddy Program at MIFA

As a 2018 Rhodes Summer Service Fellow, JB Hayes ’19 worked for Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association (MIFA). There, the urban studies major helped develop a new program that helps to break the social isolation and loneliness felt by many homebound seniors.

Rhodes College Board of Trustees Retires the Name Palmer Hall

The following message was delivered to the Rhodes College community: Dear Members of the Rhodes Community, We are writing to let you know the Rhodes College Board of Trustees has voted to retire the name Palmer Hall and to rename the college’s oldest building Southwestern Hall, effective today . . .

Annual Fund Challenge Reaches Goal

We did it! The recent Annual Fund challenge—All Roads Lead to Rhodes Giving Day—raised $175,564 with 1,023 gifts, surpassing the college’s goal of 1,000 gifts.