Rhodes Awarded $25K Grant from Teagle Foundation and NEH to Transform Search Curriculum

Rhodes College is updating and expanding its long-established Search program with the support of a $25,000 planning grant for the 2023-2024 academic year from the Cornerstone: Learning for Living initiative. Jointly sponsored by the Teagle Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Cornerstone: Learning for Living initiative seeks to revitalize the role of the humanities in higher education.

Rhodes Makes Forbes’ Inaugural List of America’s Best Small Employers

Rhodes has made one of Forbes’ newest rankings: America’s Best Small Employers. Forbes partnered with the market research firm Statista to survey workers at companies with between 200 and 1,000 employees. Only 300 institutions, from an initial pool of 10,000 businesses nationwide, made the inaugural list.

Tony Eskridge ′20 Receives National Hunger Leadership Award

Rhodes alumnus Tony Eskridge ’20 is the recipient of the inaugural Rising Star Alum Hunger Leadership Award, presented by the Congressional Hunger Center in June in Washington, D.C. While at Rhodes, he won an Emerson National Hunger Fellowship, which provides leadership development opportunities for motivated individuals who wish to make a difference in eliminating hunger and poverty.

With a World of Choices, Landon Fulton Chooses Rhodes

The best learning opportunities are not measured by miles. That’s why Memphis-area resident Landon Fulton ’27 chose to get a world-class liberal arts education right at home at Rhodes College. And his decision was made after having been accepted to 31 colleges across the country and being offered more than $1 million in scholarships.