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.
New Book by Rhodes Alumnus and Truman Scholar Brooks Lamb Lifts Up Stories of Farmers Who Persist Despite Adversity
History alumnus Brooks Lamb ’17 published Overton Park: A People’s History in 2019, a book he began writing while a student at Rhodes. Now he has a second book just out, titled Love for the Land: Lessons from Farmers Who Persist in Place (Yale University Press).
July 28, 2023
Rhodes is among Money’s Best Colleges in America 2023, which is based on quality, affordability, and student outcomes.
July 19, 2023
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.
July 18, 2023
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.
July 13, 2023
The guide recognizes the college for strong programs in economics, English, international studies, history, chemistry, business, biology, and psychology, as well as educational opportunities beyond campus through internships, fellowships, and study abroad programs.
July 11, 2023
After the spring semester ends, many Rhodes students join their peers and faculty across the globe in college-sponsored intensive courses combining academics with adventure and enrichment. This year’s lineup was unique, including three distinct courses on the continent of Africa in Namibia, Togo, Johannesburg, and Cape Town.
July 10, 2023
Rhodes College Receives $800K from Mellon Foundation to Establish Institute for Race and Social Transformation
Rhodes College is receiving an $800,000 grant from the Mellon Foundation to establish the Institute for Race and Social Transformation (iRaST). The institute will serve as an intellectual hub for research and curricular development focusing on racial equity, discrimination, and justice in Memphis and the Mid-South region.
June 30, 2023
Click here to view the Rhodes College statement regarding the Supreme Court's recent decision on college admissions.
June 29, 2023
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.
June 23, 2023