Among student opportunities at Rhodes are work experiences in other countries through the Mertie Buckman, Morelle Legge, Wasfy Iskander, and William Theodore Eckles international internship programs.
Rhodes College is among the “50 Best Value Liberal Arts Colleges in the United States 2024 For International Students” published by Study Abroad Aide.
Artwork by Brooklyn-based artist Esther Ruiz ’11 is being featured in a solo exhibition titled Uncharted at The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum in Ridgefield, CT.
Four Rhodes employees— Sara Harris, Kate Collier, Melissa Campbell, and Elisha Vego—were recognized with the college’s 2024 Outstanding Staff Awards at the annual Service Recognition Brunch held May 14.
A book by Dr. Sarah Ifft Decker, assistant professor of history at Rhodes College, has been recognized with the La corónica International Book Award for best monograph on medieval Iberian literatures, languages, and cultures.
Dr. Cary Fowler ’71, the U.S. Special Envoy for Global Food Security, has been named a 2024 World Food Prize Laureate.
Gaduating seniors Blair Kinsey, Mia-Miracle Craig, and Oliver Hurst received awards. Professor of Music William Skoog, and Brian Foshee, who recently retired as director of physical plant, also received awards.
Rhodes College seniors Lucia Berkey, Riley Damiano, Piper Huddleston, and Gwen Williams have been selected to receive Fulbright U.S. Student Awards for the 2024-2025 academic year.
Six graduating seniors’ portraits are being added to Rhodes College’s Hall of Fame on the second floor of Southwestern Hall. They are Asya Bray, Sam Frank, Oliver Hurst, Claire Kiernan, Hailey Smith, and Justin Thompson.
The 175th Commencement of Rhodes College will be held Saturday, May 11, at 8:30 a.m. in the Hubert F. Fisher Memorial Garden on campus.