Luxury and lifestyle travel magazine Condé Nast Travelerperiodically puts together a gallery of campuses that catch their eye. In its July 24th online issue, editors have featured Rhodes College in “The 50 Most Beautiful College Campuses in America.”
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Facing a remote end to his senior year and a cancelled final baseball season due to COVID-19, John Medich ’20 set his sights on a new goal: in the fall, the Sewickley, PA, native will be competing with ACC powerhouse Georgia Tech as a graduate transfer while pursuing an M.S. in Quantitative and Computational Finance.
July 27, 2020
On July 15, President Marjorie Hass announced that Rhodes College will continue remote learning for fall 2020.
July 15, 2020
Second Rhodes Responds Series Features Scholars and Activists on Black Communities and Law Enforcement
As part of Rhodes’ efforts to offer expertise to the public on the most important issues of the present, the college is launching a second Rhodes Responds series, Black Communities and Law Enforcement.
July 01, 2020
Rhodes College joined the ranks of hundreds of colleges and universities nationwide in becoming a member of the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD), a national organization dedicated to supporting faculty and their professional development in academia.
June 26, 2020
Rhodes College and Baptist Memorial Health Care have announced a comprehensive partnership to provide COVID-19 prevention, monitoring, testing, tracing, and health care services to students, faculty, and staff members. Forming this partnership with Baptist addresses the need for a full-scale safety protocol led by public health experts. Baptist will assist the college with developing its health and safety protocol plan and implementation strategies for that plan, including testing, tracing and care.
June 24, 2020
Professor of Biology Terry Hill and Professor of Psychology Marsha Walton have been awarded national research mentoring awards by the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR.)
June 24, 2020
"Remarkably, with few exceptions, the concerns raised by Black students almost forty years ago are the same concerns we have heard voiced by Black students in the past three weeks. The similarity of our experiences highlights that neither my experiences from over three decades ago nor the experiences of Black students today are unique to our particular moment in the history of the Rhodes. Instead the similarities underscore that there are some persistent challenges at Rhodes. Our students today have demonstrated extraordinary courage and agency in revealing Rhodes’ imperfections and in prompting the institution to move forward. Their critique stems from their loyalty to Rhodes and their desire to see Rhodes live up to its potential."
June 22, 2020
Recent Rhodes graduate Monroe McKay has excelled as an athlete, an outstanding student, and a caring volunteer in the community. This was amply illustrated this past April when not only was he recognized among the best local football players by the Memphis Chapter of the National Football Foundation, but also he presented his genome research remotely at The Allied Genetics Conference 2020 conference. His mantra is “The secret to living is giving,” and he says Rhodes has prepared him to succeed after graduation.
June 11, 2020
On May 27, Rhodes College President Marjorie Hass sent an email to the campus community announcing changes to the Fall 2020 academic calendar, an updated health and safety plan, and the conditions necessary for a return to campus.
May 27, 2020