Three Rhodes faculty members have joined the Office of Academic Affairs, which is dedicated to empowering a community of strong teacher-scholars and developing transformative programs and experiences for a talented student body. They are Dr. Tim Huebner, associate provost; Dr. Natalie Person, dean for curricular development; and Dr. Amy Jasperson, dean for faculty development. They assumed their new roles July 1.
News and information about the Rhodes campus experience.
Rhodes College, with a learning environment that is beautiful, community-centered, and transformative, is once again featured in the Fiske Guide to Colleges. The 2020 guide delivers an insider’s look at what it’s really like to be a student at the “best and most interesting” schools in the United States, Canada, Great Britain, and Ireland.
Dr. Alicia Golston has been promoted to dean of students at Rhodes College, effective July 1, 2019. She served as associate dean of students in 2017 and became associate dean for student experience in 2018.
Using cutting-edge technologies in robotics, virtual reality, and artificial intelligence, students in Dr. Ross Sowell’s Human-Robot Interaction course and Dr. Betsy Sanders’ Virtual Environments course showed off their computer science skills at an end-of-year exhibition of class projects.
Four Rhodes employees—Alonzo Longstreet, Jennifer Logan, Tierney Jackson, and Karen Mosley—were recognized with the college’s 2019 Outstanding Staff Awards based on nominations submitted by faculty, staff, and students. The presentations were made May 16 at the annual Service Recognition Brunch.
Rhodes College Athletics has won the 2019 Southern Athletic Association’s (SAA) Commissioner’s Cup for the second year in a row. It recognizes regular season standings across each institution’s top eight sports per gender.
Kappa Pi, the international art honor society has established a chapter on the Rhodes campus. Founded in 1911, it is open to all college students studying visual art who have achieved certain standards of excellence in the field.
Rhodes College President Marjorie Hass has appointed Dr. Darrell Ray interim vice president for student life, effective July 1, 2019. Ray is an experienced student life professional who previously served as vice president for student affairs at the University of Memphis.
From classical to R&B to hip-hop, André Moore, more commonly known as Dré on campus, is a walking symphony of melodies. For his success during his time at Rhodes, the senior vocal performance major likes to give credit to the professors who have been instrumental in his formation as a singer and a producer.