News and relevant information about Rhodes students, faculty, and staff making the most of living in Memphis. 

Rhodes Student Adam Cruthirds ’20 Recognized Among 40 Change Makers in Memphis

While undergoing chemotherapy treatment at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital after being diagnosed with leukemia at age 16, Adam Cruthirds began to think about fundraising ideas for the hospital. As a result, he founded Adam’s Army, which has raised more than $700,000 to help end childhood cancer. Cruthirds, a rising senior at Rhodes, was recently honored by Leadership Memphis as a Change Maker.
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JB Hayes ’19 Helps to Create Phone Buddy Program at MIFA

As a 2018 Rhodes Summer Service Fellow, JB Hayes ’19 worked for Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association (MIFA). There, the urban studies major helped develop a new program that helps to break the social isolation and loneliness felt by many homebound seniors.
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Fogelman Galleries Features Artistic Work of Professor Erin Harmon

Fun, experiential, and trippy. That’s how Erin Harmon, associate professor of art and art history, describes her latest work. Inspired by the city of Memphis and supported by the Rhodes community, Harmon’s Aggregate Optics of Make-A-Do will open at the University of Memphis’ Fogelman Galleries of Contemporary Art on Friday, Jan. 18.
Professor Erin Harmon with art students.