National and global news about Rhodes students and alumns. 

Two Rhodes Students Participate in Harvard Conference Fostering Future Public Policy Leaders

Isabel Lopez ’23 and Becca Folkes-Lallo ’22 are among a few select students nationwide who participated in Harvard University’s 20th annual Public Policy Leadership Conference this Feb 6-9. Presented by the university’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, the conference is designed to inspire talented and driven first- and second-year undergraduate students to pursue public policy careers and become future leaders.

Rhodes College Is a Top Ten Producer of Students Awarded Prestigious Fulbright Grant

Rhodes has earned the number seven spot on the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs’ list of baccalaureate institutions producing the most 2019-2020 Fulbright U.S. Students. The Fulbright Program is the U.S. government’s highly prestigious international educational exchange program, and participants are chosen for their academic merit and leadership potential.

Rhodes College Provost Milton Moreland Named Centre College President

He first joined the Rhodes campus community in 2003 as an assistant professor of religious studies and was promoted to associate and full professor, serving as the R.A. Webb Professor of Religious Studies. Moreland previously announced he was leaving his role as provost at the end of the 2019-2020 academic year. Rhodes conducted a national search for a new provost in the fall and announced the appointment of Dr. Katherine Bassard in December.  

Four to Vie for Coveted 2020 Truman Scholarship

Rhodes’ Postgraduate Scholarship Committee is endorsing four juniors to compete for the 2020 Truman Scholarship, the premier graduate fellowship in the United States for those pursuing careers as public service leaders. They are Olivia Brown, Teasha Dogra, Jacob Fontaine, and Matthew Mussalli.

Chloe Moore ’16 Featured Among Forbes’ “30 Under 30”

Rhodes alumna Chloe Moore has made Forbes’ “30 Under 30” list in the 2020 education category, with honorees hailing from across the globe. At the beginning of 2019, she was featured in Memphis Flyer’s “20 Under 30” list of individuals helping to shape Memphis’ future