Rhodes Hollywood Springdale Partnership Gets National Recognition


Publication Date: 3/23/2007

Reading “Project Town Gown,” (PDF) an article in Diverse Issues in Higher Education magazine, it’s hard to tell which partner benefits more from the coalition. The feature certainly documents improvements in the troubled neighborhood north of the college. It also explains what the involvement means to Rhodes students. “It’s what keeps me afloat,” says Lizzie Phillips ’07. Provost Charlotte Borst explains, “We’re looking beyond the gates [of Rhodes] and trying to use the city of Memphis as our larger classroom.”

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