Rhodes College’s Postgraduate Scholarship Committee is endorsing three juniors to compete for the prestigious Truman Scholarship for 2018. They are Spencer Beckman, Dylan Craddock, and Anne Healy.
The competitive program accepts applications only through participating universities and offers one-year fellowships to uniquely qualified graduating seniors. Finalists will receive notifications in March 2018.
Adrian Winchester ’18
Anne Healy, Lily Flores, and Sophie Tsagronis are the first to receive the Buckman-Mollerup Global Leadership Awards, a new study abroad scholarship created thanks to the generosity of Bob Buckman and Joyce Mollerup.
Through study abroad in England, Jordan, and France, Claire Rickard '18 explores the issues she cares most deeply about.
They are Mary Cat Cleavinger, Will Clinton, India Nikotich, Ryan Rosenkrantz, and Cody Stockton, who are all juniors.
ROTC programs serve as the traditional path to a military career for many Rhodes students. Dulcie Trottier ’18 and Samantha Lamy ’18, currently participate in the Army ROTC program.
Carolin Purser joins the Department of International Studies as assistant professor. She received her Ph.D. in political science and international affairs from the University of Georgia in 2017. Dr. Purser's dissertation was titled "The Concept, Measurement, and Determinants of Human Security." She has taught Introduction to Global Issues and Introduction to Comparative Politics.