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Rhodes Welcomes More than 500 First-Year Students, Marking the Opening of the College’s 170th Academic Year

Hundreds of students from around the U.S. and across the world moved into their dorm rooms in a matter of hours Aug. 17, as Rhodes College began its 170th academic year. The move-in got underway around 8 a.m., with campus security directing the long lines of cars to locations where staff and student volunteers would help unload boxes and other belongings into the residence halls. 

group of diverse girls reviewing materials on a conference room table

Rhodes’ Camp Codette Encourages Girls Not to Be Afraid of Computer Science

In 2017, women made up only 26 percent of the computing workforce, according to the National Center for Women and Information Technology. Professors Betsy Sanders and Brian Larkins of Rhodes’ Department of Mathematics and Computer Science say they hope that with programs such as Camp Codette, that percentage will surge in the future.


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