More than 500 Rhodes students have participated in a summer enrichment activity, everything from study abroad to local community service.
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Rhodes College Executive Director of Athletics Portia Hoeg announced today the hiring of Tyler Papadinis as head men’s basketball coach, effective Aug. 15. Papadinis comes to Rhodes after spending the past three seasons on the coaching staff at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
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.
Rankings in the guide are based on surveys of 138,000 students from across the country. The Princeton Review does not rank the schools in the book overall.
Editor's Note (Aug. 28): Rhodes College and media partners WMC-TV and the Commercial Appeal/USA Today Network-Tennessee have canceled the scheduled Sept. 13th U.S. Senate debate after Republican candidate Rep. Marsha Blackburn declined to participate. Democratic candidate, former Gov. Phil Bredesen, committed to participate in the debate three weeks ago.
Rhodes also made the guide’s listings of small colleges and universities strong in international studies and in business.
A new exhibit about the life of prominent Memphis businessman Robertson Topp is set to open on Monday, July 9, at the Rhodes College Paul Barret, Jr. Library.
Around campus, William Jirik ’18 is known for his saying, “Where there’s a Will, there’s a way,” and the business and economics double major has shown that, with enough determination, one can overcome obstacles and achieve what they set out to do.
Kendall Cunningham ’18 made women's lacrosse history for the Lynx after earning third team All-American honors. Cunningham is also the first women's lacrosse player from the Southern Athletic Association (SAA) to earn All-American status.
She comes to Rhodes from Allegheny College in Meadville, Penn., where she served as the director of athletics and recreation for the past six years.