Rachel Glazer was already aware of Memphis' rich cultural background before enrolling at Rhodes, but her work as a Clarence Day Scholar has given her a greater appreciation of the city’s diversity.
In the City
Last fall, Theatre Memphis and Rhodes College came together to cultivate the arts through the Central High School Fellowship, funded by the Riea and Steve Lainoff Fellowship Program.
Bud Richey, associate vice president for external programs at Rhodes, received the 2016 SPARK Award for "Leader of the Year" at a ceremony aired on WKNO-TV on Dec. 12.
Senior Korey Henkle is finding new ways to help others through his internship with the Community Legal Center (CLC), which was established in 1994 and is located in downtown Memphis.
Rhodes students recent
Erica Smythe ’17 is working as a curatorial intern executing gallery openings as well as archiving the Brooks Museum’s impressive exhibition history.
Erica Carcelén, who has a major in biology and environmental science, is one of those students who has greatly benefitted from the Rhodes/Memphis Zoo partnership.
Rhodes College President William E. Troutt will retire in June 2017, after 18 years as president of the college.
Adam Cruthirds ’20 was having one of the most exciting summers of his life when he was diagnosed with cancer.