As KennyBirch considers her past work in her history major and her plans to earn an advanced degree in history, she considers her work as a Mellon Fellow one of the best parts of her Rhodes experience.
The Rhodes Summer Writing Institute, a two-week, residential program held on campus for high school students, will celebrate its 40th anniversary this summer.
Rebecca Finlayson joined the English department in 1998; she teaches The New Yorker first-year writing seminar, as well as courses in Shakespeare and general literature. She is also the Director of College Writing. Before coming to Rhodes, she completed her doctorate in Early Modern literature at Emory University.
By Ali Swee ‘16
Samantha Smith ’14 merges her interests in academics and the arts in an internship at the Folger Shakespeare Library.
Dr. Rebecca Finlayson, assistant professor of English at Rhodes, was presented the 2013 Jameson M. Jones Award for Outstanding Faculty Service.
The college recently p
Several times in Rhodes’ distinguished history, the most prestigious honor societies in the United States have established chapters on the campus that nurture and encourage this culture of excellence.