Office of External Programs

The Office of External Programs communicates the Rhodes Vision, builds and maintains relationships with our internal and external communities.  Our division is dedicated to Rhodes, the Memphis community, and our students and faculty.  Together with our generous partners and funders, we make connections between Rhodes and the community, particularly here in Memphis. 


  • Encourage and maintain a mutually beneficial relationship with external partners and funders 
  • Grant writing strategy, submission and reporting information has now moved to our In Rhodes site. 
  • Event management 
  • Coordinate community-based programs such as the Rhodes Learning Corridor
  • Partnerships to promote community-based learning 
  • Continuing education classes and events 
  • Assist students in choosing a major, internships, graduate school and employment 

Departments and Programs within the External Programs Division include: