Faculty Grants


Grants for faculty and students are available through the Mike Curb Institute on a yearly basis. Proposals should reflect the Institute’s mission, and may include requests for funds for the following:

  • Faculty research
  • Student research
  • Performances
  • Lectures
  • The purchase of materials related to curricular development or pedagogical innovation
  • Collaborations with Rhodes’ learning corridor partner schools and/or other organizations such as the Stax Museum, the National Civil Rights Museum, the Blues Foundation, and Fisk, Belmont and Vanderbilt Universities in Nashville where Curb Foundation initiatives are already underway

2011-2012 Faculty Grants

Parthenia, A Consort of Viols

This New York-based quartet of viols specializes in the beautiful and expressive music of Elizabethan England, and will focus this concert on the music of 1611. Presented in conjunction with the 1611 Symposium celebrating the King James Bible’s 400th Anniversary.

Sunday, November 13, 7:00 p.m.
Hardie Auditorium/Palmer Hall

Rhodes Rocks

A concert unlike any other Rhodes College has seen, featuring the Rhodes College Orchestra performing rock music with special guest artist Mark Wood, founding member of the Trans-Siberian Orchestra
Rhodes Rock Orchestra
Joseph Montelione, electric trumpet/conductor
Mark Wood, electric violin
Kaleb Yaniger,
Saturday, March 3, 8:00 p.m.
Christian Brothers University Theater, 650 East Parkway South