The Rhodes College Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa (Gamma of Tennessee) is pleased to announce that the following students from the Class of 2017 have been invited to join the Society as Members-in-Course.
News and Feature Articles
Seven Years to Zero, new work by Rhodes College creative nonfiction professor Amy Benson, is slated to publish in May.
Jill Fredenburg, a senior art major from Memphis, TN, has been selected to receive a Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant for the 2017-2018 academic year.
Cary Fowler ’71, vice chair of the Rhodes Board of Trustees, was featured on CBS’ “Sunday Morning” April 2 about the Svalbard Global Seed Vault in Norway.
The 2018 Class Council hosted the 4th Annual Senior Citizens Prom in the BCLC Ballroom. Members of the J.K. Lewis Senior Center, along with a contingent of Rhodes students, danced the night away.
Rhodes students can volunteer with HopeWorks, an outreach program that works to help break the cycles of crime, addiction, and poverty through empowerment and education.
Four Rhodes students recently represented the college at the annual convention of Eta Sigma Phi, the national honorary society for classical studies.
Beginning in June 2016, senior Jay Hedges began working under Rob Thompson ’99 as a member of a momentous community effort to restore a historic church in downtown Memphis.