What is it like to work and live in Washington, DC? What are the relevant skills and motivations needed? What kinds of internships are available? Rising juniors and seniors at Rhodes got to boost their career prospects and gain insights from industry leaders, think-tank scholars, and public officials on a recent trip to the nation’s capital.
While undergoing chemotherapy treatment at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital after being diagnosed with leukemia at age 16, Adam Cruthirds began to think about fundraising ideas for the hospital. As a result, he founded Adam’s Army, which has raised more than $700,000 to help end childhood cancer. Cruthirds, a rising senior at Rhodes, was recently honored by Leadership Memphis as a Change Maker.
Four Rhodes employees—Alonzo Longstreet, Jennifer Logan, Tierney Jackson, and Karen Mosley—were recognized with the college’s 2019 Outstanding Staff Awards based on nominations submitted by faculty, staff, and students. The presentations were made May 16 at the annual Service Recognition Brunch.
The 12-month fellowship in Bonn, Germany, provides the opportunity for a recent graduate to develop an understanding of the Crop Trust’s work and the issues associated with agricultural biodiversity conservation.
Rhodes College Athletics has won the 2019 Southern Athletic Association’s (SAA) Commissioner’s Cup for the second year in a row. It recognizes regular season standings across each institution’s top eight sports per gender.