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Scholarship is Curiosity
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In the Classroom and Beyond
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Residential by Design

group of students in a radio station Students Get Insider’s Guide to Working in Washington, DC

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.

head and shoulder image of a college student Rhodes Student Adam Cruthirds ’20 Recognized Among 40 Change Makers in Memphis

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 staff members, each holding a plaque 2019 Outstanding Staff Awards Presented

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.

head and shoulder image of college student Junior Walters ’19 Awarded The Steve and Riea Lainoff Crop Trust Fellowship in Honor of Cary Fowler

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.

group of student athletes on a stage Rhodes College Athletics Wins SAA Commissioner’s Cup

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.
A young woman paints.

Make art a part of your life at Rhodes. You don’t have to be a fine art, music, or theatre major to be involved in the arts on campus.

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Rhodes is repeatedly recognized as a top college by Princeton Review, Forbes, Kiplinger, and many more.

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A tradition valued by the Rhodes community for more than a century.