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Rhodes College Joins National Consortium for the Liberal Arts in Prison

Rhodes College has joined the national Consortium for the Liberal Arts in Prison, deepening its commitment to creating access to higher education for incarcerated people. The group cultivates and supports college-in-prison programs in partnership with colleges and universities across the country. It was established in 2009 by the Bard Prison Initiative at New York’s Bard College. Rhodes is the Consortium’s first institution in the South.

Rhodes Makes Money’s Best Colleges In America 2024

Rhodes is one of the “Best Colleges in America 2024,” according to Money, and has received four out of five stars based on the company’s unique star system. Colleges were scored in three areas: quality, affordability, and future earning potential.

Local Library Exhibition Grows Out of Janay Kelley’s Rhodes Institute for Regional Studies Project

Recent Rhodes College graduate Janay Kelley ’24 has curated the Threaded Legacies exhibition currently on view at Memphis’ Cossitt Library. The exhibition is a result of a project titled “Threading Legacy: Artistry, Ritual, and Southern Black Women Lineages” that Kelley worked on in 2023 as a fellow in the eight-week Rhodes Institute for Regional Studies.
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