Beyond Excellence

Working from her home in Atlanta, GA, rising senior Sydney Jones remained committed to making an impact in Memphis through Rhodes’ Summer Service Fellowship Read More >>

Beyond Expectation

Volunteering on the front lines of a COVID-19 testing site, Demi Shamisi-Basha has borne witness to the realities of the pandemic in Memphis Read More >>

Beyond the Classroom

At the heart of the Rhodes education is the mentorship relationship between faculty and students. Read More >>

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Prof. Evan Williams Selected as Commissioned Composer for Lesbian and Gay Band Association’s 40th Anniversary

Dr. Evan Williams, assistant professor of music and director of instrumental activities at Rhodes College, was selected from a group of talented and diverse active composers worldwide. He plans to compose a fantasia-like piece of many moods, reflective of the poetry of Claude McKay, a key figure in the Harlem Renaissance.

Lee Ann Backlund Appointed Interim Vice President for Enrollment and Dean of Admission

National enrollment and admission leader Lee Ann Backlund has been appointed interim vice president for enrollment and dean of admission. Backlund will serve through the 2021-2022 school year as the college searches for a permanent enrollment leader.

a woman on a stage surrounded by lights McCoy Theatre Cast to Present Virtual Showcase of Songs by Award-Winning Composer Jeanine Tesori

Rhodes College’s McCoy Theatre will present “A Celebration of Jeanine Tesori” April 16, featuring Rhodes students and community members performing songs by award-winning composer Jeanine Tesori. The virtual showcase, premiering at 7:30 p.m. CST, is directed by Joy Brooke Fairfield, assistant professor of theatre at Rhodes. Local musician and theatre artist Eileen Kuo serves as music director.
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