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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President Hass President Hass Called to National Leadership Role and Will Leave Rhodes to Become President of the Council of Independent Colleges

Rhodes College President Marjorie Hass will depart the college this summer to become president of the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC), a Washington-based national association of independent colleges and universities that supports leadership development, advances institutional excellence, and enhances the national understanding of private higher education. In this position she will be a leading voice in the national debates over higher education and in ensuring that independent higher education successfully adapts to new conditions. 

A smiling man with short brown hair wearing a suit and tie. Connor Lambert ’22 Has Public Policy Essay Published Nationally

As a result of being a runner-up in last year’s John Quincy Adams Society’s student foreign policy essay contest, political economy major Connor Lambert ’22 had his essay published in The National Interest. He says his advisor Prof. Stephen Ceccoli told him about the contest and helped him research his topic. “One of my favorite things about the political economy major is its interdisciplinary nature. I’ve enjoyed being able to pursue my academic passions across departments,” says Lambert. “Professors Ceccoli, Collins, Sciubba, Wirls, and Cullen all have provided invaluable guidance in their courses.”

Prof. Larryn Peterson’s Investment in Chemistry Students Pays Off in Big Ways

Rhodes College faculty have a strong investment in training future scientists, according to Dr. Larryn Peterson, associate professor of chemistry. With a National Science Foundation grant, she and her team of students have been conducting research that is yielding big benefits. Erykah Starr ’20, Alexa Alana ’20, Ryan Marasco ’21, and Skyler Cochrane ’18 share their experiences on the team.
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