Spanish Studies

a decorated Day of the Dead skull
a decorated Day of the Dead skull

Departmental News and Events

Last summer, 20 Rhodes students were immersed in an intensive course in Ecuador taught by Dr. Eric Henager and Dr. Bruce Jackson Jr. of Rhodes Spanish Studies.
Maya Searle, a senior health equity major from Knoxville, TN, has been awarded The Steve and Riea Lainoff Crop Trust Fellowship in Honor of Cary Fowler ’71. The fellowship is made possible through the generosity of Steve and Riea Lainoff, parents of Rhodes graduates Brian Lainoff ’11 and Mark Lainoff ’15.
Rhodes alumna and diplomat MaryKay Loss Carlson ’81 has been nominated by President Joe Biden to serve as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of the Philippines. The nomination must be confirmed by the U.S. Senate.