Bud Richey, associate vice president for external programs at Rhodes, received the 2016 SPARK Award at a ceremony aired on WKNO-TV on Dec. 12. He was recognized in the education category as “Leader of the Year.” Public nominations were held Aug.
In the City
Serving the community is ingrained in many Rhodes students’ experiences. Whether it be routine volunteering or service trips during breaks, students are constantly finding new ways to assist those who need it most.
Rhodes students recently presented their geographic information system (GIS) research projects at the Mid-South GIS Conference held Nov. 16 and 17 in Memphis.
Over the past 15 years, the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art has looked to Rhodes students to assist in various departments with community education programming, leading tours, research support, event planning, and so much more.
Rhodes and the Memphis Zoo have been neighbors for more than 90 years, and the college’s faculty and students have worked with zoo staff on a number of scientific research projects focusing on animal behavior, animal care, conservation, ecology, n
Rhodes College President William E. Troutt will retire in June 2017, after 18 years as president of the college.
Dr. Ernest L. Gibson III of the Rhodes Department of English was invited by the Indie Memphis Film Festival to introduce Raoul Peck’s documentary on James Baldwin, “I Am Not Your Negro,” which premiered at Studio and encored at Hattiloo Theater on Nov. 5.
Adam Cruthirds ’20 was having one of the most exciting summers of his life when he was diagnosed with cancer. After returning from a river rafting trip, he noticed intense pain in his hands.
Ride along with Kirkwood Vangeli '17 as he takes us through the world of Memphis skateboarding. Kirkwood’s short film, Grit Grind Ride, premieres Saturday, Nov. 5 at the Indie Memphis Film Festival. Showtime is 10:30 a.m.
The experiences that impact students in middle school and high school can significantly influence the perspectives they carry with them into college or throughout their careers.