The Rhodes Jazz Band led by Dr. John Bass, director of Rhodes’ Mike Curb Institute for Music, will participate in Grahamwood Elementary School’s annual Mardi Gras Parade Feb. 24.
In the City
Claire Shapiro, Chief Human Resources Officer at Rhodes, is president of the board of directors for Memphis Business Group on Health (MBGH), and on Feb.
Rhodes provides students with many opportunities to explore the different areas of health care through partnerships in the city.
T.S. Eliot may have thought April was the cruelest month, but around here we know it’s really February that stings. The skies are gray, the days are short, midterms are looming, and to top it off, there’s that dreaded holiday: Valentine’s Day.
Memphis native Rachel Glazer '17 was already aware of her city's rich cultural background before enrolling at Rhodes, but her work as a Clarence Day Scholar has given her an even greater appreciation of the city’s diversity.
(From left: Leslie Barker, Miranda Colegrove, Brynna Newkirk, and Andrea Pajarillo)
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.
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.