Open to the public, the event is 6-7:30 p.m. Oct. 30 at Novel bookstore located at 387 Perkins Ext.
In the City
News and relevant information about Rhodes students, faculty, and staff making the most of living in Memphis.
Rhodes College and the Mike Curb Institute for Music hosted Rhodes Jazz Night at The Levitt Shell on Sept. 15 as part of Family Weekend celebrations. The annual event featured acts like legendary Memphis jazz vocalist Joyce Cobb, the Rhodes Faculty Players, the Rhodes Jazz Band, and the Stax Academy Jazz Ensemble.
Ryan Rosenkrantz ’19, an education major on the policy and reform track, hasn’t wasted any time in applying the knowledge he’s learned in the classroom at Rhodes College to the Memphis community.
Ten high school students from Shelby County are chosen annually to join the Rhodes community as Clarence Day Scholars. Each is given a $5,000 stipend to fund a special project of their choosing with a Memphis focus.
“Violet” cast and crew also won in six other categories at the Ostrander Awards held Aug. 26 at the Orpheum Theatre. Ryan Gilliam won an Ostrander for his role in McCoy Theatre’s production of “Theophilus North.”
Filled with historic photos, the book includes stories from his interviews with those who have experienced Overton Park first-hand, whether defending it, fighting for desegregation of its facilities in the 1960s, or just enjoying its spaces.
On Saturday, Aug. 18, Rhodes College’s first-year students participated in Memphis Community Service Day as part of their Welcome Week experience.
The annual Ostrander Awards salute the best in local community and college theater. Rising senior Ryan Gilliam also was nominated for Leading Actor in a Drama for his role in McCoy Theatre’s production of “Theophilus North.”
For Micah Moreland '20, the Summer Service Fellowship was about more than service, it was about finding his niche in the community.