In the City

News and relevant information about Rhodes students, faculty, and staff making the most of living in Memphis. 

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Summer Success Program Run By Rhodes Faculty and Students Is Changing the Narrative About Kindergarten Readiness

“Many pre-K camps are focused on one or two areas, but we are taking a very comprehensive approach that involves building emotional and social skills in addition to academic skills,” says Dr. Kiren Khan, camp director and assistant professor of psychology at Rhodes. The free program is located at the Porter-Leath Head Start center on American Way.

Rhodes Is Largest Purchaser of Solar Renewable Energy Certificates Through New TVA/MLGW Project

On any given day, roughly 3,100 solar panels at the new Allen Natural Gas Plant capture the sun’s light so that it can be converted into usable electricity. Rhodes representatives recently got an up-close view of them because the college is the largest purchaser of the new RECs associated with the site’s solar generation. 

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