Poet Patricia Spears Jones, a 1973 Rhodes alumna, is the 2017 recipient of the Jackson Poetry Prize presented by Poets & Writers, a New York-based service organization for creative writers.
Throughout the World
Ask Jenny Loome ’18 why she came to Rhodes College, and she’ll tell you one of the big reasons is the St. Jude Summer Plus Fellowship.
Olivia Muehlberger, a 2016 Rhodes alumna from Austin, TX, has been selected to receive a Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant for the 2017-2018 academic year.
Thomas Mitchell, a political science and educational studies double major from Knoxville, TN, is among those winning a Truman Scholarship.
The 2016 Rhodes College women’s golf team has been selected to receive the 2017 Amateur Team of the Year Award presented by the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame (TSHF).
Adrienne Bober, a senior environmental studies major from New Canaan, CT, has been awarded the 12-month Cary Fowler ’71 Environmental Studies Fellowship with the Crop Trust in Bonn, Germany.
Nathaniel Plemons, a senior history major, recently was awarded second place in the world history category for his paper delivered at the Phi Alpha Theta History honor society regional conference.
Rhodes College juniors McKenna Davis and Matthew Huber are among 240 sophomores and juniors nationwide selected as Goldwater Scholars for the 2017-2018 academic year.
Savannah Muir, a senior economics and mathematics major from Gaithersburg, MD, has been selected to receive a Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant for the 2017-2018 academic year.
Jill Fredenburg, a senior art major from Memphis, TN, has been selected to receive a Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant for the 2017-2018 academic year.