The Rhodes Learning Corridor (RLC) includes partnerships with the neighborhoods adjacent to campus, four nearby public schools and other neighboring community and educational organizations, in an effort to provide learning opportunities for Rhodes students and to extend these educational opportunities beyond the classroom and into the immediate Memphis community.
The Learning Corridor is a popular program and extends to students across the board, giving elementary and middle school students a broad spectrum of interests to consider. Science is of special interest and Rhodes has sent hundreds of students from three of these schools to Space Camp at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, AL, via the NASA Stars program. Another initiative is Science Saturdays at Springdale in which Rhodes students and faculty take the kids and their parents on field trips to places across Memphis such as Lichterman Nature Center, Mud Island River Park, the Memphis Zoo and the Children’s Museum of Memphis to have learning
For more information, contact Dorothy Cox, Learning Corridor Community Liaison.