Meet the Staff

Michael Morgan

Michael Morgan moved to the Memphis area in 2013 when he joined the Rhodes community as the Financial Aid Director. He first began his career as a student employee at the University of Kentucky and went on to work in financial aid at several institutions. Michael enjoys working with people passionate about learning and hopes that anyone needing assistance will come visit the financial aid office.

Karyn Allen

Karyn Allen, Senior Asst. Director of Financial Aid, is a graduate of Rhodes with a BA in Business Administration. She helps to oversee Student Employment (SEAR), in and the Rhodes Student Associate Program (RSA) for the college. She manages the Federal Grant and Direct Student Loan Programs at Rhodes. She can answer any question about any of the programs Rhodes administers including Tn. State grants, HOPE scholarships. Karyn worked at Rhodes after graduation and returned in March 2018 after 18 years of raising a son and a daughter. In her free time, she spends time with her kids, volunteers at church, and plays piano.

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Originally hailing from Iowa, where she earned a B.A. at the U of Iowa, Kandra has been a diehard Midtown Memphian for the past 23 years. Kandra worked in the Office of Admission at Rhodes for three years before transitioning to the Office of Financial Aid. Kandra manages several programs including Tennessee State Grant, Tennessee HOPE Scholarships, tuition exchange programs and outside scholarships such as National Merit, Veterans Benefits. She also oversees the verification process and assists with financial aid appeals. In her free time Kandra is a dedicated fitness instructor and enjoys spending time with her two children and her two dogs. Kandra is very happy to live and work in Midtown, her favorite part of Memphis.

Financial Aid Applications
FAFSA (Rhodes Title IV code: 003519)

Download Forms
All Financial Aid forms can be found on the Rhodes Express Download Forms webpage.