Message from the President

Dear Students,

We are so happy that you are here with us at Rhodes State College!  Enrolling in college is the best investment you can make to secure your future career and positively impact the communities in which you live. Rhodes State is a great place to achieve your dream, because we are focused on student success.

For the new students who are joining us, take advantage of the wide range of student support services that are available to support your success, including Advising, Counseling, Financial Aid, Career Development, and of course the Library. The Academic Success Center, in particular, offers free tutoring and workshops on study skills and learning techniques to help you achieve your full potential. Get to know your faculty. They are your experts in content and are focused on helping you succeed on your educational journey to graduation and career success. 

For those of you returning to Rhodes State, we are glad you are back. By now you have learned to navigate your education and recognize that your College experience is what you make of it. You know, as well, that your opportunities are realized through your hard work and dedicated efforts.

To all of you, make the most of your time here. Get involved in student activities, athletics, and/or student clubs and organizations. These activities are a wonderful complement to your classroom experiences; all of which develop the best of who you are and who you will become.

Our mission states, “Rhodes State College changes lives, builds futures, and improves communities through life-long learning.” We are your “Rhodes to Success” so let this year be your best year yet. I am counting on you and we all believe in you!

Kindest Regards,

Cynthia E. Spiers, PhD
Interim President