Jeffery Rhodes

B.A. Ohio University. Major: Political Science
B.S. Ohio University. Major: Journalism
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Summary

Contact:  jefferyr@ku.edu

Current Internship:  City of Eudora

Jeffery Rhodes – an Ethan Allen, Vanatta Liese Ridgeway, and Clarence Ridley Fellow – is passionate about inspiring others to action. He has worked for the last 9 years as an HR/recruiting professional for the Peace Corps. Prior to his tenure with the Peace Corps, he worked for the City of Chicago's bicycle program; conducting community outreach and bike safety education for Chicago Public Schools and the Chicago Park District. Jeff began his career as a community health volunteer with the Peace Corps in Zambia from 2005-2007. Jeff completed a dual-degree program at Ohio University - a Bachelor of Science in journalism and a Bachelor of Arts in political science. He currently serves on the advisory board for the New Politics Leadership Academy, a non-partisan group dedicated to supporting servant leaders - members of our national and military service branches - in their efforts to become elected officials and public servants. Jeff and his wife currently mentor first-generation college students on their journey from high school to college - connecting them to resources, providing guidance, and supporting them through their first year of college. Jeff is looking forward to working in city management, especially finance and economic development.

Education

B.A. Ohio University.  Major:  Political Science

B.S. Ohio University.  Major:  Journalism


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