This year a total of 491 Vanderbilt students participated in Alternative Spring Break projects, which spanned 42 U.S. cities, as well as Panama, Nicaragua and Jamaica.
Spies Like Us: When War Disrupted the Chance of a Lifetime, Two Future Vanderbilt Chancellors Proved Their Mettle
World War I marked the beginning of a great adventure that took Harvie Branscomb and Oliver Carmichael from Oxford, England, to Belgium, where they played a vital role in the largest hunger-relief effort the world had ever known.
The miracle shot was a memorable moment for Josh Henderson, a Roanoke, Virginia, native who has persevered through several serious injuries to emerge as a key contributor during his sixth season at Vanderbilt. Having earned his B.A. in economics in 2014, he’s now working toward an M.Ed. in leadership and organizational performance at Peabody. He is the only graduate student on the team’s roster.
Three years ago Ro Coleman made the unlikely journey from inner-city Chicago to Nashville to attend Vanderbilt on a baseball scholarship.
One hundred chapter leaders and Reunion chairs came together for the 2016 Reunion Kickoff and Chapter Leadership Conference in February.
Ruth and Eugene Lamb celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary Feb. 14.
Hoping to ensure that the door to a Vanderbilt education is open to every talented student inspired Board of Trust member Dr. Robert Schiff Jr., BS’77, a Cincinnati pediatrician, to make a transformative $10,000,000 commitment to Opportunity Vanderbilt.
Vanderbilt alumni share a passion for lifelong learning and often request educational programs. The Alumni Association is responding by sponsoring more Commodore Classrooms events in chapter cities.
Vanderbilt supporters play a crucial role in advancing Vanderbilt’s mission to educate, discover and lead—and parents of current undergraduate students have a unique opportunity to give back and directly impact their student’s experience as a Commodore.
Former Commodore football player Derrick Gragg, BS’92, vice president and director of athletics at the University of Tulsa, was honored during halftime at the Vanderbilt–Kentucky men’s basketball game Feb. 27 by David Williams II, Vanderbilt athletics director and vice chancellor for athletics and university affairs.