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MEDIA ADVISORY: Next Steps graduation is April 26

by | Apr. 20, 2017, 11:31 AM

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Peabody’s Wyatt Center (Vanderbilt)

MEDIA ADVISORY: Next Steps graduation is April 26

Next Steps at Vanderbilt will hold its spring Commencement ceremony on Wednesday, April 26, at 5 p.m. Five graduating students will be recognized at the Faye and Joe Wyatt Center for Education on Vanderbilt’s Peabody College campus. A reception will follow.

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Founded in 2010, Next Steps at Vanderbilt is Tennessee’s first post-secondary education program for students with intellectual disabilities. Tammy Day is the director. The two-year program is housed in the No. 1 nationally ranked Department of Special Education at Vanderbilt’s Peabody College of education and human development.

In 2015, Next Steps received a five-year federal expansion grant and is transitioning into an even more enriched and inclusive four-year college experience.

  • WHAT: Next Steps Commencement
  • WHEN: Wednesday, April 26, at 5 p.m.
  • WHERE: Wyatt Center, Rotunda, 1930 South Drive

Media Inquiries:
Joan Brasher, (615) 322-NEWS