NOW: Vanderbilt University’s annual Service Award Ceremony

Vanderbilt University’s annual Service Award Ceremony is tomorrow, Jan. 30, recognizing employees who celebrated significant service milestones in 2017.

Also announced at the event will be this year’s recipients of the Commodore Award—given annually to staff members who have made momentous contributions to the university’s pursuit of excellence in education, research and community service.

The inaugural Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Distinguished Leadership Award also will be presented to a full-time regular staff member who has demonstrated exemplary contributions to Vanderbilt University’s mission, as well as exhibited outstanding commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion.

Don’t forget: If you can’t make it to the ceremony, you can watch it streamed live at


2017 Service Award Ceremony

Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018
Student Life Center Ballroom

Red carpet arrivals begin at 2:45 p.m.

The award ceremony featuring Master of Ceremonies John Lutz, vice chancellor for information technology, and your host, Chancellor Zeppos, will begin at 3 p.m.

For more information, email Employee Appreciation.