Vanderbilt For Life

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    Class of 2016 Sets Record for Senior Class Fund

    Before Commencement in May, 1,195 members of the Class of 2016 made gifts to the annual Senior Class Fund, representing a record-high 76 percent participation rate. Read More

    Aug 12, 2016

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    Alumni Association Board Names New Leadership, Members

    The Vanderbilt University Alumni Association Board of Directors announces new leadership and the addition of eight new members. On July 1, Perry Brandt, BA’74, JD’77, replaced Patti White, BA’76, as president, and Dan Lovinger, BA’87, became president-elect. Each will serve a two-year term. Read More

    Aug 10, 2016

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    Six Alumni Honored with 2016 Awards

    The Vanderbilt University Alumni Association Board of Directors is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2016 awards that recognize the diverse talents, accomplishments and volunteer support of outstanding alumni. They will be honored at an Oct. 20 ceremony during Reunion. Read More

    Aug 10, 2016

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    Reunion 2016 Kicks Off with Leadership Conference

    One hundred chapter leaders and Reunion chairs came together for the 2016 Reunion Kickoff and Chapter Leadership Conference in February. Read More

    May 12, 2016

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    34 Cities Participate in Annual Networking Night

    Vanderbilt’s second annual Networking Night drew 920 alumni in 34 cities Nov. 5. The atten­dees represented a diverse range of university schools, class years and industries, each seeking to strengthen their professional connections. Read More

    Feb 29, 2016

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    Reunion 2015 By the Numbers

    Reunion is the single-largest gathering of alumni on campus. The October weekend connects dear friends with each other and the university, reminding them why they are Vanderbilt for Life. Read More

    Feb 29, 2016

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    Education at Vanderbilt Continues after Graduation

    Alumni flock to Alumni Association chapter-sponsored Commodore Classrooms events to learn about the connection of the blues to the Carolinas or how robotics are giving mobility to the physically disabled. Read More

    Oct 23, 2015

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    Lifelong Journey Begins for Recent Grads

    When the Class of 2015 walked across the Commencement stage in May, their steps were just the first along a lifetime path with Vanderbilt. Read More

    Oct 23, 2015

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    Alumni Association Board Adds Eight Members

    The Vanderbilt University Alumni Association Board of Directors announces eight new members, who began their three-year terms July 1. “I am excited to have each of these leaders join the board,” says Patti White, BA’76, president of the Alumni Association. “They represent the diverse Vanderbilt alumni community and… Read More

    Jul 31, 2015

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    CoRPs: Past Meets Future

    CoRPs volunteers are the face of Vanderbilt in their communities. During the past year they staffed 190 college fairs and interviewed 6,082 applicants, extending the reach of the undergraduate admissions office with a personal touch. Read More

    Jul 31, 2015

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    Grassroots Effort Yields First AVBA Scholarship

    Candace Grisham, Class of 2018, has been named the first recipient of the Association of Vanderbilt Black Alumni Scholarship. Read More

    Mar 23, 2015

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    Networking Night Draws Thousands

    Nearly 1,500 alumni and friends gathered Nov. 6 in 36 Vanderbilt chapter cities, including London, Beijing and Shanghai. From the industry-coded name tags to the networking tips and attendee lists provided in advance, the entire focus was on facilitating connections. Read More

    Mar 23, 2015

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    Alumni Association Taps New Talent

    Last summer Patti Early White, BA’76, and Perry Brandt, BA’74, JD’77, began two-year terms as president and president-elect, respectively, of the Vanderbilt Alumni Association Board of Directors. Read More

    Dec 23, 2014

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    AVBA and Black Cultural Center Celebrate 30 Years

    Both the Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center and the Association of Vanderbilt Black Alumni (AVBA) recognized 30th anniversaries in 2014. Read More

    Dec 23, 2014

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    CoRPs Volunteers Tell Vanderbilt’s Story

    During the past two years, the number of Commodore Recruitment Programs (CoRPs) volunteers has more than doubled from 1,512 to 3,371 alumni. Read More

    Sep 26, 2014

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    Alternative Spring Break: The Sequel

    Five years ago Washington, D.C., alumni began hosting Alternative Spring Break students for a potluck dinner while the students were in town for their projects. The gatherings—simply intended to connect similarly service-minded students and alumni—have spread nationally in popularity, as 13 chapters welcomed students for potlucks or game-watching parties in 2014. Read More

    Jun 18, 2014

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    Silicon Alley Alumni Tell All

    The Vanderbilt Alumni Association’s New York City Chapter brought together 84 alumni and guests in February for a technology entrepreneurship panel featuring alumni involved with six tech startup companies. Read More

    Jun 18, 2014

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    Jackson and Mack to Receive New Awards

    Todd Jackson, BA’96, EMBA’08, and Evan Mack, BMus’03, are the recipients of the Alumni Volunteer Award and the Young Alumni Professional Achievement Award, respectively. Read More

    Mar 12, 2014

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    Alumni Association Board Expands Awards

    The Vanderbilt Alumni Association is seeking nominations not only for the Distinguished Alumni Award but also for five additional awards. Read More

    Mar 12, 2014

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    Reunion Giving Tops $16.7 Million

    This year more than 3,000 alumni and guests gathered on campus Oct. 3–5 for Reunion 2013. From Thursday evening’s reception for the newest Quinqs to the last play of the Homecoming football game on Saturday, the weekend was packed with activities. Read More

    Dec 2, 2013