May. 6, 2013—As Commencement approaches, we asked six seniors to reflect: How has Vanderbilt provided new opportunities, given focus to your interests and prepared you for the future? Most importantly, what comes next?
May. 6, 2013—Aladine Elsamadicy says he didn’t feel singled out for his Egyptian heritage or Muslim faith while growing up in Alabama—not until Sept. 11, 2001, that is. He was in the fifth grade at the time. Elsamadicy and his siblings were suddenly more conspicuous at their public schools in Huntsville. He said they felt confronted with...
Jan. 14, 2013—“I’ve contributed to the Senior Class Fund because I want other students to have access to the opportunities I’ve been given.” The words used by Vanderbilt senior Aladine Elsamadicy to explain his financial support of the undergraduate experience also provide inspiration behind the efforts that drive the Senior Class Fund.