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Landers receives 2019 Alumni Education Award

Apr. 30, 2019—Jane Landers, Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of History, is the recipient of the 2019 Vanderbilt Alumni Education Award.

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Dallas couple commits $5M to endow inaugural Dean’s Chair at Vanderbilt University’s College of Arts and Science

Apr. 22, 2019—Vanderbilt University alumni Ginny Searcy, BA’96, and Conner Searcy, BA’97, of Dallas have committed $5 million to create a new Dean’s Chair at the College of Arts and Science.

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Vanderbilt University Board of Trust names 4 new members, reappoints 6

Apr. 19, 2019—The Vanderbilt Board of Trust elected four new members and re-elected six others at its April 18 meeting.

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Vanderbilt community raises $9.4 million on Giving Day

Apr. 10, 2019—More than 8,200 members of the Vanderbilt community, including alumni, parents, faculty, staff, students and friends, came together on April 4 to raise over $9.4 million in support of the university’s mission to educate, discover and lead.

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Student Alumni Programs and Board celebrate 10 years

Apr. 9, 2019—For 10 years, the Vanderbilt Alumni Association’s Student Alumni Programs have helped thousands of students build class traditions and connect with alumni. The Student Alumni Board has been there every step of the way.

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Commodores in the Community celebrates alumni passion for service

Apr. 9, 2019—Vanderbilt has a longstanding commitment to community service, including strong student traditions such as Alternative Spring Break and supporting areas of need in the Nashville area. In March 2019, the Vanderbilt Alumni Association celebrated that passion with a new monthlong series, Commodores in the Community, to extend the collective impact of the global Vanderbilt alumni network.

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Six alumni among Nashville Business Journal ’40 under 40′ honorees

Apr. 2, 2019—The "Nashville Business Journal" recently released its 2019 “40 under 40” honorees. The list includes six Vanderbilt alumni.

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NEH chair and Vanderbilt alumnus to deliver Howard Lecture

Mar. 27, 2019—Jon Parrish Peede, BS’91, chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, will deliver the 2018-19 Harry C. Howard Jr. Lecture at Vanderbilt's Central Library April 2.

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‘Life After College’ panel featuring Peabody alumni March 27

Mar. 25, 2019—The Peabody College Council will host a panel on Wednesday, March 27, featuring Peabody alumni discussing their transition from Vanderbilt to careers.

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Vanderbilt Giving Day set for April 4

Mar. 22, 2019—Vanderbilt’s fourth annual Giving Day is scheduled for April 4 and offers the entire Vanderbilt community a chance to join together to “give for the gold” and make the university stronger.

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VU alumnus and former ambassador to Canada to visit campus March 29

Mar. 21, 2019—Bruce Heyman (BA’79, MBA’80), former U.S. ambassador to Canada, will discuss the current issues facing U.S.-Canada relations, the 2020 election and the global economy in a Vanderbilt talk on Friday, March 29.

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Smith, McCorkle, Chapman and Berg to perform at the Belcourt for Vanderbilt’s libraries

Mar. 7, 2019—“An Evening of Stories and Songs with Lee Smith, Jill McCorkle, Marshall Chapman and Matraca Berg," a fundraiser for the Heard Libraries, will take place at the Belcourt Theatre April 11.

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