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Bass Military Scholars

CBS News: Veterans in graduate school pay it forward to younger students

Nov. 13, 2019—Seven veterans have been awarded $25,000 scholarships to Vanderbilt graduate schools through the Bass Military Scholars Program. The money both rewards veterans for their service and attracts role models to the campus. They are expected to share lessons of military service with their younger classmates.

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New Military at Vanderbilt website launches on Veterans Day

Nov. 11, 2019—Vanderbilt has launched a new website designed to showcase the broad array of programs, support and resources available to military service members and veterans at the university.

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Open Mind: Supporting our veterans, advancing our mission

Nov. 4, 2019—By embracing the knowledge and expertise of the veterans and service members at Vanderbilt, the university community expands its scope of diverse perspectives and lived experiences, writes Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente in her latest column ahead of Veterans Day next week.

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Visit by acclaimed war journalist to mark Veterans Day at Vanderbilt

Nov. 4, 2019—Vanderbilt will commemorate Veterans Day on Monday, Nov. 11, with several events highlighting the unique roles and sacrifices of military medical workers, with a focus on those who served during the Vietnam War.

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Army pilot’s mission to serve the most vulnerable leads her to Vanderbilt

Nov. 4, 2019—U.S. Army combat veteran Mandi Mizner has devoted her life to serving her country and others. She's continuing that mission of service at Vanderbilt School of Nursing as a Bass Military Scholar.

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Bass Military Scholars honored, first John S. Beasley II Scholarship recipient announced at campus reception

Oct. 3, 2019—The inaugural cohort of the Bass Military Scholars Program, comprising seven U.S. military veterans who are pursuing professional degrees across several of Vanderbilt University’s schools, were honored at a reception in Alumni Hall on Sept. 19.

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Vanderbilt welcomes first cohort of seven veterans to Bass Military Scholars Program

Aug. 28, 2019—Vanderbilt University’s Bass Military Scholars Program begins its inaugural year with the arrival of seven new scholars on campus this semester. The scholars, all of whom are U.S. military veterans, are pursuing professional degrees across several of Vanderbilt’s schools.

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Retired U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Gary Cheek to lead Bass Military Scholars Program

Jan. 9, 2019—Gary H. Cheek, a retired United States Army lieutenant general with extensive experience mentoring and leading teams, has been named the director of the Bass Military Scholars Program at Vanderbilt.

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What’s On My Mind: The bright points of 2018

Dec. 21, 2018—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos reflects on Vanderbilt's work, progress and accomplishments over the past 12 months in his final column of 2018.

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Flag ceremony honors veterans, Vanderbilt’s service traditions

Nov. 13, 2018—A flag that was the backdrop for a momentous time in Vanderbilt's civil rights history will be preserved in a Heard Library archive vault—after a moving ceremony that paid tribute to our veterans.

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New commanders bring shared leadership vision to ROTC programs

Sep. 27, 2018—Vanderbilt is pleased to welcome CAPT Donald G. May and Lt. Col. Dustin Mitchell as commanding officers of the Naval and Army Reserve Officers Training Corps units, respectively.

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Search committee for director of Bass Military Scholars Program announced

Sep. 24, 2018—Provost Susan R. Wente has appointed a search committee that includes a Board of Trust member, a current professional student, leaders from across five Vanderbilt professional schools and members of the central administration to lead a national search for the inaugural Bass Military Scholars Program director.

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