Black And Gold Club

  • Vanderbilt University

    Cathy Bender, BS’82: Change Maker

    The first Black woman to receive an athletic scholarship from Vanderbilt, Bender was a member of the nascent women’s basketball program. Today she is the co-chairperson of the Black and Gold Club, Vanderbilt’s alumni association for former student-athletes. Read More

    Jul 23, 2021

  • Taylor Stokes

    Vanderbilt’s Black football pioneers reflect on an often difficult journey

    Before he was the first African American from Vanderbilt to play in the National Football League, spending seven seasons with the Baltimore Colts and New York Giants, Doug Nettles was a very bored college cornerback. The frenetic offenses and complex passing games that are commonplace in modern football were no… Read More

    May 19, 2021

  • Vanderbilt University

    Support the Class of 2021

    As alumni, we can help graduating Commodores prepare for the new chapter in their lives by encouraging and supporting them with mentorship and internship and job opportunities. Let’s show the Class of 2021 what it means to be Vanderbilt for Life. Read More

    Apr 26, 2021