Commencement 2019

  • Rama Kumaran: Musical Talent and Mentor

    Musical Talent and Mentor: Rama Kumaran, BMus’19

    Rama Kumaran initially intended to study both science and flute when he came to Vanderbilt. He says he didn’t come expecting to know everything. “But I expected to do everything," he says. Read More

    Apr. 11, 2019

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    From South Africa with Love: Bill-Kande Badi, BA’19

    Bill-Kande Badi never imagined he’d pursue a career in film when he traveled more than 8,500 miles from his hometown of Pretoria, South Africa, to study at Vanderbilt. But then he signed up for Cinema and Media Arts courses and “fell in love with making movies.” Read More

    Apr. 9, 2019

  • Cynthia Paschal (John Russell/Vanderbilt)

    Paschal embraces ‘conductor of movement’ role at Commencement

    Cynthia Paschal is devoting significant time to 2019 Commencement as the first woman in the history of Vanderbilt to be selected for the leadership position of university marshal. Read More

    Apr. 3, 2019

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    Volunteers needed for Commencement

    Vanderbilt’s Commencement 2019 is May 8–10, and your help is needed to make the event a success. This year, volunteer registration will take place through InItLive, a cloud-based volunteer management system that allows you to sign up, manage shifts and communicate with key staff before, during and after Commencement. Read More

    Apr. 1, 2019