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Staff recognized with Commodore Award, Diversity Leadership Award at 2019 Service Award Ceremony

Jan. 31, 2020—Vanderbilt University recognized employees who reached significant service milestones in calendar year 2019 and awarded two of its highest honors for staff during the 2019 Service Award Ceremony Jan. 28 at the Student Life Center.

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Commodore Award nominees announced

Dec. 5, 2019—The Commodore Award, Vanderbilt's highest staff honor, will be presented to two full-time regular staff members who have made significant contributions to Vanderbilt University’s pursuit of excellence in education, research and community service each year at the annual Service Award Ceremony.

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Nominations open for 2019 Commodore Award

Oct. 21, 2019—Nominations will be accepted through Nov. 20 for the 2019 Commodore Award, Vanderbilt’s highest staff honor. The annual award recognizes staff members who have made significant contributions to Vanderbilt University’s pursuit of excellence in education, research and community service each year.

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I Am Vanderbilt: Dennis Spann

Apr. 4, 2019—When the School of Nursing celebrated its $23.6 million building expansion in late January, the event capped nearly two years of continuous construction. Dennis Spann, administrative officer for VUSN facilities and space, was integral to all of it.

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I Am Vanderbilt: Antoinette Hicks

Mar. 4, 2019—Antoinette Hicks, the morning supervisor at Rand Dining Center, says Campus Dining provides sustenance in more ways than one.

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What’s On My Mind: The dedication of Vanderbilt’s staff

Mar. 1, 2019—In this week's column, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos reflects on the campus-wide appreciation of Vanderbilt's diverse and dedicated staff.

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Commodore Award, Diversity Leadership Award given at Service Award Ceremony

Feb. 22, 2019—Vanderbilt University honored employees who reached significant service milestones in calendar year 2018 and handed out two of its highest awards for staff during the Service Award Ceremony Wednesday at the Student Life Center.

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Commodore Award nominations due Thursday

Nov. 12, 2018—The Commodore Award, Vanderbilt’s highest staff honor, recognizes staff members who have made significant contributions to Vanderbilt University’s pursuit of excellence in education, research and community service each year.

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Nominations open for 2018 Commodore Award

Sep. 30, 2018—Nominations will be accepted from Oct. 1 to Nov. 15 for the 2018 Commodore Award, Vanderbilt’s highest staff honor.

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Zeppos speaks to USAC, calling staff the lifeblood of university

Mar. 14, 2018—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos spoke to the University Staff Advisory Council on March 13, saluting the nearly 4,500 staff members for their role in Vanderbilt's upward trajectory.

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What’s On My Mind: Celebrating our staff

Feb. 1, 2018—Integral to Vanderbilt's mission of teaching, discovery and service is its staff, a remarkably diverse and talented team of 4,200 people. Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos recognizes the recent winners of the university's highest staff honors and all those who make the institution great in this week's edition of "What's On My Mind."

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Three receive university’s highest staff honors at Service Award Ceremony

Jan. 31, 2018—Two Vanderbilt University staff members received the 2017 Commodore Award, and the inaugural Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Distinguished Leadership Award was handed out at the annual Service Award Ceremony Tuesday at the Student Life Center.

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