CoRPs

  • Jay Larry

    LAVA president aims to strengthen ties among Vanderbilt’s LGBTQIA+ alumni 

    Jay Larry, BA’14, JD’17, recounts his Vanderbilt story and his involvement to create a more inclusive alumni community as president of LAVA, the LGBTQIA+ Association of Vanderbilt Alumni. Read More

    Jun. 10, 2021

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    ‘Something Bigger Than Myself’

    A tradition of giving in her first year at Vanderbilt has led Julie Babbage to continue giving back to her alma mater in a myriad of ways. Read More

    Nov. 3, 2020

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    Jose Garrido, BA’03: A family affair

    Jose Garrido’s influence can be found on grocery shelves throughout Latin America, the Caribbean and the United States. As executive vice president of Walton & Post Inc., a privately owned Miami export/import business, Garrido sells products ranging from paper towels and canned sausages, to fruit and maple syrup. Read More

    Feb. 26, 2018

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    Emily Motayed, BA’10: Interior design on a dime

    In 2013 Motayed co-founded the digital design firm Havenly, which for $199 develops floor plans for customers seeking affordable chic. Read More

    Sep. 7, 2017

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    George Embiricos, BS’12: Hot chicken junkie

    Embiricos is associate editor at Food Republic, a New York City-based online magazine that “explores the culture of food through stories, interviews, global conversations and experiences.” Read More

    Sep. 7, 2017

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    The Care and Keeping of Commodores: Editor’s Letter, Spring 2017

    When I think of Vanderbilt, my mind immediately goes to my friends and classmates. But what about alumni from the graduate and professional schools, staff and faculty members, sports fans, even prospective students? Each one of these individuals helps make the Vanderbilt community a special place filled with smart, capable people willing to lend a hand when needed. Read More

    May. 29, 2017

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    Tatum Hauck Allsep, BS’97: Health Care High-Note

    In 2012 Allsep founded her own nonprofit, Music Health Alliance (MHA), to help members of the music community protect themselves through health insurance and health care planning, and now serves as its executive director. Read More

    May. 29, 2017

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    For Erica Santiago, It’s Good to Be G.O.L.D.

    Growing up in Staten Island, New York, Erica Santiago, BS’10, never dreamed of being able to attend Vanderbilt. A four-year, full-tuition Posse Scholarship she received through Vanderbilt’s partnership with the Posse Foundation changed that. Read More

    Mar. 7, 2017

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    Perry Brandt, BA’74, JD’77: Lifelong Loyalty

    Forty-six years ago Perry Brandt arrived at Vanderbilt for a seven-year experience that remarkably changed the trajectory of his life. Read More

    Aug. 10, 2016

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    CoRPs: Past Meets Future

    CoRPs volunteers are the face of Vanderbilt in their communities. During the past year they staffed 190 college fairs and interviewed 6,082 applicants, extending the reach of the undergraduate admissions office with a personal touch. Read More

    Jul. 31, 2015

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    This CoRPs Wants You

    Jay Larry, BA’14, JD’17 When Jay Larry, BA’14, JD’17, visited Vanderbilt for the first time during a special weekend event for admitted students, he lost his bearings exploring the labyrinthine 350,000–square–foot Stevenson Center for the Natural Sciences. … Read More

    Sep. 12, 2013