Jul. 1, 2020—The Vanderbilt Alumni Association Board announces new leadership and the addition of six new members.
Future Partners: Owen School supporters commit more than $13 million toward Management Hall renovation and expansion
Jun. 23, 2020—A group of prominent Vanderbilt University alumni and supporters has committed more than $13 million toward an extensive renovation and expansion of Management Hall at Owen Graduate School of Management.
Jun. 23, 2020—The Vanderbilt Alumni Association Board of Directors is pleased to announce its 2020 alumni award recipients.
Jun. 18, 2020—An anonymous foundation has made a $5 million commitment to Vanderbilt University in honor of Nicholas S. Zeppos, Cornelius Vanderbilt Chancellor Emeritus.
Jun. 15, 2020—Ten incoming first-year Vanderbilt University students have been named to the newest class of the Ingram Scholars Program.
Jun. 12, 2020—Laura Love, BS’93, established the Get Grounded Foundation in 2015 with the goal of offering crucial seed money to help small Colorado nonprofits focusing on at-risk youth launch innovative ideas or programs. When COVID-19 hit, she recognized a void her organization was uniquely positioned to fill.
May. 29, 2020—How can the world’s roughly 70 million forcibly displaced people, who may not have access to smartphones or the internet, access and secure their finances with ease? That’s one of the questions that Vanderbilt alumni Tori Samples and Nat Robinson teamed up to answer with their startup company, Leaf Global Fintech.
May. 22, 2020—Vanderbilt University has received an $8 million commitment to create the Nicholas S. Zeppos Scholarship, honoring the institution’s eighth chancellor. The Sarah and Ross Perot Jr. Foundation made the gift to recognize Zeppos’ extraordinary tenure as Vanderbilt chancellor from 2008 through 2019.
May. 19, 2020—When Chris Mann, a Vanderbilt alumnus with a degree in opera, started making music parody videos and posting them online, he struck a positive chord with millions of people also struggling with the COVID-19 pandemic.
May. 15, 2020—A.J. Kazimi is chief executive officer of Cumberland Pharmaceuticals, which is ramping up production of a vital drug needed to treat pneumonia resulting from COVID-19.
May. 15, 2020—Britt Autry, vice president of DENSO, is spearheading an effort to donate personal protective equipment (PPE) to Tennessee hospitals in need.
May. 15, 2020—Vanderbilt Peabody College alumni Allie Golden, BS'18, Jacqueline Gottuso, BS'18, Andrea Liberman, BS'19, Ben Schecter, BS’18, and Josh Ulino, BS'18, have started the nonprofit Feed the Front Line to support local restaurants while providing meals for health care workers.