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Employee Appreciation

Play ‘Do You Know VU?’ virtual trivia contest July 23, win prizes

Jul. 13, 2020—How well do you know VU? Test your knowledge of Vanderbilt University trivia and win prizes in the first virtual Employee Appreciation event on Thursday, July 23.

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Employees enjoy food, fun at 2020 Family Fest

Feb. 25, 2020—An enthusiastic and energetic crowd came out for the Employee Appreciation pre-game Family Fest on Feb. 20 prior to the Vanderbilt women’s basketball game against the Missouri Tigers.

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You Make VU: Susan Taylor

Feb. 24, 2020—Employee Appreciation would like to recognize Susan Taylor, an 18-year Vanderbilt Campus Dining employee.

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CANCELED: Employee Appreciation presents ‘A Night of Music: Moonrise and Aurora’ March 12

Feb. 20, 2020—Employee Appreciation will host “A Night of Music: Moonrise and Aurora” on Thursday, March 12, at the Blair School of Music's Ingram Hall. Vanderbilt University employees and their families are invited to attend a pre-concert reception at 7 p.m. followed by the performance at 8 p.m. by the Vanderbilt University Orchestra and the Vanderbilt University Singers.

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Employee Appreciation Women’s Basketball Family Fest set for Feb. 20

Jan. 31, 2020—Vanderbilt University employees and their families are invited to cheer on the Commodore women’s basketball team as they take on the Missouri Tigers on Thursday, Feb 20. This free Employee Appreciation event begins with a Family Fest at 5 p.m. in the Memorial Practice Gym, followed by the game at 7 p.m.

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VCFC Summer Camp Fair is Feb. 20

Jan. 31, 2020—The Vanderbilt Child and Family Center will host a Summer Camp Fair on Thursday, Feb. 20, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in Memorial Gym. The fair is part of the Vanderbilt Women’s Basketball Family Fest sponsored by Employee Appreciation.

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2019 Vanderbilt University Turkey Toss a success

Jan. 8, 2020—More than 2,800 Vanderbilt faculty and staff members stopped by E. Bronson Ingram College on Dec. 20 for the annual “Turkey Toss” Employee Appreciation event.

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Thankful Thursday: Reflection and relaxation

Nov. 27, 2019—Tomorrow is the most Thankful Thursday of all. Enjoy your time off tomorrow, as Vanderbilt says "thank you" for all of your contributions and support.

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Vanderbilt University Turkey Toss set for Dec. 20 in new location

Nov. 24, 2019—Vanderbilt University’s 2019 Turkey Toss is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 20, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. The event for university employees will be held in a new location this year: the E. Bronson Ingram College Dining Hall.

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Thankful Thursday: Showing appreciation

Nov. 20, 2019—Join Employee Appreciation as we make each Thursday in November a “Thankful Thursday.” During meetings this week, save a few minutes for team members to share a quick appreciation.

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Open Mind: Giving thanks to our Vanderbilt community

Nov. 18, 2019—Ahead of Thanksgiving, Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente expresses gratitude for the faculty, staff, students and all members of the Vanderbilt community who bring the university's mission to life each day, she writes in her latest "Open Mind" column.

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Thankful Thursday: Expressing gratitude

Nov. 12, 2019—Join Employee Appreciation as we make each Thursday in November a “Thankful Thursday.” Consider that someone special in your work life who's always there for you, and send them a handwritten thank you note expressing your gratitude.

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