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Employee Appreciation

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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Human Resources celebrates Thankful Thursday

Nov. 8, 2019—This week’s “Thankful Thursday” theme was gratitude. HR celebrated its employees with cake. Look for more “Thankful Thursday” exercises in upcoming Wednesday editions of MyVU.

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Thankful Thursday: Reflect on the positive

Nov. 5, 2019—Join Employee Appreciation as we make each Thursday in November a “Thankful Thursday.” Take time out of your week to reflect on and highlight the positive moments or people you experienced within the past seven days.

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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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New employee recognition strategy launched

Sep. 18, 2019—A new recognition strategy to guide the university’s efforts in enhancing the Employee Appreciation and Recognition programs has been launched.

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Tickets sold out for Vanderbilt University employee tailgate on Sept. 28

Sep. 5, 2019—Online ticket registration for the Sept. 28 Employee Appreciation football game and pregame tailgate party is closed. If you’d like to be placed on a waiting list, please send an email to employeeappreciation@vanderbilt.edu.

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Reserve your tickets for Employee Tailgate on Sept. 28

Aug. 30, 2019—Vanderbilt University employees and their families are invited to an exclusive pregame tailgate on Saturday, Sept. 28, before the Vanderbilt vs. Northern Illinois football game. Online registration for tickets to the game and pregame tailgate party begin today at 10 a.m. and are available on the Tailgate 2019 website.

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Save the Date: Vanderbilt University Employee Tailgate set for Sept. 28

Aug. 25, 2019—Vanderbilt University employees and their families are invited to an exclusive pregame tailgate on Saturday, Sept. 28, prior to the Vanderbilt vs. Northern Illinois football game. Employee Tailgate will feature food, music and fun.

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