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Employee Appreciation

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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University employees cool off with frozen treats at Vandy Chills

Aug. 11, 2019—Thousands of university employees showed up for frozen treats at Vandy Chills, the annual Employee Appreciation event, on Aug. 8.

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Chill out with a free frozen treat during Employee Appreciation event Aug. 8

Jul. 25, 2019—Vanderbilt University faculty and staff are invited to chill out and enjoy a free frozen treat at Vandy Chills, an Employee Appreciation event, on Thursday, Aug. 8.

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Employee Appreciation: Vandy Pops is July 16

Jun. 27, 2019—To thank university employees for their contributions to the success of Vanderbilt’s mission each and every day, Employee Appreciation invites them to gather in their respective breakrooms across campus for popcorn, collegiality and a moment to unwind on Tuesday, July 16.

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Employees, families enjoy afternoon of fun at Employee Appreciation Day at Dyer event

Jun. 24, 2019—More than 200 Vanderbilt employees and their family members enjoyed wonderful weather and participated in fun activities at this year’s Employee Appreciation Day at Dyer event.

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Watch: 2019 Employee Appreciation Picnic highlights

May. 29, 2019—Thousands of Vanderbilt University employees attended the annual Employee Appreciation Picnic: At the County Fair. Faculty and staff members enjoyed free food and activities designed to express thanks for the integral role they play in the university’s purpose and mission.

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