Jan. 29, 2019—The annual Service Award Ceremony has been rescheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 20, from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Student Life Center. The event was originally scheduled for Jan. 29 but postponed due to a forecast of inclement weather. Vanderbilt University staff celebrating 20 years of service in 2018 will be honored, and the prestigious Commodore Award and Diversity Leadership Award will be presented.
Jan. 28, 2019—The Jan. 29 Service Award Ceremony is being postponed until a later date due to the weather event forecast for Tuesday, which may impact some individuals’ ability to attend. We will be in contact soon with further information. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and look forward to celebrating with you at a later date.
Nov. 12, 2018—The Commodore Award, Vanderbilt’s highest staff honor, recognizes staff members who have made significant contributions to Vanderbilt University’s pursuit of excellence in education, research and community service each year.
Mar. 2, 2017—A special Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) employee celebration event — Celebrate the Difference YOU Make Every Day! — will be held in three sessions April 20-21 to acknowledge the many contributions of the Medical Center’s people.
Jan. 5, 2017—Vanderbilt University’s annual Service Award Ceremony recognizes employees who celebrated significant service milestones in 2016. The winner of this year’s Commodore Award also will be announced at the Jan. 18 event.
Sep. 22, 2016—More than 3,000 employees, along with their families and friends, came out to celebrate at Vanderbilt’s annual Employee Tailgate Sept. 10.
Apr. 15, 2016—Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center will jointly host the 2016 Employee Appreciation Picnic May 13 and 17, with off-campus deliveries scheduled for May 12 and 13.
Feb. 19, 2016—To recognize and thank employees for their ongoing hard work, Vanderbilt hosted the annual Employee Celebration women’s basketball game and pregame Fan Fest on Feb. 11. An enthusiastic and energetic crowd came out to enjoy the festivities.
Jan. 18, 2016—Vanderbilt employees and their families are invited to attend the Employee Celebration Fan Fest and Vanderbilt women’s basketball game on Thursday, Feb. 11. The event is free, and online registration begins today.
Dec. 21, 2015—Vanderbilt’s 2015 Holiday Gift Giveaway was held Friday, Dec. 18, at Langford Auditorium and at Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks. Despite the cold, employees came out by the thousands to pick up their gifts.
Dec. 2, 2015—Vanderbilt’s 2015 Holiday Gift Giveaway is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 18. This year, employees can choose from a Vanderbilt apron, oven mitt, turkey or tofurkey.
Oct. 1, 2015—More than 3,400 employees and their family members joined the fun at the Employee Celebration tailgate and football game Sept. 19.