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Volunteer Leadership Weekend brings alumni and parent volunteers together

Mar. 7, 2019—Volunteer Leadership Weekend brought more than 200 alumni and parent volunteer leaders together to celebrate their engagement with the university and to create strategies to support Vanderbilt’s goals for the future.

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New scholarship honors legacy of civil rights leader James Lawson

Jun. 25, 2018—The new Rev. James M. Lawson Jr. Scholarship provides need-based financial support for underrepresented minority students who demonstrate a commitment to civil rights and social justice.

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Vanderbilt board chairman commits $20 million gift to bolster undergraduate residential experience, engineering leadership

Apr. 9, 2018—Vanderbilt Board Chairman Bruce R. Evans and his wife, Bridgitt, have committed $20 million to bolster the undergraduate residential experience as well as leadership in the School of Engineering.

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Larry Creekmore, BA’67, shares why he is Vanderbilt for Life

Jan. 9, 2018—As a donor and passionate Reunion volunteer, Larry Creekmore, BA’67, is truly Vanderbilt for Life. He shares why he is a loyal Commodore.

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Natalia Alvarez, BA’14, is Vanderbilt for Life

Jan. 9, 2018—Since graduating from Vanderbilt in 2014, Natalia Alvarez has been a great example of staying Vanderbilt for Life. She shares why she remains such a loyal Commodore.

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Make a gift, and receive a limited-edition pair of Vanderbilt socks

Dec. 12, 2017—Now through Dec. 31, when you make a gift of $35 or more, Vanderbilt will send you a pair of limited-edition socks as our way of saying thanks.

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Tim Warnock, BA’84, is the epitome of a loyal Commodore

Sep. 29, 2017—Alumni Association Board Director Tim Warnock, BA’84, is a model of alumni engagement.

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$5 million gift from Hoogland family to name Vanderbilt undergraduate business minor

Sep. 6, 2017—A $5 million commitment from alumni Susan and Keith Hoogland names the university’s new trans-institutional minor for business study the Hoogland Undergraduate Business Program.

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Vanderbilt invests $30 million and issues chair challenge to boost faculty support

Aug. 25, 2017—Vanderbilt University has announced to alumni and supporters the Chancellor Chair Challenge, a yearlong, $30 million investment by the university designed to create 30 new endowed chairs.

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Chancellor commits Vanderbilt to a big, bold future at fall assembly

Aug. 25, 2017—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos cemented Vanderbilt's commitment to excellence with initiatives that drive innovation and discovery, unveiling a $30 million investment in faculty at the Fall Faculty Assembly.

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$2 million investment establishes Turner Family Community Enterprise Clinic at Vanderbilt Law School

Aug. 22, 2017—A $2 million investment in Vanderbilt Law School by Cal Turner Jr., BA’62, will provide legal support to entrepreneurs on shoestring budgets to help them get up and running.

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Perry Brandt, BA’74, JD’77: Lifelong Loyalty

Jul. 28, 2017—Forty-six years ago Perry Brandt arrived at Vanderbilt for a seven-year experience that remarkably changed the trajectory of his life. “I owe Vanderbilt a huge debt of gratitude,” Brandt says. “Thanks to scholarship support, I was the first member of my family to attend college. I arrived as an unmolded blob of clay, and left...

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