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Turkey Toss set for Dec. 14

Nov. 26, 2018—Vanderbilt University’s 2018 Turkey Toss is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 14, from 6 a.m. to midnight in the Langford Auditorium Lobby. Employees can choose either a free turkey, tofurkey or Vanderbilt apron.

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Commodore Award nominations due Thursday

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.

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Nominations open for 2018 Commodore Award

Sep. 30, 2018—Nominations will be accepted from Oct. 1 to Nov. 15 for the 2018 Commodore Award, Vanderbilt’s highest staff honor.

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BenefitExpress unavailable Sept. 12-14

Sep. 10, 2018—BenefitExpress, Vanderbilt’s online benefits administration system, will be down for scheduled maintenance from Wednesday, Sept. 12, at 12 a.m. through Friday, Sept. 14, at 11:59 p.m.

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VU celebrates employees with pregame tailgate tomorrow

Sep. 6, 2018—Vanderbilt University will celebrate its employees by hosting a pregame tailgate this Saturday, Sept. 8, from 8 to 10:30 a.m. at Rob Roy Purdy Field. 

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New online tool will streamline tuition benefits for employees

Aug. 23, 2018—Employees can now manage tuition benefit programs online through EdAssist.

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Spend a Day at Dyer Observatory tomorrow

Aug. 9, 2018—Employee Appreciation is partnering with the Division of Public Affairs to host a free event at Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory for university employees and their families. A “Day at Dyer” is scheduled for Friday, Aug. 10, from noon to 4 p.m. and will feature fun activities for both children and adults.

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Get immersed in nature at ‘Day at Dyer’ Aug. 10

Aug. 3, 2018—A “Day at Dyer” is scheduled for Friday, Aug. 10, from noon to 4 p.m. and will feature fun activities for both children and adults. Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory is located atop one of Nashville’s tallest peaks surrounded by scenic Radnor Lake State Park in a beautiful natural setting.

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Check out ‘The Star Chamber’ during a Day at Dyer Observatory Aug. 10

Aug. 1, 2018—A “Day at Dyer” is scheduled for Friday, Aug. 10, from noon to 4 p.m. and will feature fun activities for both children and adults. One of Dyer’s unique features is “The Star Chamber,” a land sculpture and camera obscura conceived by artist Chris Drury.

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Bring your family to a Day at Dyer Observatory Aug. 10

Jul. 25, 2018—Employee Appreciation is partnering with the Division of Public Affairs to host a free event at Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory Aug. 10 for university employees and their families.

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Save the date: Employee Appreciation Day at Dyer Observatory is Aug. 10

Jul. 20, 2018—Employee Appreciation invites you to enjoy an afternoon at Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory on Friday, Aug. 10. Dyer team members will provide physics experiments and solar telescopes. The free event is open to university employees and their families.

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Watch highlights video from Employee Appreciation Picnic

Jun. 20, 2018—The Employee Appreciation Picnic, “Under the Big Top,” was the first independently hosted Employee Appreciation picnic to thank all university employees for their hard work throughout the year. The event featured multiple food trucks with a variety of cultural foods as well as games. 

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