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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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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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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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2019 health care benefits: What is changing?

Jun. 14, 2018—Vanderbilt University will offer two health care coverage plans in 2019: the Aetna Select PPO plan and a new consumer-driven health plan called Aetna Choice CDHP.

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Boomers, Elders and More: What is home health care?

Jun. 13, 2018—Come hear Kerry Gillihan, CEO of Vanderbilt Home Care Services on Wednesday, June 20th from noon to 1 p.m. as he talks about home health care. Kerry will talk about the history of home health services that Vanderbilt Home Care offers, and how home health care can assist families with transitional care.

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Nashville Pride Equality Walk set for Saturday, June 23

Jun. 11, 2018—The HR Diversity & Inclusion Committee is calling for volunteers to walk for the 2018 Nashville Pride Equality Walk on June 23 in downtown Nashville.

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Employees enjoy Vanderbilt Family Night with the Nashville Symphony

Jun. 8, 2018—Vanderbilt employees and their families set out their chairs and blankets across Centennial Park to enjoy an evening of music under the stars courtesy of Employee Appreciation Vanderbilt Family Night and the Nashville Symphony.

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