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Employee Appreciation Night at the Theatre: ‘Twelfth Night’ Feb. 22

Feb. 6, 2019—Employee Appreciation invites all Vanderbilt University employees to enjoy a Night at the Theatre on Friday, Feb. 22.

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Annual Service Award Ceremony is Feb. 20

Feb. 6, 2019—Vanderbilt University’s annual Service Award Ceremony, which recognizes employees who celebrated significant service milestones in 2018, is scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 20, at 3 p.m. in the Student Life Center Ballroom. Red carpet arrivals will begin at 2:45 p.m. All Vanderbilt University employees are invited to attend.

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Dedicated phone line gives university health plan members preferred access to Tier 1 providers

Jan. 30, 2019—Vanderbilt University faculty and staff (and eligible dependents) enrolled in the VU Select PPO or Choice CDHP plans now have exclusive access to the VU Appointment Hotline, which gives them preferred access to next-available appointments with Vanderbilt University Medical Center and other Tier 1 Vanderbilt Health Affiliated Network providers.

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Service Award Ceremony rescheduled for Feb. 20

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.

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Annual Service Award Ceremony postponed due to forecast of inclement weather

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.

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POSTPONED: Service Award Ceremony is Jan. 29

Jan. 14, 2019—The annual Service Award Ceremony is scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 29, from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Student Life Center. 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.

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IRS announces 2019 retirement plan contribution limits

Dec. 11, 2018—The Internal Revenue Service annually reviews and adjusts the limits for employee retirement plan contributions. Learn more about the limits for 2019.

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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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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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