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    Annual Service Award Ceremony postponed due to forecast of inclement weather

    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. Read More

    Jan. 28, 2019

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    POSTPONED: Service Award Ceremony is Jan. 29

    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. Read More

    Jan. 14, 2019

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    IRS announces 2019 retirement plan contribution limits

    The Internal Revenue Service annually reviews and adjusts the limits for employee retirement plan contributions. Learn more about the limits for 2019. Read More

    Dec. 11, 2018

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    Turkey Toss set for Dec. 14

    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. Read More

    Nov. 26, 2018

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    Commodore Award nominations due Thursday

    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. Read More

    Nov. 12, 2018

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    BenefitExpress unavailable Sept. 12-14

    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. Read More

    Sep. 10, 2018

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    Spend a Day at Dyer Observatory tomorrow

    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. Read More

    Aug. 9, 2018

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

    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. Read More

    Aug. 3, 2018

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

    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. Read More

    Aug. 1, 2018

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

    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. Read More

    Jul. 25, 2018

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

    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. Read More

    Jul. 20, 2018

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    Watch highlights video from Employee Appreciation Picnic

    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.  Read More

    Jun. 20, 2018

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    2019 health care benefits: What is changing?

    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. Read More

    Jun. 14, 2018

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

    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. Read More

    Jun. 13, 2018

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    Nashville Pride Equality Walk set for Saturday, June 23

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

    Jun. 11, 2018

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    Employees enjoy Vanderbilt Family Night with the Nashville Symphony

    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. Read More

    Jun. 8, 2018

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    Hear free performance by the Nashville Symphony tonight

    Come to Centennial Park tonight and enjoy an evening of music under the stars at the Employee Appreciation Vanderbilt Family Night with the Nashville Symphony. Fun for the whole family, this concert will include classical and popular favorites. Read More

    Jun. 7, 2018

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    Get $10 off personal training session with new Rec membership

    Start a new membership at the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center between June 1 and July 31 to receive $10 off a 60-minute personal training session. Read More

    Jun. 1, 2018

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    Vanderbilt launches an easy way to explore benefits

    In preparation of Open Enrollment for 2019 benefits, Vanderbilt is partnering with GuideSpark to provide short videos, comparison charts and other resources designed to streamline the information you need to help you better understand your benefits options. Read More

    May. 30, 2018

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    Hear Nashville Symphony June 7 at Centennial Park

    This year’s Vanderbilt Family Night with the Nashville Symphony is planned for Thursday, June 7, at the Musicians Corner in Centennial Park. The Musicians Corner was established in 2010 and focuses on engaging the community, promoting arts education and supporting local artists. Read More

    May. 30, 2018