I Am Vanderbilt

  • Paul Flournoy

    I Am Vanderbilt: Paul Flournoy

    Paul Flournoy’s work focuses on a vital aspect of the Vanderbilt student experience—what comes after graduation. Read More

    Apr 25, 2022

  • Krystal Clark

    I Am Vanderbilt: Krystal Clark

    In her current role, Krystal Clark seeks to make Vanderbilt a better workplace for the university’s more than 9,000 faculty and staff. Read More

    Apr 18, 2022

  • Brandon Hullette

    I Am Vanderbilt: Brandon Hulette

    Brandon Hulette is a longtime U.S. Army reservist with broad experience in epidemiology, public health, emergency management and more. But he primarily considers himself a teacher. Read More

    Apr 11, 2022

  • Emily Suttle

    I Am Vanderbilt: Emily Suttle

    As much as any component of overall wellness—including sleep, exercise and mental health—nutrition plays a vital role in students’ success at Vanderbilt. No one understands this better than Emily Suttle, Campus Dining’s registered dietitian. Read More

    Apr 4, 2022

  • Lorena Infante Lara

    I Am Vanderbilt: Lorena Infante Lara

    For the last three years, Lorena Infante Lara has served as science writer, editor and social media manager for the Office of the Dean of Basic Sciences. But she first joined the Vanderbilt community in 2013 as a Ph.D. student in the Department of Biochemistry. Read More

    Mar 28, 2022

  • Midori Lockett

    I Am Vanderbilt: Midori Lockett

    Midori Lockett has been involved in community service and outreach since she was a teenager. That’s one reason she finds her current role as chief community impact officer in the Division of Government and Community Relations especially meaningful. Read More

    Mar 21, 2022

  • Allie Noote

    I Am Vanderbilt: Allie Noote

    Allie Noote, associate program manager at the School of Nursing, plays a critical role at both the start and end of students’ Vanderbilt careers as well as many points in between. Read More

    Mar 14, 2022

  • Michael Briggs

    I Am Vanderbilt: Michael Briggs

    Michael Briggs likes talking to people about their commutes. More than making idle chit-chat, Briggs’ job entails helping faculty and staff understand how they can save money, reduce stress and help the environment while traveling to and from work at Vanderbilt. Read More

    Mar 7, 2022

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    I Am Vanderbilt: Alyssa Aloyo

    Alyssa Aloyo, a program manager for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, works on strategic planning, program development and cultivating relationships with others across the university who are committed to equity, inclusion and belonging at Vanderbilt. Read More

    Feb 28, 2022

  • Ashley Majewski and Regina

    I Am Vanderbilt: Ashley Majewski

    As a program coordinator in the Division of Administration, Ashley Majewski has worked on some of the biggest initiatives shaping Vanderbilt’s campus. Read More

    Feb 21, 2022

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    I Am Vanderbilt: Marybeth Briney

    A classroom of curious 4- and 5-year-olds produces a lot of wiggly, exuberant energy. But it’s no match for Marybeth Briney, an early childhood educator at The Acorn School's 19th Avenue location. Read More

    Feb 20, 2020

  • Yasmine Mukahal (Susan Urmy/Vanderbilt)

    I Am Vanderbilt: Yasmine Mukahal

    With both Nashville and Vanderbilt on skyrocketing trajectories, the university finds itself competing with a host of global organizations for the best workforce possible. Yasmine Mukahal says Vanderbilt offers potential employees something more. Read More

    Dec 19, 2019

  • Natalee Erb, associate director for residential colleges (Joe Howell/Vanderbilt)

    I Am Vanderbilt: Natalee Erb

    Natalee Erb knows that Vanderbilt students undergo a great deal of personal growth outside of the classroom, and that their undergraduate experience begins to take shape soon after they arrive on campus. Read More

    Oct 14, 2019

  • Billy Teets in front of an image of a nebula in space

    I Am Vanderbilt: Billy Teets

    Through field trips, science camps and public events at Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory, outreach astronomer Billy Teets engages Middle Tennessee students and community members in the process of lifelong learning and discovery. Read More

    Sep 13, 2019

  • Jonathan Ertelt, greenhouse manager, Department of Biological Sciences (John Russell/Vanderbilt)

    I Am Vanderbilt: Jonathan Ertelt

    The Vanderbilt greenhouses are a lush, light-filled retreat in the heart of campus, and Jonathan Ertelt is charged with making sure each of their inhabitants thrives. Read More

    Jul 16, 2019

  • Randy Smith, supervisor, Plant Operations (Joe Howell/Vanderbilt)

    I Am Vanderbilt: Randy Smith

    The Vanderbilt campus hums with a particular energy in the days leading up to Commencement. Randy Smith, a supervisor in Plant Operations, manages a team of housekeeping staff tasked with getting buildings ready to accommodate the more than 25,000 friends and family members who will be on campus celebrating graduates. Read More

    May 8, 2019

  • Dennis Spann, administrative officer for VUSN facilities and space

    I Am Vanderbilt: Dennis Spann

    When the School of Nursing celebrated its $23.6 million building expansion in late January, the event capped nearly two years of continuous construction. Dennis Spann, administrative officer for VUSN facilities and space, was integral to all of it. Read More

    Apr 4, 2019

  • Antoinette Hicks (John Russell/Vanderbilt)

    I Am Vanderbilt: Antoinette Hicks

    Antoinette Hicks, the morning supervisor at Rand Dining Center, says Campus Dining provides sustenance in more ways than one. Read More

    Mar 4, 2019

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    I Am Vanderbilt: Marilyn Holmes

    Marilyn Holmes is a friendly and familiar face to those who make a stop at the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center part of their daily routine. Read More

    Feb 5, 2019

  • Scott Glasgow (Steve Green/Vanderbilt)

    I Am Vanderbilt: Scott Glasgow

    As Vanderbilt University’s senior special events coordinator, Scott Glasgow says the absolute best part of his job is “game day.” Read More

    Dec 21, 2018