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I Am Vanderbilt celebrates the people of Vanderbilt and the unique talents and contributions they bring to their work at the university each day.

I Am Vanderbilt: Marybeth Briney

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.

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I Am Vanderbilt: Yasmine Mukahal

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.

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I Am Vanderbilt: Natalee Erb

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.

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I Am Vanderbilt: Billy Teets

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.

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I Am Vanderbilt: Jonathan Ertelt

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.

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I Am Vanderbilt: Randy Smith

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.

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I Am Vanderbilt: Dennis Spann

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.

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I Am Vanderbilt: Antoinette Hicks

I Am Vanderbilt: Antoinette Hicks

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

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I Am Vanderbilt: Marilyn Holmes

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.

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I Am Vanderbilt: Scott Glasgow

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.”

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I Am Vanderbilt: Shaneithia Lewis

I Am Vanderbilt: Shaneithia Lewis

Cpl. Shaneithia Lewis patrols her assigned zone each day with the mission of keeping the campus safe. But she does so with a unique partner riding along.

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I Am Vanderbilt: Danny Coradazzi

I Am Vanderbilt: Danny Coradazzi

Danny Coradazzi strongly believes that the residential college experience plays a vital role in developing the whole student.

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