Matthew Redd

  • Vanderbilt University

    Gottfried stepping down as Commencement’s university faculty marshal

    Professor of English Roy Gottfried is stepping down as Vanderbilt's faculty marshal after many years of service at Commencement. Read More

    Apr 3, 2015

  • Photo of the Class of 2018

    How to photograph 1,600 students: Expert advice from Vanderbilt Photography

    Since 2009 the university’s photographers have organized a photo shoot of the entire freshman class on The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons at Vanderbilt. In all, about 1,600 students—along with the faculty heads of house and their families—gather for the photo, posing in the shape of the class’ graduation year. Read More

    Dec 23, 2014

  • Vanderbilt University

    50 years later, Vanderbilt University graduate walks stage at Commencement

    In 1964, soon-to-be Vanderbilt graduate Katherine Gorham missed Commencement because she was in the hospital, recovering from having her first child. On Friday, she walked across the platform in cap and gown after her husband and the university arranged for her to participate in Commencement with the Class of 2014. Read More

    May 9, 2014

  • Vanderbilt University

    Making the Moment Last

    Video of Senior Day with Tom Brokaw and of Commencement will be streamed live on the Vanderbilt homepage. Three days of activities enrich the Commencement experience For many graduating seniors, Commencement passes in a blur of gowns and camera flashes and choreography. Add emotional parents, excitement –… Read More

    May 1, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    Stylish Send-off

    This year’s Commencement will incorporate cool technology, sleek branding and armchair viewing Tricky names should ring out more accurately at Vanderbilt’s Commencement exercises this year. Finding a comfortable place to watch the festivities also will be easier. Innovative new technology to correctly announce graduates’ names will free up Vanderbilt’s… Read More

    Apr 4, 2011