‘Perry Wallace Way’ dedicated in honor of first African American varsity basketball player in the SEC
Feb. 24, 2020—More than 200 people gathered in front of Vanderbilt University’s Memorial Gym Feb. 22 for the dedication of Perry Wallace Way, the portion of 25th Avenue South recently named in honor of Vanderbilt trailblazer and Nashville native Perry Wallace, the first African American to play varsity basketball in the Southeastern Conference.
Nov. 16, 2018—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will host a screening of "Triumph: The Untold Story of Perry Wallace" on Thursday, Dec. 6, in Memorial Gym. The event is free and open to faculty, staff and students as well as their friends and family.
Apr. 12, 2018—All incoming and current Vanderbilt University students are invited to attend the annual Vanderbilt Cheerleading and Dance Team Tryouts on May 4 and 5.
Mar. 19, 2018—Vanderbilt University Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will welcome former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden in conversation on Tuesday, April 10. The talk is free and open to the public.
Oct. 21, 2016—Celebrate the beginning of a new season—and a new era—for Commodore basketball at Memorial Madness on Friday, Oct. 28, at 7 p.m. in Memorial Gym.
Oct. 18, 2016—The 15th Annual Commodore Quake will feature hip hop artists Big Sean and A$AP Ferg on Friday, Oct. 21, in Memorial Gym. Tickets for Vanderbilt faculty and staff members are $55 and available at the Sarratt Student Center box office or at the door the night of the event.
Jul. 21, 2016—The 15th Annual Commodore Quake will feature hip hop recording artists Big Sean and A$AP Ferg on Friday, Oct. 21, in Memorial Gym. Ticket sales are scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. Friday, July 29.
Jul. 28, 2015—Tickets for Vanderbilt faculty and staff are $35 each for this year's Commodore Quake, set for Friday, Oct. 23, in Memorial Gym.
Oct. 8, 2014—The Vanderbilt men’s and women’s basketball teams will host the first-ever Basketball Dore Jam fan event on Sunday, Nov. 2, from 2 to 4 p.m. in Memorial Gym.
May. 9, 2014—Vanderbilt graduating seniors got some parting advice from Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos on a rainy Friday as they prepared to get their degrees.
May. 8, 2014—Former surgeon general Regina M. Benjamin told Vanderbilt graduating seniors to change the world during her Senior Class Day address in Memorial Gym.
Jul. 9, 2013—Commodores past and present will participate in a men's basketball game, along with other festivities, on Saturday, Aug. 3, at Memorial Gym.