Mar. 22, 2021—Retired U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Scott E. Brower, who has helped shape Tennessee’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic with the benefit of his extensive military leadership experience, has been named director of Vanderbilt University’s Bass Military Scholars Program.
Nov. 13, 2020—The historic legacy of Vanderbilt University’s military veterans is reflected in the buildings and grounds that VU community members inhabit each day.
Aug. 27, 2020—Among the nine new Bass Scholars, who are pursuing graduate and professional degrees across several Vanderbilt schools, are a former Army Ranger who served in combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, a Naval Academy graduate who flew jet fighter combat missions from an aircraft carrier, and two of the first female officers to serve in previously all-male Army field artillery units.
Apr. 30, 2020—Hannah Miller welcomes a challenge—whether it’s leading route reconnaissance and convoy security missions, participating in multinational military training exercises, or preparing to serve in the U.S. Army’s Judge Advocate General Corps.
Feb. 17, 2020—During the Commodores’ annual Salute to Service honoring active-duty service members, veterans and first responders, representatives of the military community unfurl a massive U.S. flag in Vanderbilt Stadium before the football game against Kentucky on Nov. 16.
Nov. 13, 2019—Seven veterans have been awarded $25,000 scholarships to Vanderbilt graduate schools through the Bass Military Scholars Program. The money both rewards veterans for their service and attracts role models to the campus. They are expected to share lessons of military service with their younger classmates.
Nov. 11, 2019—Effective August 1, 2019, Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management began offering unlimited Yellow Ribbon funding for students who are eligible for the Yellow Ribbon Program under Post-9/11 GI Bill® benefits.
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Foundation Supports Veterans Through a $100,000 Endowment at Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management
Nov. 11, 2019—To continue its long-running support of veterans, the Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Foundation pledged a $100,000 endowment to Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management to help the brave men and women who have served our nation pursue a graduate degree from the elite institution.
Nov. 11, 2019—Vanderbilt has launched a new website designed to showcase the broad array of programs, support and resources available to military service members and veterans at the university.
Veteran Vision: Barbara Bell uses knowledge gained in a 28-year Navy career to help launch girls into STEM disciplines
Nov. 6, 2019—As director of the Center for STEM Education for Girls at Harpeth Hall School in Nashville, retired Navy Capt. Barbara Bell, EdD’18, wants to give girls the confidence and knowledge to excel in technical careers long dominated by men.
Nov. 4, 2019—By embracing the knowledge and expertise of the veterans and service members at Vanderbilt, the university community expands its scope of diverse perspectives and lived experiences, writes Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente in her latest column ahead of Veterans Day next week.
Nov. 4, 2019—U.S. Army combat veteran Mandi Mizner has devoted her life to serving her country and others. She's continuing that mission of service at Vanderbilt School of Nursing as a Bass Military Scholar.