Next Steps at Vanderbilt Archives
Aug. 25, 2016—A nearly $2 million grant has been given to a program offering students with intellectual and developmental disabilities the chance to go to college. Jamal Underwood and Amber Cameron are students in the Next Steps program at Vanderbilt, which teaches independent life and social skills, gives students the opportunity to audit Vanderbilt undergraduate courses, and complete internships to land a full-time job.
Aug. 25, 2016—In the Shriver home, when Tim Shriver was young, the refrain often went like this: "Peabody. Vanderbilt. Peabody. Peabody. Vanderbilt."
Aug. 25, 2016—Second semester classes began Monday for many Middle Tennessee college students. At Vanderbilt University, that includes some 12 students with special needs who are part of the Next Steps program.
Reflections in Collage/Reflections in College: Arts and Disabilities Panel and Reception at Vanderbilt
Aug. 25, 2016—In Spring 2010, Next Steps at Vanderbilt students worked with artist-in-residence Elizabeth Garlington at Vanderbilt's Sarratt Art Studios to create collages that expressed their unique selves and their aspirations.
May. 9, 2016—Vanderbilt University has decided to expand its popular dependent tuition assistance policy to include students with intellectual disabilities.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Next Steps program to receive Perry Wallace Courage Award; bloggers on hand to join celebration
Mar. 1, 2016—The Vanderbilt University athletics will present the Next Steps at Vanderbilt program with the Perry Wallace Courage Award on Tuesday.
Nov. 24, 2015—Tennessee’s first postsecondary education program for students with intellectual disabilities, Next Steps at Vanderbilt, will expand significantly thanks to new federal funding.
Jan. 29, 2015—Ten students from Vanderbilt University and Belmont University will compete for a one-song record deal.