Jun. 4, 2020—Former football student-athlete Cody Markel has been named the 2020 SEC Brad Davis Community Service Leader of the Year. Markel earned national attention last year after creating Turner’s Heroes, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the memory of Vanderbilt classmate and fellow tight end Turner Cockrell.
Jan. 8, 2020—The 1965, 1974 and 1993 Southeastern Conference regular season championship teams will be honored during three Commodore men’s basketball games this season, with the 1974 team to be recognized first this Saturday during Vanderbilt’s game with Texas A&M at Memorial Gym.
Aug. 27, 2019—Alumna Ann Hutcheson Price, an associate dean in the School of Medicine, will serve as Vanderbilt’s faculty athletics representative, following her appointment by Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente.
Apr. 29, 2019—Vanderbilt bowling senior Kristin Quah has been named the recipient of the H. Boyd McWhorter Award, presented annually to the outstanding female student-athlete in the Southeastern Conference. Vanderbilt football student-athlete Khari Blasingame was one of 13 male finalists for the award.
Mar. 28, 2019—Robert Whaley, Valere Blair Potter Professor of Finance at the Owen Graduate School of Management, is Vanderbilt’s winner of the 2019 Southeastern Conference Faculty Achievement Award.
Jan. 30, 2019—"Triumph: The Untold Story of Perry Wallace," the documentary that tells the story of the first African American varsity basketball player in the SEC, is now available for educational screenings.
Dec. 13, 2018—Blair School of Music junior Hiram Rodriguez was among the seven SEC student musicians who used the activities surrounding the 2018 SEC Football Championship Game in early December to showcase their jazz and improvisational music skills to thousands of SEC administrators, staff and fans as part of the third SEC Student Music Ensemble.
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. 19, 2018—Vanderbilt sophomore John Augenstein was named the SEC Co-Golfer of the Week after capturing his first collegiate title last weekend in the Mason Rudolph Championship at the Vanderbilt Legends Club in Franklin, Tennessee.
Apr. 15, 2018—The third-ranked Vanderbilt women's tennis team left Gainesville, Florida, on Saturday with a 4-3 comeback victory over No. 10 Florida and something even sweeter: their second-straight SEC regular season championship.
Apr. 11, 2018—The Tennessee General Assembly unanimously passed a joint resolution honoring the memory of Vanderbilt alumnus Perry Wallace on April 11. Wallace, who grew up in North Nashville, integrated Vanderbilt varsity basketball in 1966 and made history on Dec. 2, 1967, as the first African American basketball player to compete in a varsity game in the Southeastern Conference.