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Chancellor’s Lecturer Terry Crews urges Vanderbilt to embrace ‘culture of caring’

Sep. 11, 2019—Athlete, actor and activist Terry Crews shared his personal story as part of the Chancellor’s Lecture Series Monday evening, encouraging increased respect and compassion for others.

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Gail and David Williams honored with Francis S. Guess Bridge to Equality Award

May. 29, 2019—The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee has honored Gail and David Williams with the Francis S. Guess Bridge to Equality Award. The award, which honors the memory of civil rights trailblazer and civic leader Francis S. Guess, recognizes those who spur innovation leading to equality.

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Vanderbilt Legends Charity Softball Game July 7 features Jordan Matthews

Jul. 2, 2018—Watch alumnus and New England Patriots star Jordan Matthews and other Vandy Athletics legends in this year's Vanderbilt Legends Charity Softball Game on July 7 at Hawkins Field.

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Williams to moderate sports panel featuring VU basketball great, former Titans Dec. 8

Nov. 22, 2017—Former Tennessee Titans stars Chris Sanders and Chris Hope will be joined by Vanderbilt basketball record-setter Shan Foster for a panel discussion Friday, Dec. 8, titled “Life After Sports: Giving Back.” Vice Chancellor and Athletics Director David Williams will moderate the event at Vanderbilt's McGugin Center.

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Inaugural Coach Forum draws big crowd

Jul. 22, 2016—More than 250 area athletic coaches came to the Student Life Center Thursday for The Coach Forum, a one-day conference to help them lead, mentor and initiate culture change in their programs.

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Mason addresses area coaches at MEND Forum

Jun. 18, 2015—Vanderbilt head football coach Derek Mason was a featured speaker at the first forum for MEND, a program to end violence against women and girls by empowering men in the community to be positive role models.

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Shan Foster, BS’08, joins YWCA as MEND director

May. 21, 2015—Shan Foster, BS’08, is joining the YWCA of Nashville & Middle Tennessee as director of MEND, a primary prevention initiative dedicated to ending violence against women and girls in our community. A retired professional basketball player and the all-time leading scorer for Vanderbilt University men’s basketball team, he has served as dean of culture and...

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