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SEC to honor Dillard, Wallace with Michael L. Slive Award

Nov. 9, 2017—Two former Vanderbilt basketball players who helped break the color barrier in the Southeastern Conference 50 years ago have been named recipients of the Michael L. Slive Distinguished Service Award, SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey announced Thursday.

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Pregame employee tailgate party and Kansas State football game is Sept. 16

Aug. 25, 2017—Vanderbilt University employees and their families are invited to an exclusive pregame tailgate party and the Vanderbilt vs. Kansas State football game Sept. 16.

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Men’s golf claims first-ever SEC Championship

Apr. 25, 2017—The Vanderbilt men’s golf team claimed its first-ever SEC Championship on Monday, winning their final match-play match, 3-2, over Texas A&M in Sea Island, Georgia.

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Fleming, Hopkins named as SEC Academic Leadership fellows

Oct. 19, 2016—Two Vanderbilt University faculty have been named as SEC Academic Leadership Development Program fellows for 2016-17.

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Prostate cancer care in spotlight at first VU football game

Sep. 1, 2015—In the first game of the season, Vanderbilt’s football program, in conjunction with the Southeastern Conference, is kicking off a campaign to highlight prostate cancer prevention and awareness.

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Gauthier selected 2015 Professor of the Year by SEC

Apr. 29, 2015—Isabel Gauthier, who studies how the brain develops expertise, has been selected as the 2015 Professor of the Year by the Southeastern Conference of Universities.

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VU faculty to join SEC colleagues to discuss creativity, innovation, entrepreneurship

Apr. 27, 2015—Vanderbilt faculty will join colleagues from the other 13 Southeastern Conference universities for a symposium titled “Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Driving a 21st-Century Economy” Sept. 20-22 in Atlanta.

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Gauthier named winner of 2015 SEC Faculty Achievement Award

Apr. 8, 2015—Isabel Gauthier, David K. Wilson Professor of Psychology, is a recipient of the 2015 Southeastern Conference Faculty Achievement Award. These annual awards recognize one faculty member from each SEC university who has excelled in teaching, research and scholarship.

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Homecoming: A New York Times Best-Seller and an Unlikely Friendship

Mar. 23, 2015—The man sitting next to me on the night of Dec. 3, 2014, was Perry Wallace, and many of the 400 people approaching him were fellow Vanderbilt alumni, including members of Wallace’s Class of 1970. It was an exhilarating and emotional scene at the Nashville Public Library, the official launch of my biography of Wallace (Strong Inside), the first African American basketball player in the Southeastern Conference.

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Sims’ Kickoff Returns Set SEC Record

Dec. 23, 2014— Sims is the first-ever Commodore and SEC player—and just the 18th player in NCAA history—to return two kickoffs for touchdowns in the same game.

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Zeppos Heads Search for Next SEC Commissioner

Dec. 23, 2014—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos, who is current chair of the SEC’s presidents and chancellors, has appointed a committee to search for the eighth commissioner in the history of the league.

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Chancellor Zeppos appoints search committee for next SEC commissioner

Oct. 23, 2014—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos, current chair of the Southeastern Conference’s presidents and chancellors, has appointed a committee to search for the eighth commissioner of the SEC.

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