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Career Center sees large turnout for Career Fair, Kickoff and SLAMs

Sep. 13, 2018—More than 2,000 Vanderbilt students met with 400 recruiters representing some 140 companies at the Vanderbilt Career Center’s 2018 Career Fair Sept. 5 at the Student Rec Center fieldhouse.

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Political scientist and strategic leader John Geer named dean of College of Arts and Science

Jun. 14, 2018—John G. Geer, a distinguished political scientist and a seasoned academic leader, has been named the next dean of the Vanderbilt University College of Arts and Science. He will begin a five-year term as dean July 1, pending approval of the Vanderbilt University Board of Trust.

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Career Center hosts sessions on competitive student scholarships, fellowships

Mar. 8, 2018—The Career Center will present several informational sessions and workshops throughout March and April for students interested in applying for competitive national honors scholarships and fellowships.

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Two Vanderbilt seniors awarded prestigious scholarships

Dec. 4, 2017—Vanderbilt senior Logan Brown has been named a Marshall Scholar for 2018, and senior Jacqueline (Jami) Cox has been named to the third class of Schwarzman Scholars, both organizations announced Monday.

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Career Center presents 2017 Fall Career Fair and first-time engineering and business SLAMs

Sep. 15, 2017—The Vanderbilt Career Center presents its 2017 Fall Career Fair Sept. 19, as well as its first-ever Business SLAM and Engineering SLAM on Sept. 18.

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Nine questions with Katharine Brooks

Oct. 13, 2016—Katharine S. Brooks, a nationally recognized expert with more than 25 years of experience specializing in the career needs of college students and alumni, joined Vanderbilt in June as the Evans Family Executive Director of the Vanderbilt Career Center.

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Ava Sellers, former longtime director of career planning and placement at Vanderbilt, has died

Dec. 4, 2013—Ava Foster Sellers, who in her nearly 50 years at Vanderbilt helped transform the university’s job placement office into a full-scale career planning service with a holistic approach for preparing students for the working world, died Nov. 25 in Nashville.

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Center for Student Professional Development takes holistic approach

Jul. 25, 2012—The Center for Student Professional Development, formerly the Vanderbilt Career Center, is rolling out a new mission and a new name that reflects its holistic approach to preparing students to be resilient in these uncertain times.

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