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Unexpected Blessing: Blessing Ejiofor is thankful to be at Vanderbilt after high school recruiting scandal

Unexpected Blessing: Blessing Ejiofor is thankful to be at Vanderbilt after high school recruiting scandal

Blessing Ejiofor is from Ebonyi, Nigeria, more than 6,000 miles from Nashville—but growing up, she was well aware of Vanderbilt. In fact, she considered it her “dream school” early on.

#Vandygram, Winter 2018

#Vandygram, Winter 2018

In each issue, Vanderbilt Magazine publishes a handful of social media posts from alumni, students, faculty, staff and Commodores fans that include the hashtag #Vandygram.

Perry Brandt

America’s Happiest Students

It should come as no surprise that The Princeton Review has rated Vanderbilt students “the happiest students in America” three of the past four years. Through great vision, strategic planning and diligent execution, Vanderbilt has created an exceptional environment for living and learning that is unparalleled in higher education.

The Japan Vanderbilt Chapter played host to a reception in 2017 for visiting Vanderbilt travelers.

10 ways alumni volunteers helped Vanderbilt conquer and prevail in 2017

Vanderbilt’s alumni volunteers—more than 10,000 strong—help build and support the university’s worldwide alumni community, whether by bringing Commodores together at chapter events, hosting Commodore Classrooms, or organizing Summer Send-Off Parties and Networking Night.

Fall 2017 Buchanan Library Fellow Tori Phillips, left, describes her display case during a program to highlight the fellows’ research projects. (JOE HOWELL)

The Power of Giving Back: Richard and Poppy Buchanan

Richard (BA’57, MD’61) and Poppy (BSN’61) Buchanan will establish the Poppy Pickering Buchanan and Richard D. Buchanan Library Fellows Fund. This fund will benefit students and future library users by supporting strategic projects in which selected students work on multidisciplinary teams under the mentorship of faculty and professional librarians.