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What is EVOLVE?

EVOLVE is about helping you become the best version of yourself and fostering the impact you can have as a leader on campus and for a lifetime. Spend 8 weeks learning with 35-45 of your peers. We want students who are interested in personal development and have a desire to lead positive change. A leader must start with the person in the mirror and EVOLVE will serve as the perfect medium for this adventure.  Effective leaders will always be needed in every realm of life. What you learn by participating in EVOLVE will serve you throughout your academic and professional career.

What To Expect From EVOLVE

As an EVOLVer students will have the opportunity to:

  • Learn about different leadership styles
  • Cultivate their personal leadership brand
  • Network with a community of rising leaders at Vanderbilt
  • Develop leadership skills that will aid them in creating change in the Vanderbilt, Nashville, and global community

Congratulations Fall 2015 EVOLVE Class

In the fall 2015 semester EVOLVE graduated it’s third class of student leaders from the EVOLVE Program.  Join us in congratulating the new class. Their names can be seen below.

Ashley Artrip
Derek Brody
Nicole Budgell
Mary Casey
Tao Chen
Kayla Cooper
Kimberly Fievre
Christopher Finch
Christine Lim
Alexis McCullough
Jamal Merritt
Oluwatunmise Olowojoba
Savannah Prenger

Yue Qi
Ruchi Roy
Emily Sharp
Rachel Smith
Dylan Suth
Carluto Toussaint
Austin Yoders
Daier Yuan

Congratulations Spring 2015 EVOLVE Class

In the spring 2015 semester EVOLVE graduated it’s second class of student leaders from the EVOLVE Program.  Join us in congratulating the new class. Their names can be seen below.

Hannah Burrows
Zakiah Md Ismail
Claire Crosby
Mohamad Kamal bahri
Molly Williams
Horace Barker
Isabel Redleaf
Julia Mccorvey
Victoria Potter
Mark Michael Astarita
Ying Jin
Sharon Vanderpuye
Christina Prihoda
Xiao Zeng
Grey Campbell
Jacob Schultz
Jeffrey Yung
Swaramsi Katragadda
Amy Sweeney
Margaret Valachovic
Arrush Choudhary
Anissa Alexander

Congratulations to the EVOLVE Inaugural Class!

In the fall 2014 semester, our first cohort graduated from our EVOLVE Leadership Program. To learn more about the student EVOLVE experience, read Alisha Newton’s blogs:

EVOLVE-ing One Week at a Time
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Ethical, Service-Oriented and Supportive Leadership

The Fall 2014 EVOLVE Class

Ellen Andrew Alisha Newton
Bryan Stromer
Abigail Dillon
Kylie Carlson Lauren Pak Taniesha Williams Tyler Marlin
Dana Dimodica Monica Peacock Megan Woodruff Emma Kissane
Chung-Wei Hsiao Jordan Pittman Jacqueline Chirdo Ryan Ritchie
James King Giselle Poss Kevin Eapen Amanda Schifino
Hanna Lazarz Vikas Pydas Anne Yanda Shelby Brown
Ryan McElvenny Virginia Randall Brianna Berry Emily Thermos
Elizabeth Mekbib Shawn Reilly Lyle Li Shravan Rajasekaran
Lauren Montgomery Brittany Roth Sungseek Kim
Lisa Muloma Katherine Sborov
Sarah Payne