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Brionne Williams-Track & Field

Brionne Williams Track & Field Senior Major: Medicine, Health and Society Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? Many factors led me to choose Vandy. I always knew I wanted to go to a prestigious university with great academics, but being an athlete I wanted to be somewhere where I could compete with the best of...... KEEP READING

Posted on Wednesday, January 1st, 2014 in Student-Athletes of the Month | Comments Off


Carey Spear-Football

Carey Spear Football Senior Major: Human & Organizational Development Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? I chose Vanderbilt because I wanted to play in the most competitive football conference in America; Vanderbilt also has challenging and prestigious academics. What are your career goals? My career goals are to play in the National Football League, and...... KEEP READING

Posted on Wednesday, January 1st, 2014 in Student-Athletes of the Month | Comments Off


Liz Saffold-Bowling

Liz Saffold Bowling Junior Major: Sociology Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? I have loved Nashville for the longest time and really didn’t think about coming here for bowling until I got a call from Coach. But once I stepped on campus, I knew I was home. Vandy has everything I wanted in a school...... KEEP READING

Posted on Sunday, December 1st, 2013 in Student-Athletes of the Month | Comments Off


Wesley Tate-Football

Wesley Tate Football Senior Major: Human and Organizational Development Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? I came to Vanderbilt because school has always been number one in my family, and I also wanted to compete at a high level. Vanderbilt was a school where I could go to a great school and play in...... KEEP READING

Posted on Sunday, December 1st, 2013 in Student-Athletes of the Month | Comments Off


Kenny Ladler-Football

Kenny Ladler Football Senior Majors: Human and Organizational Development  Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? Great school, nice city, location is not too far from home.  Canderbilt has so much to offer me  when I graduate and start a career.  Networks, and warm family environment. What are your career goals? Pursue my dreams of...... KEEP READING

Posted on Friday, November 1st, 2013 in Student-Athletes of the Month | Comments Off


Irina Gabasa-Women’s Golf

Irina Gabasa Women’s Golf Junior Majors: International Economics  Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? I chose Vanderbilt because of the school’s great balance between academics and sports.  Not only is it a high ranked academic school, Vanderbilt also has one of the best collegiate golf programs in the nation. What are your career goals? Right...... KEEP READING

Posted on Friday, November 1st, 2013 in Student-Athletes of the Month | Comments Off


Alyxandra Vernon-Swimming

Alyxandra Vernon Swimming Senior Majors: Psychology and English Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? The great academics and athletics-it really is the best of both worlds. What are your career goals? I would like to ultimately be in some form of international humanitarian law. But prior to law school I would like to become...... KEEP READING

Posted on Tuesday, October 1st, 2013 in Student-Athletes of the Month | Comments Off


Jordan Matthews-Football

Jordan Matthews Football Senior Major: Economics Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? Only opportunity to play college football. World class academics. What are your career goals? Be legendary. What does it take to be academically successful at Vanderbilt? Hard work. How do you manage your demanding schedule? Prioritize. What is your ritual before taking...... KEEP READING

Posted on Tuesday, October 1st, 2013 in Student-Athletes of the Month | Comments Off


John Ewing-Men’s Cross Country

John Ewing Men’s Cross Country Senior Major: Chemical Engineering Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? Vanderbilt provides a great well-rounded college experience for students who have varied interests like science, medicine, politics, music, and sports.  I appreciate that Vanderbilt focuses on undergraduate education and has a relatively small class size, but that Vanderbilt also...... KEEP READING

Posted on Wednesday, September 4th, 2013 in Student-Athletes of the Month | Comments Off


Fitz Lassing-Football

Fitz Lassing Football Senior Major: Economics Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? Great school, met amazing people on visits, actually never thought I would come because it is so close to home but ended up working out with the scholarship offer I received the day before Signing Day. What are your career goals? Not...... KEEP READING

Posted on Sunday, September 1st, 2013 in Student-Athletes of the Month | Comments Off



Important Dates

Nov. 22-30: Thanksgiving Break
Dec. 4: Classes End
Dec. 5-13: Reading Days/Exams
Dec 14-Jan 4: Winter Break
Jan 5: Classes Begin

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