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Welcome New GAs!

Aug. 13, 2019—Welcome to the following new Graduate Assistants joining Dean of Students for the coming academic year! Ian Anderson The Office of Housing and Residential Experience Ian is from Cleveland, OH and completed is undergraduate degree at the University of Louisville. He is a student in the Higher Education Administration program at Peabody. Oluwadamisi (Damisi) Fawole The...

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Student Involvement Fair

Aug. 6, 2019—Greetings Campus Partners! We would like to invite your department to attend the annual Student Involvement Fair on Friday, August 23rd  from 3 – 5pm in the Recreation Center Field house at the Recreation and Wellness Center.  Registered Student Organizations (RSOs) are invited to participate in the event, which is geared toward groups that have undergraduate...

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DOS STARS Spotlight: Heath Garton

Jul. 1, 2019—“Heath is someone you can call anytime day or night and get help with a building access issue. He is a great partner to have and always gives more than 100%.” What do you love most about working in Vanderbilt Dean of Students?  I was fortunate to hire into Ann Nielson’s team. All my time...

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LGBTQI Life Update 6.3 DOS News

Jun. 3, 2019—The Office of LGBTQI Life would like to invite you to join us as we walk in this year’s Nashville Pride Parade on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 10 AM on Broadway & 8th in downtown Nashville. This year marks 50 years since the initial Stonewall Riots that have since transformed into PRIDE. The first...

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LGBTQI Life 4.1 DOS News

Apr. 1, 2019—Save the Date and be sure to join LGBTQI Life on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 from 7-9pm in the Student Life Center Ballroom A as we celebrate the achievements and contributions of LGBTQI and allied graduating students and student leaders at Vanderbilt. We encourage graduates to attend even if they have never attended LGBTQI Life...

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Women’s Center 4.1 DOS News

Apr. 1, 2019—Know Your Value: Leveraging It and Negotiating It Thursday, April 4, Noon, Sarratt 325 For more information, click here. Salary Negotiation Workshop Thursday, April 4, 4 p.m., Buttrick 123 To RSVP, click here. Graduate Student Appreciation Friday, April 5, 2:30 p.m., KC Potter Center and Women’s Center For more information, click here.

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TEDxVandy 4.1 DOS News

Apr. 1, 2019—What is your “idea worth spreading”? The 5th Annual TEDxVanderbiltUniversity (TEDxVandy) will take place on Sunday, November. 10th in Sarratt Cinema. Speaker applications are OPEN! This year, we also have a Speaker Nomination Form. Know someone on campus or an alumni with a great idea? Nominate them for this experience.  Current Vanderbilt DOS Staff are encouraged to apply....

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MLK Day 2019

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DOS STARS Spotlight: ReChard Peel

Mar. 5, 2019—“ReChard has been an amazing supervisor and a truly awesome person to work with on IICC programs and initiatives. He recently was accepted to present a session at NCORE (National Conference on Race and Ethnicity) in Portland, Oregon this upcoming May. He also runs the iDialogues program in IICC and is able to constantly connect...

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Project Safe 3.6 Updates

Mar. 5, 2019—Decorating Lanterns for Prevention Procession Project Safe’s annual Prevention Procession & Survivor Speak Out will be held on April 11. We are in need of offices and organizations to decorate lanterns for these events. Project Safe will provide the lanterns and decorating materials. Make this part of your next staff meeting and show your support...

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LGBTQI Life 3.6 Updates

Mar. 5, 2019—Out in The Workplace: Tips for Navigating the Internship and Job Search March 12th 12:30pm- 1:30pm in Kissam 210 The Career Center and The Office of LGBTQI Life invite Dean of Students staff to join us as we rollout an online toolkit for students navigating the internship and job search. We will also be answering...

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Women’s Center 3.6 Updates

Mar. 5, 2019—Women’s History Month Celebration  Monday, March 11, 11 a.m., Sarratt Promenade For more information, click here. The OpEd Project The two-day workshop, called “Write to Change the World,” will explore the source of credibility and how to establish it; how to present ideas quickly and powerfully under pressure; the components of powerful, evidence-based argument; the...

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Women’s Center 2.18 Updates

Feb. 18, 2019—Women in the Academy: Mindfulness for Stress Reduction Michelle Foote-Pearce, Director of Mindfulness Programs and Outreach Wednesday, February 27, Noon, Sarratt 216/220 For more information, click here. Work-Life Workshop: Navigating Organizational Politics Stephanie Dean, Work/Life-Connections EAP Thursday, February 28, Noon, Sarratt 216/220 For more information, click here. Women’s History Month Celebration Monday, March 11, 11...

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DOS STARS Spotlight: Otis McGresham

Feb. 1, 2019—“Otis has made incredible contributions to our students and staff. We often overlook how difficult student affairs work can be. Burnout is a very real thing and we work long hours. Otis the kind of colleague that helps his co-workers out. He’s a team player who strives to make people feel included. This takes pressure off...

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Chili Cook Off Winners

Jan. 14, 2019—Chili: Judges Picks Mary Clare Champion Annetta Pickett Jody Serrato Popular Vote Janiene Peoples & Tyler Hodges Heather Bay Jody Serrato Soup: Judges Picks Ashley Ladyman Greg Broome Matt Sinclair Popular Vote Viviana Grice Matt Sinclair Otis McGresham Dessert: Judges Picks Kerri Turney Heather Bay Samantha York Popular Vote Sara Cope Lauren Moon Samantha York

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Project Safe 1_15

Jan. 14, 2019—National Stalking Awareness Month Join Project Safe Center all January long as they participate in National Stalking Awareness Month. Get Out of My Life: Stalking and Harassment Jan. 15, 5:30-6:30 PM Kissam C216 Stalking and harassment are issues our students deal with far too often. Have you or someone you know ever had interactions with...

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DOS STARS Spotlight: Kierra Landrum

Jan. 14, 2019—“Kierra is a new staff member who has taken initiative in a number of areas and regularly goes above and beyond, helping to improve not only the Counseling Center but the entire Vanderbilt Community.” What do you love most about working in Vanderbilt Dean of Students? Vanderbilt is a remarkable community composed of individuals whom...

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