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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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12/4 Buddy Program

Dec. 4, 2018—Find Your Anchor Buddy Program Introducing the Dean of Students New Staff Buddy program. This program, which pairs a new staff with a veteran staff member, attempts to expand the new staff member’s circle of colleagues early on in their tenure at Vanderbilt, making them feel more at home within DOS as well as the...

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CSW 11/1

Oct. 31, 2018—[IM]Perfection Project and Active Minds Student Speak-Out Tuesday, November 8 Commons Multi-Purpose Room 7-8:30pm The [IM]Perfection Project and Active Minds are excited to collaborate on a special speak-out event! In addition to hearing stories from our student panel, attendees will have an opportunity to engage in meaningful dialogue during the Speak-Out event.  Students will listen...

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IICC 11/1

Oct. 31, 2018—Talk About It Thursday! – November 8th in Saratt 112 from 12:00 Noon – 1:30PM Featuring Allison C. Roman, Director of Diversity and Inclusion at Trinity University, come discover The Power of Storytelling: Testimonios, Narratives and the Words that will Set Us Free. Learn how storytelling is utilized as a tool when working with students from...

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FutureVU Mobility Expo

Oct. 31, 2018—The Division of Administration is hosting a FutureVU Mobility Expo that will be held next week. This expo will be focused on mobility and transportation, and we would like to ask each of you to urge folks in your areas to attend. The expo will be held Tuesday, Nov. 6. from 2:00 to 5:30 p.m. at the Wond’ry. All...

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MLK Series Teach-Ins 11/1

Oct. 31, 2018—Vanderbilt University MLK Commemorative Series Teach-Ins: Call for Proposals To: Vanderbilt University Faculty, Staff, Post-Docs, and Graduate/Professional Students; On Monday, January 21st, 2019, Vanderbilt University will celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King. We will host a day of service, reflection and fellowship focusing on this year’s theme: Our Lives, Our Movement, Our Responsibility....

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Women’s Center 11/1

Oct. 31, 2018—40th Birthday Party for the Women’s Center Thursday, November 1, Noon – 2 p.m., Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center Please join us as we celebrate the Women’s Center’s 40th Birthday with punch, cake, music, prizes, and more! Anchorlink: https://anchorlink.vanderbilt.edu/event/2521582 AAUW Work Smart Salary Negotiation Workshop Tuesday, November 13, Noon – 1:30 p.m., Buttrick 306 AAUW Work Smart is...

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OACS 10/17

Oct. 17, 2018—OACS Global Service Programs challenge students to question their perspectives and roles in the shared human experience through pre-service curriculum, intensive service immersion, post-service skills application, and continuous reflection. The programs are planned in order to best facilitate students’ abilities to connect meaningfully with people different from themselves through humble engagement and reciprocal dialogues within international host communities. Through this exposure to...

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Greek Life 10/17

Oct. 17, 2018—Fall is finally here and Halloween is upon us! The Vanderbilt Greek Community and the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee would like to invite you to our annual event, Trick-or-Treat with Greeks & Athletes, on Wednesday, October 31st from 5:00-7:00pm. It will take place on Vanderbilt Greek Row (Vanderbilt Place, Kensington Place, and 24th Ave. S). We will have...

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LGBTQI Life 10/17

Oct. 17, 2018—P.R.I.D.E Training with LGBTQI Life, November 8th, 2p-5p Sarratt 189 The P.R.I.D.E. (Pursuing Respect, Inclusion, Diversity and Equity) program aims to create a visible network of support for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and intersex (LGBTQI) individuals and their allies by providing an avenue through which any member of the Vanderbilt Community can show their support. Register...

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Transition Programs 10/17

Oct. 17, 2018—Mental Health Topics for First Generation Professionals Please join us on Friday, November 9th from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM for a conversation with Dr. Ciera Scott, a licensed psychologist in the University Counseling Center. Dr. Scott will lead a discussion on various mental health topics relevant to first generation professionals working with college students....

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Project Safe 10/17

Oct. 17, 2018—Purple Thursday Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018 As part of Dating & Domestic Violence Awareness Month, wear purple in solidarity with survivors. Anita Hill Documentary Screening Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018 5:30 PM at the Black Cultural Center In preparation for Anita Hill’s visit to Vanderbilt campus join the Black Cultural Center and Project Safe Center in...

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CSW 10/17

Oct. 17, 2018—Drug Take Back Day Bring any expired or unused over-the-counter or prescription medications. SAFE, FREE, and NO QUESTONS ASKED. October 26, 10-2pm Center for Student Wellbeing Lawn In conjunction with the DEA National Take Back Day, Vanderbilt University will have a table on the lawn of the Center for Student Wellbeing (across from the Student...

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Women’s Center 10/17

Oct. 17, 2018—Work-Life Workshop: Holistic Wellness in the Workplace Monday, October 22, Noon – 1 p.m. A lecture-based lunchtime program for faculty, staff, and graduate students, the Work-Life Workshops cover a blend of self-care and professional development topics such as navigating organizational politics, salary negotiation strategies, stress management, mindfulness and more. This month’s workshop will cover holistic...

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