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DOS STARS Spotlight: Carrie Mikulka

Nov. 12, 2019—“Carrie continually goes above and beyond to support students involved within the Greek councils at Vanderbilt and beyond. Within her role she defines genuine authentic and compassionate relationships that push students, and staff, to be and do better. She is a true leader within the Vanderbilt community and I am continually inspired by the joy...

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5th annual TEDxVanderbiltUniversity Conference

Oct. 10, 2019—Date: Sunday, November 10 Time: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM Location: Sarratt Cinema Join Student Leadership Development for the 5th annual TEDxVanderbiltUniversity Conference to hear 7 members of the Vanderbilt community share their ideas worth spreading! Vanderbilt students, staff, faculty, and alumni are all welcome to attend. We are excited to announce that a Dean...

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5th annual TEDxVanderbiltUniversity Conference

Oct. 10, 2019—Date: Sunday, November 10 Time: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM Location: Sarratt Cinema Join Student Leadership Development for the 5th annual TEDxVanderbiltUniversity Conference to hear 7 members of the Vanderbilt community share their ideas worth spreading! Vanderbilt students, staff, faculty, and alumni are all welcome to attend. Please RSVP at tedxvanderbiltuniversity.com by November 4th! Any...

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Women’s Center Workshops

Oct. 10, 2019—Women in the Academy – Negotiating Your First Academic Job Date: Wednesday, December 4 Time: 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Location: Buttrick 123 Presented: Dana Nelson, Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of English Questions? Please contact Rory Dicker, Director, Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center (rory.dicker@vanderbilt.edu).

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Women’s Center Upcoming October Workshops

Oct. 10, 2019—Work-Life Workshop: Feeling Life a Fraud: Managing Imposter Syndrome Date: Monday, October 28, 2019 Time: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Location: Sarratt 216/220.                       Women in the Academy – Establishing and Understanding Authority in the Classroom Date Tuesday, October 29, 2019 Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM...

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Student Center for Social Justice & Identity Event Updates

Sep. 26, 2019—Please see below for the upcoming Hispanic Heritage Month (HHM) and Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM) events! Asian Pacific American Heritage Month October is APAHM! While Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM) is officially celebrated in May, Vanderbilt celebrates APAHM in the fall semester from October to early November. It is the official celebration that honors the history, cultural diversity, and unique contributions...

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HEA Book Club Invitation

Sep. 24, 2019—From Dr. Brenda McKenzie DOS staff are invited to participate in a “book club” with the Higher Education Administration (HEA) professional students who are taking the Practice of Student Affairs class. There are currently a number of great books that address issues facing higher education and the broader community. Sometimes we read (or want to read)...

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DOS STARS Spotlight: Taylor Shaw

Sep. 11, 2019—“Taylor truly goes above and beyond in all that she does to support the students she comes into contact with. Through working with the Office of Greek Life Taylor is continually providing ongoing help to the men of the Interfraternity Council, as well as being one of the main advisors to the Dance Marathon Organization....

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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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MLK Day 2019

Mar. 8, 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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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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