Carolyn FloydSenior Director
Carolyn Floyd is the Senior Director of the Office of Experiential Learning and Immersion Vanderbilt. Carolyn has been at Vanderbilt since 2011, first as the Registrar and then as a Research Services Librarian and Lecturer in Law, both at Vanderbilt Law School.Carolyn.Floyd@Vanderbilt.edu
Brittaney BakerAssistant Director of Equity and Immersion Vanderbilt
Brittaney Baker is Assistant Director for Equity & Immersion Vanderbilt in the Office of Experiential Learning and Immersion Vanderbilt. She brings with her experience in Career Services, Post-Secondary Counseling, and Strengths-Based Youth Development.Brittaney.Baker@Vanderbilt.edu
Alissa McKinnon WestAssistant Director of Programming, Funding and Assessment
Alissa McKinnon West is Assistant Director for Programming, Funding, and Assessment in the Office of Experiential Learning and Immersion Vanderbilt (EL&IV). She has previously advised students as the creative expression pathway program coordinator for Immersion Vanderbilt.Alissa.M.West@Vanderbilt.edu
Tisha is an Administrative Assistant for the Office of Experiential Learning and Immersion Vanderbilt. Originally from Florida, she has been at Vanderbilt since 2016.
A first-generation college student, Tisha received her B.S. in Public Relations from the University of Florida and her M.Ed. from Cumberland University.
Khattab is a Mechanical Engineering student starting his senior year this semester. This summer he had the opportunity to participate in an internship at Collins Aerospace. Throughout the internship, he learned a lot about applying the engineering principles he learned in class in real-world problems. It was an experience Khattab thoroughly enjoyed in an industry he is passionate about.
Grace Kim is a senior majoring in flute performance and on the track for the 5-year Blair to Peabody music education program. She studied abroad Fall 2021 at DIS Copenhagen in the Child Development and Diversity core course, where she taught at a local Danish elementary/middle school. Grace is involved in Sigma Phi Lambda, AACF, Harmonies for the Elderly and was a GEO Peer Advisor.
Nathan is a senior from Cleveland, OH double majoring in Public Policy Studies and Cinema and Media Arts. He studied abroad in the Fall 2021 Semester and will be working on a senior capstone project for CMA this year.
Lavonte Saunders is a junior majoring in Biochemistry and Mathematics. Over the summer in 2022, Lavonte engaged in nanoscale research at the Vanderbilt Institute for Nanoscale Science and Engineering (VINSE) tech crew program. Lavonte looks forward to aiding his peers in gaining a deeper understanding of the Immersion process at Vanderbilt.
Location & Hours
|Address:||Student Life Center
310 25th Ave South
Nashville, TN 37240
The OIR is working remotely and on campus. Our business hours are 8am-5pm, Monday-Friday.
OIR Advising Hours:
During the academic year, the OIR is available for advising appointments 8am-5pm, Monday-Friday. Extended advising hours are also offered to accommodate students' schedules.
Students can view and book advising appointments on the Immersion portal.