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Commodore Connection | April 2023

Vanderbilt kicks off Sesquicentennial with ceremony, conversation, music and more

Vanderbilt University launched the yearlong celebration of its 150th anniversary with a series of events March 24–25, including a formal ceremony in Langford Auditorium, a conversation and performance at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, a concert at the Blair School of Music, a community party and more.
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Upcoming Parents and Family Socials

Want to meet local Vanderbilt families? Parents and Family Socials are a wonderful opportunity for VU families to engage with one another on a regional level and foster deeper connections. These small, casual events aim to connect local Vanderbilt families.
Click the links below to register for the upcoming socials! If you don’t see your city, we would love to have you host in your area!
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Parent Webinar: Sexual Violence Prevention and Response at Vanderbilt University

Wednesday, April 26, 5:30-6:30 p.m. CT
As part of Vanderbilt’s Sexual Assault Awareness Month programming, parents are invited to participate in an online discussion with university leadership. Learn about sexual assault prevention, reporting and resources. The live webinar will include a moderated question and answer session.  
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Giving Day

Join the movement on April 27 as we celebrate Giving Day

Mark your calendar: Vanderbilt Giving Day is April 27. It’s the day the entire community stands together to support the wide range of learning opportunities, scholarships, athletics, student organizations and groundbreaking research initiatives that combine to create our collaborative culture of excellence. Help us start off Giving Day strong and give early! Together, we can make a big impact.
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STARS College Network

Vanderbilt joins effort to help students from small-town, rural America connect to higher education

Sixteen of the nation’s most prominent universities and colleges, including Vanderbilt University, have teamed up in a new effort to help students from small-town and rural America enroll in, succeed at and graduate from the undergraduate program of their choice.
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College of Arts and Science faculty lead comprehensive, collaborative overhaul of undergraduate curriculum

A significant faculty-led effort to redesign the College of Arts and Science undergraduate curriculum is nearing completion, aiming to provide a more integrated, inspiring and enduring program of study for all Arts and Science students.
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Commencement 2023

We look forward to celebrating the Class of 2023 this May. For the most up-to-date information on Graduates Day, the undergraduate ceremony and more, please visit the Commencement website.
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Student Care Network offers drop-in and satellite services for spring semester

Services by the Student Care Network and several other offices are offered in satellite locations across campus and virtually. This is to provide the Vanderbilt community with quick, convenient access to resources to consult on a concern, explore support options and connect with staff members.
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Vanderbilt Chapter Events

Parents are invited to attend the Vanderbilt Chapter events. Come out and meet fellow Vanderbilt parents and alumni in your area.
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Volunteer with Vanderbilt 

Parents and families are an important part of our Vanderbilt community. Learn more about volunteer opportunities, such as participating in networking opportunities and volunteering at regional Chapter events. 
Volunteer Opportunities
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Parents and Family Programs
PMB 401627 | 2301 Vanderbilt Place
Nashville, TN 7240-1627
Parent Information Line: (877) 887 2736 |

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