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Talk About it Thursdays

May. 27, 2016—Time: Each session takes place between 12:00pm-1:30pm on Thursdays Beginning the Conversation (February 4, 2016 at Sarratt 216/220):This session will focus on the importance of setting dialogue norms and expectations. Participants will also explore the barriers that prevent one from being able to engage in the conversation of diversity, inclusion, and equity and gain practical...

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spark*sessions

May. 27, 2016—You’re invited to spark*sessions hosted by Student Leadership Development spark*sessions is an opportunity for DOS Staff Members and Campus Partners to engage in personal and professional development in a relaxed environment. We’ll explore two popular books that aim to help you become your best self in all areas of your life. Let’s be honest, some...

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Dean Caldwell’s Retirement Party

May. 27, 2016—Scores of friends, family, and colleagues gathered to honor Steve Caldwell’s 45 years of service to students at Vanderbilt University. The Dean of Students presented Steve with a farm bell to be installed at Hard Luck Acres in Hickman County. Additional photos may be found at the following links, some of which may work better...

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Summer Art Exhibits

May. 27, 2016—Sarratt Art Studios and Sarratt Gallery are pleased to announce two wonderful exhibits for summer 2016. In Sarratt Gallery (through July 29) is the exhibit “Within Safe Walls” by Mary Hettmansperger.  In the ACE Gallery (Arts and Campus Events) is “Dances We Dance” by David Heustess.  We hope you will enjoy visiting these exhibits over...

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Project Safe Welcomes Sarah Watson

May. 26, 2016—DOS welcomes Sarah Watson as she continues with us in her new role as Prevention Educator and Victim Resource Specialist in the Project Safe Center.  Sarah recently earned her Masters in Higher Education degree from Vanderbilt’s Peabody College and holds a Bachelors in Science and Chemistry from Wittenberg University.  Upon graduating from Wittenberg, she joined...

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2015-2016 Staff Award Winners

May. 26, 2016—Congratulations to the 2015-2016 DOS Staff Award Winners! Liv N. Parks: New Student Affairs Professoinal Award Holly Jones: Departmental Support Award Heath Garton: Logistical Support Award Rachel Eskridge and Alex Hollifield, [IM]Perfection Project: Innovation Award The Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center and The Office of the University Chaplain and Religious Life, MLK Commemoration: Partnership...

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Congrats to May’s STARS Recipients

May. 26, 2016—A STARS card is about showing your fellow DOS staff that you noticed the work they do and you are taking a moment to thank them! Twelve individuals and two departments (AMS’s and Security Team) were recognized this month for their outstanding contributions: AMS’s and Security Team: “For all of the behind scenes work you do...

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DOS Current Job Opportunities

May. 26, 2016—Compliance Coordinator – Student Accountability, Community Standards, & Academic Integrity

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OHARE ACUHO-I Internship

May. 26, 2016—OHARE is excited to welcome Taylor Boyd to Vanderbilt. Taylor will serve as OHARE’s ACUHO-I intern for the summer. Taylor currently serves as the ACUHO-I intern for the Office of Residential Education. He is a native of Columbia, South Carolina and obtained a bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Appalachian State University. Taylor has previously worked...

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Center for Student Wellbeing Staff

May. 26, 2016—DOS welcomes two new staff members to the Center for Student Wellbeing. JaNiene Peoples joins DOS after recently earning a master’s degree in health education from Texas A&M University.  Samantha York joins DOS after working at the Psychological & Counseling Center as the academic counselor for the last two years. JaNiene Peoples On May 25,...

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Reservations and Events Welcomes Sara Muren

May. 26, 2016—On May 23rd, Sara Muren joined the staff of the Reservations and Events team in the role of Event Manager.  She joins us after working as a graduate assistant in the Office of Greek Life while completing her M.Ed. in Higher Education Administration here at Peabody.  Prior to that, Sara worked in student activities for...

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SACSAI Welcomes Jeremy Bourgoin

May. 26, 2016—The Office of Student Accountability Welcomes New Assistant Director Jeremy Bourgoin has joined the Office of Student Accountability, Community Standards, and Academic Integrity as Assistant Director. Jeremy will investigate and hear cases involving alleged violations of University policy and will also advise the Undergraduate Honor Council. Jeremy comes most recently from the University of Miami...

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Retirement Party for Dean Steve Caldwell

May. 16, 2016—Please join us for a Retirement Party honoring Dean Steve Caldwell. Friday, May 20, 2016 2:00-4:00pm Student Life Center Vanderbilt University Ballrooms A & B RSVP by Monday, May 16 to martha.harris@vanderbilt.edu

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Welcome Monica Sonafelt to Project Safe

May. 16, 2016—DOS welcomes Monica Sonafelt to the Project Safe Center as Administrative Assistant II.  Monica will join the staff of the Project Safe Center on May 23, 2016, after working with the Vanderbilt University Medical Center for five years.  Monica holds Associate Degrees in Accounting and Business Management and Elementary Education from Nashville State Community College....

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DOS News Summer Schedule

May. 16, 2016—DOS News will switch to a monthly distribution schedule for the summer months: June 1 July 1 August 1 Please keep this in mind when submitting information to dosnews@vanderbilt.edu.

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OHARE Welcomes Assistant Directors

May. 16, 2016—Assistant Directors begin in Residential Education Three Assistant Directors have started in their new roles in Residential Education. Nadine De La Rosa is the Assistant Director for First Year Engagement and Community Development. Nadine will supervise the Area Coordinators at the Martha Rivers Ingram Commons. In addition, she will work with Dean of the Ingram...

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Vanderbilt Hosts Green Dot Institute

May. 16, 2016—Vanderbilt University is hosting a Green Dot Institute on campus July 12-15, 2016. Vanderbilt University faculty and staff are invited to complete this four-day training in order to become Green Dot bystander intervention facilitators on our campus. Attending the Institute Who Should Apply: Faculty and staff who have regular interaction with students and who are...

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OACS Update

Apr. 29, 2016—2015/16 Student Service Survey The numbers are in! Vanderbilt students continued serving our community to an impressive degree this year and we are happy to report the impact made by OACS-affiliated service organizations: 20,530 hours served 814 events organized $155,913 in charitable donations 85% of service leaders ‘satisfied’ or ‘very satisfied’ with the OACS advisory...

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41 students selected for Nichols Humanitarian Fund Award

Apr. 29, 2016—Forty-one students have been selected to receive the Nichols Humanitarian Fund Award to pursue humanitarian projects during the summer of 2016. Since it was established, the Fund has awarded scholarships to 262 Vanderbilt students to enable them to go on humanitarian missions to virtually every part of the world. The following students are the 2016 Nichols...

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Congrats to April’s STARS

Apr. 28, 2016—A STARS card is about showing your fellow DOS staff that you noticed the work they do and you are taking a moment to thank them! Thirty-three individuals were recognized this month for their outstanding contribution: Anna Flagg: “For your help with Rites of Spring!” Austin Tatum: “All your hard work with Magnolia Awards,” “your work...

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