October 1, 2004

Celebration rolls on

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Billy Dean, left, and backup singers Carol Byrd and Deb Kemp with the Vanderbilt band Soul Incision, entertained the audience during the Tuneful Tuesday event, part of Employee Celebration Month. (photo by Dana Johnson)

Lori Cowan, a fitness associate at Health Plus, shows her joy over the Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream booth, one of the vendors at the Taste of Vandy event last week. The Taste of Vandy is part of Employee Celebration Month. (photo by Dana Johnson)

Country music singer Linda Davis also performed at the Tuneful Tuesday event. (photo by Dana Johnson)

Country music singer Linda Davis also performed at the Tuneful Tuesday event. (photo by Dana Johnson)

Friday, Oct. 1

Noon-1 p.m. “Life-long Learning and the Pursuit of Personal Development” (Wyatt Center Rotunda). Brian A. Griffith, Ph.D., assistant clinical professor, department of Human and Organizational Development, Peabody College, will present an interactive, practical session addressing the need for life-long learning for ongoing growth and development. The workshop will help participants (a) identify areas of potential growth, (b) establish goals for personal development, and (c) construct a plan to achieve success in those areas.

Saturday, Oct. 2

6 p.m. Vanderbilt vs. Mississippi State (Vanderbilt Stadium). Call 322-GOLD for tickets.

Week 5

Monday, Oct. 4

Noon-1 p.m. “Using Creativity at Work” (location to be announced). Whitney Ferre, from the Art House Gallery & Studio (a creative fitness center), will illustrate how using “creativity work-outs” can lead to innovative ideas and a new creative spirit at work. Door prizes will be awarded including a painting workshop at the Art House and a book on corporate creativity. For more information, visit www.creativefitness.citysearch.com.

Tuesday, Oct. 5

Noon–1 p.m. “Weekend Getaways” (189 Sarratt). Join Cynthia Kear from Belle Meade Vacations for a talk about fantastic long weekend getaways. Door prize drawing.

5-7 p.m. Tuneful Tuesday International Dance (location to be announced). Come see and experience Salsa, Indian and Celtic dancers.

Wednesday, Oct. 6

Noon-1 p.m. “See the Bible with New Eyes: The Story of Adam and Eve” (Divinity School, room G-27). Amy-Jill Levine, Carpenter Professor New Testament Studies. We all know the story of Adam and Eve (Genesis 2-3): the creation of the first human, the creation of woman as “helper,” temptation and “original sin.” Is the story of Adam and Eve good news, or bad news, or a bit of both?

Thursday, Oct. 7

Noon-1 p.m. “Getting the Most out of your Home Digital Camera” (512 Light Hall). Anne Rayner, photographer, Medical Art Group.

Friday, Oct. 8

All day Present your VU faculty or staff ID and receive an additional 10 percent discount at the VU bookstores. This applies to most regularly stocked items at either location. The discount is not valid on textbooks, software, PDAs, or special orders. Medical instruments are not eligible for employee discount, but will receive a 10 percent Employee Celebration discount only. Valid today only.

Noon “Historical Walking Tour of Campus” with Lyle Lankford (meet on front steps of Kirkland Hall).

Saturday, Oct. 9

4-6:15 p.m. “Tailgate 2004” (Natchez Field). Vanderbilt vs. Rutgers football game. Free food, fun and games for the entire family. The winner of the “Oh, Say Can You Sing” competition sings the National Anthem to open the football game and the 2004 Commodore Awards winners are introduced at halftime. Watch for more information in campus mail or go to ww.vanderbilt.edu/employeecelebration/tailgate.pdf.