September 5, 2003

Employee Celebration activities

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Joel Lee, Associate Vice Chancellor for Medical Center Communications, thanks Patricia Peerman, director of enrollment management in the School of Nursing, for sharing her story about being diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. Rusty Russell


Noon–1 p.m. A World of Advantages and Vacations. 189 Sarratt. Join the vice president of sales from Caldwell Travel and the regional manager of GoGo Worldwide Vacations. Door prize drawing.

7 p.m. Family Movie Night. Sarratt Student Center. Raiders of the Lost Ark will be shown free to all faculty, staff and families.


2:30–4:45 p.m. Tailgate 2003. 30th Avenue South at Dudley Avenue. Vanderbilt vs. UT-Chattanooga. Free food, fun and games for the entire family. “Oh Say Can You Sing” competition winner will sing the National Anthem. Commodore Awards winners will be introduced at halftime. For more information, visit


7 a.m.-4 p.m. Cut-a-thon. MCN Hair Salon. Emma Underwood will be cutting hair all day, with all proceeds benefitting Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital.

Noon-1 p.m. Historical Walking Tour of Campus. Lyle Lankford. Front steps of Kirkland Hall.

Noon-1 p.m. Ms. Cheap. 214 Light Hall. Mary Hance. Ms. Cheap’s Favorite Ways to be Cheap. This is a fun-filled presentation on ways you can save your money and time.


Noon-1.p.m. Organize Your Life. Laura Hayes. 363 Sarratt. Strategic Organization Solutions will help you simplify, organize and systemize your business and personal life.

3-5 p.m. Recognition Ceremony. Langford Auditorium. A special ceremony celebrating staff with 20-45 years of service. Service lapel pins and certificates will be presented, 2003 Commodore Award winners introduced. Reception immediately following ceremony.


11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Mobile Health Risk Assessments. TVC B706.

Noon-1 p.m. Fall Decorating. Location TBA. Tips on decorating from Mark Webber and Mike Whitler of Branches.

Noon-12:30 p.m. Walking Club. MCN Shuttle Drop-off. HEALTHPlus Fall Walking Club begins.

5:30 p.m. 6:15 p.m. It’s Not Just a Job, It’s a Career. 419 Light Hall. Recruitment Services.


7 a.m.-6 p.m. Career Choices and Connections Event. University Club. Job fair. Human Resource Services, 322-8304.

8:30 a.m. A Time of Observance. Alumni Lawn. Remembrance Tree.

Noon-1:30 p.m. 9/11/01: Observations from Two Years Later.A Panel Discussion. 189 Sarratt. Co-sponsored by the Office of the University Chaplain.

Noon–1 p.m. Facial Rejuvenation. 214 Light Hall. Dr. Bruce Shack, professor and chair plastic surgery department and staff from the Cosmetic/Plastic Surgery Center. Door prize drawing.


Noon-1 p.m. The Gift of Life. A Program on Organ and Tissue Donation. 214 Light Hall. Dr. Wright Pinson and staff from Tennessee Donor Services. Door prize drawing.

Employee Softball Tournament deadline.

Vander-Built-by-U deadline. Send or deliver decorated mosaic tiles to Medical Art Group, T-5200, MCN.