Celebrating Distinguished Alumni

The Distinguished Alumnus Award recognizes notable achievement, significant service and excellent character.

The 2023 class of inductees into the Academy and the Circle of Friends are “influencers” with tremendous impact, said Dean Fauchet. “They have broken barriers, built outstanding careers, and guided and shaped engineering education while enriching the lives of those in their communities and beyond.”

To read more about the 2023 inductees, please click the link here.

Opportunity Vanderbilt

Vanderbilt has boldly replaced all need-based undergraduate student loans with scholarship and grant assistance. This initiative, called Opportunity Vanderbilt, is helping to ensure that young people of every background can attend Vanderbilt, creating a dynamic learning community that benefits every student. About 62 percent of Vanderbilt undergraduates received financial aid last year. To secure the future of this program, we need to shift the costs of it from the operating budget to a larger endowment.

If you’d like to know more about endowed scholarships, please contact the School of Engineering Development Office by email or by calling (615) 322-4934.

Stay In Touch

  • VUconnect

    Vanderbilt Alumni Relations offers this new online service free of charge as part of the ongoing effort to connect alumni to the university and to help them get in touch with fellow Commodores. VUconnect provides you with access to the university's online directory, email forwarding, the Commodore Career Connection and the new discussion groups for Reunion classes.

  • Update Your Information

    In order for the School of Engineering to stay in touch with our alumni, it is important that we have the most current information on how to reach you. In addition to address changes, do you have any news you'd like to share with your fellow alumni? A new job, a promotion or the birth of a child? Tell us about it! Send a brief notice to Class Notes, and we'll pass the word along.

  • Subscribe to Conduit

    Receive a weekly email from Dean Fauchet to stay in-the-know about School of Engineering news, students, faculty and fellow alumni.

    Subscribe here and check your inbox on Wednesdays.

Get Involved

There are countless ways you can contribute your time, experience and knowledge to the School of Engineering. You could host an alumni event in your city, recruit recent School of Engineering graduates to your company, or plan on reconnecting with old friends at Reunion October 22-24, 2015.

Every year, the School of Engineering depends on the generosity of its alumni to provide the vital support that helps meet the daily challenges of continuing the school’s tradition of excellence. You can make a gift online at any time.           

Find out more about what’s going on and get involved in these key areas:

For more information, contact Mary Elizabeth Copeland by email or at (615) 343-6960.

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We welcome your comments, questions and suggestions. Please feel free to call, write or email us at any time.