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Annual dinner honors student athletes, ROTC members for double duty

Feb. 1, 2019—Citing the Beatles, former Vanderbilt Football Coach James Franklin and Confucius, two School of Engineering alumni told student athletes and ROTC members that their undergraduate experiences have put them ahead of their peers – they already know how to manage time and prioritize, how to work as part of a team, and how to lead....

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Engineering alums Capps, Card pass along advice to athletes, ROTC members at banquet

Jan. 24, 2017—A  Drexel University professor and a retired vice admiral, both School of Engineering alums, addressed a crowd of engineering undergraduates active on Vanderbilt’s athletic teams and in ROTC or NROTC programs. Their advice, given at Monday night’s banquet to honor those students, ranged from making the most of rich learning and social opportunities to recognizing...

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Cochran to be honored at Army ROTC Leadership Symposium Sept. 27

Sep. 7, 2016—Sandra Cochran, president and chief executive officer of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc., and Vanderbilt engineering alumna (ChemE’80), will be honored at a campus Leadership Symposium and a celebration marking the 100th anniversary of the national ROTC program on Tuesday, Sept. 27. Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos and the Vanderbilt University Army Reserve Officers’ Training...

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School recognizes students in athletics, Army and Navy ROTC

Feb. 16, 2016—When a former trial lawyer with the United State Department of Justice and the first African American varsity athlete in the SEC, and the president and CEO of an American chain of over 600 restaurants offer you some advice, listen. Two nationally known Vanderbilt engineering alumni recently spoke to about 50 students who find time...

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Army captain ‘honors’ Vanderbilt as Bronze Star Medal recipient

Apr. 11, 2013—U.S. Army Capt. Gabriel ‘Gabe’ Surratt, a 2004 computer engineering graduate, wasted little time after receiving his Bronze Star Medal to find a way to honor his alma mater. Capt. Surratt, who worked with the House Armed Services Committee and is currently working in the Pentagon where he is assigned to the Deputy Chief of...

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