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‘Commencement’

Five engineering students appointed to 2020 graduating student committee

Apr. 14, 2020—A new advisory group composed of 22 students from the Class of 2020 will provide feedback and engage in planning their postponed Commencement ceremony and related events that will now take place in May 2021. The extraordinary action of delaying this year’s Commencement events, originally scheduled for May 6–8, was announced in order to protect...

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Outstanding graduates recognized at 2019 Engineering Commencement Reception

May. 9, 2019—Philippe Fauchet, Bruce and Bridgitt Evans Dean of Engineering, presented awards and honors to seniors May 9 at the school’s annual Commencement Reception. David K. Zhang of Clarksville, Tennessee, is Founder’s Medalist for the School of Engineering. He is graduating as a triple major in computer science, mathematics and physics and with a minor in...

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Paschal embraces two new roles, including ‘conductor of movement’ at Commencement

Apr. 4, 2019—For Cynthia B. Paschal, this academic year has been one of her busiest—assuming two major leadership roles on campus—but it’s also been one of her most rewarding. In January, Paschal became senior associate dean for undergraduate education in the School of Engineering. Her wide range of responsibilities includes welcoming new students, overseeing academic operations to...

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Q&A with Engineering’s Cynthia B. Paschal, Vanderbilt’s next university marshal

Jun. 7, 2018—Cynthia B. Paschal, associate dean of the School of Engineering, associate professor of biomedical engineering and of radiology and radiological sciences, has been appointed the next university marshal, the first woman at Vanderbilt to assume the role. The title of marshal has its roots in European higher education and was typically given to the individual...

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