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Spread the Love with USAC and Second Harvest Food Bank

Feb. 11, 2020—Beginning February 3, the University Staff and Advisory Council is accepting donations for Second Harvest Food Bank. The mission of Second Harvest is to feed hungry people and work to solve hunger issues in our community. Peanut butter is the most desired donation because of its nutritional value, shelf life, and popularity, but we accept all...

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Meet a Vanderbilt USAC Member: Josh Luffman

Feb. 5, 2020—What department do you work in and what is your job title?  I am a Program Coordinator in the office of Facilities, Infrastructure and Risk Management for The School of Medicine Basic Sciences. I am responsible for facility renewal projects, space management, and capital asset tracking within the School of Medicine as well as coordinating...

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Meet a Vanderbilt USAC Member: Samantha Barclay

Jan. 15, 2020—What department do you work in and what is your job title?  Additionally, what are your job functions? The Acorn School at Vanderbilt University at 19th Avenue, which is a part of the child and family center department. My job title is Early Childhood Preschool Lead Teacher. My job is to care, nurture and educate...

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Meet a Vanderbilt USAC Member: Diana Morris

Nov. 15, 2019—What department do you for in and what are your duties? I am the Assistant Director for Compliance in the Office of Student Accountability, Community Standards, & Academic Integrity. In this role, I adjudicate alleged violations of University policy, manage and track compliance with sanctions, coordinate the Office of the Dean of Students’ online module...

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Meet a Vanderbilt USAC Member: Kashif Graham

Nov. 15, 2019—What department do you work in and what is your job title? I work in the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, as Outreach Librarian for Religion and Theology. How long have you been a Vanderbilt employee? I have been a Vanderbilt employee for two years. My first day was Monday, September 25, 2017. What has been your...

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Meet a Vanderbilt USAC Member: Madison Gibson Iberg

Nov. 15, 2019— What department do you work in and what are your duties? I work in the Owen Graduate School of Management as their HR Manager.  In my role, I provide a wide range of human resources support and consulting services for Owen faculty and staff covering recruitment, benefits and leave administration, training and educations, onboarding, employee...

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Meet a Vanderbilt USAC Member: Brittni Hamilton

Sep. 6, 2019—What department do you work in and what is your job title? I work in the Athletics Department as a Senior Academic Counselor for the Women’s Basketball, Women’s Soccer, and Men’s Tennis teams. How long have you been a Vanderbilt employee? I have worked at Vanderbilt for just over 3 years. What do you enjoy...

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Meet a Vanderbilt USAC Member: Megan Sprague

Jul. 29, 2019—What department do you work in and what is your job title?  Additionally, what are your job functions? I work in the School of Nursing as a Program Coordinator II, and support the Senior Associate Dean for Clinical and Community Partnerships. I am responsible for maintaining Practice faculty appointments, assist in the staffing of our...

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Jeff Loudon, USAC President, introduces EDI Ad-Hoc Committee 

Jul. 19, 2019—  At its July Meeting, incoming USAC President Jeff Loudon proposed to add an Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Ad-Hoc Committee. “Achieving equity, diversity, and inclusion are among Vanderbilt’s highest priorities. In the creation of this committee, it is my hope that USAC can emerge as a leader in these efforts,” said Loudon. Below are the...

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USAC Begins New Term

Jul. 18, 2019—At its July meeting, outgoing USAC President, Jenny Mandeville, passed the torch to Jeff Loudon who welcomed new and returning representatives and introduced the Officers and Executive Committee Chairs for the 2019/20 term. The new Officers are Caroline (Caldwell) Johnston (Vice President/President Elect), Jeannette Wolff (Secretary) and Michael Pring (Treasurer). Then the new Executive Committee...

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