Events Near You

Join Vanderbilt leaders and members of the Vanderbilt community at events across the country to learn about the transformative vision and momentum of the Dare to Grow campaign.

Bringing together alumni, parents and friends, these events showcase Vanderbilt’s exciting trajectory as we build our future and claim our place as the great university of this century.

Upcoming Events

Dare to Grow Dallas

Monday, March 4

6:30-9:00 pm Central Time

Perot Museum of Nature and Science

Registration is open Jan. 23 to Feb. 20

Registration opens Jan. 23

Dare to Grow Atlanta

Monday, March 18

6:30-9:00 pm Eastern Time

Mercedes-Benz Stadium

Registration is open Feb. 6 to March 12

Registration opens Feb. 6

Dare to Grow San Francisco

Monday, May 6

6:30-9:00 pm Pacific Time

de Young Museum

Registration is open March 25 to April 22

Photograph by Henrik Kam ©️ Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

Registration opens March 25

Past Events

Dare to Grow Miami

January 30, 2024

The impact of Vanderbilt University was on full display when South Florida-area alumni gathered at the Pérez Art Museum Miami in January. Speakers included faculty members María Magdalena Campos-Pons and Dr. James E. Crowe, alumni Peter Marshall, BA’14, and Jose Garrido, BS’03, as well as Bridget Conley, BA’21, who treated guests to a musical performance with Blair School Dean Melissa Rose, followed by Blair’s own Vanderbilt Latin Jazz.

Dare to Grow Houston

October 30, 2023

Alumni, parents and friends gathered at The Menil Collection in Houston to enjoy cocktails and spirited conversation amidst provocative art and to hear from some of Vanderbilt’s most inspiring people, from head baseball coach Tim Corbin to Houston’s own Kaylin Haverstock Weber, BA’96.

Dare to Grow New York City

September 13, 2023

More than 300 guests came together at the Shed in Hudson Yards in Manhattan to hear about Vanderbilt’s vision for the future. Willie Geist, BA’97, emceed the evening, while Sydney Takemoto, BS’23, and Joe Ariel, BA’99, shared their inspiring stories. In addition, Jad Abumrad led a discussion on the Vanderbilt Way featuring faculty members Erin S. Calipari and Major Jackson.

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