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.
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
Dare to Grow Atlanta
Monday, March 18
6:30-9:00 pm Eastern Time
Registration is open Feb. 6 to March 12
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
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.
Be a Part of Our Impact
Your contributions to these campaign pathways can drive bold new levels of growth that will shape our next 150 years.