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School of Nursing Reunion Giving


Other ways to give

Electronic bank draft

To set up an electronic bank draft, call (866) 882-FUND (3863) or use our printable electronic bank draft form.

Stocks and securities

Please click here to view information on transferring gifts of stocks and securities.

Please email Debbie Ton , associate director of gift processing, or call (615) 875-1155 with any questions. 

Planned gifts

Learn more about planned giving opportunities here or call (615) 343-3113.

Matching gifts

Many employers have matching gift programs that could double or even triple your gift. Learn more about matching gifts or call (866) 882-FUND (3863). 

2016 Reunion
Gift Chairs

Class of 1966
Suzanne H. Blievernicht, BSN’66

Class of 1971
Volunteer Needed!

Class of 1976
Marilyn A. Dubree, MSN’76
General Chair  

Class of 1981
Volunteer Needed! 

Class of 1986
Volunteer Needed!

Class of 1991
Patricia Green, MSN’91
Nancy Brook, MSN’91
Mimi Gerber, MSN’91

Class of 1996
Donna L. Hamby, MSN’96

Class of 2001
Jacky Carver, Jr., MSN’01

Class of 2006
Volunteer Needed!

Class of 2011
Susie Leming-Lee, DNP’11

School of Nursing Reunion Giving

For more than 100 years, the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has been educating health care professionals, educators and leaders. Today VUSN is among the nation’s elite nursing schools—it should come as no surprise that U.S. News & World Report recently announced rankings for 2017 and ourDNP program placed at No. 10 on the list and the MSN program ranked No. 13.

When you participate in Reunion giving, you’re adding to the legacy of generations of Vanderbilt School of Nursing alumni. Gifts of all sizes help ensure that today’s students are able to continue pushing the VUSN status to greater heights. Your gift will also put your class closer to achieving its Reunion fundraising goals.

Vanderbilt also recognizes donors of $2,500 or more with membership in the Julia Hereford Society. Learn more about the Julia Hereford Society.

A Reunion is a special time to look back at your time at Vanderbilt and all that has happened since. Honor that life—changing piece of your history by giving to celebrate your School of Nursing Reunion. 

What counts as a Reunion gift?

Any outright gift (cash or securities), matching company gift, payment on a pledge or new multi-year pledge made to the School of Nursing between July 1, 2015, and December 31, 2016, will count toward the Reunion class giving total and participation rate. The total amount of a multi-year pledge counts in the overall class total. For example, if you pledge $2,500 per year for five years, the total pledge of $12,500 will be counted in your class Reunion gift total. Also, planned gifts (e.g., documented bequests) count for the Classes of 1986, 1981, 1976, 1971, 1966 and all Quinqs.

Do gifts to other areas of Vanderbilt count? Only gifts, pledges, and planned gifts to the School of Nursing count in participation and giving totals. Giving to the School of Nursing Annual Fund is encouraged, but you may designate your gift or pledge to any existing School of Nursing fund. 

Current Standings

Class Year Amount Raised Number of Donors Participation Participation Goal Donors Remaining to Reach Goal
1966 $2,810 12 39% 45% 2
1971 $7,193 14 23% 26% 2
1976 $26,543 23 17% 21% 5
1981 $8,025 26 15% 19% 7
1986 $9,645 29 20% 21% 1
1991 $4,005 17 18% 24% 6
1996 $9,823 12 7% 10% 5
2001 $1,320 7 3% 10% 15
2006 $550 8 3% 10% 15
2011 $1,855 21 6% 11% 18
Total $71,719 169 10% 15% 76

 Updated September 20, 2016

Questions about Reunion giving?

Maggie Stoddard
Program Coordinator for Volunteer Outreach
Office of Annual Giving
Vanderbilt University
P: (615) 936-6865
E: margaret.r.stoddard@vanderbilt.edu


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