In the second half of the 2021-2022 school year, graduate students from across a variety of Vanderbilt’s schools came together in Project Pyramid, an interdisciplinary class taught at Vanderbilt’s Owen Graduate School of Management by TFC Director Mario Avila. As part of the program’s unique experiential learning component, teams of students were paired with social
Author Lacie Blankenship of Vanderbilt's Owen Graduate School of Management interviews Social Enterprise Pitch Competition winners and TFC staff.
Article written by Lacie Blankenship of Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management. Original article can be accessed here. Full text of the article can be found below. Students create and pitch original business models with a goal of generating 500 jobs in the Middle Tennessee region. By Lacie Blankenship Planned and executed by the
Host of cityCurrent Radio Show, Jeremy C. Park, recently chatted with our very own Mario Avila, Director of the TFC. Check out this video of Mario highlighting the TFC, our programming, and our student leaders. The cityCurrent Radio Show airs across all five Cumulus Media Nashville radio stations each Sunday from 5-6 AM on 104.5 The Zone, 95.5 NASH
We have compiled a reading list for Summer 2020 and beyond that includes categories on social impact, racism, and leadership. We feel that many of these books are important and necessary for the times we live in, and can create long-needed dialogues among communities that strive for equality and improvement. Additionally, we have included books