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Featuring experts in business, leadership and more, the Learn & Lead series is designed to provide you, our cherished alumni, with complimentary professional and personal development tips, tools and teachings.

This exciting new series is more than just webinars. It’s interwoven with“gatherings” where you’ll be able to interact and connect with speakers and fellow alumni. 

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Learn & Leads

7/15- Entrepreneurship and You

Join our exclusive event featuring business owner panelists who have started companies ranging from tech to finance to lifestyle and beyond. Whether you are just starting your business or already leading a company of 200+ employees – this session is for you. Join and learn from your fellow entrepreneurs as they discuss starting out, scaling growth and maintaining success.


8/19- Money 101: Financial Literacy, Success and Planning for the Future

Featuring Alumni in the financial space, this session is for anyone in any stage of financial planning —from navigating student debt, to buying a house, planning for children’s college plans, retirement and beyond.  Join us as we learn from these financial pros.


9/16- Meet Vanguard’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Team

Join the Vanguard Diversity, Equity and Inclusion team to hear about Vanguard’s long-standing commitment and ongoing initiatives for ensuring all Lions are cared for


10/28- Leading Lady Lions: Female Leaders, Business Owners and Champions

Hear from outstanding female alumni in all capacities of leadership as they share their stories, how they’ve succeeded and their best leadership advice.


11/9- Rallying Our Pride: A Vanguard Giving Day Celebration

As we prepare for Vanguard’s second annual, all-University Vanguard Giving Day, hear about the amazing innovations, initiatives and investment being made around campus.  Win prizes, connect with fellow alumni and learn how you can make a difference!


12/16- A Blue and Gold Christmas

Get in the holiday spirit with a very special Learn & Lead featuring past faculty, staff and alumni of Vanguard in this special celebration of the Christmas season.