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2016 OACS Global Service Applications

OACS 2016 Global Service Applications are now available for the following programs: ECUADOR SOUTH AFRICA MOROCCO LONDON Applications for all Global Service Programs are due November 29th. Learn more about each program by clicking on the links above!

Posted by on October 26, 2015 in news

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OACS Remembers Jake Brewer


Posted by on October 19, 2015 in news

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Walter Murray Lecture Series: College Activism

OACS is co-sponsoring an event for the Murray Lecture Series titled “College Activism”. Join us as we reflect on the life on Angela Davis through the lens of college student activism.  

Posted by on February 20, 2015 in news


Leaders Heart Lunch with Becca Stevens

“Power In Service” Guest Speaker: Becca Stevens -Thistle Farms For more information and to sign up visit: Date: Thursday, February 19, 2015 Time: 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Location: Student Life Center Meeting Room 1 & 2 Serving the community can have a great impact on all people.  Whether you are receiving support or losing yourself…

Posted by on January 21, 2015 in news

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Green Dot Bystander Intervention Training Feb. 20

An interactive training designed to equip targeted participants with the necessary connection, knowledge and skill to increase their proactive and reactive bystander behaviors. Throughout the training – video, role-plays, and other exercises are utilized to maximize the level of engagement of participants and help them apply the concepts in the curriculum to their own lives…

Posted by on December 1, 2014 in news

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2015 Global Service Program Applications

Applications due December 1st! OACS Global Service Programs challenge students to question their perspectives and roles in the shared human experience through pre-service curriculum, intensive service immersion, post-service skills application, and continuous reflection. The programs are prudently planned in order to best facilitate students’ abilities to connect meaningfully with people different from themselves through humble…

Posted by on November 12, 2014 in news


Nichols Humanitarian Fund

Since it was established, the Fund has awarded scholarships to 186 Vanderbilt students to enable them to go on humanitarian missions to virtually every part of the world. Applications are now available. Click here for more information.  

Posted by on October 28, 2014 in news

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VIEW applications now online!

Click here for more information on the VIEW Program!  

Posted by on October 28, 2014 in news

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Leaders Heart Lunch with Oasis CEO

  “Servant Leadership” Guest Speaker: Tom Ward, President and CEO, Oasis Center Ever wonder what it means to serve others? Why is servant leadership so important when it comes to inspiring others? Join us and find out what servant leadership looks like from the experience of our guest. Date: Monday, October 6 Time: 12:30 –…

Posted by on September 16, 2014 in news

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Seigenthaler Exhibit – 8/29/14, BCC, Noon

Please join us for a Photo Exhibit and Commemoration of John Seigenthaler by Professor Lucious Outlaw All are invited to come and observe the new exhibit and celebrate the commemoration! Friday, August 29th, 12 Noon Black Cultural Center Exhibit on display September 29th – October 5th

Posted by on August 25, 2014 in news