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September 2014 News Archives

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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 lauren.moon@vanderbilt.edu on September 16, 2014 in left-feature, 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 lauren.moon@vanderbilt.edu on August 25, 2014 in news


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OACS Community Service Fair

The OACS Community Service Fair is an annual event for first-year students and returning students to learn about opportunities for service, volunteerism, and active citizenship at Vanderbilt.  The event is an opportunity to meet service leaders on campus who are guiding various service efforts and hear more about the types of issues being explored and addressed in…

Posted by lauren.moon@vanderbilt.edu on August 19, 2014 in news


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Fall Weekend of Service

Posted by lauren.moon@vanderbilt.edu on August 19, 2014 in news, right-feature


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Serve in Ecuador: Application Extended!

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Posted by lauren.moon@vanderbilt.edu on March 18, 2014 in news


A Student Reflects: Morocco Winter Break Service 2013

  In December 2013, a group of Vanderbilt students participated in the first annual OACS Winter Break Service Program in Morocco. Let by Sherif Barsoum, Director of International Student & Scholar Services, and Clive Mentzel, Director of OACS, the cohort was introduced to the intricate beauty of Moroccan culture while engaging in meaningful service. Read…

Posted by lauren.moon@vanderbilt.edu on February 6, 2014 in news


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MLK Jr. Weekend of Action

OACS invites you to join the Vanderbilt community in a weekend of action and reflection as we honor the contributions of Dr. King in seeking justice and challenging the discourse on civil (dis)obedience. This year we will also honor the contributions of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela as…

Posted by lauren.moon@vanderbilt.edu on December 9, 2013 in news


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Aid for the Philippines: How to Help

Kevin Frayer/Getty Images On November 8th, 2013 Typhoon Haiyan ravaged the Philippines leaving a trail of devastation and destruction in its wake. The Office of Active Citizenship and Service would like to encourage the Vanderbilt community to actively join in the international aid effort. Here are some ways that you can help (extracted from World…

Posted by lauren.moon@vanderbilt.edu on November 13, 2013 in news


Tuesday, October 29th Global Service Projects Info Session

OACS will host its first Global Service Projects Information on Tuesday, October 29th at 5:30pm in the OACS Lounge (Rand 305). Come learn more about how you can serve abroad in Ecuador, South Africa, Zanzibar, London, Morocco, or Ghana!

Posted by lauren.moon@vanderbilt.edu on October 28, 2013 in news


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OACS Expands Internship Opportunities

New this year, OACS Internship Projects now include Brussels and New York in addition to the long-time veteran program, VIEW, in Washington, D.C. Learn more about each program and apply HERE All OACS Internship Project applications due November 8th

Posted by lauren.moon@vanderbilt.edu on October 2, 2013 in news