News Archives

July 2016 News Archives


Nichols Humanitarian Fund Student Blogs

Read the Nichols Humanitarian Fund student blogs here. The Nichols Humanitarian Fund: Enabling Vanderbilt Students to pursue humanitarian missions to virtually every part of the world.

Posted by on July 13, 2016 in left-feature, news


Reflection on the Deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile

Students and the entire Vanderbilt community are invited to come together to reflect on the recent violent deaths of Alton Sterling in Louisiana and Philando Castile in Minnesota. The gathering, which will be held at 11:30am on Monday, July 11, at the Bishop Joseph Black Cultural Center, will be an opportunity for our community to share our…

Posted by on July 8, 2016 in news


OACS Supports the LGBTQI Community and the Office of LGBTQI Life

Posted by on June 13, 2016 in news


41 Students Selected for Nichols Humanitarian Fund Award

Since it was established, the Fund has awarded scholarships to 262 Vanderbilt students to enable them to go on humanitarian missions to virtually every part of the world. The following students are the 2016 Nichols…

Posted by on May 3, 2016 in news

Digital Divide

Inequality & The Digital Divide: You Can Make A Difference

OACS and the Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center invite the Vanderbilt community to join a project addressing the lack of access to digital technology and the internet in low income communities around Nashville. This project, Inequality and the Digital Divide: You Can Make a Difference, was born out of a community partnership with the ConnectHome Initiativeled…

Posted by on March 29, 2016 in news


William Aaron Pathfinder Award

OACS is still accepting applications and nominations for the 2016 William Aaron Pathfinder Award. This award acknowledges juniors or seniors whose community service efforts and leadership skills demonstrate vision, creativity, and innovation. Named in recognition of William Aaron (Class of ’89), whose own path finding led to the creation of the Office of Active Citizenship and…

Posted by on February 17, 2016 in news


MLK Weekend of Service and Events

The MLK Weekend of Service is devoted to remembering the great works of peace of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The Vanderbilt community serves Nashville by volunteering and collaborating with local non-profit organizations. The Weekend of Service is part of a larger series commemorating and reflecting upon the progress made by Dr. King and the…

Posted by on December 9, 2015 in news


Redefine Now Accepting Applications

Please visit the Redefine homepage to learn more and to apply.

Posted by on December 2, 2015 in news

VIEW box

VIEW Applications due November 15th

Applications for the Volunteer Internship Experience in Washington, D.C. are due November 15th at midnight. Please visit the VIEW Page (linked below) for details and information. Volunteer Internship Experience in Washington, D.C.

Posted by on November 4, 2015 in news


Global Service Application Deadline Extended to 11/29

Dear Students, Please note that November 29th is the extended due date for global applications: Global Service Programs

Posted by on November 2, 2015 in news