News Archives

August 2015 News Archives


Vanderbilt Students Ranked 1st in Happiness, 12th in Community Service Engagement by Princeton Review

Aug. 4, 2015, 9:21 AM From Vanderbilt News Vanderbilt students report high satisfaction with their campus experience in the latest “Princeton Review” survey. (Vanderbilt University)  For the second straight year, Vanderbilt University students have been named the happiest college students in the nation by the Princeton Review. Vanderbilt also…

Posted by on August 6, 2015 in news


Volunteer Advocates Needed for the Hospital Accompaniment Program at the Sexual Assault Center

Hospital Accompaniment Program Volunteer Position Description MAJOR OBJECTIVES: To provide emotional support, practical help, information and crisis intervention to sexual assault survivors at Metro General Hospital.   MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES: Go to hospital as soon as contacted for hospital accompaniment.  Be an advocate and support person for survivor. Maintain proper record keeping of all work performed…

Posted by on July 30, 2015 in news


Student Blogs for VIEW, Ecuador, South Africa, London & Morocco Programs

Click the Links Below to Read Student Blogs: VIEW Ecuador London Morocco South Africa  

Posted by on May 18, 2015 in news

Nepal Earthquake Fundraiser on May 18th

Join the Nepali community at Vanderbilt and Nashville for a delicious lunch of Nepali style dumplings, and contribute to the relief efforts for earthquake victims in Nepal. Monday, May 18th 11am to 2pm Board of Trust Room, Student Life Center RSVP here. All proceeds will go to the Samaanta Foundation working directly on the ground to…

Posted by on May 12, 2015 in news


Dolphin Aquatics Seeks Volunteers This Summer

Posted by on April 23, 2015 in news


33 Students Selected for 2015 Nichols Humanitarian Fund Award

Thirty-three students have been selected to receive the Nichols Humanitarian Fund Award to pursue humanitarian projects during the summer of 2015.  Three additional awards will be given to Vanderbilt Law School students in April.   Since its establishment, the Fund has awarded 218 scholarships to Vanderbilt students to enable them to pursue humanitarian missions to virtually…

Posted by on April 7, 2015 in news


Engage Nashville – April 10th

VIRA and OACS present: Engage Nashville Join VIRA and OACS on April 10th as we have a dialogue with Mayor Karl Dean about Vanderbilt’s role within the greater Nashville community. Afterwards, let your newfound motivation carry you out to the NGO Fair on Wilson lawn! Refreshments will be provided. Mayor Dean begins talking at 4:00 (arrive early…

Posted by on April 3, 2015 in news

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Negotiations in Syria & Abroad – April 6th

How Do Peace Talks Actually Work? A Discussion with Samar Ali and Andrew Ladley on Negotiations in Syria and Abroad MONDAY 6 APRIL 12:00-1:00pm Buttrick Hall 123 Lunch will be served   Andrew Ladley teaches at the School of Government (Victoria Unievrsity Wellington). He has served as mediator and peace negotiator around the world, including…

Posted by on April 3, 2015 in news

Truman Scholarship for Students Entering Public Service

All sophomores studying for careers in public service should look into the Truman Scholarship. The scholarship provides $30,000 to support graduate study in law, public administration, public policy analysis, public health, international relations, government, economics, social services delivery, conservation and environmental protection. An info session will be held March 30th @ 4:30. Visit and…

Posted by on March 26, 2015 in news


City Serve – March 28th

City Serve is a day of service in which Vanderbilt students will have the opportunity to interact with students from TSU and Belmont to engage in service at various Nashville sites. OACS encourages all students to participate! Date: Saturday, March 28th Time: 10:30-4:00 Location: Wilson 126 Service Sites: Thriftsmart, Outdoor Gardening project, YMCA Latino Achievers,…

Posted by on March 11, 2015 in news