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September 2013 News Archives

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Serve in London this Summer! Application Deadline Extended

2014 APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FEBRUARY 28TH! APPLY TODAY. London is one of the most culturally and economically vibrant cities in the world with a rich historical narrative, and holds endless potential for contextualizing modern development issues in an international setting. The service-learning experience in London is a unique opportunity to live and work with…

Posted by on September 26, 2013 in news

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Weekend of Service Wrap-Up

Fall 2013 Weekend of Service A big thank you to everyone who played a part in creating such a great weekend! Over 400 participants contributed time and energy to some 40 projects over this past weekend, September 12 – 16th, and Vanderbilt students, staff, and faculty got creative in giving back.  Vanderbilt Student Volunteers for…

Posted by on September 19, 2013 in news

September 12th: Morocco Winter Break Service-Learning Information Session

  Come learn more about the OACS Service-Learning experience in Morocco over Vanderbilt’s Winter Break! Where: OACS Lounge, Rand 305 When: Thursday, September 12, 5:30pm What: OACS Winter Break Service in Morocco The Winter Break Service Experience in Morocco aims to provide a dynamic opportunity for Vanderbilt students to immerse themselves in Moroccan culture and society while participating…

Posted by on September 10, 2013 in news


Weekend of Service Projects: Sign up now!

These projects need you! SIGN UP NOW to participate in the Fall Weekend of Service.  Activities and events of all shapes and sizes are taking place across the campus and city, and there are plenty of opportunities to still get involved.  Whether it’s helping VSVS with a science carnival, supporting the Nashville Rescue Mission, 2nd…

Posted by on September 6, 2013 in news

OACS I Will Weekend of Service


“What will you do to make a difference this year?” During the “I WILL” Weekend of Service sponsored by the Office of Active Citizenship and Service (OACS), students, staff, and faculty across Vanderbilt are invited to respond to this question by participating in service projects taking place throughout the city of Nashville Thursday, Sept. 12th –…

Posted by on August 22, 2013 in news, , , , , , , , , , , , , ,


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Posted by oits on August 15, 2013 in news

Welcome Class of 2017!

  OACS welcomes all incoming Vanderbilt First Years and wishes you a great inaugural year as Commodores! 2013 Service Fair from 4-6pm at the Commons Center … the best way to get a taste of the almost 70 student organizations on campus devoted to service! Check…

Posted by oits on August 15, 2013 in news, , , , ,


Service Leaders Conference: Prepare your organization for the year ahead. Our annual training for students leading service organizations of every variety will take place on Monday, August 19th, from 12:30 – 4pm in Sarratt 216/220.  All Presidents, VP’s, and Treasurers must attend, and anyone else from an organization’s leadership team is most welcome to join….

Posted by oits on August 5, 2013 in news