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Service Organization Fair

Student Service Organization Fair

OACS is pleased to announce that registration is open for the 2016 Student Service Organization Fair. Each year, representatives from more than 60 service-based student organizations come together to share about their partnerships with the local community, recruit new members, and promote participation in the Fall Weekend of Service (September 9-11). This year’s fair will…

Posted by on August 24, 2016 in news,


International Day of Peace, September 21

The United Nations International Day of Peace, September 21, provides an opportunity for all humanity to come together, in spirit and in action, to forward the ideals of and conditions for peace. This global day is observed by hundreds of millions of citizens in cities, towns and villages worldwide, and thousands of NGOs, as well…

Posted by on August 24, 2016 in news,

Fall WoS

Fall Weekend of Service, September 9-11

Join students, staff and faculty across Vanderbilt for our annual Fall Weekend of Service where we take time to positively contribute to our local Nashville community in commemoration of 9/11 and to encourage working together as a peace building mechanism to improve our community and world. The Fall Weekend of Service is a great opportunity…

Posted by on August 24, 2016 in news,


2016 OACS Service Leaders Conference

On Monday, August 22nd, 80+ student service leaders gathered at the Nelson Andrews Leadership Center for OACS’s annual Service Leaders Conference (SLC) where, together with OACS staff, they reflected and prepared with a renewed focus on meaningful community engagement. The SLC is an annual program planned by OACS which provides service leaders with the tools…

Posted by on August 10, 2016 in news


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 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

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