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2018 MLK Weekend of Service Postponed

The 2018 MLK Joint Weekend of Service has been postponed due to inclement weather. Register for the MLK Joint Day of Service Join students from universities across Nashville in a weekend of action and reflection as we honor the efforts and contributions of Dr. King in challenging the discourse on civil (dis)obedience and justice for…

Posted on January 4, 2018 in featured, news,


Local OACS DIVE: Lived Experience of Refugees Update

  Seminar 1 The first DIVE seminar focused on understanding some of the causes of human displacement, how refugees obtain their status, and the resettlement process once individuals and families obtain refugee status. The design lab time of this seminar was dedicated to the Empathy step of the human-centered design process. The cohort had the…

Posted on December 18, 2017 in featured, news, Newsletter Article,


2018 Global Service Immersion Programs Application Extended

Due to additional requests for extension, the application for the 2018 Global Service Immersion Programs has been reopened and will be extended through winter break to Sunday, January 14th at 11:59pm.   OACS Global Service Programs challenge students to question their perspectives and roles in the shared human experience through pre-service curriculum, intensive service, post-service…

Posted on November 30, 2017 in featured, news, Newsletter Article,


2017 OACS Global Service Symposium

In partnership with International Education Week, Vanderbilt students, faculty, and staff are invited to the second annual OACS Global Service Symposium on Thursday, November 16th from 3:30 – 5:30 PM in Alumni Hall 100. Reflect with students from the 2017 OACS Global Service cohorts about their 6-week summer engagements with community partners in Rabat, Morocco;…

Posted on November 7, 2017 in featured, news


Keegan Traveling Fellowship

The Michael B. Keegan Fellowship enhances the development of future leaders through world travel and experiential learning. The program is designed to allow a graduating senior the opportunity to pursue an idea or an issue, about which the student is impassioned, and to do so in the context of daily life in a global scenario….

Posted on October 24, 2017 in featured, news, Newsletter Article


Global Service Immersion Program Applications Now Open

OACS is now accepting student applications for summer 2018 service-learning programs to Ecuador, Morocco, Bulgaria/Norway, and South Africa. Applications will be due November 15th. OACS Global Service Programs challenge students to question their perspectives and roles in the shared human experience through pre-service curriculum, intensive service, post-service skills application, and continuous reflection. The programs are…

Posted on October 6, 2017 in featured, news,



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