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OACS Service Organization Fair SAVE THE DATE!

Jul. 30, 2018—Click here to register for the OACS Service Organization Fair by Friday, September 14  

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Local OACS DIVE: Refugee Resettlement Update

Dec. 18, 2017—  Seminar 4 The DIVE cohort were joined by Ruben De Peña, EL Family and Community Liaison with Metro Nashville Public Schools, and Rachel Haltinwanger and Hannah Hollaha, teachers in the SIFE (Students with Interrupted Formal Education) program at McMurray Middle School. Ruben, Hannah, and Rachel spoke to the specific challenges that refugee youth and...

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2017 OACS Global Service Symposium

Nov. 7, 2017—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;...

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Keegan Traveling Fellowship

Oct. 24, 2017—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....

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Oct. 6, 2017—Local OACS DIVE Programs Local OACS DIVE (Design as an Immersive Vanderbilt Experience) cohorts was formed, beginning Fall 2017, around the themes of affordable housing, the experience of displaced persons living in Nashville, and food waste. Local OACS DIVE programs provide students a unique opportunity to work together with local non-profit organizations to address community-identified...

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Lived Experiences of Refugees DIVE Project

Sep. 29, 2017—OACS is recruiting for the Spring 2018 DIVE Project: Resettlement in Nashville and the Lived Experiences of Refugees. Applications are now open and will close December 1st. In this co-curricular DIVE Project, students will explore the current global crisis of human displacement through a local lens in the Nashville community utilizing human-centered design. Students will learn...

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