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Local OACS DIVE Closing Celebration

Oct. 31, 2018—The Office of Active Citizenship and Service invites you to join us for the Local OACS DIVE Closing Celebration on Thursday, December 6th in the Kissam Multi-Purpose Room from 5:30pm – 7:30pm. The Closing Celebration offers students, faculty, and staff the opportunity to learn about the prototypes designed by students and their non-profit community partners...

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OACS Global Service Symposium

Oct. 31, 2018—In partnership with International Education Week, Vanderbilt students, faculty, and staff are invited to the third annual OACS Global Service Symposium on Thursday, November 15th from 4:00 – 6:00pm in Alumni Hall 100. Speak with students from the 2018 OACS Global Service cohorts about their 6-week summer engagements with community partners in Rabat, Morocco and...

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Local OACS DIVE: Affordable Housing Applications Open

Oct. 31, 2018—Applications for the Spring 2019 iteration of the Local OACS DIVE: Affordable Housing program are now open! Apply through the Anchorlink form. Through the Local OACS DIVE Affordable Housing program, students will examine the many factors that contribute to barriers to homeownership in Nashville. Through the framework of critical service-learning and utilizing the process of...

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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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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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