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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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2018 Global Service Immersion Programs Application Extended

Nov. 30, 2017—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...

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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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Global Service Immersion Program Applications Now Open

Oct. 6, 2017—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...

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VIEW Application Now Open

Oct. 6, 2017—Applications for the 2017-2018 VIEW program are now live and will be due Sunday, Oct. 29. Undergraduate students interested in exploring careers in public service are encouraged to attend an information session to best prepare for the competitive selection process. Information sessions will be held in the OACS Lounge at the following times: October 3,...

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