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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,

VIEW Application Now Open

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,…

Posted on October 6, 2017 in featured, news,

Nichols Humanitarian Fund Application Now Open

Applications for the Nichols Humanitarian Fund 2017-2018 open on October 1st. The Nichols Humanitarian Fund enables students to volunteer for local, domestic, or international humanitarian service opportunities by making support available for educational, travel, and living expenses during their time of service. The Fund distributes awards based on merit and need to Vanderbilt students to…

Posted on October 6, 2017 in featured, news,


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…

Posted on October 6, 2017 in featured, news,

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