Office of Active Citizenship and Service

2018 MLK Weekend of Service Postponed Local OACS DIVE: Lived Experience of Refugees Update 2018 Global Service Immersion Programs Application Extended Global Service Immersion Program Applications Now Open VIEW Application Now Open Nichols Humanitarian Fund Application Open

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 by on October 6, 2017 in featured, news,

Nichols Humanitarian Fund Application Open

Applications for the Nichols Humanitarian Fund 2017-2018 cycle are reopened. The Nichols Humanitarian Fund enables students to volunteer for local, domestic, or international humanitarian or public 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 of Vanderbilt students to…

Posted by on October 6, 2017 in featured, news, Newsletter Article,


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 by on October 6, 2017 in featured, news,

Lived Experiences of Refugees DIVE Project

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…

Posted by on September 29, 2017 in featured, news, Newsletter Article

Constitution and Citizenship Week – Music and Politics

Join Vandy Spoken Word and Prof. Mitchell Korn on Monday, September 18th, 2:30-4:30, in Rand Lounge for an event connecting music and politics as part of Constitution Week. Pizza will be provided on a first come/first served basis, and students will be invited to perform their own music and poetry in an open mic format.

Posted by on September 14, 2017 in news

Constitution and Citizenship Week – Refugees in America

OACS invites the campus to join a panel discussion with Q&A featuring faculty, community partner, and refugee perspectives on Thursday, September 21st, 5:00-6:00 in Rand 308.

Posted by on September 14, 2017 in news

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