Office of Active Citizenship and Service


MHS Global Psyche Symposium

Posted by on March 2, 2017 in news


Dr. Randy Stoecker – February 8th

OACS is very proud to host a presentation and discussion by Dr. Randy Stoecker, Professor of Community and Environmental Sociology at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. All students are invited to attend. The talk will talk place on February 8th, 9:30-11:00am, in the Black Cultural Center’s auditorium. Dr. Stoecker is a highly published scholar in the area of…

Posted by on January 31, 2017 in news


MLK Weekend of Service, January 13th-16th

How to Register a Service Project The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Weekend of Service is quickly approaching. Join students, staff, and faculty from across the university in a weekend of action and reflection as we honor the efforts and contributions of Dr. King in challenging the discourse on civil (dis)obedience and justice for all…

Posted by on December 22, 2016 in news


Cultivating Roots

Horace Mann deemed education “The Great Equalizer, the balance-wheel of the social machinery”. However, education still remains one of the most pressing concerns of local communities. OACS is looking for passionate and engaged students to be the first ever pilot cohort of our new local immersion program: Cultivating Roots. This semester-long program combines local community…

Posted by on December 22, 2016 in featured, news


VIEW Accepting Applications!

Vanderbilt Internship Experience in Washington (VIEW) Program Exploring Public Service Careers in the United States’ Capital Applications for the 2017 VIEW Program are now closed. VIEW Program Overview Program Dates: June 3-July 29, 2017 (eight weeks) Program Fee: Dependent upon housing costs, but not to exceed $5300.00 Program fee includes: Excellent furnished accommodations within a…

Posted by on November 14, 2016 in news


Perspectives on Social Justice, Post-Election: Panel and Student Discussion

Posted by on November 10, 2016 in news


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