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2018 MLK Weekend of Service Postponed

Jan. 4, 2018—The 2018 MLK Joint Weekend of Service has been postponed due to inclement weather. Register for the MLK Joint Day of Service Join students from universities across Nashville 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...

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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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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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Nichols Humanitarian Fund Application Open

Oct. 6, 2017—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...

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