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

2018 MLK Weekend of Service Postponed

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…

Posted by on January 4, 2018 in featured, news,


Local OACS DIVE: Lived Experience of Refugees Update

The 2018 Local OACS DIVE Project is underway! Before winter break, 14 students were selected to participate in the spring cohort of the Local OACS DIVE project, where they will be working with local refugee resettlement and service agencies to address community-identified need through design challenges. These students will return to campus in January to partake in…

Posted by on December 18, 2017 in featured, news, Newsletter Article,


2018 Global Service Immersion Programs Application Extended

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…

Posted by on November 30, 2017 in featured, news, Newsletter Article,


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 by 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 by 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 by on October 6, 2017 in featured, news,


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