Jun. 15, 2020—Ten incoming first-year Vanderbilt University students have been named to the newest class of the Ingram Scholars Program.
Sep. 18, 2018—Some 50 student-led service organizations and 40 Nashville-area nonprofits will share their stories of impact with the Vanderbilt community at the Office of Active Citizenship and Service's Service Organization Fair on Wednesday, Sept. 26.
Jun. 26, 2018—Student-athlete Mo Hasan has started a nonprofit based in Miami called Second Spoon, which distributes unused food from local restaurants to local individuals suffering from hunger.
Mar. 8, 2018—Eleven incoming first-year students have been selected from among more than 1,600 applicants as the newest members of the Ingram Scholars Program.
Oct. 6, 2017—Nominations will be accepted for two Vanderbilt University awards beginning Oct. 15: the 2017 Commodore Award and the new Distinguished Leadership Award to Recognize Staff Leadership in Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.
Oct. 17, 2016—Vanderbilt’s Alternative Spring Break program has been named the national Program of the Year for 2016 by Break Away, a nonprofit organization that promotes the development of quality alternative break programs through training, assistance and the connection of campuses and communities.
Dec. 7, 2015—Zachary Diggins, who is pursuing a Ph.D. in electrical engineering, has developed a new website that will help children of inmates enjoy storytime, digitally, with Mom or Dad.
Dec. 3, 2015—Vanderbilt students diverted more than 20,000 old garments from landfills during the Clothes the Loop College Cup drive.
May. 28, 2015—The Metropolitan Nashville Police Department (MNPD) presented its Community Service Award to Corey Slovis, M.D., professor and chair of Emergency Medicine, at a recent ceremony at the Music City Center.
Sep. 25, 2013—What began in 2000 as an effort to fuse community service and academics has now evolved into a popular course in the Spanish department: Spanish for Oral Communication through Cultural Topics. To date, 695 undergraduates have taken Senior Lecturer Elena Olazagasti-Segovia’s Spanish 202 course, which focuses on connecting students to the Nashville Latino community.
May. 16, 2013—Medical students at the free, student-run Shade Tree Clinic may have saved a patient’s life, but not using traditional medicine. The man had become distraught and even suicidal when his wife and son became stranded in Mexico without a visa, and were told they might not be able to return for ten years. Through a...
Jan. 15, 2013—Legal scholar Michelle Alexander, author of "The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness," will deliver the keynote address Jan. 21 at Vanderbilt University’s annual event commemorating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.