Office of Active Citizenship & Service
Apr. 24, 2017—The current discourse in this country about immigration policy and reform is much more than political rhetoric for College of Arts and Science senior Melissa De La Torre.
Vanderbilt University explores theme of justice and democracy during annual MLK Day Commemoration Jan. 13-17
Jan. 6, 2017—The theme for this year’s commemoration is “Justice and Democracy? Revolutionizing our American Myths.”
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.
Sep. 29, 2016—The next 'World on Wednesdays' lecture explores the impact of racist societies Oct. 12.
Sep. 8, 2016—A discussion of America’s future and a campus read-a-thon of the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights are among the Vanderbilt events that will observe Constitution Day.
May. 11, 2016—The Nichols Humanitarian Fund has awarded scholarship funds to 40 students to pursue humanitarian projects around the world this summer.
Apr. 29, 2016—Growing up in small-town Kentucky, Safiah Hassan longed to live in a larger city with a diverse population. After coming to Vanderbilt, she made seeking out diverse communities a hallmark of her university experience.
Mar. 30, 2016—International Student and Scholar Services invites you to World on Wednesdays, which gives students, faculty and Vanderbilt community members the chance to engage with other parts of campus through presentations on topics that address and open discussion on a breadth of global issues and experiences.
Nov. 25, 2015—The CNN/Facebook Campaign Camper, a specially designed Airstream trailer complete with a video booth, will make a stop on Vanderbilt University’s Alumni Lawn from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4.
May. 20, 2015—Twenty-three students will intern with various organizations in Washington, D.C., this summer through the Vanderbilt Internship Experience in Washington.
Foundation chair, former U.S. Ambassador Andrew Young to speak at MLK celebration at Vanderbilt University
Jan. 12, 2015—Civil rights leader and former U.S. ambassador Andrew Young will deliver the keynote address at Vanderbilt’s MLK Day celebration Monday, Jan. 19. The theme for this year's commemoration is “Dismantling Segregation: Race, Poverty and Privilege.”