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‘Service’

Student Orgs for Days

Nov. 20, 2016—With so many student orgs at Vanderbilt (like 500 now), it can be hard to choose what to involved yourself in. If you'd like to hear about my experiences with orgs, read more here! Maybe I can help you sort out things!

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Boo at the Zoo!

Nov. 1, 2016—What do to for Halloween weekend? Give out candy, candy, and more candy! An adventure in volunteering at the Nashville Zoo with my ASBoos.

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Student Orgs for Days

Nov. 7, 2015—“College XYZ has over 300 student-run clubs and organizations. If you can’t find one that you like, you can start your own!” If you’re a high school senior, you’ve probably heard some form of this declaration way too many times during an info session or campus tour. Colleges love to talk about how involved their...

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Reflecting Back on ASB

May. 7, 2015—Less than a week ago, the New York Times published an article about the Pine Ridge Native American Reservation in Kyle, South Dakota. The same reservation where I, coincidentally, spent my spring break on ASB two months ago.

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Spring Break Adventures

Mar. 15, 2015—Hey guys! As a Vanderbilt student, there are so many different ways to spend your Spring Break. You could participate in Alternative Spring Break (ASB), travel abroad, go hiking with the Outdoor Rec, join a service trip or just stay on campus and explore Nashville’s hidden gems. For me, as an international student from England,...

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Dance Marathon: For The Kids

Dec. 19, 2014—One incredible thing I’ve gotten involved with this semester is Dance Marathon, an organization that works to plan events and fundraise for Monroe Carrell Jr. Children’s Hospital. Read about the great service I get to be a part of!

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EVOLVE is Present Tense

Oct. 24, 2014—After eight weeks, EVOLVE has come to an end. We've explored ACCESS and accomplished the following goals: Examine and describe personal leadership style; develop relationships with peers through cluster and 1:1 meetings; identify, explore, and apply personal strengths; apply Leadership Excellence Philosophy to our Vanderbilt experience.

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My Commons Seminar: How a One-Hour Course Changed My Life

Apr. 13, 2014—An overview of Commons Seminars and my fabulous experience in one this spring.

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For the Love of Science

Apr. 10, 2014—Vanderbilt Student Volunteers for Science is an organization that helps spread the love of science to elementary and middle school students in the larger Nashville community. While this initially looks like a philanthropic opportunity for science geeks, fear not! All you need to have is the willingness to serve younger students--the science stuff comes straight from the manual.

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Project Redesign Service Project

Apr. 6, 2014—Have you ever wanted to be on the Extreme Makeover: Home Edition?

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