Azeem Hernandez

New York, NY | Neuroscience | 2019 Azeem Hernandez is a current sophomore from New York, NY and a potential neuroscience major. In addition to his job in Residential Education, he is a member of Hidden Dores and Posse. In his free time at home, Azeem works with organizations like Avon Walk for a Cure…

Malik Hollingsworth

Memphis, TN | Engineering Science, Women’s and Gender Studies | 2017 Malik D. Hollingsworth is a senior majoring in Engineering Science and Women’s and Gender Studies. He is extremely excited to be part of the OACS South Africa Cohort. He will be spending six weeks between Johannesburg, Port Elizabeth, and Cape Town learning about the…

Shelby House

Blackshear, GA | Middle Eastern & South Asian Studies, Comparative Politics | 2017 Shelby House is a senior from Blackshear, Georgia. She is double majoring in Middle Eastern & South Asian Studies and Comparative Politics. During the spring semester, she will be studying Urdu at the American Institute of Indian Studies in Lucknow, India. During…

Austin Isaac

Alpharetta, GA | Neuroscience, Spanish | 2016 Austin Isaac graduated from Vanderbilt in December 2016 and is planning to attend medical school in the fall. In his gap semester, he is addressing the lack of neurology care in Northern Honduras by collecting relevant data from patient charts in the region’s hospitals and clinics and writing…

Annalise Jirik

Cabot, AR | Human & Organizational Development, Financial Economics | 2019 Annalise Jirik is a sophomore from Cabot, Arkansas. She is a Human and Organizational Development major with a minor in Financial Economics. This summer, Annalise will be participating in a service trip to Vladimir, Russia where she will work with local non-profits and grass…

Julie Jones

Muskegon, MI | International Development and Social Change, Theatre, Human and Organizational Development | 2018 Julie Jones is a junior from Muskegon, Michigan. She created her own interdisciplinary major in International Development and Social change and has two minors in Theater and Human and Organizational Development. Julie will be working with the Melissa Network, an…

Alec Jotte

Denver, CO | Biochemistry | 2019 Alec Nicolas Angelo Jotte is a sophomore from Denver, Colorado. He is majoring in Biochemistry. Alec will be working with Fundación Esperanza in Quito, Ecuador, an organization that reaches out to the needs of economically, physically, and mentally challenged children, teens, and young adults by providing education, medical services,…

Priyanka Kadari

Westmont, IL | Medicine, Health, and Society, Pre-Med track | 2019 Priyanka Kadari is a sophomore majoring in Medicine, Health and Society on the pre-medical track. Her service project will be focusing on developing the primary rural school in Pamulaparthi, a village on the outskirts of Hyderabad, India. This summer, the goal is to provide the primary school…

Caitlyn Ko

Mundelein, IL | Medicine, Health, and Society, Pre-Med track, Spanish, Chemistry | 2017 Caitlyn Ko grew up in Mundelein, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. A member of the class of 2017, Caitlyn is majoring in Medicine, Health, and Society on the pre-med track, and is minoring in Spanish and Chemistry. Through the Office of Active…

Austin Konkle

Columbia, SC | Political Science, Communication Studies | 2019 Austin Konkle is a sophomore from Columbia, South Carolina double-majoring in Political Science and Communication Studies in the College of Arts and Science. He is beyond excited to join the Office of Active Citizenship and Service this summer for their annual trip to Morocco. He will…

Garrett Lappe

Big Rock, IL | Economics, Russian | 2019 Garrett grew up primarily in the small town of Big Rock, Illinois. This is his second year at Vanderbilt, and fourth year of college. He is an Economics major and is adding a Russian minor. His project includes many opportunities for service in the small city of Vladimir, 120 miles…

Nariko Lee

Queens, NY | Human & Organizational Development, Medicine, Health, and Society | 2020 Nariko Lee is a freshman from Queens, New York. She is majoring in Human and Organizational Development with a tentative second major of Medicine,Health,and Society. Nariko is participating in the OACS Global Service Program in South Africa where she will be learning about the history and…