Apply to CACTUS Academy for 2018-19!

CACTUS Academy is a social justice leadership development program for first-year Tulane undergraduate students and first-year transfer students, sponsored by the CACTUS council and the Center for Public Service. The program targets students with an interest in the CACTUS council, social activism, and a desire to develop skills and knowledge that will prepare them to … Continue reading Apply to CACTUS Academy for 2018-19!

CACTUS Features

Check out this year’s Community Involvement Award Winners! Roots of Music The Roots of Music tutoring program provides academic tutoring and mentorship to students in the Roots of Music marching band, an inter-school program in New Orleans. Students involved in the program receive access to free music lessons, instruments, and dinner. In order to remain a member, … Continue reading CACTUS Features

Halloween Day

Tulane CACTUS hosts an annual Halloween inspired field day on Tulane’s campus. The event features student run organizations sponsoring booths for the children’s enjoyment. Booths in the past include bobbing for apples, face painting and bouncy castles!!   Can’t wait to see you there!

Community Involvement Awards

Each year, Community Action Council of Tulane University Students commends outstanding students, student organizations, service-learning course and community partners that have had a positive impact in New Orleans communities.  The 2016 deadline for nominations is April 4th by 5 pm. Nominee Eligibility and Application Criteria Student nominees have to be a full-time undergraduate student in good academic and … Continue reading Community Involvement Awards

PCs On Call

PCs On Call is a new leadership program that will help foster your abilities to lead, motivate, and shape new community service enthusiasts while simultaneously developing the skills to plan and facilitate your own day of service. Students will participate in leadership trainings as well as serve as Project Coordinators for service opportunities across the … Continue reading PCs On Call

Community Support Programs

Alpha Phi Omega is a national coeducational service organization founded on the principles of Leadership, Friendship and Service. It provides its members the opportunity to develop leadership skills as they volunteer on their campus, in their community, to the nation, and to the organization. Contact Meghan Boyer, Best Buddies Tulane The mission of Best Buddies International is … Continue reading Community Support Programs

Global Programs

Global Brigades promotes health and sustainable development work in Panama, Honduras, and Ghana. We holistically approach development, acknowledging that one discipline cannot solve every problem. Currently, we travel back to Honduras over spring break to work on various development projects. Contact Alexander Ledet, Mission Honduras works year-round with the Misioneros de Esperanza of San Pedro Sula to … Continue reading Global Programs

Vice Chair of Co-programming

Barry Rubenstein, Vice Chair of Co-Progamming Sean is responsible for fostering and improving CACTUS’s intra-organizational relationships by collaborating with other organizations to put on events. Contact if… You have any co-programming requests, You have question about co-programming Email: Office Hours: TBA

Community Involvement Awards

Every year CACTUS teams up with the Center for Public Service and the Undergraduate Student Government to celebrate and award students, student organizations, and community partners that have gone above and beyond in the past year. A huge congratulations to all who were nominated this year, and here are the winners of the 2015 Community Involvement … Continue reading Community Involvement Awards