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    Public Service at the University of Virginia


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    Learning in Action

    Public Service at the University of Virginia


Service Opportunities

Raven Fellowship Applications Open

Applications due Feb. 26, 11:59 p.m.

The Raven Society is now accepting applications for the Raven Fellowships, which fund up to $2,500 worth of independent research for the summer and fall of 2017. Any currently enrolled UVA student, graduate or undergraduate, may apply.

Military Blood Drive

February 27, 2017 -
10:00am to 4:00pm

Newcomb Ballroom

he UVA Army ROTC will host a military blood drive through the Armed Services Blood Program in Newcomb Ballroom. The ASBP distributes blood worldwide for our armed services members, their families, and veterans.

Volunteer for UVA Basketball Game Day Challenge

February 27, 2017

Help UVA win the Game Day Challenge competition by volunteering at the men’s basketball game against UNC. You’ll get a chance to interact with fans and receive on-court recognition. As thanks for taking the time to help UVA go zero waste, volunteers will get a cool new T-shirt and food.

Public Service Spotlight

Madeline Kotoriy

Madeline Kotoriy

For many of us, the homeless are just people we see on the Corner, the people with cardboard signs we try our very best to ignore. For Madeline Kotoriy, however, the homeless of Charlottesville are her guests.

Kotoriy volunteers at the Haven, a day shelter outside of the Downtown mall which provides its guests with meals, shelter, and a variety of services.

“I think much of what motivated me to get involved with the Haven homeless shelter was the opportunity to make really meaningful connections with people in the greater Charlottesville community,”...


Public Service Resources

Student Council Public Service Committee

Helps students connect to public service within the University and Charlottesville communities.

Career Center: Public Service Community

Provides information and inspiration about industries like nonprofits, government, policy, international development, humanitarianism, diplomacy, intelligence and security, religious/spiritual organizations, and more.

Madison House

The University's student volunteer center.

Jefferson Public Citizens

An academic research-service program for all UVA undergraduates.


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Center for Undergraduate Research

Grant and fellowship opportunities in public service.