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Learning in Action

Public Service at the University of Virginia

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Taylor Shuford

November 17, 2017 - 8:38am

Taylor is a third-year economics and psychology double-major in the College. Currently, he is the Philanthropy Chair for Beta Theta Pi and involved in the Holiday Sharing program at Madison House. During his first and second years at UVA, he also volunteered through the Madison House Albemarle Housing Improvement Program (AHIP) and the Creating Assets, Savings & Hope (CASH) program.

Volunteer of the Week: Marisa Lombardi

November 8, 2017 - 10:44am

Marisa Lombardi is a third-year in the McIntire School of Commerce, majoring in Finance and Management. She is the corporate sponsorship chair for Relay for Life, and served two years on the exec publicity committee.

Volunteer of the Week: Maddy Rabil

October 31, 2017 - 12:01pm

Maddy Rabil is a third-year economics and Spanish double-major. She is the philanthropy co-chair for UVA Chi Omega, an organization that holds events throughout the year to raise money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Greater Virginia, including the "Wings for Wishes" event. Maddy also volunteers at the Legal Aid Justice Center through Madison House and serves on the executive board of Relay for Life.

Volunteer of the Week: Matt Tully

October 24, 2017 - 7:59am

Matt Tully is a fourth-year in the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy, double-majoring in Public Policy and Leadership and Economics. Matt is the Logistics Committee Co-Chair for Pancakes for Parkinson's and has been involved with the charity event for over three years. He is also a mentor through the Bridging the Gap program in Madison House and a member of the External Committee of the Batten Undergraduate Council.

Volunteer of the Week: Kyle Matthews

September 29, 2017 - 12:05pm

Kyle is a fourth-year accounting and marketing student in the McIntire School of Commerce. Kyle has been involved with tutoring in Madison House throughout his four years at UVA and is now the head program director for Tutoring. Kyle also co-founded Totem, a digital resource for nonprofits to digitally raise funds and manage their networks of donors and volunteers.

Nojan Rostami of Madison House

September 12, 2017 - 9:37am

Nojan is a fourth-year in the College with a double-major in foreign affairs and political and social thought. Nojan volunteers with UVA's volunteer center, Madison House, and wanted to share some information for those interested in getting involved in one of their programs.

Volunteer of the Week: Savannah Maxwell

July 27, 2017 - 4:46pm

Savannah is a fourth-year in the Batten school with a major in public policy and leadership and a minor in Spanish. She volunteers with Camp Kesem, whose mission is "to support children through and beyond their parent's cancer with innovative, fun-filled programs that foster a lasting community." Savannah and other volunteers work during the week-long summer camp and also provide year-long support to their campers to ensure that every child touched by a parent's cancer is never alone.

Volunteer of the Week: Spencer Rubin

July 18, 2017 - 4:16pm

Spencer is a fourth-year majoring in mechanical engineering with a minor in design integration.

Volunteer of the Week: Robert McCarthy

July 14, 2017 - 3:26pm

Robert is a fourth-year in the Batten School majoring in religious studies.