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Public Service at the University of Virginia

Student Organizations Directory

The student organizations listed here are involved in service through local, national, and international community service activities, fundraising, and activism. Students self-select the public service category through the student organization registration process, and staff assign this category to administrative organizations.

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Baking Club

This club aims to teach people how to bake and/or provide somewhere for people to utilize their baking skills.

Ballroom Dance Club

The Ballroom Dance Club at the University of Virginia is a contracted independent organization (CIO) and club sport at UVA. The club seeks to promote ballroom dancing on- and off-Grounds, socially and competitively. Membership is open to all students, faculty, and staff of the University, regardless of prior dance experience. The Ballroom Dance Club at UVA offers lessons in ballroom dancing... More.

Batten School Council

The&nbsp;<span class="x_x_x_il">Batten</span>&nbsp;Student&nbsp;<span class="x_x_x_il">Council</span>&nbsp;of the Frank&nbsp;<span class="x_x_x_il">Batten</span>&nbsp;School of Leadership and Public Policy exists to represent the needs and interests of&nbsp;<span class="x_x_x_il">Batten</span>&nbsp;School students... More.

Battleground Faith

We are Battleground Faith/Princess Club.&nbsp; We are an organization that aims to uplift members of the Charlottesville community, specifically the young girls of the West Haven community.&nbsp; We base our means of reaching out to the community on Christian principles.

Be the Match

<span>Every year, thousands of people of all ages are diagnosed with blood cancers like leukemia or lymphoma, sickle cell anemia or other life-threatening diseases. Many of them will die unless they get a bone marrow or cord blood transplant from a&nbsp;matching donor. Seventy percent of people do not have a donor in their family and depend on&nbsp;our Be The Match Registry&... More.

Beach Volleyball Club

The purpose fo the Beach Volleyball Club is to allow people who enjoy playing volleyball, regardless of skill-level, to play volleyball weekly in an environment which has friendly competition. &nbsp;The environment is to allow anyone interested in playing or learning the game to join without the requirement of being a "club sport" caliber player to join.

Belly Dance Club

The Belly Dance Club provides students with the unique opportunity to learn belly dancing through proper instruction, participate in performances open to the community, and to discover the rich culture from which belly dancing originates. This club is for anyone who likes to dance, regardless of skill level--there is something for everyone! So come out and shake things up! It is definitely an... More.

Beta Alpha Psi

Beta Alpha Psi (BAP) is an international honorary organization for accounting, finance, and information technology students and professionals. BAP was founded on February 12, 1919 and it currently has 279 active chapters and over 300,000 members worldwide.Among its objectives, BAP recognizes scholastic and professional excellence in the field of accounting, finance, and information technology... More.

Beta Theta Pi

No description was found for this organization.

Bhakti-Yoga Club

The Bhakti Yoga Club meets weekly to study the principles of Vedic philosophy, focusing on the ancient text of the Bhagavad-Gita. The programs welcome students with no previous exposure to yogic philosophy to participate in mantra meditation, hear thoughtful lectures on the spiritual science of Bhakti Yoga (devotional yoga), and enjoy a free and delicious vegetarian feast at the close of each... More.

Bice 2009-2010

No description was found for this organization.

Bice 2010-2011

No description was found for this organization.

Biology Society

Foster student and faculty relations; Volunteer in the Charlottesville community; Help orientate prospective biology students; Promote interest in the biology department.</li><li>Facilitate access to biology resources for internships, research and careers.</li></ul><a href="">Join our listserve</a... More.

Biomedical Engineering Society

The Biomedical Engineering Society is the professional society for the Biomedical Engineering Major. &nbsp;We are affiliated with the National Biomedical Engineering Society. &nbsp;BMES provides academic, professional, service, and social events for its members.

Black Business Student Forum

The Black Business Student Forum (BBSF) at Darden is focused on bringing together the past, present and future Darden African-American communities. In that pursuit, the BBSF develops programs that promote academic excellence, provide safe environments for the discussion of issues surrounding race, support professional development and encourage social and community service activities.The BBSF... More.

Black Expression Awareness and Thought Society

The focus of the Black Expression Awareness and Thought Society is to create environments where the student body and the community can come together and openly express themselves, as well as, bring forth culturally diverse, expressionate, and intellectually driven events to the university. We intend to foster a political, economic and social awareness for black students. The staple event of B.... More.

Black Girls RUN!

The mission of Black Girls RUN! is to encourage African-American women to make fitness and healthy living a priority. According to the Centers for Disease Control, 80% of African-American women are overweight. BGR! wants to create a movement to lower that percentage and subsequently, lower the number of women with chronic diseases associated with an unhealthy diet and sedentary lifestyle.

Black Graduate and Professional Student Organization

The purpose of the <strong>Black Graduate and Professional Student Organization</em></strong> is to cultivate an environment conducive to the academic achievement of African-American graduate and professional students at the University of Virginia. We hope to achieve this through the advancement of professional development, peer recruitment and retention, community outreach,... More.

Black Law Students Association

BLSA was created and designed to articulate and promote the professional needs and goals of Black law students, foster and encourage professional competence, and focus upon the relationship of the Black attorney to the American legal structure.

Black Student Alliance

he purpose of the Black Student Alliance is to articulate&nbsp;the problems and to voice the concerns of Black students at the University of Virginia, to&nbsp;conduct political action against unjust policies or programs mandated by the University of Virginia, to&nbsp;serve as an umbrella organization for all other Black students on the grounds of the University of Virginia, to&... More.

Black Voices Gospel Choir

Black Voices at the University of Virginia is a choir that sings music of the African American culture (i.e. anthems, spirituals, classical music, contemporary gospel, etc). The purpose of the choir is to show the members, the University community, and all those whom we encounter about Christian love through gospel music, worship/service, and true fellowship.

BlackBox Investment Group

Mission Statement:Develop a systems approach to financial trading informed by models, simulations, and statistical analysis, with a focus on education.

Blue Ridge Church Campus Ministry

The purpose of the Blue Ridge Church Campus Ministry shall be to:1. Provide a community of faith for students who wish to pursue a Biblically-defined Christian lifestyle on&nbsp; the University of Virginia campus2. Foster Christian maturity of each member through Biblical training, teaching, and mentoring3. Proclaim the Gospel message to seeking students through small group&nbsp;&... More.

Blue Ridge Mountain Rescue Group

The Blue Ridge Mountain Rescue Group (BRMRG) is a volunteer Search and Rescue organization comprised of UVA students and members of the community. It is one of nine member groups of the Appalachian Search and Rescue Conference (ASRC). Our members respond to search and rescue emergencies throughout the mid-Atlantic region, from Pennsylvania through northern North Carolina, providing life saving... More.

Blue Ridge Poison Center

No description was found for this organization.

Blueprint Leadership Program

BLUEPRINT is the premiere leadership development program for first and second-year students and transfer students at the University of Virginia. It is designed for those students who demonstrate leadership potential and interest in developing their personal organizational skills in an intentional, educational, and reflective team environment.The Blueprint Emerging Leaders Program is a seven-... More.

Bollywood Dance Club of UVA

Aaja Nachle: the Bollywood Dance Club at UVa is a organization meant to spread Indian culture by teaching interested people how to dance Bollywood-style! You don't have to be a great dancer. All you need is just to have a love for bollywood music and willingness to perform in front of people at various events on grounds.

Bonnycastle-Hancock 2009-2010

Welcome to Bonnycastle-Hancock!!!&nbsp; Congratulations on being selected to live in the best dorms on campus!&nbsp; Here are the reasons Bonnycastle-Hancock is AMAZING:1.&nbsp; We are so awesome we have to have two freestanding buildings to hold the talent of our many students, instead of the traditional one building!2.&nbsp; We have two built in closets and two adjustable... More.

Bonnycastle-Hancock 2010-2011

No description was found for this organization.

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Club

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu club is an organization of people dedicated to learning, expanding, and sharing their knowledge of the martial art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.