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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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FACE AIDS is a student campaign to fight AIDS in Africa. We organize fundraising and awareness campaigns on Grounds and throughout the Charlottesville community centered on the distribution of beaded AIDS awareness pins. We are working together to change the way our generation thinks about AIDS in Africa. Every student wearing his or her pin is part of a youth movement dedicated to fighting... More.


The purpose of FAME is to create a community in which student artists can come together and showcase their work. FAME incorporates various forms of art with a focus on fashion design. This includes but is not limited to photography, fashion design, music, modeling, studio art, and dance.

Fashion For A Cause

The purpose of the organization is to present to the University of Virginia and the Greater Charlottesville Community an organization that works to connect artistic interests with community service. Through various events hosted at the University of Virginia, Fashion For a Cause will donate the majority of the proceeds to service the needs of the Charlottesville community through: UVA Children... More.

Faulkner 2009-2010

Yay!!!! You're Upperclassmen living in Faulkner!!! We will primarily be using this site for communication about programs being put on by the Area Council and Resident Staff members.

Faulkner 2010-2011

No description was found for this organization.

Federalist Society

The purpose of the Society is to promote an awareness and application of the following principles: that the state exists to preserve freedom, that the separation of governmental powers is central to our Constitution, and that it is the duty of the judiciary to say what the law is, not what it should be.

Feminism Is for Everyone

Feminism is For Everyone (FIFE) is a feminist organization dedicated to fostering feminist community and promoting activism for gender equality at UVa and in the greater Charlottesville community.

Feminist Legal Forum

The Feminist Legal Forum is dedicated to advancing feminist discussion and awareness. The Feminist Legal Forum provides a place for law students to examine legal issues which affect women, clarify what feminism means to young lawyers, and unite to eradicate sexism in the legal profession and within the law school.

Filmmakers Society

The Filmmakers' Society is a student run organization that seeks to nurture and educate a community of student filmmakers by providing, networking, and managing personnel and equipment resources, allowing students to produce, exhibit, and critique their film projects at UVA.

First Harmonics

A co-ed a capella group comprised of graduate students from Science and Engineering departments.

First Year Council

FYC exists to bring unity to the Class of 2015 and improve the quality of life for all first year students.

First Year Leadership Experience

No description was found for this organization.

First Year Players

First Year Players is an independent student-run theatre group at the University of Virginia. Every semester we get together to produce a full-scale musical. Prior productions have included Carousel</em>, Urinetown</em>, and Sweeney Todd </em>and most recently How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying</em>. While those in the cast and stage managers are only... More.

First-Year Dorm Associations

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Flying Virginians

The Flying V's are UVA's only rock a cappella group! &nbsp;We're a group of dedicated, talented vocalists committed to bringing rock to the music scene on grounds. &nbsp;Our arrangements combine the full-bodied harmonies of choral music with the driving rhythms and melodies of rock music. We perform covers of rock classics and current favorites.Some bands we've covered so far:... More.

Focused Communities

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Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children

Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children FIMRC is dedicated to fundraising for est. and developing pediatric hospitals and clinic that are in need of financial assistance. Our projects serve to donate financial resources for purchasing med. equipment and for the construction of facilities where medical care can be delivered.

Foundation of the State Arboretum at Blandy Experimental Farm

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Fourth Year Trustees

Class Trustees assist the Class President and Vice President with activities for the class. These events include social events, fundraising, selecting a Valediction speaker, organizing graduation, career advising, developing a class giving program, and planning reunions.

Fraternal Organizations

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Fraternity and Sorority Life|Office of the Dean of Students

The Office of the Dean of Students/ Fraternity &amp; Sorority Life was founded in 2001 by an initiative of the Board of Visitors to educate and support our students in recognized chapters as they shape organizations promoting principles of scholarship, leadership, service, diversity, and honor. We are committed to strengthening student self-governance and leadership on the individual... More.

Freedom of Expression Watch

The organization&rsquo;s purpose is to create public awareness regarding the current suppression of freedom of expression and journalist prosecution in any form or manner around the world. The organization aims to expose ill treatment, abuse, threat or bribery directed to the manipulation and control of venues of expression of speech.

Fuego Dance Team

<span>Fuego Dance Team promotes and exhibits Latino culture through the performance art of dance. The dance team choreographs and presents an array of dance forms from Latin American countries, including but not limited to: folkloric dances (festejo</em></span><span>, samba</em></span><span>, caporales</em></span><span>, and tinkus... More.

Future Civic Leaders

FCL is a nationwide organization, and this year will be the initiation of the college chapter here at UVA. This organization focuses on engaging youth in civic and political leadership. The chapter at UVA will be assisting high school chapters in the area with being involved in their community, and help them build leadership skills.

Future Physician Assistant Society

The Future Physician Assistant Society raises awareness about the PA profession.&nbsp; It is a society which helps students to prepare for applying to PA Programs by gathering information about PA Programs and&nbsp;hosting many guest speakers, including PAs in various fields of medicine, representatives&nbsp;from various organizations which may be of help&nbsp;to&nbsp;pre-... More.