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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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G.K. Chesterton Society

Promoting an analysis of the world in which reality is viewed through a Chestertonian lense. This vision promotes a sacramental understanding of the world, in which the mundane is transcendent in diverse ways. This group also analyzes how his understanding of orthodoxy interacts with a diverse and pluralistic society.There is a need for intellectual dialogue between students of different... More.


Gamers is a club dedicated to people who love all types of video (console) and computer games. Meetings consist of discussions about a multitude of gaming related topics and also give opportunity for students to play games. The club hosts tournaments, fundraisers, and festivals. The club supports both professional, casual gamers, game developers, and also anyone interested in any aspect of the... More.

Games Outdoors!

Games Outdoors! (GO!) is an organization dedicated to relaxing and relieving stress through playing games from our childhood.  Activities include tag, kickball, capture the flag, and manhunt, among others.  During the colder months, we will do activities such as scavenger hunts and hide and seek inside University approved buildings.  It is not a time-intensive CIO,... More.

Gamma Phi Beta (Zeta Beta Chapter)

No description was found for this organization.

Gamma Sigma Tau

Founded in 2009, Delphic of Gamma Sigma Tau Fraternity Inc. is the first and only multicultural fraternity at University of Virginia. We thrive to promote brotherhood, academics, community service, and most importantly, multiculturalism.

Gates Millennium Scholars at UVA

We are students and Alumni of the University of Virginia who are given the opportunity to be part of the Gates Millennium Scholar’s community due to our excellence in academic standing, leadership qualities and community services. We live by the quote “to whom it is given, much is expected.” Our purpose is to work with the Gates Millennium Foundation and give back... More.

Gays, Lesbians and Allies at Darden

Gays, Lesbians and Allies at Darden (GLAD) is a student club that is dedicated to creating an environment in which GLBT members of the Darden community are comfortable being open about their sexual orientation.  Founded in 1991 as the Darden Gay Network, the organization works to resolve issues and concerns in the community, stimulate discussion of gay issues, and facilitate... More.

German Society

The German Society aims to bring together a body of students and faculty members interested in the culture, history, politics and language of all German-speaking countries. This collection of individuals will create and sustain an open forum for the free exchange of ideas, opinions and understandings of the German Society's interests while promoting German cultural events to increase awareness... More.

Get $mart: Financial Education

The purpose of the aforementioned organization is to empower residents to achieve economic self-sufficiency and create a more financially viable future for their families. By taking an education-based approach, we will develop and implement a financial education class, held at the Hope Community Center (located on 11<sup>th</sup> Street, Charlottesville, VA), for the nearby low-... More.

Ginger Appreciation Club

Ginger Appreciation Club meets every other week to discuss the latest ginger news, analyze media influence, and introduce various speakers to talk about ginger research/experience with being a ginger.

Girls Excited About Math and Science

GEMS is a service organization whose main goal is to close the gender gap in math and science subjects. We encourage these subjects to middle school girls in the Charlottesville Area by conducting math and science experiments with them.

Glass, Garden Magazine

Glass, Garden is a "do-it-yourself" literary-arts magazine, produced by hand (without computers!) and concentrating in the arts of handwriting, papercraft, hands-on art, experimental design and presentation, and superb art &amp; writing.&nbsp; Publishing mostly undergraduate work, it seeks to integrate all walks of art into the community at large.&nbsp; It is published annually in... More.

Global Architecture Brigades

GAB at UVA is affiliated with Global Architecture Brigades, which is part of Global Brigades, Inc.&nbsp; GAB is a network of volunteers that applies architectural design and construction skills to bring about socially responsible change to developing communities around the world. Our students collaborate with local planners, architects and community leaders to create and implement... More.

Global Brigades

<strong>Global Brigades</strong> is the world&rsquo;s largest student-led global health and sustainable development organization. Comprised of secular, international service programs, we mobilize student volunteers and professionals to empower communities in developing countries with programs that improve quality of life while respecting local culture.

Global Business Brigades

UVA Global Business Brigades is a chapter of Global Brigades which is the world's largest student-led sustainable development organization. We plan&nbsp;trips to Torti Abajo, Panama where we provide business as well as personal finance consulting to families within the community. During the school year, we hold regular meetings to educate our members on the Panamanian community, business... More.

Global Case Club

No description was found for this organization.

Global China Connection, University of Virginia Chapter

Global China Connection is the world's largest U.S.-China student organization, devoted to building connections, bridges, and friendships between China and the international community. Through our international network of chapters at top universities across North America and China, we strive to establish relationships and partnerships that will define the 21 century. GCC is an organization... More.

Global Development Organization

The Global Development Organization exists at UVa to foster a community of students interested in and able to reduce global poverty and inequality and to make globalization work for the poor.How do we do this? Through an event series (of speakers, discussions and debates, career panels, presentations, etc.), research support, the major in global development studies, and public service events... More.

Global Environmental Brigades

<span>Environmental Brigades at University of Virginia is a chapter of Global Brigades, the world's largest student-led global health and sustainable development organization. The UVA chapter systematically works with more than 300 other university groups around the world to deliver and implement one of nine skill-based programs that benefit more than 130,000 Honduran and Panamanian... More.

Global Markets Group at the McIntire School of Commerce

<strong>The Global Markets Group</strong> (formerly the Sustainable Investment Group) strives to introduce students at the University of Virginia to investing in foreign markets. The Group maintains a student-run investment portfolio seeking long-term capital appreciation by investing in firms well-positioned to capitalize on global trends.&nbsp; Furthermore, the Group... More.

Global Medical Dental Brigades

Our mission is to provide a holistic model for sustainable health care in underserved villages with limited access to medicine by conducting a preliminary needs assessment, treating patients to the highest ethical standards, sponsoring referrals to those with needs beyond our capability, recording data for the production of quantitative reports, and working to improve the water, sanitation,... More.

Global Medical Training

Global Medical Training is an international humanitarian organization, providing free medical services to underprivileged communities in Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean. Global Medical Training club at The University of Virginia will co-ordinate trips, fundraise, teach about tropical diseases and prepare students and members of the UVA community&nbsp;for the travel and work at... More.

Global Public Health Brigades

Our mission is to provide volunteers with the opportunity to make a tangible impact on communities while gaining real life experience in the field of public health and international development. Volunteers receive an introduction to Honduras&rsquo; public health challenges and its political, economic, and geographical context. On trips, students will spend a week working alongside... More.

Global Student Council

<span>The Global Student Council (GSC) at The University of Virginia (UVA) aims to forge relationships and create a common platform for all the current international students, in order to identify and resolve the main issues that impact the international community and strengthen their relationship with the University, as well as to facilitate current international student relationships... More.

Globemed at the University of Virginia

<p align="justify">One billion people across the world lack access to health care systems<strong></strong>. Each day, more than 36,000 people die preventable deaths. Without addressing poverty and poor health, we cannot break this cycle of suffering.University students have the passion and energy to help tackle this challenge.&nbsp;GlobeMed aims to meet this challenge by... More.

Go Club at UVA

The Go Club at the University of Virginia (UVA) was started by Professor Dewey Cornell in 1986, after which he led the club for about 10 years. In its early days, the Go Club at UVA was affiliated with the AGA and held a number of tournaments. Ever since the first election of a student president, the Go Club at UVA attained Contracted Independent Organization (CIO) status and continued&... More.

Gooch 2010-2011

No description was found for this organization.

Grace Christian Fellowship

Grace Christian Fellowship is an inter-denominational campus ministry. We are a community of Christ-followers and Christ-seekers.

Graduate Christian Fellowship

A group of graduate students interested in serious consideration, in the university environment, of a biblical worldview and in wise discussion of the Truth in light of the challenges of contemporary culture.

Graduate Commerce Council

The Graduate Commerce (GCOM) Council exists to enhance the experience of all students enrolled in the McIntire School's master&rsquo;s programs. The GCOM Council sponsors educational, social, community, and cultural activities. The council also builds a sense of community among McIntire graduate students, faculty, staff, and administration while also facilitating interactions with the... More.