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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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Page-Emmet 2009-2010

Welcome to <b><u>PagEmme</u><u>t</u></b>, the best association on grounds!&nbsp; Conveniently located on McCormick Road, PagEmmet is steps away from all that UVA has to offer.&nbsp; You can pick up your mail in the basement of Emmet or visit the Housing Office in Page.&nbsp; Go play frisbee in the Quad or take a stroll down to the Dell. &nbsp... More.

Page-Emmet 2010-2011

No description was found for this organization.

Pancakes for Parkinson's

Pancakes for Parkinson's is an annual pancake breakfast hosted by UVA students.Our main goal is to serve those suffering from Parkinson's and their families by fundraising for the Michael J. Fox Foundation. We hope to provide an event where UVA students and the Charlottesville community can come together to eat pancakes in the spirit of service!

Parkour Association

<span style="font-size: 10pt;">The Parkour Association is for traceurs dedicated to l'art du d&eacute;placement, the art of moving from point A to point B as quickly and efficiently as possible, using only the human body to power one's movements.</span><span style="font-size: 10pt; color: windowtext;">Although this organization has members who are University of Virginia... More.

Patent Foundation

No description was found for this organization.

Paul Robeson Players

<span>The Paul Robeson Players is an independent student-run Revolutionary Theatre Organization, but grounded in the roots of African and African-American theater traditions. &nbsp;We exist to provide an outlet for any student interested in any aspect of theater as long as it is politically-based, nurturing any talent a student might possess, including, but not limited to actors,... More.

Pause 4 Paws

This organization will spread awareness with regards to animal welfare. This includes human dependency on and exploitation of animals for food, clothing, entertainment, scientific research, and as pets.

Peanuts and Crackerjacks

The mission of Peanuts and Crackerjacks is to provide underprivileged Charlottesville children with strong positive relationships through the American past-time of baseball. Mentors attend UVA baseball games with the children, and develop a strong bond over the course of the season, providing an uplifting experience that will motivate the children to strive for their dreams regardless of... More.

Peer Advising Family Network

PAFN is one of the largest and most diverse A/APA organizations at the University of Virginia and is a pan-ethnic, multicultural program that helps incoming Asian/Asian Pacific American students with their transition into college. This peer mentoring program is geared towards providing incoming students with advisors who serve as mentors as well as an excellent source of information on life at... More.

Peer Health Educators

The Peer Health Educators (PHEs) are a diverse group of 45 U.Va. students trained to educate their classmates about college health and wellness issues in a positive, interactive, fun, and nonjudgmental manner.

Perfect Praise Dance Ministries

Perfect Praise Dance Ministries is Christian dance group whose purpose is to minister under the gift and anointing of praise dance to the University and greater Charlottesville area. We desire to recruit members of all Christian denominations and display expressive movement, synchronicity, and excellence through a variety of dance genres such as hip-hop, ballet, modern, African, mime,... More.

Performing/Visual Arts Organizations

No description was found for this organization.

Persian Cultural Society

Organization Description: The Persian Cultural Society is a volunteer organization that brings together people interested in Persian culture, history, and language. Among its objectives are the sponsoring of Persian social and cultural activities and events in order to promote an understanding of Persian culture, foster friendship among different cultural groups, and provide a source of union... More.

Pfizer Initiative in International Health

No description was found for this organization.

Phi Alpha Delta

The purpose of this Fraternity shall be to form a strong bond uniting students and teachers of the law with members of the Bench and Bar in a fraternal fellowship designed to advance the ideals of liberty and equal justice under law; to stimulate excellence in scholarship; to inspire the virtues of compassion and courage; to foster integrity and professional competence; to promote the welfare... More.

Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. (Zeta Eta Chapter)

Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. is a historically black Greek letter organization that was founded on January 9, 1914 at Howard University in Washington, D.C. Phi Beta Sigma is an organization focused on personal growth for the betterment of all of man kind through the ideals of brotherhood, scholarship and service. The Zeta Eta chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. was founded here at... More.

Phi Delta Theta (Virginia Beta Chapter)

The Virginia Beta chapter of Phi Delta Theta is an organization which is seeking ambitious individuals whom wish to involve themselves in a society of men who endeavor to obtain a high standard of mental cultivation, high standards of moral character, and above all else, establish lifelong friendships with our members and alumni.

Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society

Phi Eta Sigma is a national honor society rewarding first-collegiate-year scholarship. &nbsp;Our goal is to encourage and reward academic excellence among full-time, first-year students in institutions of higher learning.

Phi Gamma Delta (Fiji, Omicron Chapter)

Phi Gamma Delta exists to promote lifelong friendships, to reaffirm high ethical standards and values, and to foster personal development in the pursuit of excellence. Phi Gamma Delta is committed to provide opportunities for each brother to develop responsibility, leadership, scholarship and social skills in order to become a fully contributing member of society.

Phi Kappa Psi (Virginia Alpha Chapter)

No description was found for this organization.

Phi Sigma Kappa (Psi Chapter)

No description was found for this organization.

Phi Sigma Pi National Honor Fraternity (Alpha Omicron Chapter)

Phi Sigma Pi Coed National Honor Fraternity strives to personify and encourage three ideals: 1. Scholarship: The acquisition and dissemination of information and knowledge. 2. Leadership: The application of professional skills and the fostering of leadership qualities by promoting and advancing the welfare of humanity. 3. Fellowship: The fostering of non-discriminatory, fraternal fellowship... More.

Phi Sigma Theta National Honor Society

Phi Sigma Theta is nationally known to support academic achievement while promoting scholarship, leadership, and service in its members. We hope to use these national standards as guidance and encouragement in our activities and tenure at the University of Virginia.

Phi Society

No description was found for this organization.

Philosophy Society at UVA

No description was found for this organization.

Physicians for Peace Student Chapter

The Physicians for Peace campus alliance is an organization designed to bring together undergraduate, medical, and other graduate students interested in long-term, sustainable, replicable medical education and training, as well as those interested in global health initiatives and changing lives in the developing world.

Pi Beta Phi (Virginia Epsilon Chapter)

Pi Beta Phi is a sorority at the University of Virginia that promotes friendship, develops intellect and integrity, cultivates leadership potential, and enriches lives through comminity service.

Pi Kappa Alpha (Alpha Chapter)

No description was found for this organization.

Pi Kappa Phi (Beta Upsilon Chapter)

No description was found for this organization.

Pi Lambda Phi (Virginia Omega Alpha Chapter)

No description was found for this organization.