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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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Tabs on Cancer

Tabs on Cancer collects can pull tabs to raise money for the Pull Tabs for Charity Foundation and the National Cancer Institute. All you have to do is save your can pull tabs. We collect them and recycle them and the recycling center gives us money for the aluminum, which we in turn give to Pull Tabs for Charity and the National Cancer Institute.

Tae Kwon Do Club at the University of Virginia

Tae Kwon Do is a Korean Martial art and Olympic sport used as a means of self-defense and physical fitness, as well as a way of life. Anyone can join, from black belts to complete novices. Camaraderie and great workouts, guaranteed.

Taiwanese Student Association

The Taiwanese Student Association at UVA is dedicated to promoting Taiwanese culture and creating a social platform for the community to learn about Taiwan's culture. All students, regardless of cultural background, are invited to join!

Tau Beta Sigma

Tau Beta Sigma is a National Honorary Band Sorority that provides service to collegiate bands, encourages the advancement of women in the band profession, and promotes and enriches an appreciation of band music through recognition, leadership development, and education of its members.

Teach For America

The purpose of Teach For America at the University of Virginia is to raise awareness and create understanding in the University community about educational inequity in our country. Our organization will encourage students to take an active role in closing the achievement gap by raising their awareness about the national organization Teach For America as one way for recent college graduates to... More.

Team HBV

No description was found for this organization.

Technology Services

No description was found for this organization.

Technology, Entrepreneurship, and Design Group

TED is an organization that seeks to bring the best, most passionate minds together for the purpose of sharing and developing critical thinking skills geared towards both the ideological and practical sides of innovation. TED seeks to design tangible prototypes and solutions for today's innovation opportunities.

Teen Health Center

No description was found for this organization.

Test Organization

No description was found for this organization.

Thai Student Organization

Thai Student Organization (TSO) was formed in the fall semester of 1998 to share and retain Thai culture, language and traditions throughout the University and Charlottesville community. The organization will continue to serve towards its goals:1. Unifying the students within the University by promoting interactions and understanding of different cultural aspects of Thailand.2. Assisting the... More.

The Autistic Self-Advocacy Network

ASAN is a non-profit organization run by and for autistic people. ASAN’s supporters include autistic adults and youth, those with other distinct neurological types, and neurotypical family members, professionals, educators, and friends. ASAN provides support and services to individuals on the autism spectrum. ASAN also works to change public perception and to combat misinformation by... More.

The Brony Club

The Bronies Club at the University of Virginia brings students who love My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic together for social gatherings and service activities. We have weekly events to watch new episodes and fan content, as well as special social events and additional meetings for the planning and execution of community service projects. Our doors are open to everypony.

The Club Music Club at the University of Virginia

<span>The purpose of the Club Music Club at the University of Virginia is to promote awareness and knowledge of the art of beat-matching, live DJing, and the composition of electronic music. &nbsp;This will be accomplished through the sharing of knowledge between those interested in the subject matter, the application of live DJing to real-life scenarios, guest speakers, attending... More.

The Declaration

The Declaration is a forty-year-old newsmagazine at U.Va. that serves the community by providing a weekly showcase for student-run news coverage, humor, arts and culture reviews, personal essays, interviews, and creative non-fiction pieces. The Dec is an outlet for alternative viewpoints at U.Va., and provides its writers and editors with hands-on experience creating and running a magazine.... More.

The Fondu CIO

<strong><span style="font-family: Arial;">The Fondu CIO&rsquo;s sole purpose is to promote <a href=""></a> to the UVa community. This website acts as a venue that allows UVa students to learn about one another and if they choose to, arrange stays with one another over breaks throughout the school year.&nbsp;Through... More.

The Global Citizen Society

The Global Citizen Society will be a type of &ldquo;model think tank&rdquo; for students interested in global affairs, through which they will meet, discuss past and present topics, and debate on issues of international politics.

The Homecomings Board

The Purpose of The Homecomings Board of the University of Virginia is to plan, oversee, promote, and execute student-organized events related to Virginia Homecomings.

The Hooligans

This is the breakdance crew at the University of Virginia. We aim&nbsp;to promote and celebrate the art of breakdancing, also known as bboying or just breaking, which is one of the 4 elements of hip-hop. Just like MCing,DJing, and graffiti, breaking is a form of expression through the vehicle of dance. There is no better way of understanding this art-form than to do it yourself!

The Kinesiology Club at UVA

No description was found for this organization.

The Lebanese Club at UVA

No description was found for this organization.

The Libel Show

The Libel Show is an annual theatrical production which has been humoring the Law School since 1908 (making us the longest running student organization on campus).&nbsp; Each year the Show lampoons our professors and life at the Law School through a variety of impersonations, song parodies, and skits. The Libel Show's mission is to do everything within its power to help the Law School... More.

The Nordic Society

The Nordic Society aims to promote awareness and understanding of the history, culture, language and heritage of the greater Nordic area. As an organization, the Nordic Society will work to raise recognition of this often overlooked part of Europe, while providing an environment for campus-wide cross-cultural dialogue between Nordic students, those of Nordic descent, and those interested in... More.

The Optical Society of America at the University of Virginia

First and foremost, the Chapter shall enhance the quality of optics student life through the promotion of student community, student education and industrial contact. Second, the Chapter shall promote optics within the University through undergraduate awareness, optics representation in student government and<br /> promotion of interdepartmental collaboration. Third, the Chapter shall... More.

The Order

This society exists in order to give members an opportunity to explore the content and themes of the Harry Potter books in full.<span>&nbsp; </span>It is first and foremost an outlet for discussion and creativity as it pertains to Harry Potter through private and public events to promote bonding of the Harry Potter community on grounds.<span>&nbsp; </span>The... More.

The Pride: Lion Dance @UVA

The Pride is the first Lion Dance CIO at UVA.&nbsp;The dance entails performers collaborating inside a lion costume to mimic the movements and characteristics of a lion. We train in the traditional styles but also incorporate contemporary influences. There can only be two performers in a lion at any given time, but it is common to substitute during a performance. The lions collaborate with... More.

The Rainer Werner Fassbinder Society

No description was found for this organization.

The Riichi Mahjong Club at the University of Virginia

Mahjong Club is the weekly gathering of students to play riichi mahjong, a four-player tile-based game of strategy and luck.&nbsp; Newcomers and experienced players alike are welcome to participate - we will even teach you how to play!

The Ron Paul Club

This organization is not supposed to be a campaign tool for Ron Paul in 2012. My hope is that Ron Paul's wonderful legacy that has been recognized in his time in Congress (and even before when he served as a physician during the Vietnam War) will be studied, discussed, and admired for years to come. It is an organization devoted to discussing the wonderful accomplishments, values, global... More.

The Sailing Association at The University of Virginia

The Sailing Association at The University of Virginia allows University students to participate in recreational sailing and intercollegiate racing. &nbsp;A member of MAISA (Mid-Atlantic Intercollegiate Sailing Association), we compete with top varsity and club sailing programs in the US.