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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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alpha Kappa Delta Phi (Sigma Chapter)

alpha Kappa Delta Phi, with 43 chapters across the nation, is the largest Asian-American interest sorority and the fastest growing. Established in 1989 at UC Berkeley, aKDPhi has blossomed towards strength and unity. We were founded at UVA in the fall of 1999, the first Asian-American interest sorority in all of Virginia. We are individuals within our sorority, yet powerful as a group. We are... More.

Alpha Kappa Psi

AKPsi is a co-ed professional business fraternity, affiliated to the McIntire School of Commerce. Students from all schools within UVa are allowed to pledge the fraternity, as long as the student is interested in pursuing a career in business.

Alpha Omega Epsilon

Alpha Omega Epsilon is a professional and social sorority composed of female engineering students and alumnae. The Sisters of Alpha Omega Epsilon promote ideals and objectives that hope to further the advancement of female engineers, while at the same time developing bonds of lifelong friendships. Alpha Omega Epsilon strives for scholarship and academic achievement. The sisters create a... More.

Alpha Phi (Zeta Iota Deuteron Chapter)

No description was found for this organization.

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. (Iota Beta Chapter)

Founded on Tuesday, December 4, 1906 at Cornell University, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated is a non-profit service organization dedicated to manly deeds, scholarship, and love for all mankind through providing service and advocacy to our communities.  The Iota Beta chapter was chartered on the Grounds of the University of Virginia on March 10, 1974, and the chapter continues... More.

Alpha Phi Omega-Theta Chapter

Alpha Phi Omega was founded in 1925 by Frank Reed Horton at Lafayette College upon the three cardinal principles of Leadership, Friendship, and Service, derived from the principles of boy scouting.&nbsp; Horton believed that APO was<br /> &ldquo;destined to be one of the greatest college fraternities in the world because&hellip;the motivating idea behind it is to look for... More.

Alpha Tau Omega (Delta Chapter)

"...to teach not politics, but morals; to foster not partisanship, but the recognition of true merit wherever found; to have no narrower limits within which to work together for the elevation of man than the outlines of the world..." Alpha Tau Omega was the first fraternity founded after civil war in hopes to bind men of the north and south together and heal the wounds of war. The Delta... More.

Alternative Investment Fund at McIntire

Alternative Investment Fund at McIntire's aim&nbsp;is to train highly-talented UVa students to be qualified investment professionals in the asset management industry. AIFM aims to provide market neutral absolute returns by conducting thorough research, rigorous risk management, and efficient asset allocation. With such performance, we intend to place club members in top notch funds in the... More.

Alternative Spring Break

The mission of Alternative Spring Break (ASB) is to bring together members of the University community, who might not otherwise interact in their usual social spheres, in the common goals of service to and education about the global community, in order to promote and train future service leaders of Virginia.&nbsp; ASB runs student-lead service trips, both international and domestic, during... More.

Alumni Association of the University of Virginia

The Alumni Association of the University of Virginia is headquartered in Alumni Hall, located at 211 Emmet Street South, across the street from the University's Memorial Gymnasium. Our business hours are 8:00 to 5:00, Monday-Friday. The U.Va. Alumni Association is made up of a staff of over 50 and is governed by the Board of Managers.’ÀÎŽÎè

American Constitution Society

The American Constitution Society promotes the return to traditional constitutional values of liberty, fairness and personal dignity to the legal and political debate through speakers, panels, and other events.

American Indian Student Union

The American Indian Student Union at the University of Virginia is a cultural organization for anyone interested in American Indian issues and culture whether they self-identify or not. AISU is dedicated to building a community among its members and to enriching the diversity of the University community. Please visit our webstie at&nbsp;<span style="color: #0000ff;">http://aisuatuva.... More.

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

The AIAA is a national professional and educational organization dedicated to advancing the science and technology of aeronautics and astronautics. The student branch at the University of Virginia&nbsp;seeks to foster the educational development and professionalism of students within the aforementioned fields and expand the understanding of others as to the profession and contributions of... More.

American Institute of Architecture Students

The purpose of the University Virginia's chapter of the American Institute of Architecture Students is as follows:To promote excellence in architecture education, training, and practice,To foster and appreciation of architecture and related disciplines,To enrich communities in a spirit of collaboration,To organize students and combine their efforts to advance the art and science of... More.

American Institute of Chemical Engineers

AIChE at UVA is an academic organization that promotes the professional development of the Chemical Engineering students at UVA. AIChE helps organize several events such as Plant Tours to nearby manufacturing facilities, speaker panels with Alumni, career-focused events such as internship panels and an annual Networking Night.One major purpose of AICHE at UVA includes providing opportunities... More.

American Medical Student Association (Pre-Med Chapter)

AMSA at UVA is comprised of premeds dedicated to helping each other develop the knowledge and skills necessary to become great physicians. Through AMSA, you will have the opportunity to attain valuable clinical experience, knowledge of the field of medicine, leadership positions, community service opportunities, and more!<br /> <br /> AMSA is a national organization, and local... More.

American Parliamentary Debate Association

The only inter-collegiate competitive debate team at the University of Virginia. &nbsp;We use a parliamentary style of debate and go to tournaments along the East Coast.

American Red Cross Club at the University of Virginia

A club to promote the Red Cross and its goals throughout the University community. Fundraisers, Blood Drives, Health and Safety Education....we do it all.

American Society of Civil Engineers

No description was found for this organization.

American Society of Mechanical Engineers

The Student Section of ASME is a network of mechanical engineering students which facilitates professional development through conferences, trips, and tours, as well as social interaction outside the classroom by organizing sports events, cookouts, and tailgates. Student members of ASME also become part of the national network of professional engineers, an invaluable avenue for research and... More.

American Studies Program

The American Studies Program at the University of Virginia offers undergraduates a wide range of courses engaging the many rich facets of the United States and its place in the global world. Flexible, engaging, and interdisciplinary, American Studies courses integrate a rich array of materials, themes, and approaches from many disciplines: not only historical and literary studies, but also... More.

Amnesty International at UVA

Amnesty International at UVa is a student chapter of the international human rights advocacy organization. Our chapter works with the regional and national offices and we participate in the international campaigns Amnesty works on. We raise awareness of human rights on grounds, and seek to educate the community on the issues surrounding human rights problems and the ways in which we can help... More.

Amuse Bouche

We perform long-form improv comedy at UVA. &nbsp;We also make trips to New York City and improv festivals to learn more about improv.

Applied Game Theory and Probability Club

The Applied Game Theory and Probability Club (AGTPC) is a student organization intended to teach and discuss the underlying mathematical concepts of popular games today.

Arab Student Organization

The Arab Student Organization is a social and cultural organization for all students to learn and be apart of the Arab culture at UVA. This includes cultural activites such as our annual show Layaleena, as well discussions and meetings that help spread the word about the richness of Arab culture. Also, ASO provides an environment for Arab or Arab American students to also feel that they can... More.

Archery Club

The Archery Club at UVA is a club sport open to all people interested in learning more about archery or improving their skills. We cater to all skill levels and encourage beginners or first time shooters to join us. The club has its own equipment but shooters may bring their own equipment as well. We meet behind Slaughter Recreation Center from 1-3pm on Sundays. If you have any questions about... More.

Aristotle Society

<span style="color: #000000;">The Aristotle Society is a social public speaking and debate society whichaims to foster the skillof public speaking, develop the art of persuasive oratory, and engage in the open and free debate of the issues of the day. </span>

Arnold Air Society - Demas T. Craw Squadron

This organization is primarily a professional, honorary, service organization advocating the support of aerospace power.&nbsp; It's main objective is to aid in the development of Detachment 890 officer candidates and create a more efficient relationship among them.

Art Students Society

The mission of the Art Students Society is to enrich the local and university art community while providing art students with both a greater resource base and a larger role in departmental relations.

Arts and Sciences Council Majors Advising Program

No description was found for this organization.

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