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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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Arts Board

The Arts Board of the University of Virginia presents an outstanding artist, attraction, performance, or exhibition each year in a three-year rotation which includes music, visual arts, and drama. The Arts Board program was created to raise students' awareness of and appreciation for the arts. The board for 2010-2011 is co-sponsored by the McIntire Department of Music, University Programs... More.

Asha For Education

No description was found for this organization.

Asia Business Club at Darden

The Asia Business Club at Darden’s purpose is to increase awareness within Darden about Asia, as well as increase awareness about Darden within Asia.  The club organizes and supports the following activities: cultural and academic activities; recruitment and professional activities; admissions activities; and communicates and supports relevant initiatives of related... More.

Asian Leaders Council

The Asian Leaders Council (ALC) is a group made up of the leaders of the University Asian Pacific American community committed to fostering the growth of the A/APA community through collaboration, coordination, and cooperation.

Asian Pacific American Law Students Association

The Asian Pacific American Law Students Association (APALSA) provides a network of support for Asian-American law students at the University of Virginia; promotes the welfare of its members through academic, professional, cultural, and social programs; provides a forum for discussing issues affecting Asian-Americans and other minorities in the legal field.

Asian Pacific American Leadership Training Institute

The Asian Pacific American Leadership Training Institute (APALTI) provides a small group of first-, second-, and third-year students the opportunity to explore their leadership style through a multicultural lens and acquire valuable tools and skills over the course of a semester. If selected, APALTI participants will enter the series of workshops with a small cohort of fellow student leaders,... More.

Asian Student Union

The Asian Student Union aims to serve the A/APA community by fostering greater communication and collaboration among A/APA organizations, providing programming for A/APA students, addressing A/APA concerns at the University, advocating A/APA issues and interests to the administration, and working with the University and other student organizations to ensure the representation of A/APA students... More.

Association of Indonesians

The main objective of the Association of Indonesians (A.I) is to promote the culture and enhance the relationship of Indonesian students at UVA in cooperation with other existing ethnic organizations. Thus, A.I. advocates working together with other group members to unite the diversity of culture and exposing them to the UVA community.

Athletes in Action

Athletes in Action exists to boldly proclaim the love and truth of Jesus Christ to those uniquely impacted by sport at The University of Virginia and the greater Charlottesville community by sharing, providing and assisting in spiritual growth.

Autism Speaks U at UVA

Autism Speaks at UVA furthers the mission of Autism Speaks by engaging the University community and the local Charlottesville community through awareness and education.  ASU also organizes local fundraising events in support of Autism Speaks to positively affect the lives of those struggling with autism spectrum disorders and their families. We strive to actively engage the UVa... More.


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Baking Club

This club aims to teach people how to bake and/or provide somewhere for people to utilize their baking skills.

Ballroom Dance Club

The Ballroom Dance Club at the University of Virginia is a contracted independent organization (CIO) and club sport at UVA. The club seeks to promote ballroom dancing on- and off-Grounds, socially and competitively. Membership is open to all students, faculty, and staff of the University, regardless of prior dance experience. The Ballroom Dance Club at UVA offers lessons in ballroom dancing... More.

Batten School Council

The&nbsp;<span class="x_x_x_il">Batten</span>&nbsp;Student&nbsp;<span class="x_x_x_il">Council</span>&nbsp;of the Frank&nbsp;<span class="x_x_x_il">Batten</span>&nbsp;School of Leadership and Public Policy exists to represent the needs and interests of&nbsp;<span class="x_x_x_il">Batten</span>&nbsp;School students... More.

Battleground Faith

We are Battleground Faith/Princess Club.&nbsp; We are an organization that aims to uplift members of the Charlottesville community, specifically the young girls of the West Haven community.&nbsp; We base our means of reaching out to the community on Christian principles.

Be the Match

<span>Every year, thousands of people of all ages are diagnosed with blood cancers like leukemia or lymphoma, sickle cell anemia or other life-threatening diseases. Many of them will die unless they get a bone marrow or cord blood transplant from a&nbsp;matching donor. Seventy percent of people do not have a donor in their family and depend on&nbsp;our Be The Match Registry&... More.

Beach Volleyball Club

The purpose fo the Beach Volleyball Club is to allow people who enjoy playing volleyball, regardless of skill-level, to play volleyball weekly in an environment which has friendly competition. &nbsp;The environment is to allow anyone interested in playing or learning the game to join without the requirement of being a "club sport" caliber player to join.

Belly Dance Club

The Belly Dance Club provides students with the unique opportunity to learn belly dancing through proper instruction, participate in performances open to the community, and to discover the rich culture from which belly dancing originates. This club is for anyone who likes to dance, regardless of skill level--there is something for everyone! So come out and shake things up! It is definitely an... More.

Beta Alpha Psi

Beta Alpha Psi (BAP) is an international honorary organization for accounting, finance, and information technology students and professionals. BAP was founded on February 12, 1919 and it currently has 279 active chapters and over 300,000 members worldwide.Among its objectives, BAP recognizes scholastic and professional excellence in the field of accounting, finance, and information technology... More.

Beta Theta Pi

No description was found for this organization.

Bhakti-Yoga Club

The Bhakti Yoga Club meets weekly to study the principles of Vedic philosophy, focusing on the ancient text of the Bhagavad-Gita. The programs welcome students with no previous exposure to yogic philosophy to participate in mantra meditation, hear thoughtful lectures on the spiritual science of Bhakti Yoga (devotional yoga), and enjoy a free and delicious vegetarian feast at the close of each... More.

Bice 2009-2010

No description was found for this organization.

Bice 2010-2011

No description was found for this organization.

Biology Society

Foster student and faculty relations; Volunteer in the Charlottesville community; Help orientate prospective biology students; Promote interest in the biology department.</li><li>Facilitate access to biology resources for internships, research and careers.</li></ul><a href="">Join our listserve</a... More.

Biomedical Engineering Society

The Biomedical Engineering Society is the professional society for the Biomedical Engineering Major. &nbsp;We are affiliated with the National Biomedical Engineering Society. &nbsp;BMES provides academic, professional, service, and social events for its members.

Black Business Student Forum

The Black Business Student Forum (BBSF) at Darden is focused on bringing together the past, present and future Darden African-American communities. In that pursuit, the BBSF develops programs that promote academic excellence, provide safe environments for the discussion of issues surrounding race, support professional development and encourage social and community service activities.The BBSF... More.

Black Expression Awareness and Thought Society

The focus of the Black Expression Awareness and Thought Society is to create environments where the student body and the community can come together and openly express themselves, as well as, bring forth culturally diverse, expressionate, and intellectually driven events to the university. We intend to foster a political, economic and social awareness for black students. The staple event of B.... More.

Black Girls RUN!

The mission of Black Girls RUN! is to encourage African-American women to make fitness and healthy living a priority. According to the Centers for Disease Control, 80% of African-American women are overweight. BGR! wants to create a movement to lower that percentage and subsequently, lower the number of women with chronic diseases associated with an unhealthy diet and sedentary lifestyle.

Black Graduate and Professional Student Organization

The purpose of the <strong>Black Graduate and Professional Student Organization</em></strong> is to cultivate an environment conducive to the academic achievement of African-American graduate and professional students at the University of Virginia. We hope to achieve this through the advancement of professional development, peer recruitment and retention, community outreach,... More.