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Every other week, UVA Public Service recognizes students involved in public service in various ways, whether through volunteering, community or civic engagement, activism, social entrepreneurship, service-learning coursework or research, and other co-curricular service activities and interests.

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Colin Dockter
Colin Dockter (he/him) is a second-year double-major in economics and psychology. Colin is the president of College Mentors for Kids, an organization that connects elementary school students in the Charlottesville area to UVA students through weekly on-Grounds activities that inspire growth, confidence, and brighter futures. During these activities, UVA students are paired with a "little buddy" they'll mentor for the school year. Colin also is the vice president of Borenstein Math Academy, a company that provides affordable, high-quality tutoring that empowers students to thrive in mathematics via small, online math classes ranging from kindergarten level to algebra and geometry.
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Patrick Morris (he/him/his) is a fourth-year in the College of Arts & Sciences majoring in biology with Spanish and biomedical engineering minors. Patrick has been involved in various nonprofit and volunteer organizations, including a confidential crisis helpline, the Pediatrics for Emergency Physicians Network, Remote Area Medical, Hearts for the Homeless, and local Albemarle County middle schools. Patrick's goal is to become a pediatric oncologist, and during his gap years, he will be working in a cancer research lab at Cold Spring Harbor and volunteering as an EMT.
Johnny Mac Yates
Johnny Mac Yates will graduate this year from the Darden School of Business and Law School. Johnny Mac has been the House Captain and Vice President of Inspections for Building Goodness in April (BGIA), a student-run organization that works with low-income Charlottesville residents on home renovation projects. After graduation, he will work as an associate at McGuireWoods, LLP.
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Anne Nelson Stoner (she/her) is a second-year graduate student in the Urban & Environmental Planning program with a concentration in Food Systems and Equitable Collaboration. For the past two years, Anne Nelson has worked as a graduate research assistant for the Institute for Engagement & Negotiation (IEN) on projects ranging from assessing the impacts of COVID on critical service delivery in rural Virginia to evaluating partnerships between health care providers and food pantries to better support food insecure populations. Anne Nelson is also working with a team of UVA and community partners to explore food solidarity economies and the possibility of establishing a local food cooperative. She has also volunteered for the International Rescue Committee for over six years as a family liaison to an Iranian refugee family.
Loganbay Campbell
Loganbay Campbell (she/her) is a fourth-year in the College of Arts & Sciences pursuing a double-major in biology and Spanish. Loganbay started volunteering for the Latin and Migrant Aid program at Madison House during her second year at UVA. This semester, she is involved with Sin Barreras, a program that teaches English to Spanish speakers. Loganbay is in the process of applying to medical school and will be taking a gap year to work as a medical assistant in Charlottesville.
Rebecca Franks
Rebecca Franks (she/her) is a fourth-year in the College of Arts & Sciences majoring in Neuroscience with a minor in Bioethics. For the past three years, Becca has served as the Madison House program director for Charlottesville Area Riding Therapy (CART), a therapeutic horseback riding program for children and adults with physical or intellectual disabilities. Becca is also a volunteer EMT with the Charlottesville-Albemarle Rescue Squad (CARS). At CARS, she responds to 911 calls in the Charlottesville-Albemarle area, proving medical care and transport to the hospital. Lastly, Becca volunteers at the Charlottesville Free Clinic. Next year, Becca will be returning to Texas for medical school.
Nina Robertson
Nina Robertson is a fourth-year in the College of Arts & Sciences majoring in global public health. Nina serves as the Madison House program director for Adopt-A-Grandparent (AAGP) at Charlottesville Health and Rehabilitation Center (CHRC), through which she works with elderly residents and other student volunteers to facilitate healthy connections and bonding experiences. Nina also volunteers on the Madison House HELP Line outreach team, a 24/7 free and confidential cries hotline run by students. In addition, she is a research intern at the Treatment Advocacy Center (TAC), a national nonprofit that aims to eliminate barriers of treatment for individuals with severe mental illness.
Isaiah Woo
Isaiah Woo is a fourth-year student in the School of Engineering majoring in mechanical engineering. Isaiah volunteers at the Virginia Discovery Museum as a gallery assistant, where he interacts with children ages 2-10 and helps facilitate creative, active learning. The Virginia Discovery Museum specializes in the development of motor skills, critical thinking, and cooperative play.
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Annie An is a fourth-year human biology and biostatistics major in the College of Arts & Sciences. Annie's involvements include working as a medical scribe in the UVA Emergency Department, helping to organize Take Back the Night, and volunteering with VISAS (Volunteers with International Students, Staff, & Scholars). Annie also is on the Peer Health Educators (PHE) leadership team and recently helped co-organize the 30th Annual Fourth Year 5K (4Y5K), whose proceeds go to the Leslie Baltz Art Study Fund.
Hannah Zaveri
Hannah Zaveri is a third-year majoring in Global Public Health and Sociology. Hannah serves as the Habitat for Humanity UVA (HUVA) Youth Leadership Team Coordinator, through which she works with high school students passionate about affordable housing. She also volunteers at UVA Children's Hospital through Madison House Medical Services and is on the Peer Health Educator (PHE) leadership team. As a PHE, she recently co-organized the 30th Annual Fourth Year 5K (4Y5K), whose proceeds go to the Leslie Baltz Art Study Fund.
Olivia de Cuba
Olivia de Cuba is a second-year in the biomedical sciences graduate program (BIMS) in the School of Medicine pursuing a PhD in biophysics. She is a coach at the First Tee of Virginia Blue Ridge. The First Tee is an international youth development organization that integrates the game of golf with a life skills curriculum. After UVA, Olivia hopes to continue to make a difference in the lives of young people through sports while carrying on her research in bacteria and human disease at a molecular level.
Jennifer Bobowski
Jennifer Bobowski is a fourth-year in the McIntire School of Commerce with accounting and marketing majors. She has been the executive director of the UVA Community Food Pantry for her third and fourth year and served as the organization's drives coordinator during her second year. After graduating in Spring 2022, she will work as an assurance associate at PwC in Washington, D.C.