Good Works- Partnership with Student Organizations
At the University of Virginia, there are over 85 student service organizations that promote student involvement and provide services, information, education, support and resources to students and the community. The Community Relations Office applauds these organizations’ efforts and seeks to partner and support their good works to encourage active, thoughtful and involved student community members.
Student Service Organizations:
- Alpha Phi Omega
- Alpha Phi Omega is U.Va.’s only co-ed community service fraternity that prides itself on its continual effective service to the Charlottesville community and surrounding area.
- Engineering Students without Borders
- Engineering Students Without Borders is student-run organization devoted to issues of international development through engineering applications. Their goal is to find feasible and sustainable ways to implement development policies and innovative ways to use technology to meet basic human needs. This will be accomplished through a combination of independent research, engineering outreach projects, scholarship, dialogue, and presentations.
- Hoos for Open Access
- Hoos for Open Access is an organization dedicated to increasing socioeconomic diversity at UVa and in higher education in general. Their two main goals are to educate prospective students about the possibility of higher education and programs like AccessUVa and to enhance the college experience for those students with financial need at the University.
- Inter-Fraternity Council (IFC)
- The Inter-Fraternity Council works with the members of the Presidents' Council in an effort to continue to strengthen the fraternity community at the University through progressive policies, programs and education.
- Inter-Greek Committee (IGC)
- The Inter-Greek Committee strives to unite the Greek Councils at the University of Virginia. Through unification, the committee hopes to promote education, service, and strong relationships between Greek organizations.
- Inter-Sorority Council (ISC)
- Multicultural Greek Council
- The Multicultural Greek Council promotes community service events, professionalism, and scholarship. Many of the organizations sponsor or co-sponsor educational programs regarding hazing, discrimination, and personal safety. All member organizations stress their commitment to the University and Charlottesville communities.
- National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC)
- The National Pan-Hellenic Council at the University of Virginia is the umbrella organization of the 9 historically Black Greek-lettered organizations. The mission of the NPHC is to promote ideals and standards through inter-greek action in events such as community service projects, forums and step shows.
- Red White & Hoo
- A non-partisan organization to serve and honor veterans, and those currently serving in the military. This will be accomplished by reaching out to the University and to the broader Charlottesville community through service projects and special events.
- Seeds of Hope Brazil
- Seeds of Hope Brazil is a student run organization dedicated to help end the social and economic injustices faced everyday by the children of Sao Paulo, Brazil. Through Spring Break and summer service trips, teaching internships throughout the summers, and different fundraisers, Seeds of Hope Brazil aims to establish an international community between the children of Sao Paulo and students at UVA.
- Student Council Community Affairs Committee
- The student council is a group of appointed and elected students that work together to protect and improve the rights, opportunities, and quality of life of every student at the University of Virginia. The council counts with eleven committees including the Community Affairs Committee that seeks to strengthen and develop ties between the University community and the greater Charlottesville community.
- Students Promoting Fair Trade
- Students Promoting Fair Trade is an organization of students from various academic backgrounds committed to promoting the equitable trading of international goods at the University of Virginia and in the greater Charlottesville community. SPFT seeks to educate distributers and consumers about the positive aspects of Fair Trade in order to promote the development of Third World producers.
- Students for Students International (S4Si)
- S4Si raises money and awareness to increase access to education in Tanzania. S4Si works through awareness campaigns around grounds and Charlottesville to spread the word about the lack of educational opportunities in parts of Africa. S4Si also raises money to fund educational grants to deserving students on the basis of financial need and merit.
- http://www.student.virginia.edu/s4si/ .
- University Mediation Services
If you are a student organization that is interested in partnering with the Community Relations Office, would like to be included in this list or have any questions, please contact us.