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COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT COURSES

The Spring 2016 Learning in Action Course Listing is up! Browse our listing of courses that have a service-learning component or explore and discuss local, regional, or global issues to better engage with your community ...

Help Kickstart the Morven Kitchen Garden

Through Feb. 12

The Morven Kitchen Garden at UVA is a student-run farm that cultivates student leadership and research in sustainable agriculture. We're looking to expand our production of fruits and vegetables. Donate to our Kickstarter and in return, we’ll gift items from stickers to trees in your name ...

Coffeehouse Benefiting Relay for Life

Feb. 5, 7 to 10 p.m., Runk Green Room

Coffeehouse is a musical event sponsored by the Chinese Student Association, Vietnamese Student Association, and the Organization of Young Filipino Americans. It will combine food, friends, coffee, and Polaroid photo booths—all in the name of raising funds for Relay for Life ...

Sustained Dialogue Sign-Ups

Deadline: Feb. 5, 11:59 p.m.

Are you interested in sharing your opinion on the controversies and challenges facing UVA, the nation, and the world? Are you open to volunteering your own perspective and having your thinking challenged by those whose perspectives are different? Sustained Dialogue brings together groups of diverse students for honest, open dialogues about issues that matter. Connect with your University, build new friendships, and be part of a conversation that goes deeper than talking about the quality of the dining halls ...

Register to Vote: Feb. 8 Deadline for Virginia Primaries

Deadline: Feb. 8

Iowa was just the beginning. Primaries and caucuses will be continuing throughout the country through June. If you are from Virginia and are not already a registered voter, the deadline to register to vote in the March 1 primary is Feb. 8. To learn more about your home state’s deadlines and requirements, please see the vote411 website sponsored by the League of Women Voters ...

Apply to be an orientation leader

Deadline: Feb. 8, 4 p.m.

Do you love UVA so much that you want to share it with others? Orientation Leaders get the opportunity to share that love with incoming first-years and transfer students. What will be the story of your summer? Applications and more information can be found on the website ...

United Way Mentor & Tutor Fair

Feb. 12, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Omni Charlottesville

Come join the United Way to learn more about how you can make a difference in our community! Several nonprofits will be available to talk with you about the work they are doing locally and help you decide where you would like to volunteer your time as a mentor or tutor. We look forward to seeing you there! There will be free parking ...

American Medical Student Association Fundraiser

Feb. 13, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Hungry? Need a place for Valentine’s weekend? Then look no further; the American Medical Student Association is hosting a fundraising event at Fig Bistro. Simply drop off your receipt in the GroupRaise.com donation box at the front of the restaurant, and a portion of the meal will be donated to Doctors Without Borders. RSVP to the event and call in for times ...

Black Student Alliance Presents: Black Ball 2016

Feb. 13, 7 to 11 p.m., Alumni Hall, Jefferson Ballroom

The Black Ball will include its annual Image Awards, Touch Jazz Band, a catered dinner, a photo booth, and more. Proceeds from the event will benefit our annual scholarship fund in an effort to increase minority enrollment at the University. The attire is black tie optional ...

Sustainable Agriculture Internship

Deadline: Feb. 17, 11:59 p.m.

We're excited to offer two paid summer internship positions that offer a unique opportunity to learn about sustainable farming and community gardening through active engagement. Interns will gain practical skills as well as a greater understanding of food systems by managing the UVA Community Garden; apprenticing at the beautiful Bellair Farm, a local farm growing 30 acres of organic vegetables; and participating in a scholarship component. The internship runs mid-May to mid-August with a competitive stipend of $2,000+ and an abundance of fresh veggies. Email uvacommunitygarden@gmail.com ...

UVA Community Garden Leadership Team

Deadline: Feb. 17, 11:59 p.m.

Apply to join the UVA Community Garden's team of leaders as an Underclass Representative! You'll get to plan crop rotation, lead volunteer workdays, coordinate community-wide events, and hang out with a great bunch of veggie-lovin' people. We're looking for enthusiastic people to help grow the garden into the future. First- and second-years are strongly encouraged to apply, but third-years will be considered as well! Email uvacommunitygarden@gmail.com ...

University Salsa Fest 2016

Feb. 20

1 Day, 9 Workshops, and 1 Unforgettable Party! Get ready to dance your heart out! The University Salsa Club is inviting dancers of all levels to its Fifth Annual Salsa Fest! Join us in the Student Activities Building for a day filled with workshops by talented instructors from all over the East Coast! Dance all night at our huge party with hand-picked performances and enjoy LIVE music by Conjunto Sason and DJ Steve Greene! Salsa Fest will be a great experience for novice and experienced dancers alike. Admission is just $5 for students but is FREE for salsa club members and festival volunteers. Purchase tickets at http://universitysalsafest.com and RSVP to our Facebook event ...

Apply to be a Mentor: Hispanic/Latino Peer Mentoring Program

Deadline: Feb. 21, 11:59 p.m.

Want to facilitate a first-year/transfer student's transition to the University? Want to share your insights on academic, social, and extracurricular life at UVA? Want to meet people, build community, and have fun? Then Peer Mentoring Program is right for you ...

Apply to be a Career Peer Educator

Deadline: Feb. 22, 11:59 p.m.

The UVA Career Center seeks highly motivated individuals to promote and educate the UVA community about Career Center resources and programming. CPEs are trained by Career Center counselors and serve as ambassadors as they provide career outreach and support to fellow students. CPEs will be expected to work 8 to 10 hours per week from August through May (excluding breaks and holidays). Some evening hours may be required. CPEs are compensated at $9.00/hr. Want to learn more? Sign up to attend an information session and learn more about the program ...

American Medical Student Association Poker Night

Feb. 27, 5 to 8 p.m., Ern Commons

Come out to American Medical Student Association’s first poker night. Whether you are a beginner or an expert at poker, all are welcome.  All proceeds from this charity event will be donated to Doctors Without Borders. Pre-registration participation fees are $5 for regular admission, and $7 for VIP admission, which consists of double the starting number of chips and an increased number of raffle tickets ...

UVA Internship Programs

Deadline: Feb. 29, 5 p.m.

Looking for professional experience? Participate in an academic internship and earn credit through the University Internship Programs (UIP), which has developed hundreds of academic year and summer internships suitable to a wide variety of career interests. For more information and to apply online, visit the UIP website ...

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