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Apply for Funding from the Public Service Programming Board

Does your CIO have something unique to offer to the Charlottesville community? Is your service-learning class looking to apply the concepts you investigated together? Is your fraternity, sorority, residence life group, or other student group interested in learning how to create an effective service program together? If so, do you have the funding? The newly formed Public Service Programming Board (PSPB) is here to help ...

HELPLine: UVa Madison House

HELPLine is an anonymous, confidential telephone service serving the residents of Charlottesville, Albemarle County, and the University of Virginia. We are a student-run and operated program and are staffed entirely of volunteers affiliated with Madison House. Please call 434-295-8255 (TALK) if you need to talk, or visit the website for more information ...

Town Hall Meetings on Prevention, Response, and Culture

March 2-4

Working groups focused on prevention, response, and culture invite students, faculty, and staff to offer input as they gather information before developing recommendations for the President’s Ad Hoc Group on University Climate and Culture. The Town Hall sessions are scheduled for: (1) Prevention Working Group: March 2, 4 to 6 p.m., Newcomb Hall South Meeting Room; (2) Response Working Group: March 3, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Garrett Great Hall; and (3) Culture Working Group: March 4, noon to 2 p.m., Special Collections Library Auditorium ...

Fear 2 Freedom

March 3, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Newcomb Ballroom

Fear 2 Freedom is returning to Grounds for its “Celebration Night." At this event, Fear 2 Freedom will empower students to “Be the Change” and “Restore the Joy” by showing compassion to victims of sexual assault through assembling F2F kits. Students will have the opportunity to hear a message from President Sullivan and an uplifting story from a forensic nurse, and they will assemble about 200 F2F kits for the community. The event is hosted by One Less ...

Food Film Forum presents: Growing Cities

March 3, 6 p.m., Campbell Hall 153

Join the Food Collaborative for our second Food Film Forum: Growing Cities. Growing Cities examines the role of urban farming in America and asks how much power it has to revitalize our cities and change our diet. After the film, join us for a panel discussion. Food will be provided from Whole Foods. Parking is free, easy, and very close! Just park in the Culbreth Road Parking Garage across the street from Campbell Hall. Questions? Call Lynda Fanning at (434) 227-0743 ...

Student Organization for Caribbean Awareness Discussion

March 3, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Clark 102

Join the Student Organization for Caribbean Awareness and professors with Caribbean affiliations for a discussion about change in the Caribbean and ways that students can have an impact …

The Realities of Human Trafficking: An Open Discussion with Sarah Jakiel

March 4, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Jefferson Hall (Hotel C, West Range)

International Relations Organization (IRO) and Students against Trafficking Of Persons (STOP) are incredibly excited to welcome Sarah Jakiel, Chief Programs Officer of the Polaris Project and a UVa alumna. Polaris is a nonprofit, non-governmental organization that works to combat and prevent modern-day slavery and human trafficking. Sarah will shed light on trafficking in Virginia and the United States as well as share ways students can help combat this rising epidemic ...

Site Leader for The Big Event

Deadline: March 6
The Big Event: April 11, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

If you're a University of Virginia student interested in volunteering as a site leader for The Big Event with Madison House (formerly, Cavs Care), the application is now online! What's The Big Event, you ask? It's a day where 300+ members of the UVa community will come together to say thank you to the community through acts of service ...

Coffelt Public Service Award

Deadline: March 17, midnight

Awards for projects focused on service to at-risk children in the Charlottesville community. Open to undergraduate or graduate students who will return to UVa the semester after winning the award: students from any and all disciplines; individuals or collaborations. Email proposals to opengrounds@virginia.edu ...

Charlottesville Ten-Miler

Register by March 18
Race: March 21, 7:15 a.m., University Hall

The Maxine Platzer Lynn Women’s Center at UVa is partnering with the Monticello Area Community Action Agency (MACAA) Hope House to support the "MLK Women’s Hope Project." The project encompasses a variety of service events that take place throughout the year to support the families of Hope House. One aspect of the project is participating in the annual Charlottesville 10-Miler. All proceeds from this year’s Charlottesville 10-Miler will go toward MACAA’s Hope House and Steps to Success programs. All in the community are welcome to participate ...

Apply for ADAPT: The Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Team

Deadline: March 18, midnight

ADAPT is a special status organization of trained peer educators who work to spread the word about how to stay safe while drinking. We give presentations, table on the Lawn, and hand out freebies to raise awareness and minimize the abuse of alcohol and other drugs around Grounds ...

Apply for the Lorna Sundberg International Student Scholarship

Deadline: March 20

This $1,500 scholarship is offered to a rising fourth-year international student who has demonstrated academic merit and commitment to community service. It honors the dedication that marked the life of Lorna Sundberg, the International Center’s leader from 1981 to 1998 ...

Apply to be a Big Brother in the Men's Leadership Project

Deadline: March 20

MLP is an innovative community-based leadership development and mentoring program designed to build and reinforce authentic and responsible leadership capacities of both undergraduate men and middle school boys. MLP accomplishes this mission by training and pairing a diverse group of undergraduate men with a select group of seventh grade boys. Download the application to apply ...

University Undergraduate Award for Arts Projects

Deadline: March 23

Awards are intended to expand students' opportunities for creative expression and showcase significant accomplishments in the arts. The program funds outstanding undergraduate projects in the arts to be carried out in the summer and the upcoming academic year. Each student applicant or group of applicants proposes a project of creative work. Eligible projects might include writing or directing a play or film, writing a collection of poetry, designing costumes for a play, choreographing a dance, creating a sculpture, or composing or performing a piece of music ...

Apply to be a ywlp big sister or facilitator

Final deadline: March 27

Join a supportive community of college women and staff, meet dynamic middle schools girls, and embark upon one of your most meaningful learning experiences at UVa ...

Third Annual Hoos Heal 5K

April 12, 8:30 a.m., Amphitheatre

Join us for the third Annual Hoos Heal 5K, a race to end childhood cancer. Student registration fee is $15 in advance, or $20 on race day. Students registered before April 6 will be guaranteed a T-shirt. The top three male and female overall finishers and the top three male and female age-group finishers will receive awards. Proceeds benefit pediatric hematology and oncology at UVa Children’s Hospital ...

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