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Welcome to Learning in Action – the front door to public service at the University of Virginia, dedicated to connecting students, faculty and community partners to social entrepreneurship, community engagement and co–curricular service opportunities.

Service Events and Opportunities

 

Win a $50 Gift card to the Bookstore

Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, and enter for your chance to win a $50 gift card to the University Bookstore! Get some new swag for the new semester. Enter here.

Madison House Registration Begins

August 26

Madison House offers 19 programs where University students can volunteer one to three hours per week for the semester (in some cases, for the academic year) throughout the Charlottesville community. Programs range from Medical Services to Adopt-a-Grandparent to Animal Welfare and more. Learn more and register online ...

Project SERVE

August 29, 2 to 6 p.m.

UVa's annual Project SERVE is a day of service for new incoming students. It's a great opportunity to jump right into service and meet other service-minded students and community partners. Sign up here.

APPLY TO BE AN ARTS MENTOR

Deadline: Sept. 3

Want to make a difference? Interested in the arts? Apply to be a 2014-15 UVa Arts Mentor! The Arts Mentors program pairs UVa students with local elementary and middle school children to experience the fine and performing arts in Charlottesville. Contact Julie Caruccio with any questions at caruccio@virginia.edu ...

 

Featured Center

The Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership

The Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership was founded in 1993 to bring together diverse individuals with a passion for politics and public service. All have a wide variety of viewpoints and backgrounds but want to work together for the common good. Their non-partisan mission is to strengthen and enhance the quality of government at all levels throughout Virginia.