Charlottesville Trail App in Focus Group Stage

The Community Service committee has been working on a Trail app to encourage students to interact more with Charlottesville community and gain knowledge of its history. The app is being developed in recognition of the idea that students must understand their community...

Planning Diversity Week

Student Council’s Diversity Engagement committee is planning Diversity Week for the spring.  They are looking for ideas of themes for each day! Potential themes include diversity-related careers (in partnership with the Career Center) and a day for transfer and...

City Council Update January 24, 2017

1. On Tuesday 1/17 City Council voted on whether or not to move the statue of General Lee from Lee Park off of the Downtown Mall to McIntire Park (also located in Charlottesville), as per recommendation from the Blue Ribbon Commission on Race, Memorials and Public...

Sustainability Reminders for the End of the Semester

Congratulations on completing another semester! Help save energy and resources over the holidays by doing the following: Turn thermostats down to 60 degrees while you are away. Please be sure to completely shut down: computers printers TVs lights Prevent “vampire...

Presidential Senate: November 27

The Presidential Senate met on Sunday, November 17 to hear a proposal from the University Judiciary Committee to create the Safer Communities Partnership Initiative. The mission of the proposed UJC subcommittee is “to better ensure the respect, freedom, and...

Diversity Town Hall December 2, 2016

Student Council and the Minority Rights Coalition are hosting a University Town Hall on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion on Friday, December 2 in Newcomb Theater. There will be four distinct areas of inquiry: academics, leadership, institutions, and culture. Lunch...