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CLASS AWARDS PRESENTED AT VALEDICTORY EXERCISES FRIDAY

CLASS AWARDS PRESENTED AT VALEDICTORY EXERCISES FRIDAY

Corinne Singh, an anthropology major, received the Community Service Award. Early in her undergraduate career, Singh learned that the Charlottesville Free Clinic lacked clinicians to draw blood samples. In response, Singh trained for and earned a phlebotomy certificate and began volunteering weekly at the clinic, serving a critical need. She also has inspired fellow students to become involved with Madison House’s Special Olympics program and with the emergency department at Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital.

“The Charlottesville community is healthier and better off thanks to her service,” [trustee Mariana Brazao] stated.

GOLDWATER FOUNDATION TAPS THREE UVA UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCHERS

GOLDWATER FOUNDATION TAPS THREE UVA UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCHERS

She is a researcher working in labs in the biology, biomedical engineering and neurological surgery departments. Also a Madison House volunteer, she is a founder and head program director of the Creative Learning After School and Summer Program; a program director with Madison House Medical Services; a member of the Madison House HELP Line Outreach Team….

How This First-Gen Student Made UVA Her Own and Plans to Bring Others After Her

How This First-Gen Student Made UVA Her Own and Plans to Bring Others After Her

[During Alita’s] first semester, she ventured to Madison House, the independent, nonprofit volunteer center for UVA students.

“When I found Rise Together [through Madison House], I felt like their initiative, and just talking about my experiences and topics like bullying, was important to [the students],” she said. “I thought it was a really great initiative that I was glad to be a part of.”