Spencer Buddington was out shopping with friends in Abingdon when they happened upon James Ward as he suffered a heart attack. Buddington jumped into action, administering life-saving CPR.
When a free clinic he volunteered with sent out a plea for telehealth volunteers, Zuhayr Shaikh saw a bigger problem that needed solving. He set out to solve it – and won the support of the Clinton Foundation.
Students in UVA’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies post-baccalaureate, pre-medicine program work in a collaborative cohort to prepare for medical school.
How can courses with community engagement continue when students are not supposed to be out in the community due to the coronavirus? It’s not easy, but not impossible.
Whit Hunter’s startup, BetterWorld, helps nonprofits raise funds digitally. Like Zoom or Grubhub, the company suddenly found itself in the right place at the right time as the pandemic canceled traditional fundraisers.
Professor Andrew Block, who helped lead the creation of the report, said the students “played a vital role” in its creation, from putting together data on racial disparities, to helping draft the final report.
Students were notified of their acceptances Friday evening and shared their happy news on social media. Nearly 50,000 people have applied to join the Class of 2025.
The online degree completion program in UVA’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies brings a UVA education to working adults from across Virginia and beyond.