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2021 Cavalier Student Send-offs

Meet fellow UVA students, families, and alumni at these fun and casual events. Cavalier Student Send-offs are an exciting opportunity to begin building your UVA network before the fall semester! Both in-person and virtual options are available.

UVA Club of Los Angeles: Beach Clean-Up with the Marine Mammal Care Center

On Sunday, May 16th, alumni, parents, and friends joined us for a beach clean-up with the Marine Mammal Care Center L.A.! MMCC is an ocean conservation non-profit focused on education and the rehabilitation and release of marine mammals stranded on L.A. county beaches. Below is a summary of our work, and the impact we had…

UVA Entertainment Club of Los Angeles: April Speaker Series with Jessica Lamour (CLAS ’09), Television Writer

On Thursday, April 21st, alumni, parents, and friends joined us for our April Speaker Series featuring Jessica Lamour (CLAS ’09), Television Writer. Jessica recommends the following books for writing resources: “The TV Writer’s Workbook” by Ellen Sandler “Writing Television Sitcoms” by Evan Smith “Save the Cat” by Blake Snyder “The Eight Characters of Comedy” by…

UVA Entertainment Club of Los Angeles: March Speaker Series with Filmmakers and Activists Kevin Wu (CLAS ’06) and Elisa Franzinetti (CLAS ’15)

On Wednesday, March 24th, alumni, parents, and friends joined us to hear from Filmmakers and Activists Kevin Wu (CLAS ’06) and Elisa Franzinetti (CLAS ’15). Kevin is a #FreeBritney activist featured in the recent Hulu/New York Times documentary “Framing Britney Spears” and Elisa is a freelance Producer who is considering developing a project about the…

UVA Entertainment Club of Los Angeles: A Conversation with Tahirah Gooden (CLAS ’05), Manager, Original Studio Films, Netflix

On Wednesday, February 24th, alumni, parents, and friends joined us for our February Speaker Series with development and production executive Tahirah Gooden (CLAS ’05)!   Tahirah Gooden is a Senior Development and Production Executive on the Original Studio Film team at Netflix where she collaborates with film producers, writers, directors, and other creative talent to…

Happy Hoo-lidays From Your LA-Area UVA Club Leaders

Fellow Hoos, Hoo-friends, and Hoo-family, What a whirlwind year this has been! From speaker series to game and movie nights and everything in between, our clubs planned a combined 27 events this year. We certainly miss seeing you in person, but as the song goes, “in a year, we all may be together, if the…