UVA Club Calls

The UVA Clubs Program staff host conference calls for UVA Club board members on a variety of topics. All are welcome to join us to hear best practices, share ideas, and ask questions of your fellow UVA Club leaders and University staff. Calls are held at 9:00 a.m. ET and at 9:00 p.m. ET. For more information, please contact your Regional Engagement Officer.

 

Most Recent UVA Club Phone Call:

August: Faculty Speakers & Welcome to the City Parties

Date: Thursday, August 16th

Call Details: Althea Brooks, Senior Director, Lifetime Learning, shared how to plan a faculty speaker event for your club. Beverly Wakefield, Senior Associate Director, UVA Clubs, shared more details about planning a Welcome to the City event for your club.

 

Upcoming UVA Club Phone Calls:

September:
Recruiting New Volunteers
Building the Club’s Treasury – Event Fees and Donations

October:
Hosting Small Group Events: Supper Clubs, Museum Tours, Movie Nights, etc.
Hosting UVA Community Events: Young Alumni, Black Alumni, Empty Nesters, Women, etc.

November:
Holiday Party Planning & Ideas

December:
No call scheduled

 

2018 Call Notes:

August: Faculty Speakers & Welcome to the City Parties

Date: Thursday, August 16th

Call Details: Althea Brooks, Senior Director, Lifetime Learning, shared how to plan a faculty speaker event for your club. Beverly Wakefield, Senior Associate Director, UVA Clubs, shared more details about planning a Welcome to the City event for your club.

June: Book Clubs

Date: Thursday, June 21st

Call Details: Volunteers shared their tips, tricks, and trainings on how they have created their UVA Club book clubs, how books are selected, and how volunteers manage the participant discussions.

May: Eventbrite Registration Management System and Student Send-off Events

Date: Thursday, May 17th

Presentation Slides

Call Details: Patrick Stanley, Director of Digital Engagement and Joy Nuckolls, Communications Coordinator for UVA Clubs discussed the new event registration platform Eventbrite, as well as the timeline to adopt Eventbrite across all UVA Clubs. Beverly Wakefield, Senior Associate Director for Special Initiatives, discussed funding, communicating, and planning your Student Send-off.

April: Cavaliers Care

Date: Thursday, April 19th

Call Details: UVA is committed to volunteering and supporting the communities around us. We shared and discussed successful Cavalier Care event ideas from UVA Clubs around the world as well as how to get more constituents involved in volunteering with their Club.

March: UVA’s Giving To Hoos Day

Date: Tuesday, March 13th

Call Details: Patrick Stanley, Director of Digital Engagement, discussed UVA’s upcoming “Giving To Hoos Day” which takes place on April 10th. He offered ideas on how volunteers and UVA Clubs can participate in the one day giving campaign.

February: Account Management at the UVA Fund

Date: Thursday, February 15th

Call Details: Katie Brown, Client Relationship Manager at the UVA Fund, provided an overview of the UVA Fund and details on how UVA Clubs can access and use the funds in their account. She also discussed Visa purchasing cards, reimbursements, deposits and more.

January: Congratulatory Calls & April Accepted Student Receptions

Date: Thursday, January 18th

Call Details: We discussed the upcoming congratulatory calls process for Early Decision and Regular Decision using the new online CallHub system. Patrick Stanley, Director of Digital Engagement, provided insights and answered questions. Beverly Wakefield, Senior Associate Director for Special Initiatives, discussed and answered questions about the Accepted Student Receptions in April. These events, hosted by your UVA Club for accepted students and their families, provide an opportunity for UVA to introduce the prospective students to alumni and current parents in their area.

 

2017 Call Notes:

December 17, 2017

November 16, 2017

July 20, 2017

April 20, 2017