Student Events


Opportunities in October

PhD+ Foundations: Career Design: Self-assessment | Thursday, October 3rd, 4 PM, South Meeting Room of Newcomb Hall | More Info & RSVP
Come reflect on your core values, skills and interests to evaluate which careers are likely to bear meaning and personal fulfillment in the long run!


Brain Breaks | October 9th & 10th, 12 - 1 PM, Ruffner Lobby
Come take a mid-week brain break on Wednesday and Thursday during the week of midterms to decompress and recenter.


Share a Meal | Thursday, October 10th 10 - 11 AM, Holloway Hall or via Zoom | More Info & RSVP
Share a Meal is a time for Curry students and faculty to come together to share quality discussion over a meal provided by Curry’s Admissions & Student Affairs Office. Dean Robert “Bob” Pianta will be joining Share a Meal on October 10th, as well as select Curry faculty. Limited space is available, so act fast to reserve a seat with your preferred Curry faculty member!


A Conversation with John White: Education in America Today | Friday, October 11, 1:30 – 3:00 PM in Ruffner Hall G008 | More Info
John White has served as Louisiana’s State Superintendent of Education since 2012. He launched Louisiana Believes, the state’s comprehensive education plan that includes nationally recognized initiatives to unify the state’s early childhood system, modernize curriculum, and more.

To RSVP either: Register HERE or email Curry Events


Curry Graduate Open House | Wednesday, October 16th, 12-2 PM, Bavaro Hall, Holloway Hall.
Are you considering graduate school? Come learn more about Curry's programs at our Graduate Open House!

RSVP is encouraged, but not required. Please contact Eric Molnar with any questions.


Curry Open House for UVA Family Weekend | Friday, October 18th, 2:30 - 3:30 PM, Bavaro Atrium
To kick off UVA Family weekend, we are hosting an Open House here at the Curry School of Education and Human Development on Friday, October 18th from 2:30 – 3:30 PM in Bavaro Atrium. The Open House will be a chance for families and students to connect with our undergraduate faculty and meet our Dean, Bob Pianta.  We will also celebrate and congratulate our spring Dean's List students and Intermediate Honors students. This event is open to all families attending UVA's Family Weekend. Please note there is no formal programming due to the Ring Ceremony and Intermediate Honors Ceremony being held at 4 PM at John Paul Jones Arena. Hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served. Please RSVP HERE by Wednesday, October 9th.


Teaching Abroad Panel | Tuesday, October 22nd, 6 - 8 PM, Batten School Commons
There are many opportunities for students to teach abroad in many different areas, so researching to find the right fit for you is very important. Attend this panel to hear from experts about teaching outside of the United States!


Fall Job and Internship Fair | Oct. 23rd & 24th, 10 AM - 3 PM, Newcomb Hall (Student Center) | More Info
Recruiters from over 100 corporations, non-profit organizations, and government agencies to UVA to meet students from all majors seeking full-time employment or internship experience. This is a fantastic opportunity to meet employers in person, learn about different organizations and positions, and talk with them about your experiences!


The Graduate School Process Workshop for First Generation College Students | Wednesday, October 30th, 12 - 2 PM, Holloway Hall

This workshop is for first generation college students who are interested in pursuing graduate school at either the Master’s or Doctoral level. After a short introduction, students will be broken up into small groups with current Curry graduate students and will discuss the following themes: financial considerations, CV and resume preparation, organizing your grad school search, and how to reach out to faculty. RSVP coming soon!


Lunch & Learn: What is the Curry Virtual Community? | Wednesday, October 30th 12 - 1:15 PM, Ruffner 206 or via Zoom | More Info & RSVP
Whether a student is online or on Grounds, the Curry Virtual Community (CVC) offers resources, programming, and other services to support students. Come learn how you can be involved.