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May 17, 2016

The Coffelt Public Service Award funds research-based community service projects intended to help both UVA students and youth in the Charlottesville community find meaning by engaging in a mutually beneficial collaboration. The award emphasizes both public service and research such that UVA students and non-profit partners learn from each other as they plan and execute annual projects to benefit children in the Charlottesville-area community.

April 13, 2016

Get to know MLP Big Brother, Aman Mangalmurti

Year: 3rd
Major: Neuroscience
Hometown: Ashburn, VA

What do you miss most about your hometown when you're at UVA?
Right now it’s my Golden pup Charlie! At seven months old he is a handful, but whenever I’m home he’ll follow me around and it tugs at my heartstrings to leave that behind.

April 01, 2016

Get to know MLP Big Brother, Joe Murphy!

Year: 3rd
Major: Chemistry
Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA

January 06, 2016

Get to know MLP Big Brother, Ryan Szymanski!
Year: 2nd Year
Major: Pre-Comm
Hometown: Fairfax, VA

Why did you decide to join the Mens Leadership Project?
Kids their age [middle school] are much more energetic and genuine than most people I'm around all day, plus I love that I get to combine two of my passions: mentoring youth and community building.

December 18, 2015

It has been a fun and busy semester for our Big and Little Brothers. We have seen great growth within the Men's Leadership Project due to the hard work and dedication of the MLP staff and the enthusiasm and commitment of our Big Brothers. Check out what they've been up to this semester.

December 02, 2015

Get to know one of our Men's Leadership Project Big Brothers, Luke Williams!

Year: 2nd
Hometown: Dallas, TX

Why did you decide to join the Mens Leadership Project?
I had a lot of great mentors growing up, and I thought it would be great to try to provide for others what I received.

October 20, 2015

We are thrilled to introduce our Graduate Assistant for our Mens Leadership Project, Jack Thorman!

Jack will be helping our Big Brothers plan activities for their Little Brothers, as well as playing a role in evaluating the program as a whole.

March 19, 2014

Undergraduate men wanted!  Join the Men's Leadership Project today and learn what it's like to watch a kid bloom into a leader.  MLP is an innovative community-based leadership development and mentoring program designed to build and reinforce authentic and responsible leadership capacities of both undergraduate men and middle school boys. MLP accomplishes this mission by training and pairing a diverse group of undergraduate men with a select group of seventh grade boys.