Office of Student Volunteerism
Student Services Building
Mon - Thurs, 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Fri, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
The University of Texas at Dallas
800 W. Campbell Rd., SSB33
Richardson, TX 75080-3021
“I would deem participation in any community service to be an example of leadership, because it takes a leader to give up time or effort for a cause they will most likely not see individual benefit from.”
— Haley Bilbray, OSV Leader
Monalisa joined the OSV in 2009 and holds a BA from Pepperdine University. Her most memorable volunteer experience was living simply in the mountains of Thailand, building a school and fish pond for Burmese Karen refugees.
Nabila joined the OSV in Spring 2013 after serving as a Site Leader for the Social Services ASB team to San Antonio, TX. She is a Biology major, hoping to pursue a career in medicine as an OB/GYN. Her most memorable volunteering experience was at Union Gospel Mission, a homeless shelter which she visited to help feed the hungry. Fun Fact: Nabila loves everything Bollywood and can spend countless hours listening to Indian music and watching Indian movies.
Bogdan’s wish to join the OSV was fulfilled in Spring 2013. He is a Biochemistry major who wants to continue helping others by attending medical school after UTD. His most memorable volunteering experience was the New York ASB trip where he got the opportunity to teach middle school students financial and entrepreneurial skills. Fun Fact: Bogdan loves showing off his sensitive side by quoting Titanic.
Michael joined the OSV in November 2012. Michael is an Engineering major. His most memorable volunteer experience was with the Comet Service Coalition where he organized a tornado relief effort for the city of Lancaster. Fun Fact: Michael often delivers seemingly random, but often slightly topical, movie quotes.
Always wanting to join the OSV, Aakriti’s aspirations were realized when she became a student leader in Spring 2012. She is an Electrical Engineering major with a minor in Economics. Her most fond volunteer experience has been at a local hospital where she started an educational awareness program on female foeticide. Fun Fact: Aakriti loves the TV show “Glee” and is a true Gleek!
Zoey will be joining OSV in September 2013. She is a Mechanical Engineering major with a minor in Math. Her most memorable volunteer experience has been her Alternative Spring Break trip to Washington DC where she worked with the homeless in different shelters and kitchens. Fun fact: Zoey loves photo bombing, so do not take a picture near her without watching your back.