Recent Announcement and Events

Congratulations to all of our new HKN fellows! Please update your tutoring schedule regularly on our HKN calendar. Upon requests from the department, we will be pairing up students with our tutors throughout the semester. Plans for HKN Elementary/Middle School Visit and HKN Engineering Projects will be announced on our blog, as well as through chapter's email.

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Induction, Election, Award Ceremony

     Induction of our new members will be announced around the beginning of each semester. Information on Annual Chapter Election and HKN-Gamma Pi Chapter Award Ceremony will be posted once available.

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Department Talks, Info Sessions

     Get the most-updated information on talks, info sessions and career fairs offered or sponsored by the School of Engineering and Applied Science. Keep in touch with us and make the most of your education experience at U.Va.

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HKN Science and Engineering Hackathon

     The best way to learn is to get your hands dirty! We will be hosting various educational events on engineering and technology throughout the school year. We look forward to seeing you at the next HKN Hackathon!

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IEEE-HKN VA Gamma Pi Chapter


Eta Kappa Nu (HKN) is the student honor society of IEEE. Since its establishment, HKN has dedicated to encouraging and recognizing excellence in profesional fields like Electrical and Computer Engineering for more than 100 years. The VA Gamma Pi chapter at the University of Virginia is housed in the ECE department at Thornton Hall, south-west of the beautiful academic village.


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Community Involvement



Interdisciplinary Projects of Innovation

Besides our Hackathon events, we also provide learning opportunities for students based on interdisciplinary knowledge. Want to learn how to make an Android app for your history class? Want to make your personal website in less than a week? Want to make a Segway-like robot for entertainment? We are willing to show you how to use your imagination and turn your innovative ideas into reality using low-cost platforms like Arduino, etc.
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Mock TED Presentations

Bring all your great ideas and ignite inspirations! We welcome students from all majors just like you. We have a stage for you to share your stories, instill your peers with knowledge and shine yourself!
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Opportunities at UVA International Clubs

Connect with our current students, alumni, parents, friends and work with UVa Clubs around the world. We will help you explore and find opportunities through our connection with University's Office of Engagement, U.Va. Alumni Association and numerous student organizations on ground.
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Being A Volunteer Has Never Been This Easy and Rewarding!

As much as we love offering free tutoring to U.Va. students, we love contributing to the community whenever possible. No matter how small the contribution is, with the help and support from you and all of our volunteers, we will make one step closer to our dream. Join us today to make the world a better and happier place!
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The learning and knowledge that we have, is, at the most, but little compared with that of which we are ignorant.

- Plato