From Charlottesville to Florence

Last semester, one of our producers studied abroad in Italy. Here’s how it made him a tourist back home.

Take a Trip with HackCville

Trip leaders tell us why it’s worth it.

Outside Two Worlds

Micah Watson on stories of the black experience.

Growing a Greener Future

Two young UVA grads’ micro-farming startup is flourishing. And so is their lettuce.

How My Depression Became My Career

And the toolkit that continues to drive me

How we review skills course applications at HackCville

And how we’re changing it this semester to respond to feedback

Our goals and outcomes for HackCville members

How clarity, confidence, and competence can enable you to be ready for whatever comes next

Our approach to learning at HackCville

Why learning through projects can help you make potential employers drool and start anything you want to

Reggie Leonard: Making impact through career services

How a local leader is creating opportunities for students to prototype their careers

HackCville Heads West

A recap of the 2018 San Francisco Startup Trip.

About The Pioneer + HackCville

The Pioneer is the publication of HackCville. All of our producers are either current students or graduates of HackCville’s media education programs.

Our producers develop skills in modern media production through publishing stories about creative, civic, and entrepreneurial innovators in the University of Virginia and greater Charlottesville community. Learn more →

HackCville develops the skills, networks, and entrepreneurial ability of talented U.Va. students. We accelerate our students’ ideas, projects, and startups through our experiential programs and tight-knit community. More about us →

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