Vienna, W.Va.—Neha Butani is an AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteer In Service To America) leader for West Virginia’s Promise, Alliance for Youth. AmeriCorps VISTA is a national service program where volunteers serve in communities throughout the U.S., focusing on enriching educational programs and vocational training.
Neha is currently at OVU to volunteer with the professional guidance of Kathy Muller, Dean of Student Success and Jo Pennington, Dean College of Education. Neha provides service to OVU by assisting Kathy in the tutoring center. She is assisting with interviewing student tutors and helping to develop a tutor resource guide. She is also coordinating efforts with Jo on the literacy initiative program. Neha said, “I really enjoy working with Kathy and Jo. Everyone here at OVU has been very welcoming.”
Neha previously volunteered at the Parkersburg Boys and Girls club and she is working toward her MBA. She is currently the President of the Healthy Community Coalition, where non-profits build a network of volunteers to support each other and the community they serve. OVU is blessed to have such a devoted volunteer! You can stop in the tutoring office to say hello, as she is here until June.
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Chartered in 1958, Ohio Valley University is a faith-based, residential, liberal arts college founded by members of the Church of Christ. Students of all faiths are accepted and encouraged to apply. The university offers a variety of baccalaureate and master’s degrees to students from 26 states and 25 nations. To learn more visit www.ovu.edu.