May 4, 2022

Spring 2022 Outstanding Student Organization of the Semester Award


The Office of Student Affairs is proud to award the Spring 2022 Outstanding Student Organization of the Semester Award to the Black Law Students Association (BLSA), the Charlotte E. Ray Legal Society (CERLS), and the Public Interest Law Society (PILS). This award recognizes student organizations that have excelled in leadership and made positive contributions to the student experience, the law school, and the surrounding community in a given semester. Included below are some of the events that the organizations featured this semester:

Black Law Students Association (BLSA)

Civil Rights Museum Outing, Community Service Events (5), Black History Month Trivia Night, Speed Networking Event, Study Hall Event, Ice Cream Social, Monthly Fitness Challenge, and BLSA Scholarship (Creation and Fund-Raising)

Charlotte E. Ray Legal Society (CERLS)

Round Table Discussion with Houston 19 (19 judges were invited and participated in the virtual event for law students), Speed Networking Event, Mentoring Program, and CERLS Night In

Public Interest Law Society (PILS)

PILS Auction ($12,000 raised for scholarships), Legal Aid Run, and Legacy Museum Trip 

The Selection Committee was impressed by the effort and hard work of BLSA, CERLS and PILS- congratulations on being chosen as the Spring 2022 Outstanding Student Organizations. The Office of Student Affairs would also like to give an honorable mention to the Student Bar Association (SBA) for quality programming this semester to include the: SBA Headshot Event, Black History Month Museum Tour, Barrister’s Ball, Spring Picnic, and SBA Care Packages. The Office of Student Affairs is proud of all of the student leaders’ hard work, quality programming and positivity. We look forward to continuing to work with all students to make the law school and the community better!

We are AJMLS Proud!