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South Texas College of Law Houston recently announced the addition of five new members to the board of directors of Houston’s oldest law school. Joining the board are Michael E. Cokinos and STCL Houston alumni Aparna Dave ’02, Ephraim del Pozo ’97, Mary-Olga Lovett ’93, and Aaron M. Reimer ’07. “We are proud to welcome […]

South Texas College of Law Houston students Kylie Terry and Javier Gonzalez effectively extended the reign of advocacy excellence at Houston’s oldest law school by earning its unrivaled 134th national advocacy championship in February. STCL Houston has twice as many national advocacy championships as any other law school in the country. Terry and Gonzalez took […]

For the second time since the outset of the coronavirus pandemic one year ago, South Texas College of Law Houston has set the bar, offering unique, in-person graduation ceremonies amidst a global pandemic. On Saturday, Feb. 27, Houston’s oldest law school hosted three separate, in-person hooding ceremonies for December 2020 graduates, meeting both the students’ […]

While Houston businesswoman, beloved matriarch, and noted style icon Marcela Duffy passed away in June 2020, her impeccable elegance and commitment to service long will outlive her 82-year life. Duffy’s daughters, Jackie Sitton and Chris Henrichsen, recognized the treasure they owned in their mother’s immaculately kept wardrobe. Sharing their mother’s passion for service to the […]

South Texas College of Law Houston recently was pleased to host an honorary, virtual event for 2021 Presidential Fellows — the law school’s 1L students who have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement. STCL Houston President and Dean Michael F. Barry welcomed the 91 scholars to the online celebration, sharing his congratulations and pride at the “determination, […]

This is the vision cast in the preamble of the South Texas Community of Respect Pledge shared with faculty, staff, and students this fall. The pledge is among the first initiatives of STCL Houston’s new Office of Diversity, Equality, Inclusion, Justice, and Engagement.  The program is a critical component of the law school’s strategic vision […]

Fifty new 1L students in STCL Houston’s spring 2021 class gathered — in person and virtually — this month for new student orientation and a special welcome by South Texas President and Dean Michael F. Barry. Balancing a healthy dose of encouragement and honest feedback on the rigors and challenges of law school, Barry underscored […]

South Texas College of Law Houston (STCL Houston) this week named alumna Darcy Douglas ’07 as vice president, Advancement and Alumni Engagement at the nearly 100-year-old law school in downtown Houston. Douglas brings two decades of development and legal experience to her new role at Houston’s oldest law school. She joins STCL Houston after nearly […]

South Texas College of Law Houston (STCL Houston) is pleased to announce the election of alumna Genora K. Boykins ’85 as chair-elect of the board of directors for the nearly 100-year-old law school. Confirmed by her fellow board members, Boykins has served on the school’s board of directors since March 2012. Boykins is the first woman and […]

As the calendar flips to 2021, South Texas College of Law Houston is pleased to welcome Aaron M. Reimer ’07 as the new president of its Alumni Association board of directors. Reimer, a partner at Jenkins & Kamin LLP in Houston, proudly has served STCL Houston as a contributing member of the Alumni Association board […]