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BLSA students gather books for international book project to improve literacy in Ghana

Students Rickena Perry and Ariana Brooks kicked off the Black Law Students Association book drive on Oct. 21 in the breezeway at Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport.
Stetson’s BLSA is collecting children’s, teen and college-level books to donate to the international book project, which this year promotes literacy in Ghana. Stetson’s BLSA book drive is part of a national BLSA event in which… » Read more

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Stetson’s Black Law Students Association honored for community activism as Chapter of the Year for the Southern Region

Stetson University College of Law’s Black Law Students Association was recently named Chapter of the Year for the Southern Region for outstanding community activism. The Stetson student group was selected from a pool of 43 law school chapters in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee.
The students were honored during the Southern Regional BLSA Convention in Nashville, Tenn., Jan.… » Read more

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Local high school students Jumpstart to College at Stetson Law

Story by third-year student Valeria Obi
The Black Law Students Association at Stetson hosted Jumpstart to College, an event to help high school students prepare for college, on Nov. 3 on the Gulfport campus.
Jumpstart to College was the follow up to another successful program.  Last year, BLSA initiated a pro bono Drive to Strive Mentoring program at Boca Ciega High School matching high school… » Read more

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The Black Law Students Association at Stetson celebrated the performing arts with a Night of Soul in March

Story by Valeria Obi
The Black Law Students Association at Stetson celebrated the performing arts at its annual Night of Soul event on Saturday, March 10.
Night of Soul is one of the biggest events BLSA hosts during the school year.
The evening talent showcase provided students with creative release from the rigors of law school, with a night of fun, fellowship and relaxation.
Talented… » Read more

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Stetson’s Black Law Student Association invites the community to celebrate black history Feb. 18

Stetson Law’s Black Law Student Association invites Tampa Bay residents
to a celebration of culture and heritage at the Black History Festival
in the Great Hall, Mann Lounge and Courtyard on the Gulfport campus,
1401 61st St. S., between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Feb. 18.

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Stetson Black Law Students Association celebrate Fourth Annual Judge Stringer Youth Day

Judge Thomas E. Stringer Sr., the first African-American to graduate
from Stetson University College of Law, will be honored for his
contributions to minority students during a celebration bearing his
name, Nov. 7 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Stetson’s Great Hall.

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