Black History Month
Black History Month 2023 Spotlight
February 1, 2023
John K. Pierre
John K. Pierre has served as the Law Center’s chancellor since 2016. Under his tutelage, Southern University Law Center has thrived as a global legal institution.
February 2, 2023
Louis A. Berry
Louis A. Berry was the first African American permitted to practice law in his native city of Alexandria in Rapides Parish in Central Louisiana.
February 3, 2023
Carol Septs have been employed at the Law Center for 45 years. She currently serves as the Coordinator of Law Review and Publications.
February 4, 2023
Juanita Richard has worked for the Southern University System for over 44 years. She is currently the Faculty Support Coordinator.
February 5, 2023
Yvonne Schofield has worked at Southern University Law Center for 43 years. She is currently the Student Coordinator.
February 6, 2023
Carolyn Stephens has worked at the Law Center since 1987. She is currently the Program Coordinator for the Office of Equity, Inclusion, and Title IX.
February 7, 2023
Lena Mae Johnson
Lena Mae Johnson has worked at the Law Center for 18 years. She is currently the Coordinator of Admission/Title IX Confidential Advisor.
February 8, 2023
Cynthia Reed has been employed at Southern University Law Center for over 22 Years. She is currently Associate Vice Chancellor Of Academic Support, Counseling, And Bar Preparation & Associate Professor Of Law.
February 9, 2023
Stacey M. Armelin
Stacey M. Armelin has worked at the Law Center since 2007. Currently, she is Faculty and Office Services Coordinator in the Chancellor's Suite.
February 10, 2023
Angela Mason is the Assistant Director for Public Services at Southern University Law Center Library.
February 11, 2023
Adrienne M. Shields
Adrienne M. Shields has worked at the Law Center for over 20 years. She is the Associate Director of Library Services and Adjunct Professor.
February 12, 2023
Janice Clark was a judge for Section 1, Division D of the Louisiana 19th Judicial District Court. She was instrumental in expanding the number of African-American judges in Louisiana by suing the state to add redrawn judicial sub-districts in majority-black areas.
February 13, 2023
Ernest L. Johnson
Ernest L. Johnson has over 45 years of professional, leadership, and management experience in several high‐level legal, financial, educational, civic, and public policy positions. Dr. Johnson has been a Southern University Law Center faculty member since graduating in 1976.
February 14, 2023
Aros D. Comeaux has 28 years of Information Technology experience in both the private and public sector. He has worked at the Law Center since 2019.
February 15, 2023
Jasmine Hunter has worked for the Law Center since 2019. She is currently the Director of External Affairs.
February 16, 2023
Orriel Moore is the Creative Services Coordinator in External Affairs. She has worked at the Law Center since 2017.
February 17, 2023
I'Tyonnie Jackson is the Communications Specialist in External Affairs. She has worked at the Law Center since 2021.
February 18, 2023
Marla Dickerson is the Director of CLE and Managing Fellow of Cannabis Compliance, Law, and Policy Institute.
February 19, 2023
Tramelle Williams is the Network Administrator in Information Technology. He has worked at the Law Center for over 20 years.
February 20, 2023
Angela Gaines is the Director of Facilities and Maintenance. She has worked at the Law Center for over 23 years.
February 21, 2023
Mary Johnson is the Executive Assistant to the Chancellor at Southern University Law Center. She has worked for the Southern University System for over 38 years.
February 22, 2023
Alexandra M. Bertrand
Alexandra M. Bertrand is the Coordinator/Research Analyst at Southern University Law Center Library. She has served at SULC for two years.
February 23, 2023
Robbin Thomas is the Director of Alumni Affairs/Annual Fund Coordinator at Southern University Law Center.
February 24, 2023
Terry Steward is the Procurement Services Manager in Financial Affairs at Southern University Law Center.
February 25, 2023
Rachel Carriere is the Web Applications Services Director
Division of Information Technology at Southern University and A&M College. She has worked for the Southern University System for 25 years.
February 26, 2023
Phebe Huderson-Poydras is the Director of Library Services and serves on the Southern University Law Center faculty. She is responsible for the overall management of the library and its staff.
February 27, 2023
Deleso A. Alford is a Shreveport, Louisiana, native doing ground-breaking work bridging legal and medical education by telling stories—what she refers to as "HER stories"—the unique and particularized lived experiences of black women intersecting with health care and research.
February 28, 2023
Alfreda Tillman Bester
Alfreda Tillman Bester currently serves as Special Counsel for Human Services at Southern University Law Center’s Vulnerable Communities &Peoples Initiative and as Adjunct Professor.