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Swing Out Awards

Swing Out Award Applications for 2014 will be available in late January 2015.

The Swing Out Awards are given by the University of Texas Leadership and Ethics Institute (LEI) to student organizations that have demonstrated excellence in leadership on campus. Organizations can apply to different categories that best fit their student group. Award winners were recognized at the Evening of the Stars ceremony on Tuesday, April 22, 2014. Winning organizations received a banner and $300 for the organization, with the winner of Most Outstanding organization receiving $1,000 for the organization.


Primary Category Winners


Primary Category

Undergraduate Business Council

Best Academic/Departmental Organization


Best Artistic Organization

Indian Cultural Association

Best Cultural Organization

White Rose Society

Best Political/Activist Organization


Best Professional Organization

Campus Events + Entertainment

Best Recreational Organization

Texas Blazers

Best Service Organization

Hispanic Business Student Association (HBSA)

Best Social Organization

Texas Spirits

Best Spirit Organization


Special Category Winners


Special Category

Higher Education Administration Student Professional Association

Best Graduate Organization

Girl Advocates!

Best New Organization

Undergraduate Business Council

Best Organizational Ethics

Texas 4000 for Cancer

Best Safety Program

S.M.I.L.E. (Students Making Impacts Through Love and Empathy)

Most Improved Organization


Outstanding Advisor

Liberal Arts Council

Greenest Organization


Most Outstanding Organization