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Pillars of the Forty Acres Past Recipients

2021 Recipients

   Pillars of the Forty Acres Distinguished Status

To achieve Distinguished Status, an organization had to complete 6 points in one Core Value category.

  • *Alpha Epsilon Delta – Pre-Health Honor Society (Learning, Discovery, Leadership, Individual Opportunity, Responsibility)
  • American Medical Student Association – Pre-med (Discovery, Leadership, Individual Opportunity)
  • Apricity Magazine (Leadership)
  • Asian Business Students Association (Discovery, Leadership, Individual Opportunity, Responsibility)
  • *Austin Conservation Project at the University of Texas (Leadership)
  • *Black Graduate Student Association (Individual Opportunity)
  • Camp Kesem at the University of Texas at Austin (Learning, Discovery, Leadership, Individual Opportunity, Responsibility)
  • Campus Environmental Center (Learning, Discovery, Leadership, Individual Opportunity, Responsibility)
  • Friends of MSF at UT Austin (Leadership)
  • *Future Doctors of America (Discovery, Freedom, Leadership, Individual Opportunity, Responsibility)
  • Hindu Students Association (Discovery)
  • Hispanic Business Student Association (Individual Opportunity)
  • *Humanity First (Leadership)
  • *Ismaili Muslim Students Association (Learning, Discovery, Leadership, Individual Opportunity, Responsibility)
  • Lang Stuttering Institute Student Leadership Organization (Leadership)
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) On Campus at University of Texas at Austin (Leadership)
  • SCORE Athletics (Leadership)
  • Sigma Delta Lambda Sorority, Inc. (Learning, Discovery, Freedom, Leadership, Individual Opportunity, Responsibility)
  • *Texas Ballroom (Learning, Discovery, Freedom, Leadership, Individual Opportunity, Responsibility)
  • *Texas Blazers (Leadership)
  • *Texas Pre-Dental Society (Leadership)
  • Texas Public Health (Responsibility)
  • Texas Wranglers (Leadership)
  • The Greek and Cypriot Society (Responsibility)
  • *The Project (Learning, Discovery, Leadership, Individual Opportunity)

*Indicates organization won a drawing for $200 based on their accomplishments

   Pillars of the Forty Acres Exemplary Status

To achieve Exemplary Status, an organization had to achieve Distinguished Status in five of the six Core Value categories.

  • Alpha Epsilon Delta – Pre-Health Honor Society (Learning, Discovery, Leadership, Individual Opportunity, Responsibility)
  • Camp Kesem at the University of Texas at Austin (Learning, Discovery, Leadership, Individual Opportunity, Responsibility)
  • Campus Environmental Center (Learning, Discovery, Leadership, Individual Opportunity, Responsibility)
  • *Future Doctors of America (Discovery, Freedom, Leadership, Individual Opportunity, Responsibility)
  • *Ismaili Muslim Students Association (Learning, Discovery, Leadership, Individual Opportunity, Responsibility)
  • Sigma Delta Lambda Sorority, Inc. (Learning, Discovery, Freedom, Leadership, Individual Opportunity, Responsibility)
  • Texas Ballroom (Learning, Discovery, Freedom, Leadership, Individual Opportunity, Responsibility)

*Indicates organization won $1,000 in the Exemplary monetary drawing for their accomplishments.

2020 Recipients

   Pillars of the Forty Acres Distinguished Status

To achieve Distinguished Status, an organization had to complete 8 points in one Core Value category.

  • *Alpha Epsilon Delta (Learning, Discovery, Leadership, Responsibility and Individual Opportunity)
  • Alpha Kappa Delta Phi (Learning, Discovery, Leadership, Responsibility and Individual Opportunity)
  • American Medical Student Association (Leadership and Individual Opportunity)
  • Austin Conservation Project (Leadership)
  • Black Student Alliance (Individual Opportunity)
  • Campus Environmental Center (Leadership)
  • Campus Events + Entertainment (Leadership and Individual Opportunity)
  • **Camp Kesem (Learning, Discovery, Freedom, Leadership, Responsibility and Individual Opportunity)
  • *Disability Advocacy Student Coalition (Discovery, Freedom, Leadership, Responsibility and Individual Opportunity)
  • *Hindu Students Association (Learning, Discovery, Leadership, Responsibility and Individual Opportunity)
  • Hispanic Business Student Association (Individual Opportunity)
  • Humanity First (Leadership)
  • Ismaili Muslim Students Association (Leadership)
  • Lang Stuttering Institute Student Leadership Organization (Leadership)
  • Latinx Health Professions Organization (Leadership)
  • Longhorn Gaming (Leadership)
  • Longhorn Singers (Leadership)
  • *Longhorn Stream Team (Leadership)
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) On Campus (Discovery)
  • Natural Sciences Council (Individual Opportunity)
  • Pi Lambda Chi Latina Sorority, Inc. (Responsibility)
  • Planet Longhorn (Leadership)
  • Punjabbawockeez (Leadership)
  • School of Human Ecology Ambassadors (Learning and Leadership)
  • SCORE Athletics (Leadership)
  • Sigma Delta Tau (Leadership)
  • Silver Spurs (Leadership)
  • Socks for the Sole (Leadership)
  • Student Engineering Council (Leadership)
  • *Terry Scholar Student Association (Leadership)
  • *Texas Ballroom (Learning, Discovery, Leadership, Responsibility and Individual Opportunity)
  • *Texas Bluebonnets (Learning, Discovery, Leadership, Responsibility and Individual Opportunity)
  • Texas Iron Spikes (Leadership)
  • Texas Ladybirds (Individual Opportunity)
  • Texas Public Health (Learning)
  • Texas Spirits (Leadership)
  • Texas Sweethearts (Learning)
  • Texas Wranglers (Leadership and Responsibility)
  • *The Project (Learning, Discovery, Leadership, Responsibility and Individual Opportunity)
  • UT Archery (Individual Opportunity)

*Indicates organization won a drawing for $200 based on their accomplishments
**Indicates organization won two drawings for $200 based on their accomplishments

   Pillars of the Forty Acres Exemplary Status

To achieve Exemplary Status, an organization had to achieve Distinguished Status in five of the six Core Value categories.

  • Alpha Epsilon Delta (Learning, Discovery, Leadership, Responsibility and Individual Opportunity)
  • Alpha Kappa Delta Phi (Learning, Discovery, Leadership, Responsibility and Individual Opportunity)
  • *Camp Kesem (Learning, Discovery, Freedom, Leadership, Responsibility and Individual Opportunity)
  • Disability Advocacy Student Coalition (Discovery, Freedom, Leadership, Responsibility and Individual Opportunity)
  • Hindu Students Association (Learning, Discovery, Leadership, Responsibility and Individual Opportunity)
  • Texas Ballroom (Learning, Discovery, Leadership, Responsibility and Individual Opportunity)
  • Texas Bluebonnets (Learning, Discovery, Leadership, Responsibility and Individual Opportunity)
  • *The Project (Learning, Discovery, Leadership, Responsibility and Individual Opportunity)

*Indicates organization won $1,000 in the Exemplary monetary drawing for their accomplishments.