APIL Auction Raises Over $17,000 for Public Interest Scholarships

After months of planning and preparation, the Association for Public Interest Law (APIL) held its 8th Annual Auction, on Thursday, March 31. Students, faculty and staff gathered at the Hilton Arlington and Towers in Ballston to attend the Auction, which raised over $17,000 for a Summer Scholarship Program to support GMUSL students who will spend their summers working in unpaid public interest positions.

APIL auctioned off the approximately 100 donations the organization generously received from faculty, students, and businesses throughout the Washington, D.C. area. The attendees had the opportunity to bid on items ranging from a golf outing with Former Senator Chuck Robb and Assistant Dean Fred Wintrich to gift certificates for local restaurants. [more...]