Cecil Thomas decided when he was 15 years old that he needed to understand the law in order to help others.
Je'Quana Orr '18 thought basketball was her life until she got a taste of the law at the Summer Mock Trial Competition at UConn School of Law.
Jeffrey White '03 is among six business leaders to receive the Connecticut District Export Council 2020 Ambassador Award. The Ambassador Award is given to recognize and appreciate outstanding contributions and leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic in service to the region’s exporters and manufacturers. White is currently serving on the CTDEC for the 2020-2022 term, as appointed by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce, and has been noted as one of the most active DEC members this year.
Maple Leaves Sports & Entertainment has hired Teri Dennis-Davies '98 as their senior vice-president of equity, diversity, and inclusion, the company announced September 16, 2020. Dennis-Davies spent the last 14 years with the Royal Bank of Canada, most recently as the vice-president of employee relations. She will start her new position on October 19, 2020.
Je'Quana Orr '18 will co-present the Connecticut Bar Association's webinar, "Women and the Legal Profession over the Decades", during the Connecticut Legal Conference. The event will be held on September 16, 2020 and will discuss how the legal profession has changed as it relates to women, what still needs to be done for women in the profession, and how to further gear the legal profession toward inclusivity and diversity.
Every year the University of Connecticut Law School Alumni Association honors some of our most admirable alumni for their service to the law school, the legal profession and the community. Learn more about the awards.