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Group photo of Minority Mentor Program
The Minority Mentor Program (MMP) at Penn State Law in University Park held its eighth annual kickoff reception on Friday, August 26.
2022 Ona Judge Award recipients
The Human Rights Society (HRS), a joint student organization at Penn State Law in University Park and the Penn State School of International Affairs, recently announced the 2022 recipients of the Ona Judge Award for Human Rights.
Black Law Students Association
Lawyers of Color, a nonprofit dedicated to promoting diversity, democracy, and equality in the legal profession and in marginalized communities, has recognized Penn State Law in University Park on the list of The Top 65 National Law Schools for Black Students.
BLSA Class of 2022
The Black Law Students Association (BLSA) at Penn State Law in University Park held its annual Donning of the Kente Ceremony on April 22 to celebrate its 2022 graduating members. Faculty, staff, family, friends, and peers joined the ceremony to share congratulations, memories, and words of support with the graduates as they prepare to enter the legal profession.
Imelsis Tellez Riquelme has been selected as the 2022 recipient of the Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote Penn State Law Diversity Scholarship. Tellez Riquelme, a first-year law student at Penn State Law in University Park, has been awarded $10,000 and a summer clerkship in DMC’s Pittsburgh office.
Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia | Penn State Law
Penn State Law in University Park will pilot a course in spring 2022 that explores the intersection between law and (in)equity. Each week during this semester, one professor based or affiliated with Penn State Law will lead a lecture and discussion in an area of their expertise.
Inaugural recipients of four new diversity scholarships
Penn State Law in University Park awarded four students as the inaugural recipients of four new diversity scholarships as part of its commitment to ongoing concrete action on diversity, equity, inclusion and antiracism. The awardees are third-year law students Brea Jones, Joy Kim, Sidnee McDonald, and second-year law student Amanda Carrizales.
2021 MMP participants
Penn State Law in University Park hosted its annual kickoff reception for the Minority Mentor Program (MPP) on Friday, August 27, at the Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center. The reception provides first-year law students entering the MMP to learn more about the program and to network with Penn State Law students, faculty, staff, and alumni.
Penn State Law alumnae Anna Fosberg, Amber Bynum, and Heidi Tripp
The following article is the fourth and final part of a series examining how white Americans can be effective allies to marginalized groups. It was written by Penn State Law in University Park alumnae Anna Fosberg, Amber Bynum, and Heidi Tripp, based on interviews with 19 Penn State Law students and recent graduates.
Penn State Law alumnae Anna Fosberg, Amber Bynum, and Heidi Tripp
The following article is the third of a four-part series examining how white Americans can be effective allies to marginalized groups. It was written by Penn State Law in University Park alumnae Anna Fosberg, Amber Bynum, and Heidi Tripp, based on interviews with 19 Penn State Law students and recent graduates.

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