Syracuse University College of Law, the New York State Bar Association and the Law School Admission Council co-sponsored Diversity Law Day.
Syracuse University College of Law, the New York State Bar Association, William H. Johnson Bar Association and the Law School Admission Council co-sponsored Diversity Law Day on February 17, 2017 in Dineen Hall. This event was part of the Discoverlaw.org initiative to expose students from various racial, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds to the field of law.
The College of Law welcomed approximately 200 students from the Syracuse and Utica area high schools to participate in this year’s program. Events included hearing from current students, local attorneys, recent College of Law alumnus, an interactive question-and-answer panel, and a hands on learning activity. This event also held break out lunch sessions which granted networking opportunities with College of Law students, staff, and alumnus.
The full list of participating high schools were as follows:
- Henninger High School
- Nottingham High School
- Corcoran High School
- Fowler High School
- Proctor High School (Utica, NY)