Dickinson Law News

Samantha Jacques '21 DICKINSON LAW STUDENT RECEIVES NATIONAL DIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP

January 19, 2021 — Third-year Penn State Dickinson Law student Samantha Jacques ’21 was recently awarded the Corporate Counsel Women of Color (CCWC) “My Life as a Lawyer” national scholarship. The award is given to law students who strive to foster diversity within the legal profession. Read more

Dickinson Law DICKINSON LAW DEAN JOINS 156 LAW DEANS IN PUBLISHING RARE JOINT STATEMENT ON 2020 ELECTION AND EVENTS AT THE CAPITOL

January 13, 2021 — Dean Conway joined with 156 law school deans across the country to release a joint statement addressing the 2020 election and the events that took place at the Capitol last week. Full story

Statement A STATEMENT FROM DEAN AND DONALD J. FARAGE PROFESSOR OF LAW DANIELLE M. CONWAY

January 7, 2021 — A statement from Dean and Donald J. Farage Professor of Law Danielle M. Conway about the events in Washington, D.C. on January 6, 2021. Read more

Medha Makhlouf DICKINSON LAW RECOGNIZES ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF LAW MEDHA MAKHLOUF WITH INAUGURAL FACULTY OF THE YEAR AWARD

December 17, 2020 — For her unique contributions to the core values of community, teaching, research, and scholarship at Penn State Dickinson Law, Assistant Professor of Law and Founding Director of the Medical-Legal Partnership Clinic Medha D. Makhlouf has been named the inaugural recipient of Dickinson Law's faculty of the year award. Makhlouf approaches teaching with the goal of helping her students to develop “roots and wings.” Full story

Tracy Steele ’95 and Kevin Steele ’92 KEVIN STEELE ’92 AND TRACY STEELE ’95 ESTABLISH EDUCATIONAL EQUITY SCHOLARSHIP AT DICKINSON LAW

December 8, 2020 — Tracy Steele (class of 1995) and her husband, Kevin Steele (class of 1992), have both overseen the hiring of attorneys during their careers. Tracy formerly served as a hiring partner for a large international law firm, and Kevin is the district attorney for Montgomery County in Pennsylvania.

H. Jesse Arnelle REMEMBERING H. JESSE ARNELLE ’62 AND HIS MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO DICKINSON LAW

November 24, 2020 — Peter G. Glenn, emeritus dean and professor of experiential learning at Penn State Dickinson Law, believes everyone encounters perhaps a dozen truly great people in life. H. Jesse Arnelle ’62 was one of those people.

Dean Danielle Conway with CLEO EDGE Award DICKINSON LAW NAMED A RECIPIENT OF COUNCIL ON LEGAL EDUCATION OPPORTUNITY INC. (CLEO) EDGE AWARD

November 16, 2020 — Penn State Dickinson Law received a Council on Legal Education Opportunity Inc. (CLEO) EDGE Award during a virtual reception hosted by CLEO on Thursday, Nov. 12, in recognition of its significant commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in legal education. 

Anthony Fanucci FANUCCI RECEIVES AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR PHARMACY LAW SCHOLARSHIP

November 10, 2020 — Third-year Penn State Dickinson Law student Anthony Fanucci (class of 2021) was named the recipient of the 2020 Fink Family Scholarship by the American Society for Pharmacy Law (ASPL). He received the award on Friday, Nov. 6, during the ASPL fall virtual meeting.

O'Savio Moot Court Competition 2020 SECOND-YEAR DICKINSON LAW STUDENTS NAMED TOP APPELLATE ADVOCATES

November 5, 2020 — Rachel Wilcove and Michaela Zanis, second-year law students at Dickinson Law, were awarded the Christian R. Burne (class of 2017) Award for claiming the championship round of the Triston “Chase” O'Savio Moot Court Competition held on Friday, Oct. 30, inside the Apfelbaum Family Courtroom and Auditorium at Dickinson Law. Zanis also received the Francesca M. Kester (class of 2017) Most Valuable Oralist Award. Both awards were established by the 2018 Moot Court Board in recognition of the excellence in advocacy and leadership that Burne and Kester demonstrated during their time as law students at Dickinson Law.

Danielle M. Conway DICKINSON LAW DEAN AND DONALD J. FARAGE PROFESSOR OF LAW DANIELLE M. CONWAY HONORED BY AALS FOR CREATION OF ANTIRACIST CLEARINGHOUSE PROJECT

October 29, 2020 — Penn State Dickinson Law Dean and Donald J. Farage Professor of Law Danielle M. Conway has been honored with the Association of American Law Schools (AALS) Inaugural Impact Award with four other law school deans for the creation of the Law Deans Antiracist Clearinghouse Project. Launched in June, the project is a webpage for law deans, faculty, and the public that contains resources and information related to addressing racism in law and legal education.