Dickinson Law News

Devan Drabik-Frey DEVAN DRABIK-FREY TO RECEIVE 2024 WOMEN OF INFLUENCE AWARD

April 2024 — Devan Drabik-Frey, Director of Marketing and Communications at Penn State Dickinson Law, has been selected as a 2024 Women of Influence honoree by Central Penn Business Journal. Full story

Kelly Rimmer LONGTIME DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT AND ALUMNI AFFAIRS KELLY RIMMER ACCEPTS NEW ROLE AT PENN STATE

April 2024 — After more than twenty-three years of service to Penn State Dickinson Law, Director of Development and Alumni Affairs Kelly Rimmer has been selected for a newly created role as senior director of development in Penn State’s Office of Principal Gifts. Full story

Logo ADI INVITES MEMBERS OF THE PENN STATE HOLOCAUST, GENOCIDE AND HUMAN RIGHTS EDUCATION INITIATIVE TO DICKINSON LAW

April 2024 — In March, Penn State Dickinson Law’s Antiracist Development Institute (ADI) invited members of Penn State’s Holocaust, Genocide and Human Rights Initiative to Dickinson Law to share knowledge and explore future collaboration opportunities. Full story

logo DICKINSON LAW SCALING ANTIRACIST DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE TO SUPPORT UNIVERSITY-WIDE EXPANSION

April 2024 — Penn State University will fund a significant scale-up of the ADI to support and grow strong, interdependent partnerships and collectives to advance institutional antiracism and active diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) through the use of systems design and critical pedagogy frameworks. Full story

DC Day Group Shot DICKINSON LAW D.C. DAY OFFERS STUDENTS A LOOK AT LAW IN THE NATION’S CAPITAL

April 2024 — Penn State Dickinson Law Associate Dean for Administration Laura Williams ’90 said alumni frequently share how much they value the opportunity to interact with students. “They tell me, ‘I love talking to students,’” said Williams. Full story

logo ANTIRACIST DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE HOSTS WRITING WORKSHOP IN APRIL AT HYDE PARK

April 2024 — Penn State Dickinson Law’s Antiracist Development Institute (ADI) will hold a Writing Workshop this spring at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum at Hyde Park. Full story

Michelle Henry ATTORNEY GENERAL MICHELLE HENRY TO DELIVER COMMENCEMENT ADDRESS TO PENN STATE DICKINSON LAW CLASS OF 2024

March 2024 — Michelle Henry, Pennsylvania’s Attorney General, will address the class of 2024 during Penn State Dickinson Law’s commencement on Friday, May 10 at 2 p.m. Full story

Logo PENN STATE DICKINSON LAW REVIEW HOSTS 2024 SYMPOSIUM

March 2024 — On March 15, Penn State Dickinson Law Review held its 2024 Symposium, “Exploring Environmental Social Governance (ESG): Navigating Responsible Business Practices,” in the Apfelbaum Family Courtroom and Auditorium, Lewis Katz Hall, Carlisle, Pa. Full story

building LARGE TURNOUT FOR DICKINSON LAW’S 21ST ANNUAL JUDGES’ NIGHT

March 2024 — For the past two years, Rachel James ’24 has attended Penn State Dickinson Law’s Judges’ Night, hosted by Phi Alpha Delta — Burr Chapter. Last year, stories about disclosure of gifts to Supreme Court justices dominated the news in the runup to the event, and so James asked judges in attendance about their thoughts on self-policing in the legal system. She found their answers fascinating. Full story

Hon. Paula Roscioli and Madelyn Snyder HON. PAULA A. ROSCIOLI ’90 RECEIVES HON. SYLVIA H. RAMBO AWARD, AND MADELYN R. SNYDER ’22 RECEIVES RECENT ALUMNI AWARD AT CEREMONY TO BE HELD AT DICKINSON LAW

March 2024 — Penn State Dickinson Law’s Women’s Law Caucus (WLC) will recognize two alumnae with awards during a ceremony and reception in Lewis Katz Hall on March 19. Full story