Student Bar Association Hosts First-ever "Diversity Dialogue"

Assistant Dean of Students Cynthia Ward, Christopher Lewis, Cooley's director of enrollment and student services; and professors Monica Navarro and Mark Dotson

Cooley Law School’s first "Diversity Dialogue” included conversations with (left to right) Assistant Dean of Students Cynthia Ward, Christopher Lewis, Cooley's director of enrollment and student services; and professors Monica Navarro and Mark Dotson.

July 7, 2014 - Cooley Law School and the Student Bar Association’s Diversity Committee hosted Cooley's first-ever "Diversity Dialogue" panel discussion on June 24 at Cooley’s Lansing campus. Students were encouraged to attend and engage in an informal dialogue about diversity and the value of being raised in different ethnic, social, cultural and socio-economic environments.

The panel of Cooley faculty members and administrators discussed how diverse differences, experiences, and perspectives encourages a sense of community, along with advancing innovative ideas in any organization.

The conversationalist panel included Cooley Professor Mark Dotson, Assistant Dean of Students Cynthia Ward, Christopher Lewis, Cooley's director of enrollment and student services, and Cooley Professor Monica Navarro.

Joel A. Montilla, Cooley’s Student Bar Association’s president and diversity committee member

Joel A. Montilla, Cooley’s Student Bar Association’s president and diversity committee member, spoke to Cooley Law School students about the importance of diversity in our communities during Cooley’s first-ever "Diversity Dialogue” on June 24.

About Cooley Law School: Celebrating 40 years of excellence, the Thomas M. Cooley Law School is a private, nonprofit, independent law school accredited by the American Bar Association and the Higher Learning Commission. Cooley has provided its more than 18,000 graduates with the practical skills necessary for a seamless transition from academia to the real world. Cooley offers its Juris Doctor program, Joint Degree programs, and Master of Laws programs three times a year with enrollment in January, May and September. Cooley Law School has campuses across Michigan in Lansing, Auburn Hills, Grand Rapids and Ann Arbor, and in Tampa Bay, Florida.

 

Highlights

First-Ever Diversity Dialogue held at Lansing Campus

Professors, Students, Make Presentation

Value of Diversity in Society Explored


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