WMU-Cooley Law School Hosts 16th Annual Cooley For Kids Day at the Ballpark

Cooley for Kids Day at Cooley Law School Stadium

Students from Lansing’s Parks and Recreation summer program participate in the kids' parade during Cooley for Kids Day at Cooley Law School Stadium.

Hundreds of kids from Lansing Parks and Recreation participated in WMU-Cooley Law School’s Cooley for Kids Day on July 25. The 16th annual event, which is held at Cooley Law School Stadium, allows kids the chance to participate in an afternoon of fun, including a parade around the ball field with colorful student-made banners, introduction of a kids’ dream team during the pre-game ceremony, participation in the first pitch and singing the national anthem, lunch, and a Lansing Lugnuts baseball game.

“WMU-Cooley Law School is proud of its 16-year partnership with Lansing Parks and Recreation," said Terry Carella, WMU-Cooley’s communications director. "It's an amazing day and we are excited to treat area children with an opportunity to take in a Lansing Lugnuts baseball game.”

Students from Lansing’s Parks and Recreation summer program and WMU-Cooley law students

Students from Lansing’s Parks and Recreation summer program and WMU-Cooley law students team up during Cooley for Kids Day on July 25, 2016.

Students from Lansing’s Parks and Recreation and WMU-Cooley Law School

Winning students from Lansing’s Parks and Recreation and WMU-Cooley Law School were part of the Cooley for Kids Dream Team. The students were announced during the pre-game ceremony and greeted Lansing Lugnuts players on the field and in the dugout.

President Don LeDuc with students

WMU-Cooley Law School students, faculty and staff participated in Cooley for Kids Day on July 25, 2016. Law school President Don LeDuc is pictured with students during the 16th annual event, which was held at Cooley-Law School Stadium.

About Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School: Western Michigan University and Thomas M. Cooley Law School affiliated in 2014, combining the status of a nationally-ranked, public, comprehensive research university with the commitment to practical legal education of an independent, non-profit, national law school. WMU-Cooley is accredited by both the American Bar Association and the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association. The law school has provided nearly 20,000 graduates with the practical skills necessary for a seamless transition from academia to the real world, and enrolls classes in January, May, and September at its Lansing, Auburn Hills, and Grand Rapids, Michigan campuses, and its Tampa Bay, Florida campus. WMU and the law school continue to operate as independent institutions with their own governance structure and separate fiduciary responsibilities.

 

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