WMU-Cooley Law School Holds Honors Convocation
On March 15, WMU-Cooley Law School’s Tampa Bay campus honored nearly 150 students for their leadership roles with various student organizations and for achieving academic excellence by being named to the Dean’s List or Honor Roll.
Sierra Whitaker-Davis was presented with the Distinguished Student Award for her involvement and leadership with numerous student organizations.
The recipients of the Leadership Achievement Award were Joseph Cline, Rosina Mayo and Angela Tormey. The award acknowledges a student who has consistently, comprehensively and effectively provided leadership in a variety of capacities.
Associate Dean Karen Fultz, who is leaving WMU-Cooley following the current term to pursue a career in private practice, was presented with flowers from the Student Bar Association for her impact on the law school’s students.
About Western Michigan University Cooley Law School: WMU-Cooley Law School resulted from the 2014 affiliation that combined WMU's status as 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 of Colleges and Schools. 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 WMU-Cooley Law School operate as independent institutions with their own governance structure and separate fiduciary responsibilities.