Riverview, Fla. – On Oct. 8, WMU-Cooley Law School’s Tampa Bay Student Bar Association and the Mental Health Steering Committee hosted Tampa Bay's Humane Society on campus for the "Break Buddies Program.” The program coincided with Mental Health Awareness Week (October 4- 10) and the American Bar Association’s Mental Health Day (October 10, 2021). “There is nothing like a puppy to make someone smile and help relieve stress during midterm week,” Laura Tankel, associate director of career and professional development. “We hope a few of the puppies found their fur-ever home with some law students too.”
About WMU-Cooley Law School: WMU-Cooley Law School was founded on a mission of equal access to a legal education and offers admission to a diverse group of qualified applicants across the country. Since the law school's founding in 1972, WMU-Cooley has provided a modern legal education to more than 20,000 graduates, teaching the practical skills necessary for a seamless transition from academia to the real world. WMU-Cooley enrolls classes year-round at its Michigan and Florida campuses. WMU-Cooley is an independent, non-profit law school, accredited by both the American Bar Association and the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.