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Recently on Campus - 2.25.13

On Monday, February 22, Regent Law had the privilege of hosting Justice William C. Mims of the Virginia Supreme Court for a luncheon which focused on his experiences in life as they relate to a legal career and as a Justice. The event was sponsored by Phi Alpha Delta.

The Council of Graduate Students (COGS) held a university-wide town hall meeting on Monday, February 18. Students were able to voice their questions to various members of the Regent faculty and staff.

Regent Law hosted Duke Law Professor Jefferson Powell for a colloquium on Tuesday, February 19. Professor Powell discussed the field of government service and as an opportunity for law students to live out their Christian calling.

A Counsel Lunch Program hosted by Career Services featured attorneys presently working as corporate Counsel on Tuesday, February 19, 2013.

Ronnie McAdoo, father of UNC basketball player James McAdoo, delivered this week’s Law Chapel message on Thursday, February 21. Previous Law Chapel messages may be viewed here.

Members of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program are already assisting members of the Hampton Roads community with their Federal and State of Virginia Tax Returns. The group will continue to assist individuals earning less than $49,000 annually through April 1, 2013.

On Friday and Saturday, February 22-13 the Black Law Student Association (BLSA) hosted the annual “Soul Food CafĂ©” in the Regent Ordinary.

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