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Recently on Campus - 3.25.13

Phi Alpha Delta members participated in a networking mixer on Friday, March 22.

Regent University celebrated the Grand Opening of the Chapel. The ribbon cutting ceremony was hosted on Friday, March 22. Read more here.

Law Chapel on Thursday, March 14, was a special event. Each of the Co-Chaplains delivered an independent message. Co-Chaplain Courtney Lemmond spoke of “being fearless” and Co-Chaplain Anastasios Kamoutsas spoke on “being watchful and vigilant.” Previous Law Chapel messages may be viewed here.

Regent Students were encouraged to attend, “The Living Word: Ancient Treasures From Biblical History” hosted by Regent University from March 20-23.

The International Law Society hosted a panel discussion entitled, “The Path of the Immigrant: Arriving, Becoming Employed, Getting a New Life” on Tuesday, March 19. The three panel members included Senior Immigration Services Officer Frank Reffel (USCIS), Attorney Anne C. Lahren (Pender & Coward, P.C.), and Attorney Olga Antle (Gardner and Mendoza, P.C.).

The office of Career Services hosted a Magistrate program on Tuesday, March 19. The program featured guest panelists Beth Turnbull, supervisor, and Daniel Holser, Chief Magistrate and Regent alum, to discuss the dynamics of various magistrate positions.

On Monday, March 18, members of the Federalist Society met to discuss nominations and elections for next year’s board member positions.

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Regent University School of Law (LAW) Dean Michael Hernandez was among those new leaders as he accepted his appointment as a representative by the Board of Governors of the VBA.

Hernandez will represent law schools on the VBA board for a minimum of a one-year term. He is the first Regent LAW faculty member to be appointed to this distinction.


“It is an honor to serve as the sole law school representative on the Board of Governors and a privilege to be a part of this accomplished group of prominent attorneys.  I am excited to work with the other Board members to build on and continue the standard of excellence that the VBA has upheld since it was founded in 1888,” said Hernandez.

“The other members of the Board of Governors are the most accomplished lawyers in Virginia, and the Board is collegial and committed to the highest standards of professionalism,” …