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June 2019 - Alumni Edition

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Honoring Great Graduates at our 2019 Commencement Ceremony

In recognition of his outstanding service as an adjunct faculty member, William F. Savino ’75 was presented with the Ken Joyce Excellence in Teaching Award at the School of Law’s 130th Commencement Ceremony held on Sunday, May 19th. Distinguished alum Hon. Julio M. Fuentes ’75 received a SUNY Honorary Degree conferred by UB President Satish Tripathi. [View Savino’s Remarks / View Fuentes’ Remarks ]

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Celebrating our newest graduates

Over 1,800 students, faculty, staff and joyful family members filled the main theater of UB’s Center for the Arts for the law school’s 130th Commencement ceremony. [View Photos / Watch the full Commencement Video ]

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Alumni News

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Class Action

Catch up on the latest news about your classmates and friends! Read this month's Class Action or jump to: 1970s | 1980s | 1990s | 2000s | 2010s | Recognitions | Births | In Memoriam

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Finding her passion for advocacy at UB School of Law

Now a Democratic member of the New York State Senate, Shelley B. Mayer ’79 credits her education and her time spent at UB School of Law for her success in public service and in practice.

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D.C. alumni chapter builds on its connections
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Pro Bono Scholars hit the ground running

Career Corner

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Register for 2019-20 Recruiting Programs

UB School of Law alumni hold the key to full graduate employment. Last year, more than 65 law alumni returned to campus to recruit UB law talent. Please join us this recruiting season and open the door to your organization. Register in LOCK. Our free services include:

On-Campus Interviews

    * Aug. 7, 8, 9, 2019
    * Aug. 29 - Nov. 26, 2019

NYC Interview Day - Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019

Apply-Direct or Resume-Collect Job Postings

Video Conference Interviews (Provided on request)

Alumni & Giving

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Did you miss our Annual Dinner?

Then you missed a great event! More than 300 alumni and friends gathered to recognize the outstanding achievements of our 2019 honorees: Hon. Alexander W. Hunter, Jr. ’74 (For the Judiciary), Caroline A. Wojtaszek ’97 (For Public Service), Daniel C. Oliverio ’82 (For Private Practice), Lenora B. Foote-Beavers ’97 (For Community Service), Christopher A. Wightman ’99 (For Business), and Ilene R. Fleischmann (For Outstanding Service to the University and the Community by a Non-Alumna).
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Event Highlights

July 13 - NYC Alumni Chapter's Game Night at Yankee Stadium

July 17 - DC Alumni Chapter's Reception with Hon. Paul L. Friedman '68

July 31 - NYC Alumni Chapter's Law Networking Social at Draft 55 - Save the date!

Aug. 8 - 50-Plus Alumni Reunion - Save the date!

Oct. 26 - All-Alumni Celebration

Be sure to check out Law Alumni Events for a complete list of additional activities taking place throughout the year.

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