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Week of 28 April 2014


  • Congratulations

The current BLSA Board would like to announce the 2014-2015 BLSA Board! Congratulations!

President: Brittany Saulsberry

Vice President: Natasha Felder

Treasurer: Petra Brown

Secretary: Cassandra Juste

1L Representative: Grace Tuffour

Inclusiveness Commissioner: Thomas Moore

Historian: Danielle Pierre

  • Contest Winners & Exam Prep

The winners of last week’s Earth Day Environmental Resources contest, co-sponsored by the Law Library and the Environmental Law Journal, are as follows:

$100 gift card to Victory Brewing Company: Matt Skaroff

Chanticleer Garden passes and $50 picnic lunch from Luigi and Giovanni Caterers: Ryan Zangeneh

$25 gift card to Mom’s Organic Market: Joe D’Ascenzo

2 lbs of organic, fair trade coffee from Golden Valley Farms: Alexia Mandalfo

Chardonnay from Crossing Vineyards (Newton, PA): Allison Scott

Thanks for playing and be sure to check out the newest blog post on Study Aids & Exam Prep as you head into finals!

  • Graduation Instruction and Commencement Information

The law school’s commencement ceremony is Friday May 16th. Updated commencement information, including graduate instructions and information about announcements, is available on the website at:

  • 3Ls: Graduation Announcements

Graduation announcements, thank you notes, and other commemorative items are available to Villanova Law graduates from Balfour Company. Included are personalized Villanova Law announcements, as well as the option to print the graduate’s name, college, and degree in the text of the announcement. Information and order forms will be mailed to the permanent home address of all prospective graduates. If you have any questions, please call the Balfour Company directly at 1-800-433-0296.

  • Courtesy of the Francophone Professional Society

The Francophone Professional Society Organization will be offering patisseries to give everyone a little force to get through the last days of class. Come to the Student Lounge on Monday, April 28th at noon to enjoy an assortment of patisseries from Aux Petits Delices.

  • Free Access to West LegalEdcenter’s Beyond the Bar Series

Gear up for your new job and make the most of your commute this summer with 20 minute programs from the West LegalEdcenter! Their Beyond the Bar series offers over 200 short programs on a wide range of topics from job searching to contract drafting. Here are just a few of the topics available: Associate Business Development Checklist: Years One – Three, Articulate Attorney: Professional Interpersonal Communication Done Right, Tools For Staying On Top Of Stress, Transitioning From Law School to Law Practice Writing, and Your Role in Witness Preparation and How to Make It Bulletproof. Stop by the Reference desk in the law library for the student login information and a short tour. We’ll help you identify programs that are right for you!               


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