NEWS AND EVENTS

News

Beginning spring 2023, Villanova Law alum Peter Groverman, Esq. ’10, co-founder and vice chairman of Grovara, the leading B2B global marketplace for wellness brands, will serve as the second-ever entrepreneur in residence (EIR) for Villanova Law’s John F. Scarpa Center for Entrepreneurship and Law. Groverman is also co-CEO of Product Search Live, executive director of BFY Media, owner of Stretch Gallery and founder of the R.E.L.I.E.F. Foundation.

MarySheila McDonald appointed John F. Scarpa Professor of Entrepreneurship at Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law

Mark C. Alexander, The Arthur J. Kania Dean of the Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law, has appointed MarySheila McDonald as the new John F. Scarpa Professor of Entrepreneurship. A leader, scholar and innovator, she comes to Villanova from the La Salle University School of Business where she served as dean since 2017.

Villanova University’s Charles Widger School of Law Receives $15 million gift from The John F. Scarpa Foundation to Launch New Phase of Entrepreneurship Initiatives and Scholarship

Villanova University President, the Rev. Peter M. Donohue, OSA, PhD, announced a $15 million gift from the John F. Scarpa Foundation to further elevate the Charles Widger School of Law as a leader in entrepreneurship and law, in addition to strengthening entrepreneurial expertise, innovative thinking and collaboration across the University. In recognition of Scarpa’s lifetime giving of more than $20 million to Villanova, the Law School building will be named John F. Scarpa Hall.

Villanova University School of Law Receives $5 Million Naming Gift from John F. Scarpa for the Center for Law and Entrepreneurship

Villanova University School of Law announced that John F. Scarpa, former Co-Chairman and Founder of American Cellular Network Corporation, and his wife, Jana, have committed $5 million for the naming of The John F. Scarpa Center for Law and Entrepreneurship.

Events

The Legacy of Nuremberg: 75 Years Later

Presented by The David F. and Constance B. Girard-diCarlo Center for Ethics, Integrity and Compliance, the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum and the Greater Philadelphia Law Professors' Ethics Consortium

October 29, 2020
Virtual Event

Watch the recorded livestream

 

Sixth Annual Fashion Law Symposium: "The Many Faces of Fashion Law"

Sponsored by the Fashion Law Society and the John F. Scarpa Center for Law and Entrepreneurship

February 21, 2020

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Law

Presented by the John F. Scarpa Center for Law and Entrepreneurship, in partnership with the Villanova School of Business

October 3, 2019

 

Future Business Law Professors Conference

September 6, 2019

 

2019 ComplianceNet Conference on Business Ethics

Co-sponsored by The David F. and Constance B. Girard-diCarlo Center for Ethics, Integrity and Compliance & The John F. Scarpa Center for Law and Entrepreneurship

June 3-4, 2019

 

Fifth Annual Fashion Law Symposium: "Working Together: Understanding the Different Players in the Fashion Game"

Sponsored by the Fashion Law Society and the John F. Scarpa Center for Law and Entrepreneurship

February 1, 2019

Fourth Annual Fashion Law Symposium: "The Rules of Fashion: Understanding the Regulatory Side of the Fashion Industry"

Sponsored by the Fashion Law Society and the John F. Scarpa Center for Law and Entrepreneurship

February 23, 2018

MarySheila E. McDonald
John F. Scarpa Professor of Entrepreneurship
Director, Scarpa Center for Law and Entrepreneurship
Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
299 N. Spring Mill Road
Villanova, PA 19085

marysheila.mcdonald@law.villanova.edu