Graduation Events - May 12-14, 2016

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Graduation is a special time of year for the Stetson Law community. Students, please be certain to review the events and resources below.

Commencement Speaker: Roderick L. Ireland

Roderick L. IrelandRoderick L. Ireland, the first African-American chief justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, will deliver Stetson law school’s commencement address.
 
Roderick L. Ireland is a Distinguished Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the College of Social Sciences and Humanities at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts. Prior to joining the full-time faculty at Northeastern, where he taught as adjunct faculty since 1978, Ireland had been a judge for 37 years, serving in the Boston Juvenile Court from 1977 to 1990, the Massachusetts Appeals Court from 1990 to 1997, and the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court from 1997 to 2014.
 
When he was appointed an associate justice of the Supreme Judicial Court in 1997, he became the first African-American to sit on that bench in its over 300- year history. In 2010, Ireland became the Court’s first African-American chief justice.

Graduation Brunch
Thursday, May 12, 2016
11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Gulfport Casino

Honors and Awards Ceremony
Friday, May 13, 2016
4:30 p.m.
Great Hall, Gulfport Campus

Family Celebration
Friday, May 13, 2016
6 p.m.
Gulfport Campus 

Spring Commencement
Saturday, May 14, 2016
8:30 a.m.
Plaza Mayor, Gulfport Campus

 

For more information, contact the Office of Events at events@law.stetson.edu or 727-562-7800 ext. 7940.

 

 

For Fall Graduates:

» Photo Gallery - Fall Graduate Celebration

REQUIRED:

» Permanent Address Form

» ABA / NALP Employment Survey 
(login required)

» At Graduation Employment Survey
(login required)

» Fall Graduate Celebration - FAQ

» Commencement Overview (PDF)

» Important Information Regarding Regalia and Announcements (PDF)
Order by February 24

» Career Services for Alumni

OPTIONAL:

» Graduation Brunch RSVP Form
RSVP by May 2
Submit online form and deliver $10 seat deposit to Student Life.

Florida Bar Exam Alumni Luncheon:

» Feb. 23-24
RSVP by Feb. 12

» July 26-27
RSVP by July 15

For Spring/Summer Graduates:

REQUIRED:

» Graduation Event Registration 
for Spring/Summer 2016 Graduates

» Permanent Address Form

» ABA / NALP Employment Survey 
(login required)
Deadline: Submit by April 1

» At Graduation Employment Survey 
(login required)
Deadline: Submit by April 1

» Commencement Overview (PDF)

» Important Information Regarding Regalia and Announcements (PDF)
Order by February 24

» Career Services for Alumni

OPTIONAL:

» Graduation Brunch RSVP Form
RSVP by May 2
Submit online form and deliver $10 seat deposit to Student Life.

Florida Bar Exam Alumni Luncheon:

» July 26-27
RSVP by July 15