For release: February 15, 2011
For press information, contact Gabrielle Maxey, 901/678-2843
Have you wondered what it takes to get into law school? Find out when the Cecil C.
Humphreys School of Law at the University of Memphis hosts a Diversity Outreach Program
on Thursday, Feb. 24, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Bluff Room (Room 304) of the
University Center on the main U of M campus.
The program will provide college undergraduates with information about the law school
admissions process, financial aid and scholarships, the law school’s diversity access
program, and more.
Yolanda Ingram, Law School dean for student affairs, and Sue Ann McClellan, assistant
dean for law admissions, will be on hand to answer questions. A panel of current students
will discuss what life in law school is really like.
The event is free, and lunch is included. Reservations are not required. Parking is
available in the Zach Curlin garage, adjacent to the University Center.
The program is sponsored in part by a grant from the Law School Admissions Council.
For more information, go online to www.memphis.edu/law or call 901-678-2528.
The Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law is located in the former U.S. Customs House in
downtown Memphis, near the city’s judicial and legal community. Recently preLaw magazine rated the school ninth nationally as a “best value” law school. The Princeton Review ranked the school eighth in “Best Quality of Life” in its Best 172 Law Schools 2011 edition.
The school is accredited by the Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions
to the Bar of the American Bar Association, the official accrediting agency for legal
education, and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools, the society
for legal education in the United States. Graduates of the Cecil C. Humphreys School
of Law include judges, other public servants, and leading practitioners in the Mid-South
and throughout the nation.