National HBCU Pre-Law Summit visits Duke Law
Aspiring law school students from Florida State University, Guilford College, NC A&T State University, and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro visited Duke Law on September 14, 2017 as part of a full-day bus tour of the N.C. law schools, sponsored by The National HBCU Pre-Law Summit. During their visit, the students were greeted by Patrice Barley, Assistant Director of Admissions & Coordinator of Diversity Recruitment, and Ebony Bryant, Director of Diversity Initiatives. Jebril Reeves and Angela McKinney, both 2Ls, led the group on a tour of the law school.
This year, the National HBCU Pre-Law Summit was in held in Greensboro, NC on the campuses of Bennett College and NC A&T State University on Friday, September 15th and Saturday, September 16th. Duke Law was involved on both days of the summit. Bryant Wright, 2L and President of the Black Law Students Association, spoke on Friday during the opening plenary session and Patrice Barley was on the Law School Admissions Panel. Donald Penn ’19, and Director of Finance of the Black Law Students Association, was a part of the HBCU Law Students Panel on Saturday and Marnishia Jernigan ’19, and Chief of Staff of the Black Law Students Association, was a part of the LSAT Success Strategies Panel.