PREP 2011: Supporting Your Role in Diversifying the Legal Profession

January 23–25, 2011
Hosted by Florida A&M University College of Law
201 Beggs Avenue
Orlando, FL 32801

Sunday, January 23, 2011

4:00 pm–7:00 pm Registration
Zinfandel's Foyer, 1st Floor Sheraton
7:00 pm–8:00 pm Welcome Reception
Garden Terrace, 2nd Floor Sheraton
8:00 pm–9:00 pm Zinfandel's, 1st Floor Sheraton

Monday, January 24, 2011

7:30 am–8:45 am Breakfast
8:50 am–9:00 am Opening Remarks: Kent D. Lollis
Ceremonial Moot Court Room
9:00 am–10:00 am LSAC Services and Programs
PREP 2011 Registration Process (PDF)
  • Forum Subsidies
  • APLA Subsidies
  • Fee Waivers

Presenter: Yessenia García-Lebrón, LSAC
10:00 am–11:00 am
PREP 2011 DL Presentation (PDF)
Presenter: Troy A. Riddle, LSAC
11:00 am–11:15 am Break
2nd Floor Balcony
11:15 amnoon Breakout Session (to discuss proposed changes to LSAC services; generate ideas for new services)
Group A – Room 249
Group B – Room 255
Group C – Room 257
noon–1:30 pm Lunch
Diversity in the Legal Profession: Updates, New Developments, and Challenges

Presenter: Kent D. Lollis, LSAC
2nd Floor Balcony and Room 263
1:30 pm–2:30 pm Building & Sustaining a Strong Prelaw Program (PDF)
LSPI Presentation

Panel Discussion
  • Karen Rutherford, Benedict College
  • Jerry Polinard, University of Texas – Pan American
  • Bernard Cotton, Alcorn State University

Moderator: Kent D. Lollis, LSAC
Room 255
2:30 pm–3:45 pm Pipeline Programs: New Strategies and Approaches

Panel Discussion
Moderator: Troy A. Riddle, LSAC
Room 255
3:45 pm–4:00 pm Break
2nd Floor Balcony
4:00 pm–4:30 pm Review and Wrap-up
6:00 pm–7:30 pm Heavy Hors d’oeuvres
Ballroom A, Sheraton

Dinner on Your Own

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

7:00 am–8:00 am Breakfast
8:15 am–9:45 am Building a Prelaw Program for the 21st Century

Panel Discussion
  • Erin H. Moore, PhD, Central State University
    Creating a Pre-Law Program for the 21st Century (PDF)
  • Vielka Holness, John Jay College
    The Pre Law Institute: The Makings of a Pre-Law Advisement Center (PDF)

Moderator: Troy A. Riddle, LSAC
Room 255
9:45 am–10:30 am Marketing Your Pre-law Program on a Shoestring Budget (PDF)

Presenter: Tyra Mason, Florida A&M University
Room 255
10:30 am–10:45 am Break
2nd Floor Balcony
10:45 am–11:45 am Alternative Funding Resources and Strategies

Presenters: Erin H. Moore, PhD, and Sidney Williams
Central State University
Room 255
11:45 am–12:15 pm Final Wrap-Up/Evaluation
Kent D. Lollis, LSAC

Boxed lunches available at Sheraton Hotel
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