Maine Law celebrated the accomplishments of the Class of 2021 during the following events.
Friday, May 21 at 3:00 pm
Via Zoom Meeting
Our virtual farewell was a brief, casual, and fun gathering intended for graduates, faculty, and staff. A short program was included with faculty well-wishes, the presentation of the Law Teacher of the Year Award to Associate Professor Anthony Moffa, and some entertainment.
Virtual Graduation Ceremony
Our virtual graduation ceremony included student and guest speakers, as well as the reading of names, honors, certificates, and awards.
The ceremony featured Mary Bonauto, civil rights project director of GLBTQ Legal Advisors & Defenders (GLAD) as the keynote speaker, Aria Eee, executive director of Maine Board of Bar Overseers as the L. Kinvin Wroth alumna award winner; and graduate Sanchita Mukherjee as the student class speaker. Dean Leigh Saufley presided over the event, which will also included remarks by University of Maine System and Maine Law colleagues.
In-Person Diploma Salute
Saturday, May 22, 2021, between 1:00 – 4:00 pm (We will communicate to individual students when to arrive.)
At Abromson Community Education Center
Graduates had the opportunity to receive their diploma in person from Dean Saufley. Graduates could bring a limited number of guests to accompany them on their walk to receive their diploma. The Dean and members of the faculty and staff were present to celebrate the graduates in a receiving line.