Rutgers Law School Newark Alumni Association Gala

Honoring Jennifer Velez '96 and Alan M. Cohen '79 with the Distinguished Alumni awards, and Hon. Sue Pai Yang '84 with the Fannie Bear Besser Award.

  • November 1, 2017
  • 6:00 P.M.
  • Maplewood Country Club
  • 28 Baker St, Maplewood, NJ 07040
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Distinguished Alumni Awards Ceremony

Honoring Chris Griner ’73 with the Armitage Award, Michael J. Torchia ’91 with the Nardi Award, and Richard J. Ramones ’11 with the Recent Graduate Award

  • November 30, 2017
  • 6:00 P.M.
  • Rutgers Student Center, Camden Campus
  • 326 Penn St., Camden, NJ 08102


The Class of 1997 was one of the classes recognized at this year's Alumni Reunion in Newark.

The Newark location celebrated Reunion Weekend 2017 by welcoming back 175 graduates.

Visiting alumni explored the law school and had a gala dinner at 15 Washington

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Three graduates of Rutgers Law School were honored for their service and achievement at the Newark Alumni Association Gala, held in Newark on November 9, 2016. Jane Hanson ‘84, the executive director of Parters for Women & Justice, a non-profit that offers legal assistance to victims of domestic violence, was given the Fannie Bear Besser Award for Public Service. Lucinda Long ’84, senior vice president and general counsel of Valley National Bank, received the Distinguished Alumna Award. Mark Angelson ’75, chairman of the Institute of International Education Scholar Rescue Fund, and a member of the Rutgers University Board of Governors, was recognized with the first-ever Alumni Leadership Award.  This award is given by the merged Rutgers Law School and will rotate each year between a Newark and Camden alumnus/a at the annual gala of the respective alumni association.