Open House Tentative Agenda
Saturday, March 31, 2012
9:00 - 9:30 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast (Commons)
Mingle informally with students, faculty, and staff
9:30 - 10:00 a.m. Dean’s Welcome (Auditorium)
Carla D. Pratt
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Law
10:00 - 10:50 a.m. Faculty Panel (Auditorium)
Three of Penn State Law’s distinguished faculty will discuss the law
school’s rigorous academics and scholarly environment
11:00 - 11:50 a.m. Mock Class (Room 112, overflow seating available in Room 114)
12:00 - 12:50 p.m. Career Services Panel (Auditorium)
Kenny Tatum, Esq.
Assistant Dean for Career Planning and Development
Dean Tatum will provide an overview of Penn State Law’s Office
of Career Planning and Development, including services to students,
recent placement highlights and his thoughts on the legal employment
market. Dean Tatum will be joined by students who
will share their experiences working for a variety of legal employers.
1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Lunch with students, faculty, and staff (Commons)
Agenda continued on back
2:00 - 2:30 p.m. Student Services and Financial Aid Overview w/Q&A
Keith Elkin, Esq.
Assistant Dean of Student Services
Director of Financial Aid
Dean Elkin and Ms. Bogart will discuss the services their offices
provide to Penn State law students. There will be ample opportunity
2:30 - 3:30p.m. Student Panel (Auditorium)
Five Penn State law students will share their experiences about
law school life, living in State College, student organizations, and
anything else you want to know. Come prepared to ask questions!
3:30 - 4:00 p.m. Tour of Lewis Katz Hall
4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Farewell Reception (Commons)