- Marine Affairs Student Roundtable Luncheon
- 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
- Bay View Room
- "Should there be some form of judicial - or other independent - review of NCAA enforcement actions?"
- 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
- Ten Metacom Avenue, Bristol, Rhode Island
- Accepted Students Day
- All Day
- RWU Law, Ten Metacom Avenue, Bristol, RI 02809
- Women in Law Day
- 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
- Ten Metacom Avenue, Bristol, RI
- A Constitutional Convention for Rhode Island?
- 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
- Bryant University
Awards & Achievements
RWU Law Marine Affairs Institute
The Marine Affairs Institute Advisory Board is holding its annual writing competition to nurture interest in and recognize exceptional law student writing on a topic in admiralty and maritime law.
Current 2L and 3L students are eligible to enter the competition.
All submissions should address a recent development in admiralty or maritime law. Submissions will be judged on the quality of research, analysis and writing. All submissions should be no longer than 25 pages, double-spaced, in 12 point font with one-inch margins, with footnotes and Bluebook formatting. Papers that have been submitted in fulfillment of the writing requirement are eligible for consideration.
Please submit all papers to Prof. Susan Farady at email@example.com by 4:00 pm on March 17, 2014
The winner will be announced at the Marine Affairs Spring Faculty Dinner on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 and awarded a framed, engraved print of the sloop Providence, launched in 1775.
This prize is given in memory of William J. Coffey, a nationally renowned maritime law expert and beloved adjunct professor of the School of Law from 2006-2012. His dedication to mentoring students and young professionals and enthusiasm for maritime law was an invaluable contribution to marine affairs at RWU Law, where his spirit lives on.
MARINE AFFAIRS ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
MARINE AFFAIRS ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
2006 Lance M. Young
2007 Jennifer A. Mehaffey
2008 Nicholas A. Battista
2009 Gwendolyn M. Hancock
2010 Kathleen M. Haber
2011 Jacqueline S. Rolleri
2012 Catherine Kramer, Sarah Parker
2013 Melissa Chalek
Melissa Chalek '13 being congratulated by Prof. Susan
Farady, Director of the Marine Affairs Institute, on
receiving the 2013 Marine Affairs Achievement Award.
WILLIAM J. COFFEY EXCELLENCE IN MARITIME WRITING PRIZE
This prize is given in memory of William J. Coffey, a nationally renowned maritime law expert and adjunct professor of the School of Law, as well as former Interim Director of the Institute and Vice Chair of the Institute's Advisory Board. The prize is awarded annually to recognize exceptional law student writing on a topic in admiralty and maritime law.
2013 Christopher McNally, Kyle Smith, William Yost
Prof. Jonathan Gutoff, prize recipients William Yost '13, Christopher
McNally '13 and Kyle Smith '13, Prof. Robert Falvey, and Prof. Susan Farady,
at the April 24, 2012 prize presentation.
PROPELLER CLUB SCHOLARSHIP
The Propeller Club of the United States - Port of Narragansett Bay institutes an annual Education Fund based on proceeds from its golf tournament awarded to a student(s) enrolled in an accredited program with a concentration in Maritime, Ports, Logistic Management or a Merchant Marine License Certificate.
2008 Brian Eisenhower
2009 Jacqueline Rolleri
2010 Nicholas Obolensky, Steven Surdut
2011 Christopher McNally, William Yost
2012 Maeve Tibbetts
2013 Marc Fialkoff
Marc Fialkoff '13, receiving congratulations from Prof.
Susan Farady, as a recipient of the 2013 Propeller Club