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Upcoming Events

marine law symposium

marine law symposium

Alternative Spring Break 2017 Info Session
OCT
05
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
Room 283 - School of Law Bristol Campus
Jeopardy! | RWU Law
OCT
28
All Day
School of Law | Appellate Courtroom 283
Marine Law Symposium
NOV
04
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
RWU School of Law, Bristol, RI
LSAT Free Practice Test
NOV
04
10:00 am - 1:30 pm
RWU Law Experiential Campus, 1 Empire Street, 4th Floor, Providence, RI 02903
Providence Law School Fair
NOV
10
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The New RWU Law Experiential Education Campus, One Empire Plaza, 4th Floor, Providence, RI 02903


Awards & Achievements

 

MARINE AFFAIRS ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

The Marine Affairs Achievement Award was instituted in 2006 and is given annually to a graduating student who has been exemplary in the study and advancement of marine policy and law.  

Recipients
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 B. Kramer, Sarah M. Parker
2013  Melissa R. Chalek
2014  Kaitlyn E. Cox
2015  Casey M. O'Brien
2016  John J. Ryan-Henry


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.

Recipients
2013  Christopher J. McNally, Kyle C. Smith, William H. Yost
2014  Marc R. Fialkoff
2015  Casey M. Charkowick
2016  William C. Burnham

 Coffey Prize recipients receive a framed picture of the Revolutionary War-era sloop Providence.

   

 

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. 

Recipients
2008  Brian P.R. Eisenhower
2009  Jacqueline S. Rolleri
2010  Nicholas Obolensky, Steven Surdut
2011  Christopher J. McNally, William H. Yost
2012  Maeve C. Tibbetts
2013  Marc R. Fialkoff
2015  Casey M. O'Brien