Release: Immediate
Contact: Brian ZelaskoDavid Stawasz, or Barbara Moffat

Associate Justice Ireland Encourages Students

Posted November 20, 2009

The Color of Law Roundtable Discussion series hosted Associate Justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Roderick Ireland on November 16. Ireland discussed his experiences and accomplishments with the campus community. He advised students to always believe in themselves and to stay knowledgeable in a diverse range of topics.

irelandroderickjpg

“You have to be open to wherever your path takes you and to do that you have to have as broad a background as you can. I would say to a student, take as many different courses as you can. Learn as much as you can as about as much as you can opposed to just limiting yourself to one particular area,” said Ireland. He continued pointing out that “seldom do people have straight career paths that take them from this point to that point to their ultimate goal. Each stop along the journey adds to the sum total of the person’s life experience and who they are. Have people in your life you can talk to and who have the same interest and goals as you do. Whatever you do, don’t give up on yourself.”

The next speaker in the Color of Law Roundtable Discussion series will be Cynthia Tucker, labor relations specialist at the Executive Office of Health and Human Services. Tucker's talk will take place January 25 in the Blake Law Center at noon.

Share/Save/Bookmark



Western New England University is a private, independent, coeducational institution founded in 1919. Located on an attractive 215-acre suburban campus in Springfield, Massachusetts, Western New England University serves 3,700 students, including 2,550 full-time undergraduate students. Undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs are offered through Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering, and Pharmacy, and School of Law.

 

Follow Us!

facebooktwitteryoutube


Photos
Calendar


Media Contacts

Brian Zelasko
Director for Media and Community Relations
office: 413-796-2261

Dave Stawasz
AVP for Marketing Communications
office: 413-796-2026
mobile: 413-214-8001


In The Media

Dr. Jocelyn DeAngelis
ABC 40
9/25/2014

Dr. Jeffrey Fudin
Pharmacy Times
9/24/2014

Dr. Jason Seacat
Yahoo News
9/22/2014

Dr. Joshua Spooner
22 WWLP
9/19/2014

Dean Kandace Kukas
Law Professor Blogs Network
9/19/2014


givebottom



Athletics News


Contact Information

For more information about a news item or to list an event, please email the Office of Marketing and Communications, or call 413-782-1626. For all other requests pertaining to the Western New England University, please use our contact forms.