College Columns May 2022 - Page 3

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Deborah Langehennig , Chapter 13 Trustee Co-Editor , College Columns
It was a pleasure to see so many of you in Denver at the ACB annual meeting ! And so nice to be together again in person . We enjoyed lovely weather , a delightful venue , informative presentations , and an inspiring induction ceremony . Much of that inspiration came from the remarkable professionals inducted as new Fellows this year and much of it came from the motivating remarks from our humble and beloved Judge Wedoff , on accepting his much deserved Distinguished Service Award . Read the Chair ’ s article for more details about this year ’ s ceremony and take a look at an engaging piece from one of this year ’ s inductees .
Thoughtful and thorough attention was directed this meeting to the important work of the DEI Commission . The College and the Commission developed a road map – a guide for our future efforts in this direction and a mindful discussion of important goals to be attained .
I also had the great pleasure of meeting and chatting with this year ’ s Distinguished Law Students ’ honorees . Don ’ t miss Claudia Springer ’ s column introducing this terrific group of students . And one of those honorees treats us to a law student ’ s perspective of our gathering .
We welcomed new leadership to the College – and also the Board of Regents and the ACB Foundation . Check out our new President ’ s fun and uplifting column in this issue . You will also find important updates from the Foundation and the Board of Regents .
As always , we encourage your contributions to the Foundation , which helps the Pro Bono Committee fund good work throughout the country . If you ’ d like to know more about the grant recipients who benefit from our contributions , see the Pro Bono Committee article .
We appreciate your continued participation in our
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In This Issue

President ’ s Message ...................... 4 From the Foundation ..................... 6 From the Pro Bono Committee .... 7 The Hard Work Yet to be Done .... 8 Big Shoes ( Boots ) to Fill .............. 10 Doing the Splits ............................ 11 Fourth Circuit Moot Court .......... 12 DEI Committee Update ............... 13 An Experience of a Lifetime ...... 14 Class 33 Induction Highlights ... 16
The ACB Class of 2022 Distinguished Students .............. 18
From the Perspective of a Law Student ........................................... 21
ACBF Grantees .............................. 30 2022 Patrons & Sponsors .......... 32 ACBF 2022 Donations ................. 36 Focus on Fellows .......................... 37 Upcoming Events ......................... 38
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