2017 Annual Alumni Dinner and Professional Conduct CLE:

Please join The University of Akron School of Law on Friday, May 19 for its annual Alumni Awards and Class Reunion Dinner.

Reunion Celebration for the Classes of
2017 | 2012 | 2007 | 2002 | 1997 | 1992 | 1987 | 1982 | 1977 | 1972 | 1967 and before

There will also be a BLSA Family Reunion celebrated at the Alumni Dinner. To indicate interest, write to Michele Novachek.


Alumni honorees for 2017

We will honor three Outstanding Alumni Award recipients:

  • Colonel A. Dale Blankenship, II (’93), left, Deputy Chief, Reactive Crimes, U.S. Dept. of Justice, U.S. Attorney’s Office, Southern District of California
  • Olivia P. Demas (’95), Attorney and Community Advocate
  • Lawrence J. Scanlon (’78), Managing Partner, Scanlon & Elliott


Student Union Ballroom at The University of Akron, 303 Carroll Street (map)


Friday, May 19, 2017

  • 5:30 p.m. Reception
  • 6:30 p.m. Dinner
  • 7:30 p.m. Awards program and recognition of reunion classes
  • 8:30 p.m. Program concludes


$50 per ticket

Sponsorship opportunities

  • $500 Table Sponsorship: includes one table at the Alumni Dinner (8 tickets) and recognition in the Alumni Dinner program
  • $1,000 Sponsorship: includes one table at the Alumni Dinner (8 tickets), a full page advertisement in the Alumni Dinner program, and recognition as a sponsor in the program, on event signage, and on event marketing materials


Reserve a seat for the alumni dinner

Please RSVP by May 11, 2017.

You may RSVP for this event online, by email to Michele Novachek or call 330-972-6363.


9 a.m. to noon at The C. Blake McDowell Law Center
2.5 hours of Professional Conduct presented by Peter Cahoon (’77), Professor Carolyn Dessin, and Thomas Pitts (’79)

Reserve a seat for the CLE program

Dinner advertising opportunities

  • $150 full-page, black-and-white advertisement in event program
  • $100 half-page, black-and-white advertisement in event program

Your support is appreciated!

To make a gift, please visit our giving site or contact Lia Evans.


Special rates are available by referring to “The University of Akron” at the following locations:

Sheraton Suites
1989 Front St.,
Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221
Phone: 330-929-3000 or 800-325-3535

Courtyard Akron Downtown
41 Furnace St,
Akron, OH 44308
Phone: 330-252-9228