Law school commended by California Lt. Governor
The Levin College of Law has received a commendation from California Lieutenant Governor Cruz Bustamante, in honor of the law school’s placement among the top 10 law schools in the country by Hispanic Business Magazine. “Your commitment to providing quality education is highly commendable, and an inspiration to many underrepresented people. I am pleased to know others are taking tremendous steps to make higher education attainable to all,” said Bustamante in a letter to Dean Jon Mills. Hispanic Business Magazine, a nationally distributed publication, ranked the Levin College of Law fourth in the nation in its September issue on the “Top 10 Law Schools for Hispanic Students.” Also included in the list were University of Miami, Loyola Marymount (Los Angeles), St. Mary’s University (San Antonio), Stanford, University of Texas, Texas Southern (Houston), Fordham, University of Southern California and Arizona State University. According to Hispanic Business, editors took into consideration — in addition to academic and faculty stature — such items as minority recruitment and retention (among students and faculty), mentoring programs, student activities and associations, professional internship opportunities, career placement services, networking alumni associations and financial aid availability.