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2021 Celebration

On May 6, 2021, Dean Craig M. Boise raised a toast to the Class of 2021, marking graduates’ passage from law students to law alumni and faculty members conferred awards and other academic recognitions, including the top three graduates of the Class of 2021 and the 2021 ALI-CLE Scholarship and Leadership, Seeley Johnson, National Association of Women Lawyers, Paul Shipman Andrews, Outstanding Graduate, and Pro Bono Service awards.

In addition, and continuing with College of Law tradition, we will celebrate the members of the faculty and staff who will receive this year’s Res Ipsa Loquitor, Lucet Lux Mundum, and Outstanding Staff awards.

Congratulations J.D. and LL.M. grads of the Class of 2021! YOU DID IT!!

2020-2021 Commencement Speaker

Joanna Geraghty L’97

President & Chief Operating Officer

Joanna Geraghty is President & Chief Operating Officer of JetBlue,   responsible for       JetBlue’s operations and commercial performance including   airports, customer support,   flight operations, inflight service, system   operations, and technical operations; safety   and security; network and   airline partnerships; advertising, brand and marketing; and   revenue   management and sales.

Geraghty’s focus is on delivering a leading customer service experience and   enhancing   operational and commercial performance while nurturing   JetBlue’s unique culture and   standing as one of the best places to work.

Prior to being named President & COO she served as JetBlue’s Executive Vice President,   Customer Experience, responsible for Airport Operations, Customer Support, and Inflight Service. She served as Executive Vice President, Chief People Officer from 2010-2014, after serving as Vice President and Associate General Counsel and Director of Litigation and Regulatory Affairs. Geraghty has been with the New York-based airline since 2005.

Geraghty is a member of the board of the JetBlue Foundation and chairperson of the board of Concern Worldwide, an international not for profit. Before joining JetBlue, she was a partner at the law firm Holland & Knight. She received her B.A. from the College of the Holy Cross, her master’s in international relations from Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, and her J.D. from Syracuse University College of Law.

About JetBlue

JetBlue is New York’s Hometown Airline®, and a leading carrier in Boston, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood, Los Angeles (Long Beach), Orlando, and San Juan. JetBlue carries more than 42 million customers a year to 100+ cities in the US, Caribbean, and Latin America with an average of more than 1,000 daily flights.

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Class of 2021 Slideshow

2021 Graduation Celebration Student Candids