Firm pledges $20,000 in support of outstanding OU students’ legal education
NORMAN, Okla. – University of Oklahoma College of Law students Chloë Coleman and Jimmy Lai were recently named recipients of Crowe & Dunlevy’s Diversity Scholars Program scholarship, an honor awarded to OU Law candidates each year who meet qualifications of academic achievement, financial need and commitment to the law. Each scholarship recipient was awarded $2,000 per semester based on the student’s exemplary progress and performance, for a total commitment of $10,000 per recipient.
Crowe & Dunlevy first established the firm’s Diversity Scholars Program at the University of Oklahoma College of Law in 2005. Since then, more than a quarter of a million dollars in scholarships have been awarded to outstanding candidates.
Coleman graduated in 2015 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Texas Christian University, where she received the Society of Professional Journalism Mark of Excellence Award and the Texas Intercollegiate Press Association Excellence in Collegiate Journalism Award. Since that time, she has worked in the communications industry, where she interned for CNN.
Lai graduated in 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in marketing from the University of Central Oklahoma. Since that time, he has worked in the sales and research industries and has published work in the textbook, Developing Workforce Diversity Programs, Curriculum and Degrees in Higher Education. During his time on the UCO campus, Lai was active in the promotion and recruitment of more than 1,000 students for the university’s cross-cultural program and is fluent in Mandarin, Japanese, German and English.