Hilton UF Conference Center
UF Law graduates Sam M. Gibbons and Bill McBride – both war heroes, lawyers and politicians – will be inducted posthumously Friday into the Heritage of Leadership Society. The ceremony will be held at 3:30 p.m. in the Hilton University of Florida Conference Center, 1714 SW 34th St.
The event is closed to the public, but media are invited to cover the ceremony.
Co-workers, friends and family will speak in Gibbons’ and McBride’s honor and dedicate a glass etching bearing their images and a summary of their most significant accomplishments. The etching will be displayed on the second floor of Holland Hall on the law school campus as a permanent tribute to their contributions to the nation, the state and the university.
For more information about the Heritage of Leadership inductees, click here.
The Fall Book Awards will also take place during this event. Created to honor scholastic achievement in legal education, Book Awards recognize the outstanding student in each course at the Levin College of Law. The Book Award Program provides unrestricted funds to support students and student organizations, faculty teaching, research and development, and student/alumni programs and services. Book Awards in Graduate Tax courses provide unrestricted funds to support the Graduate Tax Program.
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