August 26, 2021


FAMU Law Alum and Orange County Judge Andrew Bain to Deliver Keynote Address
at Rescheduled 2020 Hooding Ceremony

ORLANDO, Fla – The 16th Annual Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law Hooding Ceremony is scheduled for 9 a.m. on Saturday, August 28, 2021 at the Dr. Phillips Center Frontyard Festival at Seneff Arts Plaza in Orlando.
The ceremony recognizes graduates of fall 2019, spring 2020, and summer 2020 classes. Due to the pandemic, the ceremony was unable to be held earlier. A limited number of graduates are returning to ceremoniously be recognized and receive the doctoral hood for the juris doctor degree. Orange County’s first Black male judge to take the bench in over 25 years, Andrew Bain is the keynote speaker. Judge Bain is also an alum of FAMU Law. Kai Murphy is being recognized as the valedictorian and earned the magna cum laude distinction among a field of candidates that features multiple honors graduates. FAMU President Larry Robinson, Ph.D. and FAMU College of Law Dean Deidré A. Keller are scheduled to provide remarks and special recognitions. Masks are expected to be worn by all attendees. The ceremony will be lived streamed on and FAMU College of Law’s Facebook


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