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Conner Suddick

Student at Hamline University majoring in Legal Studies and Social Justice
From the Great Lakes region, Conner Suddick is an honors student at Hamline University studying legal studies, social justice, and nonprofit administration. Conners research interests include inclusive LGBTQ+ identities and policy, access to justice, paralegal education, and alternative legal service delivery models. Conner has received two collaborative research grants through Hamline, and his research has been published in local and national publications. In 2019, he completed his departmental honors thesis on licensing paralegals to practice a limited scope of law to bolster access to justice in Minnesota. Outside of his research, He has volunteered extensively in legal aid and public interest organizations. He serves on the board of OutFront Minnesota, Minnesotas largest LGBTQ+ advocacy organization. He organized the first-ever Access to Justice Conference, bringing in over 150 attendees from 18 colleges, and Hamline's inaugural TEDx event. As a result of his community engagement and academic achievement, he was recognized as a 2016 University of Wisconsin James E. Jones Pre-law Scholar, a 2017 Newman Civic Fellow, and a 2018 Truman Scholar by the Harry S. Truman Foundation. Conner is passionate about the intersection of law and social justice, and aspires to be a public interest law researcher, community organizer, and social justice educator. He aims to use community-defined research to inform evidence-based policy.
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Conner Suddick Earns Dean's List Honors for Spring 2019

Conner Suddick was named to Hamline University's College of Liberal Arts Dean's List. Suddick is majoring in Legal Studies and Social Justice and is a member of the class of 2019. Suddick was amo...

June, 13 2019 - Verified by Hamline University
Conner Suddick Inducted to Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society

Conner Suddick of Suamico received the Phi Beta Kappa stole and key during a ceremony at Hamline University on May 2, 2019. The Phi Beta Kappa honor society was founded with a mission to foster an...

May, 16 2019 - Verified by Hamline University
Conner Suddick Achieves Hamline University Honors

Conner Suddick of Suamico, WI will wear the hard-earned Hamline University Honors pin and stole--signifiers of excellence in their educational paths, both inside and outside the classroom--on Satur...

May, 15 2019 - Verified by Hamline University
Conner Suddick Named to Hamline University College of Liberal Arts Dean's List

Conner Suddick of Suamico, WI, has been named to Hamline University College of Liberal Arts Dean's List for the Fall 2018 semester. To be eligible for the Dean's List, students must carry a semest...

February, 20 2019 - Verified by Hamline University
Conner Suddick was recognized for studying abroad
An immersive, semester-long program, with an internship at the center. The focus is on peace building and conflict transformation in Northern Ireland. Students live in Derry-Londonderry for the majority of the program, with the exception of a four day orientation on the north coast and an extended field visit to Dublin and the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland later in the semester. Students begin their seven-week-long internship placements, supported by weekly seminars, in week four. The final two weeks of the program offer time for reflection and the completion of independent research projects.
Spring 2018 - Added by Conner
Conner Suddick was recognized for making the Dean's List
Recognized on the Dean's List for 6 academic semesters.
Fall 2015 - Fall 2018 - Added by Conner
Conner Suddick was recognized for earning an academic award
Awarded a selective talent scholarship of $20,000.00 for vocal performance at Hamline University
Fall 2015 - Added by Conner
Conner Suddick was recognized for earning a scholarship
The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation was created by Congress in 1975 to be the nations living memorial to President Harry S. Truman. The Foundation has a mission to select and support the next generation of public service leaders. The Truman award has become one of the most prestigious national scholarships in the United States. Annually, candidates for the Truman Scholarship go through a rigorous, multi-stage selection process. In 2018, there were 756 candidates for the award nominated by 311 colleges and universities, a record number of institutions. The 194 finalists for the award were interviewed in March and early April at one of sixteen regional selection panels. Fifty-nine new Truman Scholars were selected in 2018. Recipients of the Truman Scholarship receive a $30,000 scholarship toward graduate school and the opportunity to participate in professional development programming to help prepare them for careers in public service leadership. I was recognized in 2018 representing the state of Wisconsin, Hamline University, and wrote my policy proposal on creating alternative practice models to the legal profession to mitigate the Justice gap.
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Conner Suddick was recognized for earning an academic award
Awarded the Department of Legal Studies' "Departmental Service Award"
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Conner Suddick was recognized for earning an academic award
Eliza A. Drew Prize in Legal Studies
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Omicron Delta Kappa
Omicron Delta Kappa, the National Leadership Honor Society, recognizes and encourages superior leadership and exemplary character. OK encourages collaboration among members across the five phases celebrated by OK: scholarship, athletics, service, communications, and arts. Founded in 1914 at Washington and Lee University, OK honors and develops leaders through scholarships, workshops, career opportunities, leadership resources, and a lifelong connection to other members. Inducted as a junior as a member of Hamline Universitys circle, which is recognized as a Presidential Circle of Excellence.
Fall 2017 - Spring 2019 - Hamline University
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Law and Justice Society
Spring 2016 - Fall 2017 - Hamline University
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Hamline University Honors
The University Honors Program emerges out of Hamlines mission, values, and vision. It is an opportunity for students to make the most of their undergraduate careers by pursuing academic excellence, undergraduate research, community involvement, and individual development. Students who participate in the University Honors Program seek out academic challenges, create community with one another, and find their achievements recognized and validated. They exemplify the way Hamline students pursue and prepare for lives of leadership, scholarship, and service. At the end of the program, students must complete an honors defense colloquium to prove they have completed the necessary breadth and depth to be granted this recognition from the University.
Spring 2016 - Spring 2019 - Verified by Hamline University
Experiential Access to Justice: Formulating Clinical Legal Education for Paralegals
Published in a peer-reviewed national publication called "The Legal Educator"
Publications
Lacking affordable legal assistance is a public health issue
Opinion piece I wrote with Hamline student Raie Gessesse '20
Articles
Beyond the Binary: Practical Advice for Using Gender Pronouns
A primer I wrote with my supervisor at Gender Justice about using gender pronouns to promote trans-inclusive practices.
Publications

Dean's list 2 Achievement 2

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