Free civics summer Camp O’Connor offered for middle-school students

Camp O’Connor 2019 applications will open Jan. 7. Camp O’Connor is a free, week-long summer program providing civics education and leadership development for middle-school students that is offered by the Sandra Day O’Connor Institute. The 2019 camp, now in its third year, will be held June 10-14 in downtown Phoenix at the Beus Center for […]

Doug Ducey proclaims Sept. 25 as Sandra Day O’Connor Day

The Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University and the Sandra Day O’Connor Institute will celebrate the inaugural Sandra Day O’Connor Day Tuesday, Sept. 25, the day the first woman, Justice Sandra Day O’Connor was sworn in to the Supreme Court of the U.S. In recognition of the day and her accomplishments, […]

O’Connor Institute to host panel discussion on ‘Dark Money’

The Sandra Day O’Connor Institute is hosting a free credentialed panel discussion on the topic of “Dark Money” or Anonymous Free Speech at an upcoming Issues and Answers Forum at the Arizona Heritage Center Steele Auditorium, 1300 N. College Ave. in Tempe. The event is from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 29 and will discuss “Dark […]

‘Dinner with Lincoln’ raises $500,000 for Sandra Day O’Connor Institute

The Sandra Day O’Connor Institute’s annual history dinner — this year titled Dinner with Lincoln — raised $500,000 dollars for its educational programs. The Sandra Day O’Connor Institute hosted their annual dinner event on Nov. 10, at the Arizona Biltmore, 2400 E. Missouri Ave. in Phoenix. Dinner with Lincoln featured Pulitzer Prize Winner and Presidential […]

O’Connor Institute to host former Director of Central Intelligence James Woolsey

The Sandra Day O’Connor Institute Distinguished Speakers Series will present former Director of Central Intelligence, James Woolsey at a luncheon Tuesday, Feb. 13 at the Montelucia Resort, 4949 E. Lincoln Drive in the Town of Paradise Valley. Mr. Woolsey has served under four U.S. Presidential administrations, including Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush and […]

Global dignitary Elisabeth Rehn to speak in Phoenix on Sept. 26

Global dignitary, Elisabeth Rehn, a former minister of defense of Finland and undersecretary general of the United Nations will speak at a Phoenix luncheon on Tuesday, Sept. 26. Minister Rehn received an invitation from former US Ambassador to Finland, Barbara Barrett, who will moderate the luncheon presented by The Sandra Day O’Connor Institute Distinguished Speakers […]

O’Connor Institute taps six to Board of Directors

The Sandra Day O’Connor Institute, 111 E. Tyler St. in Phoenix, has named six members to its Board of Directors. The Institute appointed Sara Begley, Rich Endicott, Matthew Feeney, Chris Herstam, Mac Perlich and Jane Roig each to a three-year term, according to a press release. “We are delighted to have these extraordinary leaders join […]

A supreme evening of jazz concert to benefit ASU law students

The Sandra Day O’Connor Institute will present “A Supreme Evening of Jazz” to support the Sandra Day O’Connor Scholarship on Friday, January 20, 2017. The Sandra Day O’Connor Institute established the scholarship fund to assist gifted students at the ASU Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, according to a press release. The benefit concert will […]

Sandra Day O’Connor Institute names three new board members, two new advisory board members

The Sandra Day O’Connor Institute has appointed Chevy Humphrey, Mi-Ai Parrish and Gay Wray to its board of directors for three-year terms. Board officers they join for the 2016-17 year are Chairman Peter M. Hayes, Salt River Project associate general manager and chief public affairs executive; Vice Chairman Deborah Bateman, executive vice president, National Bank […]