Go and do it: Former teacher, parent, law student wants to help people with special needs

Ask Tammy Schweinsberg how she feels about graduating from Stetson University with her J.D. and she will tell you that law school has blinked by in an instant. Tammy Schweinsberg. The busy single mom of six children ranging in ages from six to 19 was born and raised in St. Petersburg. A student in Stetson’s part-time J.D. program, she is the first person in her… » Read more


Judge Patrice Moore ’95 presents student leadership luncheon

Judge Patrice Moore ’95  presented the Feb. 18 leadership luncheon for students on the topic of community. Judge Patrice Moore ’95 presented at Stetson on Feb. 18. Photo by Amadu Wiltshire. “A good leader is a team player,” Judge Moore told the audience. As a judge serving in the Sixth Judicial Circuit Unified Family Court in Pinellas County, Florida, for more than four years, Judge… » Read more


Stetson hosts Inclusion Summit

On Feb. 6, Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, Florida, hosted a daylong event, “ Inclusion Summit: Developing Cultural Competence.”  The summit was designed to help foster an energized workplace, retain top talent and develop best practices for making inclusion a reality. Verna Myers was the keynote speaker at Stetson’s Inclusion Summit. Vernā Myers, a nationally recognized expert on diversity and inclusion, provided the… » Read more


Stetson Law assistant dean joins Leadership St. Pete

The St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership St. Pete named Stetson University College of Law Assistant Dean of Admissions and Student Financial Planning Laura Zuppo among 40 local executives participating in a six-month community leadership program. The mission of Leadership St. Pete, one of the oldest leadership programs in the U.S., is to identify, recruit and develop leaders who represent the diversity of the… » Read more


Stetson University names Ulmer Vice President for Development

Stetson University has named Jeffrey A. Ulmer vice president for development and alumni engagement. Ulmer joins Stetson from the University of Central Florida where he serves as assistant vice president overseeing fundraising at multiple academic colleges. Prior to that Ulmer was responsible for setting the strategic direction for UCF’s Athletic Development Program. Jeffrey A. Ulmer, vice president for development and alumni engagement at Stetson “I… » Read more


Law student honored at military appreciation banquet

Second-year part-time Stetson Law student William Mitchell was honored on March 4 at the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce Military Appreciation Banquet in Tampa with the Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year-Reserves award. At the banquet: Associate Dean and Professor of Law Michael Allen, William Mitchell and Dean and Professor of Law Chris Pietruszkiewicz. The award recognizes members of the military who show significant involvement in… » Read more


St. Petersburg mayor, representatives visit Stetson Law students

(L-R): Representative James Grant (JD ’09), Representative Kathleen Peters and St. Petersburg Mayor Bill Foster spoke at Stetson. Stetson Law Republicans Vice President J. Tyler Payne moderated the organization’s annual State and Local Politicians Panel on Oct. 22 in the Great Hall at Stetson Law in Gulfport with St. Petersburg Mayor Bill Foster, Representative James Grant (JD ’09), and Representative Kathleen Peters. The student organization… » Read more


BLSA students gather books for international book project to improve literacy in Ghana

Students Rickena Perry and Ariana Brooks kicked off the Black Law Students Association book drive on Oct. 21 in the breezeway at Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport. Students Rickena Perry and Ariana Brooks are gathering books in the breezeway for the Black Law Students Association book drive again on Oct. 28. Stetson’s BLSA is collecting children’s, teen and college-level books to donate to… » Read more


Legal Community in Action

On Oct. 22, the entire student body at Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, Fla., devoted a day to serving their community during the law school’s first Legal Community in Action Day: Serving the Public, Serving the Law and Serving the Profession.


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