Stetson hosts events to raise awareness about discrimination for diversity week

Stetson’s Gulfport campus hosted a series of events during diversity week, Feb. 29-March 4, to raise awareness about discrimination. Professor Rebecca Morgan, co-director of the Center for Excellence in Elder Law,  led a discussion with students on ageism. Photo by Karun Rivero, 2L. An evening film and discussion on Feb. 25, “Cracking the Codes: The System of Racial Inequality,” hosted by the Social Justice Advocacy… » Read more


Student trial team member, mom and student leader receives multiple scholarships

Student Starcee Brown, a member of the Stetson law school trial team and single parent to her two-year-old son, recently received the Bar Study Scholarship from the Malcolm Cunningham, Sr. Bar Association. The bar association awards scholarships to well-deserving third-year African American students preparing to sit for the Florida Bar exam. Student Starcee Brown and son Brynson. Photo courtesy Starcee Brown. Brown received the scholarship … » Read more


83 Degrees Media – Jan. 19, 2016 – Professor Brooke Bowman

Professor Brooke Bowman is quoted in 83 Degrees Media.… » Read more


Environmental ethics expert presents at Stetson

Stetson University College of Law hosted EPA senior enforcement attorney Mike Walker as part of the Edward and Bonnie Foreman Biodiversity Lecture series on Sept. 29. A crowd of students, faculty, staff and members of the community gathered to hear Walker speak in the Great Hall. Walker discussed how diversity is the key to stability in ecology. Trained as a biologist-botanist after the renowned Aldo… » Read more


Panel discusses Diversity in the Workplace

Professor Joseph Morrissey moderated a panel discussion on Diversity in the Workplace on Stetson’s Gulfport campus on March 4. (Foreground L-R): Ramil Kaminsky, Jason Liu, Professor Joseph Morrissey, Brittany Maxey and David Brunell. Attorneys in the region David J. Brunell ’11, Ramil Kaminsky ’13, Jason Liu and Brittany Maxey ’07 discussed their personal experiences facing challenges to an inclusive workplace. The panel and dinner for… » 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 is Diversity Outreach Champion

Stetson University College of Law was honored with a Diversity Outreach Champion Award during the Honors and Appreciation Luncheon at the 10th Annual National Black Pre-Law Conference and Law Fair in Houston, Texas, on Oct. 24. Carmen Johnson J.D. ’12 accepted the honor for Stetson. Stetson was honored as a Diversity Outreach Champion for its “sustained commitment to reaching out to Black prospective applicants through… » Read more


Stetson honored by CLEO for helping diversify the legal profession

Stetson University College of Law was honored in the nation’s capital by the Council on Legal Education Opportunity for helping diversify the legal profession. CLEO honored Stetson during the fall semester among 45 law schools, 45 law firms, corporations, associations and 45 individuals who played a critical role in the financial viability of CLEO since 2000. Stetson was included in the inaugural group of William… » Read more


George Edgecomb Bar Association recognizes Stetson Professor of Law Bruce Jacob with diversity award

Stetson University Dean Emeritus and Professor of Law Bruce Jacob ’59 received the Delano S. Stewart Diversity Award on April 29 in Tampa, Fla. Stetson Law graduate George Hunter ’99 presented Jacob the award during the George Edgecomb Bar Association 30th Annual Scholarship Banquet. Dean Emeritus and Professor of Law Bruce Jacob. While serving as Stetson’s dean, Jacob greatly increased the number of minority full-time… » Read more


Stetson University professor Bruce Jacob honored for his commitment to diversity in the legal profession

Stetson University College of Law Dean Emeritus and Professor of Law Bruce Jacob has recently been named a Power 100 Advocate by the media company On Being a Black Lawyer for his commitment to diversity in the legal profession. On Being a Black Lawyer will publish the second annual edition of “The Power 100” on Feb. 1, 2013, in honor of Black History Month. Bruce… » Read more