More than 100 high school students celebrate Constitution Day at Stetson

A crowd of 120 Tampa Bay area high school students gathered in the Great Hall on Stetson University College of Law’s Gulfport campus on Sept. 17 to learn about Constitution Day during a special James Otis Lecture Series presentation. High school and middle school students in Tampa also attended via webcast. High school students gather for Constitution Day at Stetson Law. The presentation, coordinated by… » Read more


Local high school students Jumpstart to College at Stetson Law

Story by third-year student Valeria Obi The Black Law Students Association at Stetson hosted Jumpstart to College, an event to help high school students prepare for college, on Nov. 3 on the Gulfport campus. BLSA students (L-R) Willengy Ramos, Ashanti McBride, Stanton Fears, Michou Phenelus, Valeria Obi, Keyara Franklin and Michelae Hobbs gather at Jumpstart to College. Jumpstart to College was the follow up to… » Read more


Tampa Bay area high school students celebrate Constitution Day at Stetson Law

Nearly 100 Tampa Bay area high school students celebrated U.S. Constitution Day at Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport on Sept. 20. Stetson Law and the Tampa Bay Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates sponsored the James Otis Lecture Series educational program. Martin Dyckman, author and retired associate editor of the St. Petersburg Times, and Stetson constitutional law professor Louis Virelli, provided… » Read more


Local high school and law students debate international human rights in November

Students from Lakewood High School and Stetson University College of Law will debate international human rights policies Nov. 15 at 7 p.m. in the Great Hall at the Stetson University College of Law Gulfport campus, 1401 61st St. S.


Judge Thomas Stringer inspires high school students at Stetson Law

Judge Thomas E. Stringer Sr. spoke to high school students from Middleton High School in Tampa and the Tampa Bay Academy of Hope at a conference at Stetson Law in Gulfport last week designed to get young people interested in the law and motivated to follow their dreams.

Judge Stringer is Stetson’s first African-American law graduate and a distinguished jurist who frequently serves as a role model for minority and low-income students.


Students from Lakewood High School and Stetson Law debate terrorism and weapons of mass destruction Nov. 10

Students from Lakewood High School and Stetson University College of Law will debate terrorism and weapons of mass destruction at 6:30 p.m. on Nov. 10 in the Great Hall at 1401 61st St. S. at Stetson Law in Gulfport. The debate, “Building a Safer World: Defining the U.S.-U.N. Relationship for the 21st Century,” is open to the public and invites commentary from the community during an open microphone session.