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Sandy Hook

Stetson will host the first of two forums on school safety tonight in the Stetson Room. In this photo, first responders attend vigil for victims of shooting at Sandy Hook in Newtown, Conn.

Monday night, March 11, is the first of two post-Newtown forums that Stetson is hosting, both open to the public, 6-8:30 p.m., in the Stetson Room, CUB. Tonight’s forum will focus on Safety at Schools and Campuses. Panelists will include:

Candace Lankford, Vice Chairman, Volusia County School Board; Robert Matusick, Director of Public Safety, Stetson University; James Ramsay, Ph.D., Chair of the Homeland Security Department, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University; Bob Lambert, Lieutenant, Volusia County Sheriff’s Office.

The second forum, Wednesday, March 20, will focus on Mental Health and Violence in Schools, Campuses and the Community. Panelists will include:

Amy Hall, Ph.D., Volusia County District Counseling Specialist, Student Support Services; Ivan Fleishman, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist in DeLand, Fla.; Nancy Jacobsen, LMFT, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in DeLand, Fla.; Meghan Walter, Ph.D., Coordinator, School Counseling Program at Stetson University.

Although both forums are free and open to the public, space is limited and attendees must register prior to the events. To register go to https://secure.stetson.edu/forms/artsci/political-science/rsvp/index.php.

Senator Bob Graham, former Florida Governor, will be the keynote speaker Friday, March 15, 7 p.m., Stetson Room, CUB, at Stetson’s 42nd Annual Floyd M. Riddick Model United States Senate. The public is invited to attend.

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