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duPont-Ball Library, 3+3 agreement lead news

DuPont-Ball Library’s anniversary and a new partnership between Stetson College of Law and the University of South Florida topped Stetson’s news coverage this week. Notable national and local placements include the Washington Post, Tampa Bay Business Journal, Daytona Beach News-Journal, Florida Times Union, WUSF, and Tampa Tribune. Coverage for April 12-18, 2013, includes:

Top News

  • Stetson University’s duPont-Ball Library was highlighted in a Daytona Beach News-Journal article on April 13, as it celebrated its 125th anniversary as a Federal Depository Library.
  • WUSF, affiliate WSMR, the Tampa Bay Times, Tampa Tribune, Tampa Bay Business Journal and the USF Oracle have all run stories on April 17 about the 3 + 3 agreement between Stetson and USF. The April 15 Tampa Bay Newswire also ran news of the signing event.
  • Law Professor Paul Boudreaux did an interview with the Ledger for the April 16 article, “Report: Winter Haven City Manager Deric Feacher Close to Deal on The Landings.”
  • Stetson was featured in a Daytona Beach News-Journal article on April 13, for partnering with Feeding Children Everywhere to package 40,000 healthy meals that will be distributed to local Volusia County School food pantries.
  • Law Professor Darryl Wilson appeared on the April 12 Bay News 9 In Depth segment hourly discussing the trend of people squatting in properties using Old English law as a defense.

Other News

  • The April 17 Daytona Beach News-Journal quotes Law adjunct professor and alumnus Adam Levine in the article, “Attorney settles with Daytona hospital over infection.”
  • According to an April 17 article in the Daytona Beach News-Journal, Stetson will host a Green Symposium on April 26 discussing how environmentally sustainable practices can help fuel economic growth.
  • Stetson student, Sasha Strzesak, was quoted in a Daytona Beach News-Journal article on April 12 in regards to renovations taking place at a Holly Hill apartment complex.
  • Stetson was mentioned in a Daytona Beach News Journal online article on April 12 regarding the upcoming production of “Dancing at Lughnasa.” Stetson Univesrity will be holding the production April 19-20 at 8 p.m. and April 21 at 3 p.m.
  • The April 18 Tampa Bay Times mentions the human trafficking forum held at Stetson’s Tampa Law Center.
  • Distinguished Nichols lecturer Michael Barton spoke with reporters while visiting Stetson’s Gulfport campus for stories that aired on WUSF and WMNF.
  • The April 16 Orlando Sentinel mentions Stetson’s excellent bar passage rate of 93.9 percent.
  • The current Florida Bar News is running an article mentioning Stetson law students work at Pinellas Safe Harbor during the “raising the Bar” event.
  • Stetson conductor, Timothy Peter, was mentioned in a Florida Times Union on April 13. Peter participated in the National Festival Chorus at Carnegie Hall in New York City.
  • Michael A. Denner, associate professor of Russian studies, was mentioned in a Daytona Beach News-Journal article on April 14. Denner will be presenting a program “Walking in Tolstoy’s path” in Daytona Beach.
  • Stetson was mentioned in a Daytona Beach News-Journal article on April 16 in regards to smoke-free campus policies.
  • Stetson was featured in a Daytona Beach News-Journal article on April 14 regarding its annual Showcase event. The day-long event will highlight undergraduate research and creative projects representing the academic disciplines across the DeLand campus.

Alumni in the News

  • Law alumnus Lucas Fleming’s role with Lawyers for Literacy, a program that helps children learn to read, was the focus of this week’s Bay News 9 Everyday Heroes segment.
  • Ken Keck was featured in a Porterville Recorder article on April 11. Keck will be leading the California Citrus Research Board which fights against the Asian citrus psyllid. Additional news coverage on this story is: Western Farm Press .
  • Stetson Law graduate Elizabeth Mitchell is mentioned in the April 16 Rome News-Tribune Small Business Snapshot.
  • Kenneth Stilson was featured in a Southeast Missouri State University article on April 11. Stilson will be participating in an upcoming performance of an award-winning comedy titled “Murphy’s Law.”
  • Jacki Rawiszer was highlighted in a Heritage of Florida Jewish News article on April 12. Rawiszer has been elected secretary of the American Conference of cantors for a three-year term beginning in July 2013.
  • Stetson Law alumna Julie Ozburn, the new legal counsel for the Domestic Abuse Council, is mentioned in the April 14 Daytona Beach News-Journal “Who’s New.”
  • Melissa Pilgrim was featured in a Herald Journal article on April 15. Pilgrim has been named director of research at USC Upstate.
  • The April 14 Watchdog Report mentions that Law alumnus Martin Fitzpatrick has been named to the Circuit Court of the Second Judicial Circuit.
  • Jacquelyn Gentry was mentioned in a Washington Post article on April 15. Gentry died on March 26 at the age of 76. Gentry received a U.S. Public Health Service special recognition award for work on developing an AIDS hotline.

Keep up with what’s happening at Stetson University campuses through Stetson Today. Additional news coverage can be found at: DeLand campus In the News and Law Faculty in the News.

Links to recent news releases from the Law and DeLand campuses can be found here: DeLand campus news releases and College of Law news releases.