Football frenzy, tobacco-free campus top news coverage
August 02, 2013
The Stetson community and its DeLand neighbors are happily anticipating the arrival of football to Stetson on Aug. 31. Another change – the move to a tobacco-free campus – has also made news recently. Notable national, regional and local media coverage includes Daytona Beach News-Journal, University Business, Florida Higher Education Spectator, Atlantic-Sun Insider and OurSportsCentral.com. Stetson’s news coverage for July 26-Aug. 1 includes:
- Stetson is expected to ban tobacco products on campus in 2014, according to a July 29 article on WKMG-TV. Additional coverage: Daytona Beach News-Journal, Florida Higher Education Spectator, WFTV-T, WRDQ-TV, University Business.
- Preparations for the return of Hatter football were covered by the Daytona Beach News Journal, Aug. 1. That paper also interviewed Coach Roger Hughes on July 31, and published results of the Pioneer Football League’s preseason coaches poll, July 30.
Other Stories in the News
- Florida Higher Education Spectator picked up an article on renovations to Spec Martin Stadium in preparation for Stetson football.
- Atlantic-Sun Insider featured Stetson student Katie DiGirolamo on July 22 for her success on and off the volleyball court.
- Stetson was mentioned in an article on EUintheUS.org about a symposium “Kierkegaard – A Christian Thinker for Our Time.” The article calls for papers to be submitted for presentation during the symposium.
- Stetson was mentioned in a July 28 article in the Daytona Beach News-Journal about the Stetson Mansion going on the market.
Alumni in the News
- Nick Rickles has been named Midwest League Player of the Week. Rickles was a 14 round draft pick in 2011 and is in his third season with the Oakland organization as a right-handed catcher for the Beloit Snappers, according to OurSportsCentral.com.
- Liz Graf has had her third essay published in the “Chicken Soup” book series, reports a July 31 article in the Daytona Beach News-Journal. The newest collection of inspirational stories, released June 25, pairs pieces from past books with new stories telling how the “Chicken Soup” pieces affected readers.