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Congressman Shaw, college rankings top news

The passing of former Florida Congressman E. Clay Shaw, Jr. (a Stetson alumnus), and U.S. News & World Report’s annual college rankings created significant media coverage about Stetson over the past week. Notable national and local placements include NBCNews.com, Orlando Sentinel, Miami Herald, Sun Sentinel, Bay News 9, WESH, WFTV, WOFL, Chronicle of Higher Education and Washington Post. Top stories for Sept. 6-Sept. 12 include:

Top Stories

Other Stories in the News

  • Law Professor Peter Fitzgerald is quoted in the Sept. 6 News Talk Florida radio report, “How Non GMA Activists Have Mischaracterized The EU Trade Partnership.”
  • The Daytona Beach News-Journal mentioned Stetson and the newly renovated Spec Martin Memorial Stadium in a Sept. 10 article about Deltona officials considering construction of a new sports stadium.
  • News of Tampa Bay Children’s Chorus participating in a combined performance with the Stetson University Concert Choir was published in the Sept. 10 Tampa Tribune.
  • The American published an article Sept. 11 on the single-sex education debate, acknowledging researchers at Stetson who studied and compared single-sex and co-ed classes in Florida elementary schools.
  • Law Professor Susan Rozelle is quoted in the Sept. 7 Ledger article, “7 Years Later, Victim Still Awaiting Closure.” The article also ran in the News-Chief.
  • Stetson was mentioned in a Sept. 11 article in the Daytona Beach News-Journal regarding activities in remembrance of 9/11.
  • Law Professor Luz Nagle joined a panel at Bay News 9 on Sept. 11 discussing the conflict in Syria and President Obama’s speech to the nation.

Alumni in the News

  • Amy Creech-Gionis, D.D.S., is featured in Healthcare Global as well as Digital Journal addressing the improved dental services through sedation dentistry.
  • According to the Sept. 10 Tampa Bay Times, Law alumnus John Grandoff III has been appointed to the Tampa Port Authority board.
  • Law alumna Bonnie Polk was elected vice chairwoman of the Judicial Nominating Commission for the 12th Circuit, according to the Sept. 9 Herald Tribune.
  • According to the Sept. 7 Exec Digital, Law alumnus, Farr Law Firm president and managing partner David A. Holmes was recently accepted to Leadership Florida’s Class XXXII.
  • According to the Sept. 6 Daily Commercial, Law alumnus and assistant state attorney Bill Gross has announced his retirement in December.
  • The Sept. 7 Daytona Beach News-Journal reports that Michael D. Chiumento is celebrating the 40th anniversary of Chiumento Selis Dwyer.