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Female foes, Stetson-DeLand lead news

Research about competition among women and a guest editorial on the unique relationship between Stetson and DeLand led the news the week of Jan. 24-30. Some of the top placements include Psychology Today, Orlando Sentinel, Daytona Beach News-Journal and CheapScholar.org. Top stories for Jan. 24-30, 2014, include:

Top Stories

Research conducted by Chris Ferguson, Ph.D., was used in an article in Psychology Today, Jan. 26, regarding competitiveness among women.

Wendy Libby, Ph.D., wrote a guest editorial about the Stetson-DeLand community for the Orlando Sentinel, Jan. 27.

Greg McCann, J.D., was quoted in a Jan. 24 Daytona Beach News-Journal article regarding keys to success for family businesses. In addition, McCann was interviewed by the Volusia/Flagler Business Report about the Family Enterprise Center.

Volusia County School Board discussed Common Core at a daylong workshop in Stetson’s Lynn Business Center, reports the Daytona Beach News-Journal on Jan. 29. Two professors presented at that meeting: Betty Heins, Ed.D., spoke about single-gender classrooms, and Deborah Goldring, Ph.D., discussed a rebranding project for Volusia County Schools.

Other Stories in the News

Stetson received a brief mention for its Master of Accountancy program in a Jan. 29 article on CheapScholar.org. The author encourages students to enroll in Stetson’s online program.

A Jan. 23 article in The Sandspur mentioned Stetson as a peer institution for Rollins that offers a major in a healthcare field.

The Hand Art Center at Stetson opened two art exhibits of distinction on Jan. 24, according to Hometown News.

Stetson head basketball coach Corey Williams returned to his hometown to face Mercer on Jan. 24, according to The Telegraph.

Stetson students will be volunteering to assist local residents with their income tax returns again this year, reports the Daytona Beach News-Journal, Jan. 26.

David Stock, Ph.D., will present a program about birds at the Oklawaha Valley Audubon Society and Trout Lake Nature Center joint anniversary celebration the Jan. 25 Daily Commercial reports.

Robbie Carelli, a senior multimedia technician at Stetson, and a business partner will be moving their business, Persimmon Hollow Brewery to a garage in downtown DeLand. The pair received a grant from the city to convert the garage, reports the West Volusia Beacon.

Alumni in the News

Bill Newsome, a Stanford neurobiologist, will present “Brain, Mind and Free Will: Did My Neurons Make Me Do It?” on Feb. 10 as part of George Fox University’s Dalton Lecture Series, reports the Newberg Graphic.

Oscar Poole and Randall Elliott were honored at the New Smyrna Beach Community and Alumni Providing Scholarships (NSBCAPS) eighth annual Cuda Achievers Awards ceremony, according to Hometown News, Jan. 24.

Bleacher Report discussed Jacob deGrom’s major league prospects including the Mets and the Cardinals. deGrom pitched for Stetson before going to the minors.