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Stetson University in the News April 24-30, 2015

Stetson University was in the news the week of April 24-30, 2015, in the following media outlets:

  • The April 23 TIME magazine article, “Why Nursing Homes Need to Have Sex Policies,” quotes Law Professor Roberta Flowers.
  • Law Professor Charles Rose is quoted in the April 24 Tampa Tribune article, “Petraeus gets 2 years’ probation Disgraced general also ordered to pay $100K in fines.” The April 22 Orange County Register quotes Professor Rose in the article, “$650,000 Deal at Almost Unheard of Speed.” Bloomberg News and other outlets also ran the article.
  • Associate Dean and Professor of Law Michael Allen did an interview with Bay News 9 that aired April 28 about the Supreme Court hearing the gay marriage cases.
  • Law Professor Peter Lake is quoted in the April 26 Harvard Crimson article, “Government Releases Guidance on Title IX Coordinator Position.”
  • Family Business was the topic of a feature in Success.com, and Peter Begalla was quoted in the story.
  • “Study: Video Games Don’t Trigger Agression in Adults with Autism” – U.S. News and World Report ; YahooNews.com and maxconsole.com-Underground features Dr. Chris Ferguson.
  • Dr. Chris Ferguson wrote the article, “Don’t get into a moral panic with so-called violent video games” which ran in Turkish Daily News, Hurriyetdailynews.com.
  • Stetson Law student Starcee Brown is the Single Parent Scholarship Award Winner, according to PRWeb and national outlets running the April 28 story.
  • The April 28 Tampa Bay Times College Notebook ran news of Stetson Law’s upcoming commencement in May.
  • The April 28 State Times in India reported that the Law School University of Jammu team was awarded the Spirit of Stetson during the International Environmental Moot Court.
  • The April 22 PRWeb reported that Stetson won the AAJ National Student Trial Advocacy Competition.
  • The April 21 Targeted News Service reported that the “Law Society of Ireland Wins Stetson’s International Environmental Moot Court.”
  • Profitquotes.com announced Scholly Wins 10th annual Cupid’s Cup Business Competition, sponsored by UnderArmour founder and CEO Kevin Plank. ZOOS Greek Iced Teas (Stetson University), maker of a bottled caffeine-free Greek iced tea, was one of the six finalists. Also covered by Reuters Online, Telecom Expense Management, and many other outlets.
  • Former Stetson University Trustee Chauncey Paul Johnson, 83, of Santa Rosa, Ca., passed away April 9, 2015, as reported in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Chicago Tribune. A memorial service will be planned in the coming months.
  • DeLand eatery (Cress), owned by Stetson Math Professor/renowned chef Hari Pulapaka named ‘top find’ by Travel Channel, as reported in Daytona Beach News-Journal, April 28.
  • Article on Russian nationalism negatively affects foreign relations, in The Digital Universe, was translated by Stetson University.
  • “Kids learn importance of caring for planet” part of Earth Day coverage at the Gillespie Museum, Daytona Beach News-Journal.
  • Law professors Rebecca Morgan and Mary Alice Jackson were quoted in West Volusia Beacon in article “When to say goodbye” about advance directives/living wills.
  • “Stetson students make a difference for kids at Children’s Home Society of Florida” in Daytona Beach News-Journal. Stetson students have volunteers at Sunshine House for more than 18 years.
  • “Vietnam War peace activist speaks at Stetson” in early April, as reported in DeLand Beacon
  • Global War on Terror talks at Stetson – reported in Central Florida News 13.
  • Bluemner’s Europe: The Mediterranean in the Hand Art Center, and music concerts are promoted in the Orlando Sentinel’s “Freebie Friday: Birthday Freebies and other free stuff.”
  • Daytona Beach News-Journal promoted graduating senior Jennifer Ter Keurst’s senior recital, and the Music School’s performance by the Percussion Ensemble in Things to do Friday.
  • NewsChief.com reported bassoonist Christopher Gonzalez won First Coast Wind Ensemble Concerto Competition for High School Musicians. He studies with Ashley Heintzen of Stetson.
  • “Take your bicycles home” announcement included in WN.com.

Alumni in the News

  • “Apple Inc. and Facebook Inc: Two Tech Stocks Among Glaxis Capital Management’s Top Picks” – Glaxis Capital Management was co-founded by Matt Miller, finance graduate from Stetson. News reported in TechnologyToday.com, EIN Presswire
  • Alum Sarah Bunton, advocate for the LGBTQ community, authors a blog on HuffingtonPost.com entitled Bump Birth and Beyond, a blog for high-risk pregnancies, chronic illness, and the ups and downs of motherhood.
  • The April 26 PR Web reported that Law alumnus Bradley Frigon is now practicing in the state of Wyoming in addition to Colorado and Kansas.
  • The April 25 Orlando Sentinel reported that Law alumna Melanie Marsh will take over the role as Lake County’s chief legal adviser.
  • The April 24 Naples Daily News quoted Law alumnus Jim Bonaquist regarding law firm trends in advertising.
  • The April 21 PRWeb announced that Law alumnus Andrew D. Spence has joined the Clearwater law firm of Carlson, Meissner, Hart & Hayslett, P.A.
  • The April 22 PRIDE Center reported that Law alumnus Rand Hoch of the Palm Beach Human Rights Council has been awarded Diversity Honors, which recognize people who make a difference in South Florida. The award will be presented on May 9 at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.
  • Feature on alum Frank Farmer: “Former surgeon general to retire after a varied career” in OrmondBeachObserver.com. Distinguished career has taken him from college, to Vietnam, to office of Florida Surgeon General, and most recently, induction into the Florida Veterans Hall of Fame.
  • The photographs of alum Raymond Smith, American Studies major, featured currently at MOCA Jacksonville, capture life in 1974, as reported in Florida Times Union/Jacksonville.com.
  • Alum Lynn Koller, writer for Brintech, wrote the article “Intranets: A World of possibilities,” in French, published in Technology Evaluation Centers.com.
  • Leonard Pitts’ opinion piece, published in the Orlando Sentinel, is about alumna Britt McHenry, “Self-absorbed ESPN reporter gained fame, lost humanity.” Also reported in ideastream.org, WCPN-FM
  • Alum Edward Wimberley, Naples, ’68, wrote opinion piece “Don’t Eliminate Degrees” in News-Press.com, PostCrescent.com and Poughkeepsie Journal.
  • blogLakelandChamber.com reports alumnus Robert E. Puterbaugh is named to Lakeland Regional Health Senior Counsel to the Board.
  • Alum Paula Hawley was awarded Superintendent of Distinction, reported in Pikepress.com.
  • idleclassmag.com/gracemikellramsey blog “Things left unsaid: (alum) Grace Mikell Ramsey believes in storytelling. She paints the picture. The rest is up to you.”
  • Stetson alumnus cellist Griffin Browne is featured soloist in Memphis Symphony Orchestra, reported in StateGazette.com.
  • Alum James Olin Clements Jr., died April 18, at 83, as reported in Daytona Beach News-Journal. He participated in the 1952 Olympic Diving Trials, and was a former principal of Lake Helen Elementary, George Marks Elementary, DeLand Junior High, and DeLand Senior High Schools.
  • Alum Richard Allen Lynn died at 59, as reported in the Daytona Beach News-Journal.
  • Alum Clarence Dean Gatch died. He attended Stetson in 1950.  JacksonCountytimes.net
  • Alum Nancy Garthwaite died at 86. She graduated Stetson with degree in education, as reported in Orlando Sentinel.
  • Patricia Erwin Nordman, 80, former archivist at Stetson, passed away, reported in DeLand Beacon. 

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