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Stetson University In the News, Oct. 16-22, 2015

Top Stories:

The Daytona Beach News Journal, ESPN and countless other news media outlets featured DeLand native and former Hatter baseball star Jacob deGrom in several articles on Oct. 15.

Matthew Wilson, Ph.D., Assistant professor of Sport Management, was interviewed by StarTribune on Oct. 18.

On Oct. 20, Stetson University was listed ranked as one of the top 45 online graduate accounting programs by Accounting Degree Review, as reported by WAFF, KTVN, WFIE, and over 60 other news outlets.

A team led by K.C. Ma, Ph.D., director of the George Investments Institute and professor of Finance, was featured by U.S.News, Yahoo Finance, MyInforms, and seven other news outlets on Oct. 16.

Professor Ma was also quoted by Yahoo Finance, MyInforms, U.S. News & World Report, and six other news outlets in the Oct. 19 article titled “8 Unusual Unglamorous Investment Opportunities.”

News of Stetson’s Special Needs Trusts Conference quoting Law Professor Rebecca Morgan ran in 30 national outlets including SFGate on Oct. 20. News of the conference also ran in the Jewish Journal article, “Unfixable Realities.”

Law Professor Peter Lake is quoted in the Oct. 20 Harvard Crimson article, “Petition Calls for Administrators to Control Final Clubs.”

On Oct. 17, Yahoo Noticias mentioned Law Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy in an article titled “LOS LÍMITES AL FINANCIAMIENTO PRIVADO EN LAS CAMPAÑAS ELECTORALES GAR.”

Stetson student David Sawyer created a website, The Story of Life, which allows users to record and share stories from their lives, as reported by The Orlando Sentinel on Oct. 19.

Other News:

Terri Witek, Ph.D., professor of English and Sullivan Chair in Creative Writing, was mentioned in the Daytona Beach News-Journal article “Volusia County’s new poets laureate champion their craft” on Oct. 18.

Clay Henderson, director of Stetson’s Institute for Water and Environmental Resilience, provided his thoughts on Constitution Revision Commission, as reported by the Daytona Beach News-Journal on Oct. 17.

News of Stetson Law’s upcoming Law Day Nov. 7 ran nationally in 24 media outlets and in Creative Loafing.

News of the Stetson Law Food Law Society planting an organic garden ran in the Gulfport Gabber article, “The Gardening Frenzy Begins.”

Stetson’s upcoming 5K Zombie Run was mentioned in the Orlando Sentinel on Oct. 21.

Alumni in the News:

On Oct. 18, Stetson alumnus Stephen B. Woodruff was appointed director of Treasury Services for Community & Southern Bank, as reported by The Marietta Daily Journal.

Stetson alumna Anna Lucia Richardson was featured in an article from the Tampa Bay Metro on Oct. 20.

On Oct. 16, KEYC reported that Law alumnus Brice Zoecklein of Zoecklein Law, P.A. opened a New Office Location to Serve the Brandon Community.

BJC Online reported that Law alumnus J. Brent Walker will retire at the end of 2016 as executive director of the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty, a Washington, D.C.-based organization committed to upholding the historic Baptist principle of religious liberty for all people.