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Stetson University in the News, Sept. 16-22

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  • Kenyan Senator Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o gave a keynote speech to Stetson University on Sept. 20 during the school’s Values Day celebration. The senator urged students to find their calling as leaders, according to the Sept. 20 Public Now.
  • The book, “Corporate Citizen?” by Ciara Torres-Spelliscy, professor of law, is profiled in the Sept. 18 Huffington Post article, “Get Corporations Out of Politics: Ciara Torres-Spelliscy.” Torres-Spelliscy also is quoted in the Sept. 18 NPR Atlanta story, “Outside Money Injects Doubt Into Henry County DA Race.”
  • Charles Rose, professor of law, is quoted in the front page Tampa Bay Times Sept. 18 article, “Tampa man shoots father of three, then calls ‘stand your ground’ hotline.” Rose also is quoted in the Daily Kos article, “Florida man called 911, then a gun rights hotline, after he shot someone.” The article also ran in DailyMe.

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  • Rabbi Barry Altman, Stetson faculty member and spiritual leader of Temple Beth-El in Ormond Beach, will be sharing information at the Ormond Beach Library from 10:00am to 11:00am on Sept. 26. Featured in The Ormond Beach Observer, the piece was posted Sept. 19.
  • Bill Ball, former Stetson University professor founder of the Innovation House is partnering with Reynoldsburg school officials to start a series of “Meetup” sessions to make people aware that the district’s “maker spaces” are open to the public, said This Week News on Sept. 20.

Alumni News 

  • Larry Smith was featured in the Sept. 20 Tampa Bay Times article, “Bucs-Rams: Catching up with former Rams running back, and Bucs fan, Larry Smith.”
  • Wendy A. Mara, J.D., M.B.A, was welcomed to the Senior Transition Pro Team at Finding Assisted Living, posted on ProLog, Sept. 19. Graduating Magna Cum Laude from Stetson University, Mara will apply her considerable skills to solving any and all problems associated with the transition to senior life.
  • Bridgette Lester was mentioned in a Sept. 16 article in The Weekly Challenger for being named a Top 40 under 40 Lawyer in Florida by The National Trial Lawyers Association.
  • Jason Lambert was named associate attorney at Broad and Cassel in Tampa according to the Sept. 16 Tampa Bay Times.
  • Eddie Stephens is quoted in the Sept. 17 Sun Sentinel article, “Family law attorney sees bigger picture as stakeholder in the firm.”

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