Stetson University In the News, Jan. 13-19

Stetson University In The News

Top Stories:

  • Stetson University’s annual MLK Breakfast was featured in the article, “Martin Luther King Jr. honored in Volusia and Flagler,” where attendees participated in a march to a festival at Earl Brown Park in DeLand, while singing and carrying banners with images of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and President Barack Obama, posted by The Daytona Beach News-Journal Jan. 16.
  • K.C. Ma, Ph.D., professor of finance, was quoted in the article, “Samsung Shoots for the Stars After Galaxy Note 7 Disaster,” noting that, despite the inevitable low first-quarter sales, there is room for Samsung’s redemption through the excitement over the new Galaxy S8, indicating that consumers will trust the company again, posted by Yahoo News and several other outlets Jan. 17.
  • Christopher Ferguson, Ph.D., associate psychology professor and psychology department chair, was quoted in the article, “National grant to train principals on bullying,” noting that, although addressing bullying is an important step, the attention and hype can become a negative force through the accusation of bullying being a form of threat, posted by the Triangle Tribune and several other outlets Jan. 18.

Other News:

  • K.C. Ma, Ph.D., professor of finance, was quoted in the article, “7 Tips to Recover From Holiday Overspending,” noting that one of the pros to investing in Netflix is its strong programming and high quality content, posted by US News and World Report Dec 5.

Alumni News:

  • Eric Hogan was featured in the opinion piece, “Laurence Reisman: Remember those old wheat pennies?” where after graduating Stetson University, his hobby of coin collecting became a career, currently authenticating vintage coins at Numismatic Guaranty Corp, posted by the TC Palm Jan. 14.
  • Meg Harrington was featured in the article, “Love of art brought designers together,” founder of Huff Harrington Fine Art Home alongside Anna Huff, where their passion for design and similar European backgrounds forged a successful company, posted by AJC Jan. 14.

-Compiled by Veronica Faison