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Stetson University in the News, Nov. 17-23, 2018

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Dave Therneau

Stetson pitching coach Dave Therneau was featured in a Daytona Beach News-Journal article on Nov. 21 for being selected as Collegiate Baseball’s National Pitching Coach of The Year for 2018. The award comes after Stetson broke the school record for strikeouts in a season, with 635 for the third consecutive year and five pitchers were selected in the 2018 MLB draft. “I am very proud of those guys and the tremendous things they accomplished that have put me in the position to win this award,” Therneau said. “I am very humbled and appreciative of the recognition.”

  • K.C. Ma, Ph.D.,CFA, director of the Roland George Investments Program, was quoted in the Nov. 20 article in U.S. News & World Report, “7 Dividend Stocks to Buy for the Holidays.” Ma recommended purchasing stock in Cracker Barrel Old Country Store. “It’s a solid dividend payer starting a nice trend in issuing special dividends,” Ma said.
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    Professor of Psychology Christopher Ferguson, Ph.D., was mentioned in an article Nov. 19 by WSOC-TV in Charlotte, North Carolina, entitled, “Can gaming become a real addiction?” Ferguson said that kind of gaming is a symptom of other problems and needs further research.

  • Professor Peter Lake was quoted in the Nov. 15 The Chronicle of Higher Education article, “Who Else Will Get Sued Over Their Admissions Policies?” Professor Peter Lake was quoted in the Nov. 16 The Chronicle of Higher Education article, “What You Need to Know About the Proposed Title IX Regulations.” Professor Peter Lake was quoted in the Nov. 16 Yale Daily News article, “Alumna sues Yale for forced medical leave.” Professor Peter Lake is quoted in the Nov. 18 AP article, “U.S. Department of Education investigates claims against women’s programs.”

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Alumni News:  

  • The Nov. 15 Rogers Townsend reports law alumnus Chad B. Hess has joined the firm’s Charleston office as Special Counsel.
  • The Nov. 15 Jacksonville Daily Record reports law alumna Hillary Albertson joined Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin in the firm’s Jacksonville office.
  • The Nov. 15 The Ledger reports law alumna Judge Andrea Teves Smith will oversee the second-degree murder trial of ex-Lakeland City Commissioner Michael Dunn.
  • The Nov. 21 Space Coast Daily reports law alumnus Bryan Lober, was sworn in as District 2 Brevard County Commissioner during ceremony.