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Stetson University in the News, Nov. 1-7, 2019

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Stetson Law Professor Royal Gardner
Royal Gardner

• The Japan Times and more than 100 other media outlets around the world picked up the Associated Press article which quoted Law Professor Royal Gardner last week: “Bringing the world’s buried wetlands back from the dead.”

Deborah Goldring, PhD

• Associate Professor of Marketing Deborah Goldring, PhD, was quoted in the Nov. 1 Orlando Sentinel article, “Popeyes chicken sandwich is back, and let’s remember to thank Black Twitter for the culture.” Goldring commented on the influence of Black Twitter on social media marketing trends and strategies. “The folks behind this campaign are Twitter pros,” Goldring said. “But we have to give a large credit to Black Twitter for this.”

Ciara Torres-Spelliscy

• Law Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy was quoted in an Nov. 7 article on Bloomberg Government called, “Trump Ukraine Fracas Echoes Nixon, Clinton Campaign-Law Scandals.”

• Dean Michèle Alexandre was quoted in a Nov. 6 article in The Gabber called, “Partnership Connects Law Students to Non-Profits.”

Michèle Alexandre

• Dean Michèle Alexandre was mentioned in a Nov. 8 article in The Weekly Challenger called, “NFBPA honors local African American public administrators.”

• Assistant Professor of Digital Arts Dengke Chen was featured in a digital arts exhibition on Nov. 4 in the Fine Arts Gallery at the College of Southern Nevada’s North Las Vegas campus, as reported by the Las Vegas Review Journal.

Other News:

Dengke Chen

• Clay Henderson, former executive director of Stetson Institute for Water and Environmental Resilience, was quoted in an Oct. 31 Florida Free Press article titled, “Strain on Aquifer Highlights ‘Shrinking Supply of Cheap Water’.”

• Law Professor Rebecca C. Morgan wrote the following blogs for the Elder Law Prof Blog: Nov. 1, “Student Views of Recent Events;” Nov. 5, “Upcoming Webinars on Elder Abuse;” Nov. 6, “Student Views of Recent Events;” Nov. 7, “Scams & Older Adults: The Picture Isn’t Pretty;” and Nov. 8, “New Resources on Elder Abuse.”

• Adjunct Law Professor Joe Bodiford was interviewed on WCTV for legal analysis of the Henry Segura Trial in Tallahassee on Nov. 7.

Alumni News:

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Stetson University in the News is a weekly feature listing media interviews and mentions involving the university.

• A­­­­lumna Erin Quinn was selected as Flagler County assistant principal of the year, as reported by the Daytona Beach News-Journal on Nov. 1.

• Alumnus John Hicks ‘68 was one of the final candidates for governor of Kentucky, as reported by the Northern Kentucky Tribune on Nov. 3. Hicks is running as the Libertarian candidate with the lieutenant governor candidate Ann Cormican.

• Alumnus Pedro Zepeda, a Seminole artist and master canoe carver, was featured in the Nov. 5 Miami New Times article “Canoe Carver Pedro Zepeda Blends the Traditional and the Modern at CultureFest 305.”

• Law alumnus Patrick M. Causey was appointed to St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce Board of Governors, according to an announcement on his firm’s website, Trenam Law.