Stetson University in the News, March 5-11, 2021
• Professor Emeritus Grady Ballenger, PhD, was quoted in the West Volusia Beacon article, “Community remembers 1939 Volusia County lynching victim,” on March 1.
• Professor of Psychology Christopher Ferguson, PhD, was quoted in the March 5 Lifewire article, “What It Takes to Snag a New Gaming Console.”
• The School of Music was featured in the Broadway World article, “Stetson University’s Great Guitarists Extravaganza To Present Newman & Oltman Guitar Duo,” on March 2.
• Stetson’s Institute for Water and Environmental Resilience was mentioned in the Okeechobee News article, “A Natural Treasure: Florida’s Sandhills & Grasslands,” on March 5.
• Stetson was mentioned in the Hometown News Volusia article, “Volusia School News, March 5, 2021.” Stetson ranked within the top 5% of schools for college admissions, according to the National Council on Teacher Quality report, Teacher Prep Review: Program Diversity and Admissions 2021.
• Professor of Music Stephen Robinson, DM, was mentioned in the “Seen & Heard Around Town” segment of the March 21 edition of the East Coast Current Magazine.
• Stetson student Hannah Churms was featured in the West Volusia Beacon article, “One of DeLand’s first COVID-19 victims is still recovering,” on March 11.
• Law Professor Peter F. Lake was featured on The GW Hatchet podcast, “Getting to the Bottom of It,” for a March 8 episode called, “Breaking down Greek recruitment numbers.”
• Associate Professor of Mathematics Hari Pulapaka, PhD, was featured in the Orlando Sentinel in a March 10 article entitled, “Making khichidi, ‘the chicken-noodle soup of India’.” “It’s modest, nutritious, protein-dense and savory,” Pulapaka said of the dish. “In fact, often in many households, it’s the first type of solid food that a baby would eat, as it is savory and relatively soft in texture without garnishes.”
• Associate Professor of Accounting Valrie Chambers, PhD, was mentioned in the Accounting Today article, “Florida Institute of CPAs outlines 2021 DE&I goals,” on March 2.
• Law Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy wrote a March 10 analysis for Talking Points Memo called, “Jan. 6 Gives Us Yet Another Reminder That We Need To Know How Corporations Spend Money In Politics.”
• Adjunct instructor of history Peggy MacDonald, PhD, was mentioned in the Marco Eagle news article, “WOW To Do List: See the Ben Allen Band and more,” on March 9.
• The Yale Journal on Regulation’s Notice & Comment Blog published an online symposium featuring commentary by scholars in administrative law and securities regulation on a paper by Alex Platt. Law Professor Louis J. Virelli III’s article is called, “There May Be a Problem, But It’s Not Summary Judgment.”
• Law Professor Rebecca C. Morgan wrote the following blogs for the Elder Law Prof Blog:
- March 7: Will The Nursing Home Model Finally Change?
- March 9: Working Past Retirement Age, Because You Want To Do So
- March 10: Vaccinated as Requirement for Job?
- March 11: Financing and Planning For Your Longevity
- March 12: Webinar on Person-Centered Services and Long-Term Care
• Law Professor Ellen Podgor wrote the following blogs for the White Collar Crime Prof Blog:
- March 7: Prohibiting Punishment of Acquitted Conduct Act of 2021
- March 9: Re-evaluating DOJ’s Special Matters Unit
• Law Professor Paul Boudreaux’s 2011 book, “The Housing Bias,” was reviewed on March 9 on the Market Urbanism website. Reviewer Salim Furth called it “the best book on zoning and NIMBYism…”
• Director of Internal Communications Cory Lancaster was quoted in the Orlando Sentinel article, “A day at Orlando’s FEMA COVID-19 vaccine site: Bracing for waits, locals instead find speedy shots,” on March 9.
• Alumnus Chris Cloudman was featured in the West Volusia Beacon article, “DeLand commissioner to run for mayor,” on March 7.
• Late Law alumnus Bernie McCabe was honored in a tribute video from the Juvenile Welfare Board of Pinellas County. It features commentary from several colleagues, including fellow Stetson Law alumni Bob Dillinger and Susan Houghton.
• Law alumnus Stefan Alvarez appeared on Ask an Attorney with Joe Pippen on March 7 discussing his time as a lobbyist in Washington, D.C., and now working as an insurance attorney with Alvarez Law Group in Tampa.
• Law alumnus Tyler Payne was elected mayor of Treasure Island, according to a March 10 announcement from Florida Politics.
• Law alumnus D. Ranger Jackson joined Battaglia Ross, Dicus & McQuaid, P.A., in Tampa and will utilize his diverse skill set to assist in the areas of personal injury, criminal defense, civil & commercial litigation, and workers’ compensation, according to a March 10 announcement from the firm.
• Law alumna Thania Diaz Clevenger was featured in the Tampa Bay Business Journal for her recent promotion to COO of the Council on American-Islamic Relations’ Capitol Hill headquarters in Washington, D.C.
• Law alumnus R. Stanley Gipe joined forces with Matt Dolman to open a Boston office of Sibley Dolman Gipe, according to a March 12 press release.