Stetson University in the News, Sept. 10-15, 2022

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Top Stories

• The Daytona Beach News-Journal cited Stetson in the Sept. 13 story, “Stetson named fourth best regional university in South in U.S. News & World Report rankings.” The Orlando Sentinel also mentioned Stetson’s ranking in the Sept. 12 story: “UF is Florida’s top-ranked school on U.S. News list.”

• The Orlando Business Journal also mentioned Stetson’s No. 4 ranking in the Sept. 12 story, “University of Central Florida in Orlando makes U.S. News’ 2022-23 Best Colleges list.” Fox8 News cited Stetson in the Sept. 12 post, “Which NC colleges and universities ranked best? Here’s the rundown.” The Naples Daily News cited Stetson in the Sept. 13 story, “U.S. News 2022-23 Best Colleges: Here’s how Florida colleges and universities ranked.” cited Stetson in the Sept. 13 post, “Stetson University Ranked No. 4 Regional School.” Florida Today, the Pensacola News Journal and other media also carried the story.

Alan Green, PhD

• WESH 2 News interviewed Alan Green, PhD, associate professor and chair of Economics and Global Development Program director, for the Sept. 13 broadcast segment, “Fight Against Loan Forgiveness.” “I hope that Congress will be able to address more of the underlying questions of how can we better fund college, how can we ensure that money going toward college helps people who need it and helps people finish, because the biggest challenge is still people who borrow to go to college and then don’t graduate,” Green said. A version appeared on WESH 2 News online. WLKY News also interviewed Green about the issue.

Other Stories

Nicole Mother, PhD

• The Daytona Times cited Nicole Mottier, PhD, associate professor of History, in the Sept. 9 post, “Deltona Regional plans adult programs.”

• Orlando Inno and Margin Journal cited Stetson’s Hatter Angels Network in the Sept. 9 story, “Florida electric aviation startup VerdeGo Aero to hire after investments from Raytheon, Stetson alumni.” Electric VTOL News also cited the Hatter Angels Network in the Sept. 13 story, “Electric CTOL/STOL News, Sept/Oct 2022.”

• HappeningNext cited Stetson Law in the Sept. 11 post, “Early Learning Is No Small Matter: Film Screening and Panel Discussion.”

• The Orlando Sentinel cited Stetson in the Sept. 7 story, “DeLand church might move from preachers to poke bowls.”

• The West Volusia Beacon cited Sam Houston, PhD, assistant professor of Religious Studies, in the Sept. 13 article, “Faith and environmentalism.”

• The West Volusia Beacon profiled former adjunct professor and Grammy-nominated bassist Dave LaRue in the Sept. 13 story, “Catch bassist Dave LaRue before his national tour begins.”

• WalletHub featured Alan Green, PhD, associate professor and chair of Economics and Global Development Program director, in the Ask the Experts section of the Sept. 13 post, “Cities Where Inflation Is Rising the Most.” Times of San Diego referenced the WalletHub article in the Sept. 14 story, “Study: Inflation’s Impact Highest in Phoenix, Lowest in Big California Metros.” Advisor also referenced the story.

• The website cited Stetson in the Sept. 14 post, “RCC receives Excellence in Diversity award; plus complete winners’ list.”

• WKMG-TV Online cited Stetson’s Gillespie Museum in the Sept. 14 post, “Museum Day: How to get free admission to Central Florida museums.”

• The West Volusia Beacon published the Sept. 14 story, “Foodie File: Get ready for some true Thai tastes” by Stetson student Carmen Cruz.

• NewsSmashers quoted Law professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy in the Sept. 14 story, “Judge deems DeSantis’ ‘Stop Woke’ law unconstitutional.”

Alumni News

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Stetson University in the News is a weekly roundup of media coverage that mentions Stetson, its faculty, students, staff and alumni.

• The Capitolist featured Law alumna and Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody in the Sept. 9 story, “Florida Professional Firefighters endorse Ashley Moody for re-election.”

• cited alumnus Martin Macyszyn in the Sept. 5 post, “Lucas, Macyzyn & Dyer Law Firm Ribbon Cutting Celebration, in Spring Hill.”

• The Winter Haven Sun cited Law alumnus Kevin Albaum in the Sept. 8 post, “Chamber shines light on emerging Polk stars.”

• The Jacksonville Journal-Courier profiled alumni and siblings Oscar Conklin Zachary, William Phelps Zachary (a double Hatter with a Stetson Law degree), Rhoda Zachary and Alice H. Zachary in the Sept. 10 post, “Conklin history runs deep in Morgan County.”

• The Jacksonville Daily record cited Law alumnus Ned Price and alumna Alexandria Hill in the Sept. 12 story, “Local attorneys named to judicial nominating commission.”

• profiled Law alumnus Paul Westcott in the Sept. 11 story, “2022 Indian River County General Election: Candidates reply to questionnaires.”

• NerdWallet, MSN, the Roanoke Times, SFGate and more than 70 other media outlets featured Law alumna Beth Bourdon in the Sept. 12 post, “How I Got My Student Loans Forgiven: Public Defender in Florida.”

• The Daily Review profiled alumna Amber Kinney in the Sept. 13 story, “Athletic trainer’s hard work pays off at collegiate level.”