Stetson University in the News, Nov. 18-22, 2022

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Stetson University is located in the heart of one of Florida’s most beautiful small towns.

• Love Exploring cited Stetson in the Nov. 17 post, “Florida’s most beautiful small towns and cities.”

• WalletHub featured Bonnie B. Holloway, MBA, adjunct instructor of Accounting, in the post, “How Much Car Insurance Do I Need? Ask the Experts.”

• WalletHub featured Michael E. Bitter, PhD, Rinker Distinguished Professor of Accounting and chair of the M.E. Rinker Sr. Institute of Tax and Accountancy, in the post, “Best Personal Loans: Ask the Experts.”

• The New York Times, DNYuz, World News Times and other media outlets quoted Law professor Louis Virelli in the Nov. 20 story, “Allegation of Supreme Court Breach Prompts Calls for Inquiry and Ethics Code.” “We’re starting to see that the independence of the court is running up against public concern about its legitimacy,” Virelli said. “When the public feels the justices aren’t doing their part, the cost for the justices will be more transparency.”

Louis Virelli, JD

• News Explorer quoted Law professor Louis Virelli in the Nov. 20 story, “Commentary: Why not have a Supreme Court that leaks a lot more?” “We want the decisionmakers to be candid with each other, with the idea that candor leads to better decisions,” Virelli said. “If it (a leak) chills the justices from being candid with each other, that’s a problem.”

• Fortune and News 7 Trends quoted Law professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy in the Nov. 19 story, “Big Business courted big controversies in the 2022 midterm elections. Were the returns on their political donations worth the risks?” “Getting involved in partisan politics can be a way to shoot your brand in the foot,” Torres-Spelliscy said. “It’s the ultimate reputational risk.”

Dr. Michael Rickman
Michael Rickman, DMA, Steinway Artist and professor emeritus

Other Stories

* Hometown News cited the Stetson University Historic District in the Nov. 17 story, “West Volusia Community Notes.”

* Hometown News cited Stetson and professor emeritus Michael Rickman in the Nov. 17 story, “Pianist will perform solo concert in Ormond Beach.”

Alumni News

• Orlando Business Journal profiled alumnus Peter Frey in the Nov. 17 article, “2022 C-Suite Awards: Peter Frey of Sonny’s BBQ restaurant chain.”

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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.

• Tampa Bay Newspapers profiled Law alumnus Michael D. Cavonis in the Nov. 18 story, “Legal legacy carries on at Seminole firm.”

• Florida Politics profiled Law alumnus Guy Flowers in the Nov. 15 post, “The Week in Appointments.”

• HappeningNext profiled alumna Ella Borges in the Nov. 20 post, “Ella and the Bossa Beat − Monday Night Jazz Cabaret.”

• The Suburban Times profiled alumna Elizabeth Galafa Ylaya in the Nov. 20 post, “Symphony Tacoma Rings in the Season with Holiday Favorites + Handel’s Messiah.”

• Crypto Coins, Metro News Channel Nebraska and more than 20 other media outlets profiled Law alumnus Todd Zhang in the Nov. 21 post, “LM Funding America, Inc. Announces the Appointment of Todd Zhang to its Board of Directors.”

• The website profiled law alumnus Taylor Bollt in the Nov.21 post, “Attorney Taylor Bollt Joins Urban Land Institute Management Committee.”