Stetson University In The News, Jan 13-19, 2023

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A crowd of DeLand youth and Stetson students led the MLK March down Woodland Boulevard.

• The West Volusia Beacon cited Stetson in the Jan. 12 stories, “MLK Day 2023: Where are we now?” and “Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Historic March Through Downtown DeLand” and in the Jan. 18 story, “PHOTOS: Celebrating MLK’s legacy.”

The Daytona Times cited Stetson in the Jan. 12 post, “A weekend of observances to honor Dr. King.” The Daytona Beach News-Journal cited Stetson in the Jan. 12 posts, “Looking for something to do? Our top 5 things in Daytona Beach area MLK holiday weekend” and “Martin Luther King, Jr., celebrations coming this weekend.” Hometown News cited Stetson in the Jan. 16 story, “Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day activities in Volusia County.”

• Central Florida News 13 featured Stetson’s Ukraine Initiative and interviewed Ukrainian-born student Veronika Shchur; Mayhill Fowler, PhD, associate professor of History and director of SPREES, Stetson’s Program in Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies; and Martin Blackwell, PhD, visiting professor of History, in the Jan. 13 broadcast segment, “Ukrainian Students Continue Their Education in America.”  “As Americans, we really need to think of our values and if we value freedom here, we have to value freedom everywhere and it’s worth it to fight and push for it,” Fowler said.

Spectrum Bay News 9 featured a video and website text version in the Jan. 12 post, “Fundraising efforts underway for Ukrainian students studying at Stetson University.”

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Luca Molnar, MFA

• The Daytona Beach News-Journal cited Stetson in the Jan. 12 post, “ ‘Cinderella story’: Stetson University moot court team on to nationals in its first year.”

• The Venice Gondolier profiled Luca Molnar, MFA, assistant professor of Art, in the Jan. 18 story, “Art Center Sarasota’s continues with 4 new exhibits.”

• Florida Politics and Florida Dispensaries quoted adjunct Law professor Jay Wolfson in the Jan. 18 story, “Ex-Disney workers, former Orange County fire leader sue after losing jobs for shirking vaccine rules.”

• FinanceBuzz cited Stetson’s Family Enterprise Management program in the Jan. 18 story, “14 Most Bizarre College Degrees Nobody Talks About.”

Other Stories

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Stetson Aquatic Center

• Hometown News cited the Stetson Historic District and the Stetson Aquatic Center in the Jan. 12 post, “West Volusia Community Notes” and the Aquatic Center in the Jan. 12 post, “East Volusia Community Notes.”

• HappeningNext featured Chesya Burke, PhD, assistant professor of English, in the Jan. 14 post, “Seminole State Speaker Series and the annual Zora Festival present: Dr. Chesya Burke.”

• The Ormond Beach Observer cited Stetson in the Jan. 13 post, “The 56th Tomoka Regional Science and Engineering Fair will be held Jan. 28.”

• Hometown News cited Stetson in the Jan. 5 story, “International artist looks for sounds in Volusia.”

• The West Volusia Beacon cited Stetson’s Chaudoin Hall renovations in the Jan. 17 story, “Class Notes.”

• The Johnsonian cited Stetson Law in the Jan. 18 post, “Winthrop University names new Vice President of University Advancement.”

• WMFE Public Radio interviewed adjunct Law professor Jay Wolfson for the Jan. 19 broadcast segment and web post, “What a state email about abortion pills to all Florida medical providers could mean for the future.”

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 Citrus County Chronicle profiled U.S. Representative and Law alumnus Gus Bilirakis in the Jan. 14 post, “Editorial: Congressman Bilirakis demonstrates his commitment to Citrus County.”

• Surat Khabar, Asia Viral News and more than 80 other media outlets profiled alumna Susan St. Clair Roper in the Jan. 13 post, “Susan St. Clair Roper, MD, a Dermatologist with Countryside Dermatology – Laser Center.”

• The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education featured alumna Sofiya Alhassan in the Jan. 13 post, “Three African Americans Who Are Taking on Roles Relating to Diversity at Universities.”

• Suncoast News profiled Law alumna Nancy S. Meyer in the Jan. 16 story, “Meyer to replace Mathieu as Port Richey’s city attorney.”

• MSN posted the Jan. 18 story, “Guide to the Best Resorts in Mexico” by alumnus Noah Belachew.