Stetson in the News, Jan. 27-Feb. 2, 2023

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Ukrainian students (L-R) Genevia Gayden, Yana Verbova, Veronika Shchur and Yuliia Balan

* Hometown News featured Stetson in the Jan. 26 story “Stetson renews fundraising effort for Ukrainian students in DeLand.” Also, Tech Inside Out, My Silly Little Gang, the Washington Daily News and more than 80 other media outlets cited Stetson in the Jan. 28 story “Stetson University renews fundraising to allow 4 Ukrainian students to remain another year.”

* The Tampa Bay Times, the Miami Herald and the Lawton Constitution quoted Law Professor Catherine Cameron in the Feb. 1 story “DeSantis has executive privilege, a judge ruled, setting up legal battle over secrecy.” “Florida is known for … this long history of being very open,” Cameron said. But the fact that a few other governors have won these cases makes it “really hard to predict, unfortunately.”

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Ted Cassidy starred as Lurch in the 1960s TV series “The Addams Family.”

* The India Times Post and Express Informer cited alumnus and late actor Ted Cassidy in the Jan. 30 story “As Lisa Loring dies at 64, FEMAIL looks back at what happened to original Addams Family cast.”

* Space Coast Daily profiled Law alumnus and former Chief Justice of the Florida Supreme Court Vassar Carlton in the Jan. 31 story “Cocoa High Grad Vassar Carlton Considered Among Most Dynamic Athletes in Brevard History.”

* Politifact included Stetson in the Jan. 31 post “‘Sudden cardiac arrest awareness’ form resulted from 2019 law following student deaths.”

Other Stories

* God Reports cited Stetson and E. A. Holmes, a professor of church history, in the Jan. 30 post “The surprising story of America’s first missionary.”

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Professor Emeritus Michael Rickman

* Hometown News cited Professor Emeritus Michael Rickman in the Jan. 26 story “Piano Trio performs Jan. 29 in Ormond Beach.”

* Hometown News mentioned Stetson in the Jan. 26 story “Appointments available for tax filing assistance.”

* Hometown News cited Stetson in the Jan. 26 story “Science and engineering fair celebrating 56th year.”

* St. Pete Catalyst included Stetson Law in the Jan. 26 story “District appeals courthouse project stalls, needs $9 million.”

* WESH 2 News and CW18 mentioned Stetson in the Jan. 27 broadcast segment “56thTomoka Regional Science and Engineering Fair.”

* cited Stetson in the Jan. 27 post “Orlando: Driving Toward a Digital Future.”

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Clay Henderson

* The Tallahassee Democrat reported about Stetson’s Institute for Water and Environmental Resilience and its former executive director Clay Henderson in the Jan. 28 post “Uncover hidden places, natural wonders to explore this spring in the Big Bend.”

* HappeningNext cited the Stetson Aquatic Center in the Jan. 30 post “Green Stormwater Infrastructure (GSI) Maintenance Training.”

* Around Wellington mentioned Stetson in the Jan. 29 story “WPB Library Foundation Announces 2023 Food for Thought Event Chair.”

* Musicalics cited Stetson in the Jan. 30 post “William Bailey.”

* The ABA Journal reported on Stetson Law in the Jan. 30 post “Legal community supports Ukrainians displaced by Russia’s war against Ukraine.”

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Ellen S. Podgor, J.D.

* Jewish Press of Pinellas County cited Ellen Podgor, the Gary R. Trombley Family White-Collar Crime Research Professor of Law, in the Jan. 30 story “Sunday Morning U offers richly diverse lineup of classes.”

* The Daytona Beach News-Journal cited Stetson in the Jan. 31 post “ME STRONG 5K returns to downtown DeLand on Saturday. What you need to know.”

* Speedway Digest and Jayski’s Silly Season Site mentioned Stetson in the Feb. 1 story “Legacy Motor Club adds to executive team ahead of 2023 season.”

* The West Volusia Beacon cited Rina Arroyo, chief of staff and senior Development officer, in the Feb. 2 story “DeLand kicks off strategic plan update.”

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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 Title Report featured alumnus Trey Smith in the Jan. 26 post “Fidelity National Timeshare names new title manager.”

* Winslow, Evans & Crocker Online, the Selma Times Journal, Southwest Daily News and more than 20 other media outlets featured alumna Hali Marsocci in the Jan. 27 post “Hali Marsocci Joins Lucas, Macyszyn & Dyer Law Firm in Tarpon Springs, Florida.”

* HappeningNext featured alumna Ramsay Wharton in the Jan. 27 post “Workshop ‘Filming in Arizona’ — Arizona Film & Digital Media by Ramsay.”

* The Daytona Beach-News-Journal quoted alumna Cynthia Blomquist in the Jan. 30 story “For more than 40 years, DeLand’s Muse Book Shop has been haven for book lovers.”

* CityBiz profiled Law alumni Jennifer Cowan and Alecia Ingram Smith in the Feb. 1 post “Bryant Miller Olive P.A. Welcomes Attorneys Jennifer Cowan and Alecia Ingram Smith as New Shareholders.”