Stetson in the News: Feb. 9-15, 2024

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Corey Kluber starred at Stetson before becoming an All-Star in the Major Leagues.

• Forbes and other media outlets on Feb. 9 reported on the retirement of Major League Baseball pitcher, two-time Cy Young Award winner and Stetson alumnus Corey Kluber.“At his finest, Kluber, now 37, was one of the most skilled right-handed starters this old scout has had the privilege of watching,” baseball scout Bernie Pleskoff said in his Forbes commentary. MSN featured Kluber in the Feb. 10 story “Retiring two-time Cy Young winner remembered for dominant Cleveland days.”

• The College Fix quoted Chris Ferguson, PhD, professor of Psychology, in the Feb. 9 story “Massive study finds little proof for ‘biased’ justice system.”

Dr. Kristine Dye works in her lab
Kristine Dye, PhD

• The Australian Associated Press cited Kristine Dye, PhD, assistant professor of Health Sciences and Biology, in the Feb. 12 story “No, regulator did not breach vaccine testing guidelines.”

• The St. Pete Catalyst featured Law student Cameron Kubly in the Feb. 12 story “Meet the lawyer-to-be in freeFall’s ‘Mr. Rosewater.’”

• WMNF interviewed Jaclyn Lopez, assistant professor of Law and the director of the Jacobs Public Interest Law Clinic for Democracy and the Environment, for the Feb. 13 story “Florida groups warn of lawsuit against EPA over phosphate waste.” Also, Waterkeeper Alliance cited the Jacobs clinic in the Feb. 13 story “Lawsuit Launched Over EPA’s Oversight Failure on Dangerous Phosphate Mining Waste.” The Bradenton Times cited the clinic in the Feb. 13 story “Lawsuit Launched Over EPA’s Failure on Phosphate Mining Waste Oversight.”

Jeremy Posadas, PhD

• and cited Jeremy Posadas, PhD, Hal S. Marchman Chair of Civic and Social Responsibility and associate professor of Religious Studies and Gender Studies, in the Feb. 9 story “MTSU’s Religious Studies Colloquium Delves Into Capitalism Feb. 15 With Guest Lecturer.”

The Daily Journal profiled Posadas in the Feb. 12 story “MTSU’s Religious Studies Colloquium guest lecturer delves into capitalism.”

Stacey-Rae Simcox, JD

• WUNC and WHRV quoted Stacey-Rae Simcox, professor of Law and director of the Veterans Law Institute and director of the Veterans Advocacy Clinic, in a Feb. 14 broadcast segment on the possibility that veterans exhibiting financial incompetence could lose their gun rights. Other public radio stations also featured the segment. 

Other Stories

• The Hometown News article West Volusia Community Notes Feb. 9 cited Stetson in the stories “VITA free tax assistance appointments now available” and “The West Volusia Historical Society offers weekly activities.”

• HappeningNext cited Stetson’s Gillespie Museum in the Feb. 11 post “Science Saturday – Creatures of the Night.”

• Orlando Weekly cited Stetson in the Feb. 9 story “The historic ‘Gwathmey House’ built by James Gamble Rogers II for a citrus tycoon is for sale in Orlando area.”

• InMotion, the news website of Daytona State College, cited Stetson in the Feb. 9 story “The Track for Transfer Students.”

• HappeningNext cited Stetson’s Symphonic Band in the Feb. 10 post “University Symphonic Band.”

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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

• Liberty University cited Stetson Law in the Feb. 12 story “Liberty Law takes home ABA national title, will represent USA at worlds this summer.”

• The Sandspur cited Stetson’s endowment in the Feb. 13 story “In Memory: Rita Bornstein.”

• profiled Benjamin C. Sorrell, adjunct professor of Law, in the Feb. 13 post “Benjamin C. Sorrell – Senior Associate.”

• HappeningNext cited Stetson in the Feb. 13 post “Plug in! Climate Advocate Workshop in DeLand.”

• The Florida Record profiled retired Law professor Luz Nagle in the Feb. 12 story “Groundbreaking Law Professor Luz Nagle Retires from Stetson.”

• News 6 WKMG-TV and cited Stetson in the Feb. 13 podcast and online story “Central Florida roasters Barnie’s Coffee still going strong after 43 years.”Coffee Talk also carried the story.

• Forbes, Projin News, URL4EVER and other media outlets cited Stetson in the Feb. 14 story “Colleges Still Accepting Applications, Including Rolling Admission Options.”

• Pittsburgh Parent cited Stetson in the Feb. 13 story “A parent’s guide to gun safety.”


Jacob deGrom pitching with the Stetson Hatters in college
Jacob deGrom pitching for the Hatters

• profiled Major League Baseball pitcher, two-time Cy Young Award winner and Stetson alumnus Jacob deGrom in the Feb. 10 story “Jacob deGrom: Who Is He? Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Weight, Career, Doll Set and More.”

• Yahoo! Finance, The Ridgway Record, the Kane Republican, Stockwatch and more than 20 other media outlets profiled alumnus Christopher Farrell in the Feb. 8 story “Mattel Appoints Christopher Farrell as Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer.”

• Kaufman Dolowich and LawFuel profiled alumnus Justin Russell in the Feb. 8 story “Justin Russell, Global Financial Services Firm Chief Legal Officer, Joins Kaufman Dolowich.”

• The Palm Beach Daily News featured Double Hatter Nick Kassatly in the Feb. 11 story “Island Life: Nick Kassatly has Palm Beach hometown in his blood.”

• Forsyth County Schools and the Forsyth County News featured alumna Christina Hart in the Feb. 9 story “Meet Our Finalists for 2024 FCS Teacher of the Year.”

• My Silly Little Gang, Townhall Magazine and more than 30 other media outlets featured the Feb. 15 story “What Happens When You’re Arrested in Florida?” by Law alumnus Barry Taracks.