Stetson in the News: June 7-13, 2024

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Top Stories

Christopher F. Roellke, PhD

• Tech Inside Out, FlaglerLive, the Austin Daily Herald and more than 120 other media outlets featured Stetson University President Christopher F. Roellke, PhD, in the June 11 story, “Stetson President Joins 70 College Presidents to Uphold Free Expression on Campuses.”

“At Stetson, we share a deep commitment to inclusive excellence, promoting a sense of belonging for all our students, and forming bridges across our differences,” Roellke said. “This kindness not only matters, it enables us to listen, to engage with others unlike ourselves, and to consider paths we can forge together to make our community, in fact, the world, a better place.”

Ciara Torres-Spelliscy, Stetson University
Ciara Torres-Spelliscy, JD

• Scripps News interviewed Ciara Torres-Spelliscy, professor of Law, in the June 12 broadcast segment, “Supreme Court Has 29 Pending Opinions.”

• Vidmid featured an interview with Chris Ferguson, PhD, professor of Psychology, in the June 13 story, “Netizens Discuss People Who Seem Great, But Are Actually Terrible Human Beings (41 Examples).”

Jesse Fox, PhD

• SRQ cited Jesse Fox, PhD, associate professor of Counselor Education, in the June 12 story, “Annual Faith and Mental Wellness Summit Returns.”

Other Stories

• The Westside Gazette profiled incoming freshman student Joi Turner in the June 12 story, “Miami-Dade Seniors Shine: Black graduates lead with inspiring stories of service, excellence, and creativity.”

• The Cape Gazette cited Stetson University Presidential Scholarship winner Julianna Baron and Stetson Woman’s Lacrosse Scholarship winner Anna Sullivan in the June 5 story, “Cape holds Class of 2024 awards ceremony.”

• The website, PRLog, the Floridant, Southwest Florida Business Today and other media outlets featured Stetson Law students John “Alex” Polidan and Taylor Prerost in the June 5 story, “Henderson Franklin Welcomes Five Law Clerks to its 2024 Summer Associate Class.”

• Patch cited Stetson in the June 10 story, “State Music Symposium Student Solo Artist Winners Awarded Scholarships.”

• HappeningNext featured Stetson Young Singers camps in the June 13 post, “Young Singers Camp.”

• Keystone College and the Wyoming County Press Examiner cited Stetson in the June 10 story, “Keystone College opens pet friendly residence hall.”

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• The Tallahassee Democrat featured alumnus Robert Redd in the June 6 story, “ ‘Florida at Sea’ dips into history with dugouts, steamers and gunboats | Book Review.”

• KnowTNToday profiled alumnus Tom Talmage in the June 7 story, “New Sales Director at Solar Alliance Southeast.”

• The website of Pinehurst Medical Clinic profiled alumnus Richard Wolonick in the June 5 story, “Pinehurst Medical Clinic Welcomes New Primary Care Physician.”

Anisha Patel, JD

• Florida Bar News featured Law alumni Anisha Patel in the June 12 story, “Florida Bar YLD wraps up record-breaking year under President Anisha Patel’s leadership.”

• The Hernando Sun profiled alumnus Mark Pennington in the June 10 story, “Mark Pennington − a Thirty-Year Career and a Lasting Legacy.”

• The Sylva Herald profiled Law alumnus Chris Hess in the June 12 story, “Graci, Hess, Jaimez chosen for Hall of Fame.”

Read Stetson In The News: May 31-June 6, 2024.