Institutes, Centers, Programs, and Initiatives

Brown Center for Faculty Innovation and Excellence

The Brown Center for Faculty Innovation and Excellence at Stetson University promotes faculty vitality and vibrancy through research-based learning opportunities that advance student engagement in and outside of the classroom. » Learn more

Center at Celebration

The Stetson University Center at Celebration offers graduate programs in business administration, marriage and family therapy, school counseling, and education, with courses in professional development for educators and information technology, as well as lifelong learning opportunities for mature adults. The Stetson University Center at Celebration also includes state-of-the-art facilities for business case studies, a Family Counseling Center and an Educational Training Center. » Learn more

Center for Business Intelligence and Analytics

The Center for Business Intelligence and Analytics (CBIA), housed within the School of Business Administration, seeks to develop knowledge and skills vital in the fast-changing field of business, through developing cutting-edge managers and analysts with skills in decision-making using analytical techniques. The center provides the framework for joint academic and industry collaboration to develop the next generation of industry experts. » Learn more

Center for Excellence in Advocacy

The Center for Excellence in Advocacy at the College of Law promotes the continuing development of unparalleled advocacy skills through teaching, scholarship and research. » Learn more

Center for Excellence in Elder Law

The Center for Excellence in Elder Law at the College of Law was established to meet the increasing need for legal education and research in the field of law and aging. The Center provides legal education to law students, attorneys, and judges in the field of elder and special needs law and produces scholarly research and writing on issues impacting those who are older and/or have special needs. » Learn more

Center for Excellence in Higher Education Law and Policy

The Center for Excellence in Higher Education Law and Policy at the College of Law provides a unique resource for both attorneys and non-attorneys alike in advancing a better understanding of the ever-changing realm of higher education. » Learn more

Center for Excellence in International Law

The Center for Excellence in International Law has the goal of helping to educate men and women who not only will serve ethically and competently in the practice of law and related professions, but who will contribute to making a better world. » Learn more

Center for Holistic Microcredit Initiatives

The Center for Holistic Microcredit Initiatives, or CHOMI, a South African street word for "friend of the heart", offers micro loans and business development workshops to promote and support microenterprise development. CHOMI serves as a catalyst to make all relevant services and resources available to members of the university, its partners, and grassroots community members for entrepreneurship, especially among the poor. » Learn more

Family Enterprise Center

The Family Enterprise Center, housed in the School of Business Administration, is focused on providing the best educational opportunities for individuals and entities that work with family enterprises. Boasting the nation's first major in Family Enterprise, the FEC aims to be the world's best development program for the next generation in family enterprise. » Learn more

Homer and Dolly Hand Art Center

The Homer and Dolly Hand Art Center is home the university’s extensive collection of art by Modernist painter Oscar Bluemner (1867-1938) » Learn more

Institute for Biodiversity Law and Policy

The Institute for Biodiversity Law and Policy at the College of Law serves as an interdisciplinary focal point for education, research and service activities related to global, regional and local biodiversity issues. » Learn more

Institute for Carribbean Law and Policy

The Institute for Carribean Law and Policy at the College of Law provides a scholarly, professional foundation for the coordination of activities mutually beneficial to law students, law faculty, and the bar as well as the greater legal communities both domestically and throughout the Caribbean. » Learn more

Joseph C. Prince Entrepreneurship Program

The Joseph C. Prince Entrepreneurship Program, housed in the School of Business Administration, is an endowed initiative that seeks to develop the next generation of successful entrepreneurs, cultivating the way of thinking that prepares students to develop business ideas, formulate business plans, evaluate firms for investment potential and manage ongoing start-up enterprises. » Learn more

M.E. Rinker, Sr. Institute of Tax and Accountancy

The M. E. Rinker, Sr. Institute of Tax and Accountancy in the School of Business Administration offers an intellectually challenging undergraduate and graduate education that facilitates the development of our students as successful accounting professionals. » Learn more

Nina B. Hollis Institute for Educational Reform

The Nina B. Hollis Institute for Educational Reform is a comprehensive learning community that works in collaboration with local community leaders, district personnel, educational agencies and Stetson University faculty to provide assistance in developing research-based best practice in-service workshops and events to educators, families, businesses, universities and policymakers for the advancement of teaching and learning. » Learn more

Roland George Investments Program

The Roland George Investments Program in the School of Business Administration is one of the nation's oldest and arguably best student-directed investment programs, where students develop their own investment goals, objectives, and criteria for managing their award-winning portfolio of up to $3.4 million in stocks and bonds » Learn more

Stetson Institute for Social Research

The Stetson Institute for Social Research (SISR) was founded in January 1993 as an educational, research, consultation, and evaluation resource for Stetson University students, faculty, and administrators, and for the surrounding community. » Learn more

Tampa Law Center

The Tampa Law Center opened in 2004 as a developing hub for legal activity in the Tampa Bay area. The College of Law offers courses part-time J.D. degree at the Tampa Law Center; in addition, the Tampa branch of Florida's Second District Court of Appeal resides in the building. » Learn more

University Honors Program

The Stetson University Honors Program provides a select group of students an academically enriched and intellectually stimulating experience with a uniquely integrated curriculum consisting of specially designed Honors core courses and special educational opportunities and experiences. » Learn more

Veterans Law Institute

The Veterans Law Institute at the College of Law works to increase legal services available to the growing population of military members, veterans and their families in the Tampa Bay area by bringing together volunteer attorneys, volunteers from other fields, Stetson faculty, Stetson students and other community organizations. » Learn more

Institute for Water and Environmental Resilience

Stetson's Institute for Water and Environmental Resilience promotes interdisciplinary faculty and student research as a means of informing policy options for solving Florida’s challenging environmental issues as a demonstration of Stetson University’s commitment to environmental stewardship as a core university value. » Learn more