Week Ahead for Hatters – April 19-26
Academic year 2012-13 is almost over. Classes end on May 1. Finals are scheduled May 3 and 4. Commencement Celebration 2013 is Saturday, May 11. But there is still plenty to do in Hatter Country! Here’s a sampling of what next week holds for Stetson’s DeLand campus:
HatterPalooza is Stetson’s biggest concert of the year put on by Hatter Productions. This year’s headlining artists will be Andy Grammer, Parachute and Andrew Ripp. Starting at 1 p.m., Saturday, April 20, food trucks will be lined up along Minnesota Ave for everyone’s enjoyment, so be sure to bring money for some good food. Andy Grammer will also be selling his own merchandise. Attendance at HatterPalooza is totally free. It is open to the Stetson community and alumni. This year, it will be held on campus, in the Rinker Field House inside Hollis Center. (This is the new location, because rain is in the forecast.)
Earth Day at Stetson – Gillespie Museum/Rinker Environmental Learning Center
Keeping it Green is this year’s theme for Stetson’s Earth Day, Saturday, April 20, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. A showcase of Stetson Initiatives in Environmental Sciences, Earth-friendly activities (tie dye, natural beading, planting, birdhouse building). Informational tables, live music and the annual Doug Lee Day of Service
Art Exhibits at Hand Art Center:
- Senior Studio Art Exhibition Opening Reception – Friday, April 19, 6-8 p.m. Exhibit continues through April 26
- Oscar Bluemner’s Germany: Juxtaposing Jerichow exhibition runs through April 29
Theatre Arts Production at Museum of Florida Art:
- Dancing at Lughnasa – Brian Friel’s Tony Award winning play, April 18-21. Directed by Dr. Ken McCoy
Music in Lee Chapel, inside Elizabeth Hall:
- Faculty Recital – Jane Christeson, mezzo-soprano; Michael Rickman, piano – Friday, April 19, 3 p.m.
- University Symphonic Band featuring Douglas Phillips, conductor – 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 20
- Jazz Ensemble Concert featuring Don Waldrop, conductor, 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 24, Stetson Room, 2nd floor of the CUB. Celebrating the music of Duke Ellington; Linda Cole, guest vocalist
- University Concert Choir featuring Timothy Peter, conductor, 7:30 p.m., Friday, April 26
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Concert at First Baptist Church, DeLand:
- University Choral Union Concert, featuring Andrew Larson, conductor, 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 23, First Baptist Church, DeLand
Friday, April 19:
- Deliberating About Things That Matter – Gender and the Holocaust – co-sponsored by Russian Studies, Phi Beta Kappa and Gender Studies
- Let’s Get Physical! Exercise Benefits the Brain – Part of the Betty Batson Bell Brain & Learning Lecture Series. Designed to enhance awareness of how we learn and remember and the factors that affect memory. This lecture focuses on the benefits of physical exercise on memory processing.
- Women of Morocco: The Struggle of Yesterday and Today Lecture and slide presentation of the challenges women face in a Muslim country
Saturday, April 20:
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Monday, April 22:
- Student Employment Fair – noon to 3 p.m. The Student Employment Career Fair will be an opportunity for students to connect with departments and discover employment opportunities for the 2013/14 school year.
Tuesday, April 23:
Wednesday, April 24:
- Honors Project Presentation – Kevin Serrano
- Students Advocating Sustainability at Stetson
- APVMA Meeting
- Stetson Speakers Bureau Meeting
Thursday, April 25:
- Phi Beta Kappa: Deliberating About Things That Matter – Reflections on Happiness 4-6 p.m. Guest Speaker, Louis Colombo from Bethune Cookman University will engage us on the topic – Reflections on Happiness
- Taking Sustainable Cities Seriously – 6:30 p.m., Dr. Kent Portney of Tufts University will present his new book “Taking Sustainable Cities Seriously.” He will discuss sustainability polices that have proven to be effective in American cities as well the role of nonprofit organizations in promoting and advocating for local sustainability. All members of the Stetson community are invited to attend. His presentation, supported by Stetson’s Artists and Lecuters series, and the dinner, provided by Sodexo, are free. However space is limited and pre-registration is required to attend. Please send an e-mail to Bill Ball at firstname.lastname@example.org to pre-register for the event.
- Poetry at an Uncouth Hour – 9 p.m., NightLights
Friday, April 26:
- Lavender and MSC Award Banquet – 6-8 p.m., Allen Hall
- Cheerleading and Mascot Tryouts – Friday and Saturday, April 19 and 20, Hollis Center
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