Homecoming 2020 Recap
The John B. Stetson Family Legacy
John B. Stetson, an entrepreneur and industrialist known for his Stetson hats, was instrumental in the early development of Stetson University. Susan Ryan, Dean of Stetson’s duPont-Ball Library, curates the largest known collection of John B. Stetson family and company memorabilia. During Ryan’s 30 years at Stetson University, she has researched the Stetson family extensively, with particular attention to the family's philanthropy. She will share the story of John B. Stetson, his wife Elizabeth, and their two sons and the family’s influence on the University and DeLand. Watch Now!
Stress Less for Better Health
Daily lifestyle choices that improve health and quality of life is one of the best investments we can make in life. In this session, the Department of Health Sciences will share information on how prolonged stress affects the body in various ways, and also discuss strategies on improving health and prevent diseases of lifestyle. Watch Now!
Restorative Practices: How Stetson University's Department of Education and the Hollis Center for Educational Reform are Working to Build Inclusive School Communities
Stetson's Education Department, in collaboration with the Stetson Hollis Institute for Educational Reform, is a leader in the field of Restorative Practices in Education. This session provides an overview of the components of Restorative Practice and our work in the education field supporting teachers in the area of school climate, culture, and relationship building. Watch Now!
Greenfeather - Stetson's Longest Running Tradition
Do you remember participating in Greenfeather as a student? Penny Wars, Rock-A-Thon, Day of Service, Airwaves, Chalk Art, and more! It's certainly changed over the years, so come hear how Greenfeather has been helping DeLand's local community for the past 50 plus years and learn more about this year's Greenfeather Grant Recipients - Hispanic Health Initiatives (HHI) and Community Education Project (CEP). All donations to Greenfeather, whether they be through the virtual 5K or a direct donation, will help fund HHI and CEP's amazing causes. Watch Now!
Stetson University Athletics Update
Stetson University's Director of Athletics, Jeff Altier '82, MED '87, will host a discussion on the status of athletics, student-athletes, training and conditioning, and the potential for competition later this winter and during spring term. He will be joined by Women's Basketball Coach, Lynn Bria, and Men's Basketball Coach, Donnie Jones, to give an update on the upcoming NCAA Basketball season. Watch Now!
School of Business Entrepreneurship Prince Leaders Pitch Competition
Join us for an exciting pitch competition. The members of the Prince Leaders Entrepreneurship program, an elite group of 10 entrepreneurship students, will go head-to-head presenting their business ideas to a virtual audience. Watch the tremendous pitches as well as the live announcement of the winners! Watch Now!
School of Music Hatter Heritage Performance
This event features previously recorded concerts as well as virtually recorded performances created during the fall 2020 semester. Watch Now!
Coffee with the President and Alumni Awards
Traditionally held at our President's Breakfast event during Homecoming, Stetson President, Dr. Chris Roellke, will host his first Homecoming Awards program to honor several special guests. The program will include a university update and presentation of Alumni and University Awards. For those that register and attend this event, a special gift will be mailed to you after Homecoming officially ends! Watch Now!
Updates and Touchdowns with RGIP
There have been many changes to the RGIP Program over the last two years. Hear from the new Roland George Investment Program leadership team on program successes, new developments, and future alumni engagement opportunities. Watch Now!
Homecoming Chapel Service
The 2020 Stetson University Homecoming Virtual Chapel Service offers an opportunity to revisit the warmth and inspiration of one of the university’s most sacred spaces, Lee Chapel. This service is also a time to share a special moment with fellow alumni, to remember classmates who have passed, to get acquainted with today’s School of Music and Office of Religious and Spiritual Life—and to connect with the divine. Watch Now!