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March

Stetson University Taps Ray Nault as Interim Vice President for Enrollment Management

DELAND, Florida, March 25, 2020 -- Stetson University has selected Raymond Nault, MS Ed, to serve as Interim Vice President of Enrollment Management while the university conducts a search to replace Joel Bauman who announced his departure earlier today.

  • Image: Raymond Nault, Interim Vice President of Enrollment Management at Stetson University
    • Photo Courtesy of Raymond Nault

Stetson University's Gillespie Museum Presents Science Café on the Coastal Consequences of Sea-Level Rise

DELAND, Florida, March 5, 2020 – More severe storms and sea-level rise are causing increased flooding of coastal communities around the world due to climate change. One of the hardest-hit areas is the Coastal Plain region in the southeastern United States, which includes Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North and South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.

  • Image: Jason Evans, PhD
    • Photo credit: Stetson University/Ciara Ocasio

19 Ethics Teams from Across the U.S. Compete at Stetson University

DELAND, Florida, March 3, 2020 – Georgetown University students took first place and received $1,500 in Stetson University’s fifth annual Templeton Business Ethics Case Competition. The case presented to the students this year was, "Nestlé and Ginnie Springs: Socially Responsible Business Practice or Harmful Extraction of a Scarce Natural Resource?"

  • Image: Sponsoring donors Troy (far left) and Sissy (far right) Templeton congratulate Georgetown students Shana Shin and Abraham Mata for winning the Templeton Business Ethics Case Composition
    • Photo credit: Stetson University
  • Image: Jim Beasley, PhD
    • Photo credit: Stetson University

February

Stetson University Named a Top Producer of Fulbright Scholars

DELAND, Florida, Feb. 13, 2020 – Stetson University has been named one of the nation's top producers of Fulbright Scholars, according to rankings published this week in the Chronicle of Higher Education and on the Fulbright website.

  • Image: Jennifer Foo, PhD
    • Photo: Stetson University
  • Image: Luz Estella Nagle, JD
    • Photo: Stetson University
  • Image: Mayhill Fowler, PhD
    • Photo: Stetson University

Stetson University Institute for Water and Environmental Resilience Receives $185,000 from Florida Sea Grant

DELAND, Florida, Feb. 12, 2020 – The Institute for Water and Environmental Resilience (IWER) at Stetson University will be making an environmental difference in Volusia County thanks to a $185,000, two-year Florida Sea Grant.

  • Image: Great Egret at the Ponce Preserve in Ponce Inlet, Florida: A great egret visits marshlands at the Ponce Preserve in Ponce Inlet, Florida
    • Photo: Stetson University/Robert Sitler, PhD
  • Image: Ponce Preserve in Ponce Inlet, Florida: The Ponce Preserve features more than 40 acres of ocean dunes and wetlands from the Atlantic Ocean to the Halifax River.
    • Photo: Stetson University/Robert Sitler, PhD
  • Image: Smyrna Dunes Park in New Smyrna Beach, Florida 1: Orange and yellow hues appear in the sky over a sand dune during sunrise at the 184-acre Smyrna Dunes Park in New Smyrna Beach, Florida.
    • Photo: Stetson University/Robert Sitler, PhD
  • Image: Smyrna Dunes Park in New Smyrna Beach, Florida 2: A sunset reflects on the Ponce de Leon Inlet shore at Smyrna Dunes Park in New Smyrna Beach, Florida.
    • Photo: Stetson University/Robert Sitler, PhD 

January

Hatters Baseball Coach Steve Trimper to Kick off Entrepreneurship Spring Seminar Series

DELAND, Florida, Jan. 28, 2020 -  Stetson University's Prince Entrepreneurship Program is kicking off its spring seminar series with the Hatters baseball head coach and new author, Steve Trimper, who will discuss his recently released book, "Walk off Winning." The book, which serves as a game plan for leading teams and organizations to success, was just released this month.

  • Image 1: Steve Trimper, Stetson Baseball Head Coach 
    • Image courtesy of Stetson University/Ciara Ocasio

Stetson University's Gillespie Museum Presents Science Cafe on the Ecogoly of Port Royal

DELAND, Florida, Jan. 28, 2020 - Learn more about the pristine, coastal waterway Portal Royal Sound during a free Science Café, featuring Stetson University alumna, Spring Island Trust environmental educator and naturalist Kristen Mattson, who will be discussing "The Ecology of Port Royal Sound" on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 7-8:30 p.m., at the Gillespie Museum on Stetson University's campus.

  • Image 1Spring Island Trust environmental educator Kristen Mattson teaches residents and visitors about Port Royal Sound's unique ecology.
    • Image courtesy of the Spring Island Trust
  • Image 2Port Royal Sound is a pristine, coastal waterway and renowned for its rich and diverse marine life in Okatie, South Carolina.
    • Image courtesy of the Spring Island Trust

Stetson Unversity Photography Exhibit Features Conservationists Making a Positive Impact on Environment

DELAND, Florida, Jan. 2, 2020 – Preserving animal and plant species ensures the existence of native habitats and allows future generations to enjoy nature and its resources for years to come.

  • Image 1Dustin Angell, Archbold Biological Station: Dustin Angell is an environmental educator and conservation photographer at the Archbold Biological Station.
    • Image courtesy of Dustin Angell
  • Image 2: Emily Angell: Dustin Angell's wife Emily is a red-cockated woodpecker researcher at the Archbold Biological Station.
    • Photo by Dustin Angell
  • Image 3Kevin Main: Kevin Main is the Archbold Biological Station's land manager who oversees all aspects of fire management.
    • Photo by Dustin Angell
  • Image 4Joan Morrison: Joan Morrison, PhD, is a crested caracara biologist at the MacArthur Agro-ecology Research Center in Lake Placid, Florida.
    • Photo by Dustin Angell
  • Image 5Bill Parken: Bill Parken is the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission's Ridge Rangers outreach volunteer program coordinator. 
    • Photo by Dustin Angell
  • Image 6Stacy Smith: Stacy Smith is a plant ecology researcher at the Archbold Biological Station. 
    • Photo by Dustin Angell
  • Image 7Steffan Pierre: Steffan Pierre is an environmental specialist at the Archbold Biological Station. 
    • Photo by Dustin Angell

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