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Stetson University Launches Rethinking Incarceration

DELAND, Florida, March 15, 2019 – Stetson University Community Education Project (CEP) is launching Rethinking Incarceration, an initiative designed to promote dialogue on mass incarceration, prison reform, human rights, political engagement and systemic oppression.

Anthony Ray Hinton to Speak at Stetson University

DELAND, Florida, March 13, 2019 – Anthony Ray Hinton spent 30 years on Alabama’s death row for crimes he did not commit.

Stetson University Selects Michèle Alexandre as First African-American Dean of the College of Law

DELAND, Florida, March 13, 2019 – Following a nationwide search, Stetson University Executive Vice President and Provost Noel Painter, Ph.D., announced the appointment of Michèle Alexandre, a noted civil rights, gender and race scholar, and author of “The New Frontiers of Civil Rights Litigation,” as the next dean of Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, Florida. 

Stetson University Board of Trustees Chair Announces Presidential Search Committee

DELAND, Florida, March 11 - 2019 - The Stetson University Board of Trustees today announced the members of the university's Presidential Search Committee following the retirement announcement from President Wendy B. Libby, Ph.D.

Stetson University Entrepreneurship Students Win $33,500 at Pitch Competitions

DELAND, Florida, March 6, 2019 – Stetson University students won $33,500 at two different student entrepreneur pitch competitions held this past weekend. Sophomore Bryson Pritchard seized first place in both competitions.


Stetson University Hosts Templeton Business Ethics Case Competition: 20 schools from across the country participated

DELAND, Florida, Feb. 26, 2019 – Wake Forest students took the top spot in the annual Templeton Business Ethics Case Competition held at Stetson University Feb. 21-22.

Stetson Announces Partnership with Leading Research and Advisory Company

DELAND, Florida., Feb. 18, 2019 – Stetson University School of Business Administration has announced a partnership with Gartner, a leading research and advisory company based in Stamford, Connecticut, for sponsorship of the Centurion Sales competition team.

Stetson University President Wendy B. Libby, Ph.D., Announces Retirement Plans

DELAND, Florida, Feb. 15, 2019 – Wendy B. Libby, Ph.D., today announced her decision to retire as president of Stetson University in June 2020 after 11 years in the top leadership role. Libby became Stetson’s ninth president in July 2009 and its first female president since the university was founded in 1883.

Stetson University Signs Articulation Agreement with Seminole State College

DELAND, Florida, Feb. 12, 2019--Stetson University and Seminole State College have signed an articulation agreement that will allow Seminole State students graduating with an Associate of Arts in accounting to seamlessly complete their Bachelor of Business Administration in the accounting program at Stetson’s School of Business Administration.

Eligible Taxpayers Get Free Help with Taxes at Stetson University

DELAND, Florida., Feb. 7, 2019 – Stetson University School of Business Administration announced that the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program will be offered on the DeLand campus to eligible taxpayers from now until April 12.

Prince Entrepreneurship Program Kicks off Spring Seminar Series

DELAND, Florida, Feb. 6, 2019 –Stetson University School of Business Administration announced the continuation of Entrepreneurship Thursdays a seminar series featuring nationally recognized speakers, pitch competitions, and startup advice.




















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