ODI Staff at Event

Events

Signature Events

Multicultural Alumni Homecoming Family Reunion

Saturday, November 6, 2021, at 5:30 p.m.

Location: Rinker Welcome Center

This evening celebrates the diverse cultural identities of Stetson University's alumni community during Homecoming week. We gather to reconnect with our community, deepen our bonds, and enhance our University for the next generation of Hatters.

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Life and Legacy Event

Wednesday, January 19, 2022, at 7:00 p.m.

Location: TBD

This program is centered around celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Junior. The event is usually in the first few week of January to remember and embrace the continuation of systemic change.

Monthly Cultural Campaign

Fall Semester

  • Hispanic Heritage Month
    • In the Heights Movie: September 15, 2021, on Stetson Green at 7:30 p.m.
    • Cutural Dialogue: September 23, 2021, in the Rinker Welcome Center at 7:00 p.m. -OR- Register today to attend virtually.
  • Different Abilities Awareness Month
    • Virtual Discussion Panel: October 28, 2021, at 7:30 p.m. Register today.
  • Native American Heritage Month
    • Two Spirit Movie: November 17, 2021, on Stetson Green at 6:00 p.m.
    • Moment of Silence: November 22, 2021, in Palm Court at noon
  • Ally's Month 

Spring Semester

  • First Year College Students Month
    • First Generation Discussion Panel: TBD
  • Black History Month
    • Film Festival: TBD
  • National Women's History Month
    • On the Basis of Sex Movie: TBD
  • Asian Pacific Islander Month
    • Cultural Dialogue: TBD

Other Annual Events

  • Conferences
    • Student Leadership and Diversity Conference in Columbia, South Carolina. Applications open October 25, 2021 and close Novemeber 7, 2021.
    • Multicultural Leadership Summit in Tallahassee, Florida.
  • Coming Out Day: October 11, 2021, on the Stetson Green from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Only Love: February 14, 2022, from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Hatter Saturday: April 9, 2022
  • Sankofa: May 4, 2022, at 7 p.m.
  • Lavender Graduation: TBD
  • MSC Banquet: TBD

Continuous Events

To stay up to date on all event please follow our Instagram.

Notable Past Events

Restoring the Dream: 2021 Martin Luther King Jr. Life and Legacy Event

Keynote by Ted Small. Watch the recording.

Resistance to Transformation: 2020 Multicultural Alumni Family Reunion

Keynote by Dr. Primrose Cameron. Watch the recording.

Let's Talk Action: June 25, 2020

Part two in this series provided space for current Stetson students and alumni to share their ideas to alter the harmful patterns of racism that occur on Stetson’s campus, individually and systemically. Watch the recording.

Let's Talk Racism: June 23, 2020

Part one in this series provided space for current Stetson students and alumni to engage in storytelling and share their experiences of racism on campus and in the DeLand community. Watch the recording.

Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) has partnered with several other Stetson departments to bring awareness and start restoring our campus. Notably of which was this flash panel co-sponsored by ODI and the Brown Center for Faculty Innovation and Excellence. Watch the recording.