Multicultural Student Organizations
The organizations listed on this page are recognized groups that fall under the Multicultural Student Council. If you don't see a group that looks interesting to you, Stetson University has over 100 recognized student organizations, and if you still don't find one that interests you, it's easy to start your own!
The Arab Student Organization is going to provide Stetson students an opportunity to discover Arab, Middle Eastern, and North African cultures through the exploration of food, language, music, dancing, costume, and other cultural traditions. ASO will also serve as a platform to connect Arab students to each other and introduce all Hatters to different aspects of Arab culture, thus enriching their college experience.
The goal of Asian Pacific American Coalition is to promote awareness about Asian Pacific culture and experience in America. This organization was established in December 2012 and is open to everyone regardless of culture and heritage.
The Black Student Association is one of the many cultural organizations dedicated to providing positive cultural, intellectual and social activities for all students at Stetson University. We are an association in which African-American students with similar interests and views can come together as a unified voice. As a result we help to create a positive self-identity among our members and others through community involvement and campus interaction.
The Caribbean Student Association strives to educate the Stetson University community about Caribbean culture and diversity. We promote equality and provide various events to celebrate the many Caribbean countries. The CSA has established a network of support that fosters a Caribbean family with the goal of improving cultural diversity on campus through expanding our organization. Come join our home away from home!
Stetson University's Latin American Student Association is a Hispanic organization devoted to developing a greater awareness of Latino culture and identity within the Stetson University community and throughout Florida. The mission of UNIDOS is to serve as an intercultural resource center on campus. Dedicated towards integrating all Latinos and non-Latinos, we strive to enrich the intercultural experiences within the Stetson University community. UNIDOS provides a supportive environment where students are welcome to discuss and come to understand issues of importance to them. The organization supports students through resources and services that foster the integration of their academic, social, cultural and community service activities to enrich their Stetson University experience. We also promote institution-wide festivals and events to educate the community of Latino culture's rich cultural traditions and diversity, which encourages students to understand the importance of building a strong intercultural community.
The purpose of the Jewish Student Organization/Hillel is to provide Jewish cultural and religious experiences to the Stetson University community.
Kaleidoscope, Stetson University's Gay/Straight Alliance, is a community-based organization that actively pursues opportunities to promote acceptance, friendship and partnership of the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and straight communities. We work to create a supportive atmosphere for GLBTQ and allied students to discuss their feelings and thoughts about sexual orientation and gender identity. Through education and awareness initiatives, we hope to reduce anti-gay violence, harassment and discrimination by promoting a greater understanding between students, school administration and the local community.
The Muslim Student Association's purpose is to educate people about the Muslim culture and religion. It is open to all who want to know more about the religion of Islam.
SONAR is a student organization created to educate and involve the Stetson community with Native American culture, history and traditions.