Author: Cory Lancaster

Financial Literacy Week Starts Monday

Financial literacy is the ability to use knowledge and skills to manage financial resources effectively for a lifetime of financial well-being. Financial Literacy Week is Nov. 13-17, and this will be an exciting week full of resources, fun and food for

Financial Literacy Week, Nov. 13-17

Financial literacy is the ability to use knowledge and skills to manage financial resources effectively for a lifetime of financial well-being. Financial Literacy Week is Nov. 13-17, and this will be an exciting week full of resources, fun and food for

Honoring Our Veterans

Several events are planned for Veterans Day, which is dedicated to American veterans of all wars. Stetson Veterans Organization Veterans Day Observance Friday, Nov. 10, at 10 a.m., Stetson Flagpole    Volusia County Veterans Day Parade Saturday, Nov. 11, 10 a.m., Woodland

Upcoming Cultural Credit Events

Students join Stetson University’s intellectual and creative life outside the classroom by participating in at least three approved cultural events for each semester of enrollment at the university. These events include lectures by distinguished visitors, musical performances, plays and art

Scam Of The Week: ‘Fake-tortion’ Phishing Attacks

There is a new, sophisticated email scam you need to watch out for. Bad guys first send emails with links to inappropriate websites to business email addresses, and then follow up with extortion threats, claiming your workstation is infected and

Touchstone magazine Wins 5th Place, Best in Show, in National Competition

Touchstone, Stetson University’s literary magazine, received the fifth place best in show award at the National College Media Convention in Dallas, Texas, on Oct. 29. The award is given for “general excellence” in the category. Touchstone is part of Hatter

Migration from Cable TV to Philo

At the beginning of the fall semester, Stetson University announced Philo, an internet-based TV/DVR service. Philo offers the ability to watch or record traditional TV content on your smartphone, computer, or TV (using a Roku stick). Philo is available to

Disregard Announcement about All Staff Meeting

Dear Students, Please disregard the Announcement sent to you yesterday about a DeLand All Staff Meeting on Wednesday morning, Nov. 1, 2017. This Announcement was sent inadvertently to students and is a meeting intended for Stetson employees. Sorry for the

All-Staff Meeting Reminder – 11/1/17

The Office of Human Resources invites you to the DeLand All Campus Staff Meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017. The event will take place in Lee Chapel from 9 – 10:30 a.m.  The event will also be streamed to the

Cultural Credit Events This Week

Students join Stetson University’s intellectual and creative life outside the classroom by participating in at least three approved cultural events for each semester of enrollment at the university. These events include lectures by distinguished visitors, musical performances, plays and art

ELI-Stetson Wetlands Workshop

Register now for the Fifth Annual ELI-Stetson Wetlands Workshop – “Conserving the Coasts: The State of Marine Ecosystems and Coastal Compensatory Mitigation” – Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017 Stetson students can attend for FREE all or part(s) of the workshop —

Scam Of The Week: New Hybrid Amazon Phishing/Phone Password Scam

Heads up! The bad guys are sending a spoofed Amazon email claiming that Amazon has detected an unauthorized attempt to reset the password on the recipient’s account. A six digit code is provided along with instructions to call a phone

Counseling, Health and Religious/Spiritual Life move to Griffith Hall!

Campus Life and Student Success is excited to share the opening of the renovated Griffith Hall space starting on Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017. Griffith Hall will now be home to Student Counseling Services, Health Service, and Religious and Spiritual Life.

How to Get More Money to Pay for College

Stetson University will begin offering presentations and workshops next week to help students tap into more than $120 billion in federal financial aid given out each year. Beginning Monday, Oct. 23, Stetson’s Office of Student Financial Planning will host presentations

A New Name: Residential Living & Learning

Stetson requires students to live on campus for three years, recognizing the important role the experience plays in their undergraduate education. But studies have shown students at Stetson don’t always connect the Office of Housing and Residential Life with the

Summer Innsbruck 2018 Info Meeting

Any student who is interested in the Summer Innsbruck 2018 program can attend the Info Meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 17, at 6 p.m. in LBC 108. All majors are welcome to attend. The Summer Innsbruck Program is a six-week summer

Faculty Spotlight Series – Wednesday, Oct. 18

The second presentation in the 2017-18 Faculty Spotlight series  will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 18.  Holley E. Lynch, Assistant Professor of Physics, will speak on Can Geometry Explain Tissue Spreading? Date: Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017 Time: 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. (lunch served at

Reminder: Coffee with the Chief

Stetson Faculty and Staff are invited to  a “Meet and Greet” to welcome DeLand’s new Chief of Police. Date:          Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017 Time:         10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Location:    Lynn Presentation Room in the Rinker Welcome Center Please

Stetson in Ecuador (May 12-June 10)

Stetson’s Latin American Studies Program is offering a 4-week immersion experience in the beautiful colonial city of Cuenca, Ecuador, this coming summer. The program cost of $3,300 (plus airfare) includes lodging in the home of a local family, all meals,

Coffee with the Chief

Stetson Faculty and Staff are invited to  a “Meet and Greet” to welcome DeLand’s new Chief of Police. Date:          Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017 Time:         10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Location:    Lynn Presentation Room in the Rinker Welcome Center Please

2017-18 Faculty Spotlight Series – Opening Presentation – Wednesday – Oct. 4

The 2017-18 Faculty Spotlight series will kick off on Wednesday, Oct. 4, with a presentation by Dr. Pamela Cappas-Toro who will speak on Teaching a Gendered Language in a Maximum Security Men’s Prison: Curricular Approaches to Learning Spanish and Latin American Studies Date: Wednesday, Oct. 4,

Planned Network Maintenance

In our efforts to improve the reliability and performance of our network, Stetson Information Technology department will replace two main network switches in the duPont-Ball Library and Carlton Union Building on Oct. 2 from 9 p.m. – 12 a.m. During

Antivirus Software Deployment           

Stetson Information Technology department, in our efforts to provide improved protection against today’s threats, has chosen Sophos Endpoint Antivirus as our standard endpoint protection tool. This software will provide protection for viruses, malicious URLs, malware, and other security threats. Beginning

Student Health Center, Counseling, Chaplains’ Office Set to Move in Late October

Due to Hurricane Irma, the date for several offices to move from the Carlton Union Building into  Griffith Hall has been delayed until late October. The Student Health Center, Student Counseling and Office of the Chaplain/Religious and Spiritual Life will move into Griffith Hall

Planned Network Maintenance

In our efforts to improve the reliability and performance of our network, Stetson Information Technology department will replace two main network switches in the duPont-Ball Library and Carlton Union Building on Oct. 2 from 9 p.m. – 12 a.m. During

Values Day 2017: Values in Action on Tuesday, Sept. 26

Values Day is an annual tradition, where classes are cancelled and in place of classes are events that encourage the Stetson Community to engage in dialogue, reflect on Stetson’s values, and be together in community. Values Day is dedicated to the

Upcoming Events at the Hand Art Center

Save the Date: Upcoming Events at the Hand Art Center Sept. 28 at 7 p.m.: Andrew Murray Howe V of Atlantic Beach, FL, will lecture on “Empire and Empathy: Russian Photographs by Murray Howe,” a rare look at Pre-Revolution Russia.  The talk

“Good Riddance Hurricane Irma” Ice Cream Social

President Wendy Libby and the Office of Human Resources invite Faculty and Staff to a “Good Riddance Hurricane Irma” Ice Cream Social   When: Friday, Sept. 22, 2017 Where: Rinker Welcome Center Lobby/Presentation Room Time: 3 – 4 p.m. This

Registrar Issues Revised Academic Calendar due to Hurricane Irma

The Stetson University Office of the Registrar issued a Revised Academic Calendar this week, due to Hurricane Irma. The Hurricane Irma Information page summarizes the important academic updates related to changes caused by the storm. This page will be updated

Business Case for Sustainability seminar postponed due to hurricane

Due to Hurricane Irma, the Business Case for Sustainability seminar will be delayed and rescheduled, according to Adam J. Talbot, director of Stetson’s Professional and Corporate Education. A new date will be announced soon for the seminar, originally scheduled for Friday, Sept.

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