Author: Cory Lancaster

Scam Of The Week: iTunes Gift Card Phishing Fraud

The bad guys are continuing to utilize their social engineering skills for their financial gains – this time they’re requesting iTunes gift cards. They’re posing as your organization’s executives or CEO, and using methods of authority and urgency to intimidate

Commencement Accommodations & Accessible Seating

If you are a graduate or faculty member and foresee barriers or challenges regarding your participation in any of the Commencement events, please contact the University Events Office. Guests with disabilities or health concerns please visit the Commencement website for

Cultural Credit events April 2-7, plus upcoming Academic Deadlines

Students can find Cultural Credit events on the calendar at: https://www.stetson.edu/cc. Monday, April 2 9 a.m.: 60 Years of Russia at Stetson 10 a.m.: Florida Formations: 500 Years of Florida Geology 10 a.m.: Citizen + Science: Pollinator Project at Gillespie Museum 11 a.m.: (Un)canonical Bluemner

Title IX Intercollegiate Athletics Survey

The Stetson University Athletic Department is conducting an anonymous and confidential Title IX Intercollegiate Athletics Survey from Wednesday, March 28, 2018, through Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in order to analyze whether or not we are fully and effectively accommodating the

Stetson Hosts Annual Hackathon April 7-8, with Chance to Win An Interview with Apple

Stetson will host its third annual hackathon on April 7-8 in DeLand and feature an extra competition designed by engineers at Apple that will award an interview with Apple to the winner. “Apple has confirmed they will sponsor us, and

Cultural Credit events March 26-30, plus upcoming Academic Deadlines

Students can find Cultural Credit events on the calendar at: https://www.stetson.edu/cc. Monday, March 26 9 a.m.: 60 Years of Russia at Stetson 10 a.m.: Florida Formations: 500 Years of Florida Geology 10 a.m.: Citizen + Science: Pollinator Project at Gillespie Museum 11 a.m.: Senior

Stetson loses two long-time friends

Stetson University has lost two long-time friends and supporters in the College of Arts and Sciences. One a former dean and the other a supporter of our study abroad and faculty exchange program with Paedagogische Hochschule in Freiburg, Germany. Robert

Scam Of The Week: March Phishing Madness!

Heads-up! The bad guys are at it again, this time with March Madness. They are sending phishing emails and trying to lure you to scam sites that are copies of legit sites that cover brackets and stream games. This way, they can

Final Day – Nominate Now for Senior Awards, Commencement Speakers and Faculty Advising!

Nominations for Senior Awards, Commencement Speakers and Faculty Advising ends Tuesday, March 20!   In a few short months we will find ourselves gathered for another Stetson commencement! The application/nomination process for Commencement speakers, senior awards (McTeer and Sullivan) and the faculty

Cultural Credit events March 20-26, plus Upcoming Academic Deadlines

Students can find Cultural Credit events on the calendar at: https://www.stetson.edu/cc. Tuesday, March 20 9 a.m.: 60 Years of Russia at Stetson 11 a.m.: Senior Exhibition I (Studio Art) 11 a.m.: (Un)canonical Bluemner 12 p.m.: Hijab Day 5 p.m.: RGIP Trustee Meeting 8.0

Experience Hijab Day on Tuesday, March 20

The Muslim Student Association and a Fulbright Scholar, who is teaching Arabic at Stetson and serving as a Culture Ambassador of Egypt, are seeking volunteers on Tuesday, March 20, to wear headscarves and raise awareness of Muslim culture on Hijab

Inclusive Implementation Strategy Group

As we wrap up Spring Break, the Inclusive Implementation Strategy Group, IISG, wants the Stetson community to be aware that work by the IISG continues for the Stetson University campuses in DeLand and Celebration, and by the Diversity committee for

Cultural Credit Events March 12-17, plus Upcoming Academic Deadlines

Students can quickly find Cultural Credit events on the calendar at: https://www.stetson.edu/cc. Monday, March 12 11 a.m.: (Un)canonical Bluemner 1:30 p.m.: Make a Dreamcatcher 6 p.m.: Unsafe Spaces Two Tuesday, March 13 11 a.m.: (Un)canonical Bluemner Wednesday, March 14 11 a.m.: (Un)canonical Bluemner 12 p.m.: Weekly Political

Deadline March 19 to order caps and gowns for Commencement

Congratulations Graduates! Have you ordered your cap & gown? All graduating students are required to wear their caps and gowns during the Commencement ceremony. Deadline to order is March 19, 2018. Master’s and Bachelor’s candidate regalia can be purchased by

Watch the Video of the All Campus Staff Meeting

Faculty, If you would like to watch a video of the All Campus Staff Meeting in Lee Chapel on Wednesday morning, follow this link to Stetson Broadcast Productions.  

IT Upgrades scheduled for Friday, March 2

Stetson Information Technology (IT) is going to be installing required security patches and upgrades on the Banner system on Friday, March 2, after the close of business. As a result, myStetson and Banner will be unavailable on Friday, March 2,

Watch the Video of the All Campus Staff Meeting

Staff, If you were unable to attend Wednesday morning’s All Campus Staff Meeting in Lee Chapel, you can watch the meeting recorded by Stetson Broadcast Productions at:  http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/113291627

Scam Of The Week: Apple Phishing and Smishing

The bad guys love to spoof companies that we’re all familiar with. If you’re an Apple customer, you know they send emails on a regular basis, and this might make you inherently less suspicious of anything appearing to come from

The Social Justice Lecture Series: ‘Is the First Amendment Obsolete?’

“Is the First Amendment Obsolete?” A Lecture/Discussion by Tim Wu, Developer of the Net Neutrality Theory Social Justice Lecture Series, Wednesday, Feb. 28, at 7 p.m. in Lee Chapel Cultural Credit Available Tim Wu is an author, policy advocate, and professor at

Campus Vigil on Wednesday Night to Remember 17 Victims of Parkland Shooting

The Stetson Community is invited to a vigil Wednesday, Feb. 28, at 9 p.m. to remember the 17 lives lost in the Parkland, Florida, shooting. Stetson first-year student Aviva Edrich organized the vigil because she attended Marjory Stoneman Douglas High

Cultural Credit Feb. 27-March 2, and upcoming Academic Deadlines

Students can quickly find Cultural Credit events on the calendar at: https://www.stetson.edu/cc. Tuesday, Feb. 27 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.: Toward “A Better Nectar” 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.: (Un)canonical Bluemner 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.: a better nectar -and- Faculty Focus: Matt

The Passing of Professor Emeritus Frank DeZoort

Frank A. DeZoort, Ph.D., longtime director of Graduate Business Programs at Stetson University and professor emeritus of Management, passed away Feb. 11 in Decatur, Georgia. He was 74. DeZoort worked for Stetson from 1983 to 2010 and was instrumental in

Nominations Now Open: Senior Awards, Commencement Speakers and Faculty Advising – Due March 20

In a few short months, we will find ourselves gathered for another Stetson commencement! The application/nomination process for Commencement speakers, senior awards (McTeer and Sullivan) and the faculty advising award are now open at https://www.stetson.edu/seniorawards2018. Please take the time to nominate

Cultural Credit Events Feb. 19-25

Students join Stetson University’s intellectual and creative life outside the classroom by participating in at least three approved Cultural Credit events for each semester of enrollment at the university. Here is a link that makes it easy for you to find the calendar

Stetson University Internal Communication Survey

Please take a few minutes to participate in the Stetson University Internal Communication Survey, which is being conducted by the University Marketing Office. Faculty and Staff members will find the survey link in their email. This is not spam.  

Ash Wednesday service on Feb. 14

There will be an Ash Wednesday service held in Lee Chapel from 1-1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 14. All are welcome. Please note this is a new time: 1-1:30 p.m. For questions, contact Lindsey Graves, assistant director of Interfaith Initiatives for the Office of Religious

Ash Wednesday service on Feb. 14

There will be an Ash Wednesday service held in Lee Chapel from 12:30-1 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 14. All are welcome. For questions, contact Lindsey Graves, assistant director of Interfaith Initiatives for the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life, at lgraves@stetson.edu.

Religious and Spiritual Life Presents ‘Big Words: Feel’ with Cultural Credit, Refreshments Provided

On Monday, Feb. 12, Stetson University Religious and Spiritual Life will host the second event in the “Big Words: Perspectives on Religion and Spirituality” series. Vivek Desai, Ph.D., will speak at the event, which will be in the Rinker Welcome

Cultural Credit Events Feb. 12-17

Students join Stetson University’s intellectual and creative life outside the classroom by participating in at least three approved Cultural Credit events for each semester of enrollment at the university. Here is a link that makes it easy for you to find the calendar

Planned Network Maintenance

In our efforts to improve the reliability and performance of the wireless network in academic buildings, Stetson I.T. will be performing changes to the wireless network on Feb. 8 starting at 9 p.m. until 10 p.m. WiFi in all academic buildings

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