Author: Kimberly Reiter


The 21st annual Stetson Showcase will take place all day on April 16. Day classes are cancelled to allow you the opportunity to wander the posters and exhibits, or hear the oral presentations and junior music recitals. The theme this

Showcase Applications Due Friday, March 29!

Please get your Showcase applications in as soon as possible. Deadline is midnight on March 29. Students in all majors are welcome to present. Go to and download the application. Applications go to Dr. Kimberly Reiter at

Deadline for Showcase Art Competition Approaching

The deadline for submitting original art for the 2019 Showcase Poster is March 29. This artwork must be on the 2019 theme: “Rites of Passage, Coming of Age.” The winner will have his or her attributed artwork on the announcement posters

Nominations Open for William Hugh McEniry Award for Excellence in Teaching

The Faculty Senate McEniry Committee is now accepting nominations for Stetson’s most prestigious teaching award, established in 1974 in honor of Dr. William Hugh McEniry, professor and dean from 1940-1967.  The award continues to be based on “the highest attainment

SURE Applications Due March 12

This is a reminder that applications for the Stetson Undergraduate Research Experience are due March 12. If you need a bit of money for your summer research, whether you require lab or media supplies, help on research travel, writing time

How to mentor a SURE Grant candidate

Please contact and work with students who have the potential to earn a Stetson Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) Grant this summer. The grant carries $2,000 for funds, plus $500 for travel (possibly more if travel is integral to the proposed

SURE Grant Competition Open

The 2019 Stetson Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) Grant Competition is now open to anyone not graduating before December 2019. This is your chance to apply for $2,500 to research, travel for research, compose, create, invent, innovate or further your capstone

Be The Featured ‘Showcase 21’ Artist

The theme for this year’s Showcase is “Showcase 21: Rites of Passage.” We are looking for original artwork on the theme, which centers around this capstone accomplishment or presenting on Showcase Day, April 16.  The theme refers to the tradition

What do you think of the Trump Presidency?

In January 2017 and January 2018, students were invited to post a sticky note comment on the Trump presidency on the third floor of Elizabeth Hall. We invite you to do so once again, starting Wednesday, Jan. 23, through Friday,

NCUR 2019

If you are a student – or have a student  – who has applied to present at NCUR 2019 this April at Kennesaw State, please let me know as soon as possible, before acceptance letters have come out.  We will

Florida and National Undergraduate Conference Applications Now Open

The Florida Undergraduate Research Conference (FURC) and the National Council for Undergraduate Research (NCUR) are now accepting applications for presentation of undergraduate research in paper or poster form. FURC is Feb. 22-23 at the University of North Florida and NCUR

Special Open Senate Meeting Oct. 12 on Program Discontinuance

The Senate will hold a special open Faculty meeting Friday, Oct. 12, at 2 p.m. in the Rinker Auditorium of LBC.  The subject will be the Opening and Discontinuance Policies as they have been received from the lawyers.  The previous

Applications for State and National Showcase opening

The FURC and NCUR sites will begin to take applications for research projects over the next week.  The Florida Undergraduate Research Conference (FURC) will be at UNF on Feb. 22-23.  The National Conference for Undergraduate Research (NCUR) will take place

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Spring Break in Rome and Pompeii

Travel with Dr. Kimberly Reiter to Rome, Pompeii and Capri over Spring Break 2019.  You will learn something about the ancient Roman and Renaissance world, and have ample free time to walk the island of Capri, steeped in both glamour

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SURE Grant Proposals due March 13

This is a reminder that all material for 2018 SURE Grant proposals is due to Dr. Kimberly Reiter by midnight, March 13.  All materials are to be submitted electronically, with the exception of transcripts, which are to be delivered to

Comment by Post-It on the Presidency, Year Two

Last year Phi Alpha Theta, the History Honors society, invited the Stetson Community to comment on a Post-It on Inauguration Day.  The response was overwhelming.  All comments were saved and will be reposted Jan. 21 and 22 on the third

Win two tickets to a special Harry Potter screening Nov. 4

Looking for a way to donate to the Puerto Rico Relief Fund? Phi Alpha Theta, the Stetson History Honor Society, is raffling a pair of tickets to see Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets performed in concert by the

May England Trip Information Session Monday

Come see Britain this May off the beaten tourist path. There will be an information session for the 2018 England Field Course “Early English Landscapes” at 5 p.m. Monday, Sept. 25, in 315 Elizabeth. This is your chance to come

Announcing the England May 2018 Trip Course – Info Session on Sept. 25

There will be an information session for the 2018 England Field Course “Early English Landscapes” at 5 p.m., Monday, Sept. 25, in 315 Elizabeth.  This is your chance to come hear about the course everyone is talking about!  Ever wanted

Classes Cancelled for Stetson Showcase: A Celebration of Stars April 18

Showcase has grown to be one of the most distinctive Undergraduate Research Days in the United States.  Over 200 students will be presenting on April 18, in multiple venues.  See a poster in Edmunds Center, hear Stetson’s artists explain their

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Deadlines for SURE and SHOWCASE approaching

The submission deadline for SURE applications is Wednesday, March 15 (the website deadline is an error).  All materials, including transcripts and faculty letters, must be submitted by that date to Dr. Kimberly Reiter.  Go to for application procedure.  The submission

SURE Grant Competition Opens

Please encourage students with strong potential to apply for a SURE Grant this March. Students who will be present in the Fall semester 2017 are eligible.   More information is available at  A SURE Grant provides $2,000 for summer-based research,

Spring Break in Italy and Rome Info Session Sept. 19

The Department of History is offering a 10-day Spring Break guided by Roman historian Dr. Kimberly Reiter, visiting the the Bay of Naples, Pompeii and Rome.  We will spend time in the delightful cliffside town of Sorrento as we explore

Star Trek Week Continues Tonight: The Science Behind Trek

Warp Speed?  Communicators?  Transporters?  Where are we in the scientific advancements with which Star Trek enticed us?  Come hear Professor of Physics Kevin Riggs, Ph.D., examine the science behind the series tonight (Sept. 12) at 6 p.m. in Sage Hall

Showcase Instagram Takeover April 12

Post your photos of Showcase at #sushowcase. Friend shots, selfies, poster shots, presentations or just having fun at Showcase – give us your best! And do not forget to vote for your favorite speaker at venues in the Student Choice

#SUShowcase April 12

The Stetson Showcase on Tues., Apr. 12, will feature almost 200 students from all the schools. Posters will be up all day in the Rinker Fieldhouse, while presentations will be made in Sage Hall, Elizabeth Hall, the Library, LBC, Flagler

Showcase Applications now accepted

All students with research and creative projects are now invited to apply to present at Showcase, April 12. Projects include senior research, individual/team research, creative works (poetry, prose, drama, music, digital), business strategies, computer-assisted projects and community outreach projects. Both

SURE Grant proposals due March 9

SURE grant proposals, with letters of reference,  must be completed and submitted to Dr. Kimberly Reiter, associate professor of history, by the close of Wednesday, March 9. If you are applying for the grant, do not forget to order a hard

S.U.R.E. Grant Competition Now Open

Could Stetson help with your research needs this summer? S.U.R.E could! 2016 S.U.R.E. Grant is now open to all undergraduates. Students are invited to apply for one of the 2016 S.U.R.E. (Stetson Undergraduate Research Experience) Grants. The grant is open