Tag: community engagement

Water Festival Volunteers Needed!

The 2018 Water Festival will take place on Saturday, April 28, in downtown DeLand. Produced by the Volusia Water Alliance in partnership with Stetson’s Institute for Water and Environmental Resilience, the City of DeLand, Blue Spring Alliance and others, the

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Become a More Engaged Citizen with Leadership West Volusia

Leadership West Volusia, beginning Aug. 17, will draw together business and community leaders from diverse backgrounds to learn about community issues while enhancing their leadership skills. Directed toward area adults who have demonstrated leadership potential and interest in servicing their community,

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Rotaract’s Professional Clothing Drive

Stetson University Rotaract Club will be hosting a professional clothing donation drive in front of the Carlton Student Union (CUB) building from noon to 2 p.m. on March 13 – March 17. Donations are expected to be given to the

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Partners of the Americas Interest Meeting

Tuesday, Feb. 14, from 4-5 p.m. in Rinker Environmental Learning Center What is Partners of the Americas? NGO that works toward creating lasting partnerships between Latin American countries and the United States. Facilitates opportunities to serve, learn, teach and travel

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Thanksgiving Food Drive/Stetson Shares

Greenfeather is collecting donations for the annual “Stetson Shares” Thanksgiving food drive. Last year we collected 120 Stetson Shares bags and we are hoping for even more this year! These bags contain a complete Thanksgiving meal that we give directly to families

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Deschenes wins Raymond Beyond the Classroom Grant

Ashni Deschenes, a Stetson University junior who will be traveling to Nicaragua this summer to pursue her passion for public health, has won the 2016 Mike Raymond Beyond the Classroom Grant. This is the eighth Raymond grant that has been awarded.

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New Social Impact and Sustainability Opportunities Webpage

Interested in a career focused on social impact or sustainability issues? The Office of Career and Professional Development has launched a new webpage with resources for students interested in this field! Learn ways you can become involved in your passion

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Flash Panel: Terrorism and Faith Flash Panel

Flash Panel: A conversation in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks Monday, Nov. 23, 5:30 p.m., at LBC Rinker Auditorium In the aftermath of recent terrorist attacks, many people are left with more questions than answers. Why did this happen?

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Sign up today for snorkeling at DeLeon Springs! Free park entry!

If you are available Monday (April 20) from 10 a.m.-12 noon to join in a quick service project at DeLeon Springs, please let me know! We’ll be removing the Hydrilla since this is underwater in the Spring, and it will probably be really

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Volunteers needed for Coral Ardisia Removal Project

On Sunday, April 19, from 12 noon-3 p.m., there will be a Coral Ardisia Removal Project at Chuck Lennon Park. Volunteers are needed. Transportation is available. To sign up, please email Logan Dodson (ldodson@Stetson.edu). Coral Ardisia is an invasive species

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Volunteers Needed for St. Johns River Cleanup!

Stetson Environmental Club is participating in the St. Johns River Cleanup this Saturday, April 18, from 8 to 11 a.m., at DeLeon Springs State Park. Volunteers are still needed so please sign up if you are available! To sign up

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Please Consider Composting!

Hatter Harvest and Stetson Environmental Club are working on an initiative to increase composting on campus. And they want you join in this project! It is incredibly easy to participate – all you need to do is collect up compostable

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Glass Jar Recycling Now Available at CUB!

Want to recycle glass jars but don’t know how? Stetson Environmental Club, Stetson Scrappers (part of Facilities Management), and Redneck Candles & Gifts have launched a collaborative project to recycle glass jars on campus! The glass jar recycling container is located next

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Clean Up The River: Service Hour Opportunity Saturday

Do you need some service hours before the end of the semester? Then come help at the Clean Up The River: Aquatic Invasive Species Removal Project at DeLeon Springs State Park.  We will be removing invasive aquatic species such as

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Air Potato Round-up! Service hrs available!

Help stop an invasive species that is rapidly spreading through Chuck Lennon County Park! Air potato (Dioscorea bulbifera) is native to Asia and was released in Florida in 1905.  Since this time it has been choking native plant species, disrupting

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Can you live with zero environmental impact?

Can you live without a carbon footprint and leave no impact on the Earth? Come find out by watching a cultural credit movie! Come to Stetson Environmental Club’s showing of the movie No Impact Man.  This Wednesday, Nov. 13, from 7

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Cultural Credit at Stetson Green Tonight!

Last day to sign up for Homeless for a Night!  Come to the CUB between 11 a.m.-2 p.m. or go to the Stetson Green at 9 p.m. tonight! Homeless for a Night is an event organized by Habitat for Humanity

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Cultural Credit Environmental Movie Thursday

Hello Stetson Students, Staff, and Alumni, Do you want to watch a really cool, recent movie? Do you need a cultural credit? Do you have interest in the environmental movement or in social change? Then come to the free showing

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Summer Volunteer Opportunities with the CCE

Greetings students! Are you in DeLand for the summer, looking to gain a valuable experience or give back to your community? The Center for Community Engagement is a great place to start. We have plenty of summer volunteer opportunities with

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Relay this Saturday!

Are you ready to Relay? Stetson University’s Relay for Life will be this Saturday on the Rinker Field!  The opening ceremony starts at noon! Entrance to the Relay is free!  Please bring friends and family so that all can enjoy

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You Only Live Once!

YOLO! I know you’ve heard it before. But what does it mean? Drinking and driving once can change your life for the worst in an instant:  -You can lose your vehicle, be forced to pay thousands of dollars in fines

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Service Hour Opportunity This Saturday!

Do you need some service hours? Habitat for Humanity has an opportunity for you! This Saturday we will be running two building shifts both of which are eligible for service hours. The first shift is from 8 a.m.-noon and will

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17th Annual Walk for Meals on Wheels

This is the 17th Annual Walk for Meals on Wheels and Other Senior Services. Venue: 230 N Stone Street, DeLand, FL (Bill Dreggors Park) Registration begins at 9 a.m., and it includes a complimentary event T-shirt. • $20 – Early

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