Tag: sustainability

Stetson’s Sustainable Food Initiatives (Senior Research Survey)

Anyone who is a part of the Stetson community (students, faculty, and staff) is encouraged to take this short survey to support Allison Terry’s senior research project labeled “Stetson University’s Sustainable Food Initiatives and Communication.”  The purpose of this study is

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Rain: A History for Stormy Times

Environmental journalist and author Cynthia Barnett will present “Rain: A History for Stormy Times” on Thursday, April 12, at 7 p.m. in the Rinker Welcome Center. Cultural credit will be available. An engaging natural and cultural tour of RAIN, from

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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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Stetson Beekeeping Spring Honey Harvest

Are you ready to make 10,000 sweet, new six-legged friends? Join Stetson Beekeeping on Friday, March 16, for our Spring honey harvest! The main harvest will be from 1-4 p.m., with a cultural credit presentation from 3-4 p.m. If you

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Sustainability Survey

Complete this survey for a chance to win a $10 gift card! Three drawings, three chances to win a $10 gift card! Five questions and 2 minutes is all it takes to enter!  

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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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Get Cultural Credit! Chance to Win Prizes! Join us for America Recycles Day

Are you interested in winning tickets to Sea World or Aquatica and getting Cultural Credit at the same time?  If so, join us for America Recycles Day. On Tuesday, Nov. 15, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., in front of

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Stetson’s 4th Annual Spring Health Fair

Thurs., Mar. 31, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. @ Hollis Center Rinker Field House Come speak to medical professionals & local businesses to ask questions, receive free health screenings, samples, massages & more! A gift basket from St. John Club Spa

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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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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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Free Resource for bicyclists on campus!

Hey Students, Faculty, and Staff – do you ride a bicycle?  Or do you want to ride a bicycle on campus?  There are free resources right here on campus to help you! Stetson Cycles Bicycle Workshop does repairs on all

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Free Safety Course for Bicyclists on Thursday!

Do you ride your bicycle on campus or around DeLand?  Or are you thinking about it?  Then you need to come to Cycling Savvy this Thursday from 6PM-9PM in Sage 257!  Cycling Savvy is the best bicycle safety course available

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Volunteers Needed for 2 Environmental Service Projects

Stetson Environmental Club has two service projects coming up soon:  a hydrilla removal project on Saturday, Sept. 6 and the International Coastal Cleanup on Saturday, Sept. 20. If you are available for either event please come volunteer with us.  More information and instructions below. On Sept. 6 we will be removing

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Stetson Cycles Announces 24/7 Bicycle Pump!

Bicycle tires low?  Well then use Stetson Cycles 24/7 Bicycle Pump to pump ’em up! Stetson Cycles has installed a bicycle pump for use by all Stetson Faculty, Students, and Staff whenever needed 24/7/365.  The bicycle pump is installed directly

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Res-Hall Energy Wars Competition Winners Announced

Congratulations to Chaudoin Hall as they have been announced as the winner of the December Res-Hall Energy Wars competition.  Residents proved to the university that they have solid knowledge of electric energy conservation tips. Chaudoin blew away the closest competition

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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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2-week Res Hall Energy Contest starts Monday

Housing and Residential Life (HRL) is kicking off a two-week energy competition between the different residence halls on campus. Each building’s residents are encouraged to work with R.A.s to reduce electric energy in their community. All HRL operated buildings are

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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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Farmer’s Market This Sunday!

Come out to the Stetson Green this Sunday, Oct. 20, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. for Hatter Harvest’s monthly Farmer’s Market! A large variety of vendors will be onsite with all sorts of things including: -Organic, non-GMO vegetables -Locally produced raw honey

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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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Ride a Bicycle or Walk to the Football Game!

Hello Stetson Community, Please ride a bicycle or walk to the next football game.  Just go to Amelia Ave. next to Carson/Hollis Hall and follow the DeLand Greenway south to the football stadium (map here). – It is much faster

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Got any appliances or books you no longer need?

Got any appliances, clothes, or furniture you no longer need? Habitat for Humanity is looking for any gently used appliances, furniture, and clothing.  Anything collected will be donated to the Habitat for Humanity Restore and all proceeds from the sales of donated

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Come to the Farmer’s Market Sunday!

Come out to the Stetson Green this Sunday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. for Hatter Harvest’s Farmers’ Market! There will be great food and entertainment at the event.  Entrance to the market is free but make sure to bring some money because

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Free Cultural Credit Movie on Monday!

Need a cultural credit? Then come to Sage 257 next Monday, Feb. 25, at 8 p.m.! There will be a showing of the movie The Yes Men Fix the World.  It is a great comedy about environmental activists who try

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