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Tony Award-winning musical comes to Stetson

Get out your dictionaries! Stetson University continues its 107th theatre season with William Finn’s Tony Award winning musical comedy, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. The light-hearted musical comedy allows the audience to experience a spelling bee in the most lively and heartfelt way through means of song and dance. It is also Stetson […]

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Clay Henderson receives Hood Award

Environmental responsibility advocate Clay Henderson is the 2012 recipient of one of Stetson University’s most prestigious awards, the George and Mary Hood Award. This award, presented by Stetson President Wendy B. Libby at a recent college advisory board meeting, is named in honor of Dr. George Hood, Stetson’s former dean of students, professor and director […]

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Arts career specialist to speak at Stetson

Angela Myles Beeching, noted arts career specialist and director of Manhattan School of Music’s Center for Music Entrepreneurship will appear at Stetson University, Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 29-30. The two-day residency is sponsored by Stetson University’s Joseph C. Prince Entrepreneurship Program and the School of Music in collaboration with the Office of Career Development. All […]

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Fall semester is half-way over!

Fall break signals the time for a brief respite after mid-term exams. But, with Homecoming 2012 right around the corner, one has to realize that rest is way overrated! Once classes resume Monday morning, the Stetson community will be humming with many things to do, including public lectures, discussion opportunities, musical concerts, Hatter sports, Greenfeather Week […]

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Retired Philosophy Professor Completes Life Work

Stetson’s Philosophy Department celebrated the completion of The International Kierkegaard Commentary, a 24-volume series about the 19th century Christian Existentialist philosopher Soren Kierkegaard, with an intimate reception last week for the prolific author. Dr. Robert L. Perkins, retired senior professor emeritus of Philosophy at Stetson University, recently completed the last volume, after spending nearly three […]

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StetsonU’s Symphonic Band to perform Oct. 19

Stetson University’s Symphonic Band, Douglas Phillips, conductor, will perform Friday, Oct. 19, at 7:30 p.m. in Lee Chapel, inside Elizabeth Hall, 421 N. Woodland Blvd. on Stetson’s DeLand campus. Douglas Phillips, acting director of bands at Stetson, received his undergraduate music degree from Stetson in 1999 and has since been a professional music educator and […]

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Princeton Review lists Stetson University Business School among nation’s best

Stetson University’s School of Business Administration has been named one of the nation’s “Best 296 Business Schools” in a new guidebook released today, Oct. 9, 2012, by The Princeton Review. The education services company compiles its guidebook of top business schools annually based on input from more than 19,000 students in Master of Business Administration […]

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Whose Line is it Anyway! improv stars to perform at Stetson Homecoming

Stetson University’s first fall Homecoming in nearly 50 years is less than a month away. This year’s Homecoming, Nov. 2-4, 2012, will feature many changes and plenty of opportunities to celebrate Stetson’s Hatter pride. This year’s celebrations, which will kick off with the annual Greenfeather, the week-long philanthropy competition, will include a brand new Hatter […]

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Mostly Green Halloween at Gillespie Museum

Stetson University’s Gillespie Museum will host the 4th annual “Mostly Green Halloween,” 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 27. One of the museum’s monthly Science Saturdays, this event offers a showcase of hands-on activities and experiments demonstrating mysterious and unusual animal behaviors and plant habits to children of all ages. This annual event gives […]

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World Renowned Pianist to perform at Stetson University

World renowned pianist Robert Blocker, The Henry and Lucy Moses Dean of Music at Yale University, will perform at Stetson University, 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 20, in Lee Chapel inside Elizabeth Hall, 421 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand. A Steinway Artist, Blocker was invited to perform at Stetson by lifelong friend and fellow Steinway Artist Michael […]

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Stetson to host FLOWHE 2012 State Conference

The Florida Office of Women in Higher Education (FLOWHE) 2012 State Conference will be held on Friday, Oct. 12, on the historic DeLand campus of Stetson University, ranked third in the South by the U.S. News & World Report 2013 edition. Participating in the presidential panel on Career Paths to Senior Leadership and the Presidency, […]

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Stetson Hatters Staying Busy!

Although the upcoming week is a little short, it does not mean Stetson is slowing down! Fall Break is Thursday and Friday, Oct. 11-12, but until then, Hatter Country offers plenty to do. With football, volleyball, music, meetings, movies and lots of dancing, the campus is hopping with opportunity. If you stay in town over the […]

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Make friends, try adventure on a Hatter Trek

Coming from the beaches of Florida’s west coast, first-year student Nick Kemick liked the idea of traveling to the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee as part of Stetson University’s Hatter Trek summer program. “It was a setting I wasn’t used to,” said Kemick, a Political Science major from Bradenton, Fla.”Plus, I got to meet and become […]

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Brazil: The Giant Finally Woke Up

Dr. Attila de Souza Leao Andrade, Jr., visiting professor at the University of Florida Levin College of Law, will speak at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 4, in Rinker Auditorium, inside the Lynn Business Center, 345 N. Woodland Blvd., on Stetson’s DeLand campus. This event, which is open to the public, free of charge, is co-sponsored […]

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Taking Ownership–Family Enterprise credo

“Credibility cannot be given or bought. It must be earned.” Those are the words Chris Marlow ’12 from Flagler Beach, Florida, wrote in a detailed 65-page, 15,000-word Life Plan in the first semester of his sophomore year as a Family Enterprise major. Now on his way to graduate school at the magnificent Glion Institute in […]

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Football scrimmage set for Saturday 9-29

The Stetson University football team has had four weeks of practice since the last time the Hatters squared off in a full scrimmage. On Saturday afternoon, Sept. 29, at the new Athletics Training Center on the Stetson campus, the Hatters will have a chance to show off how much they have improved over that time. […]

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Hatter Week Ahead has something for everyone!

This week Stetson is overflowing with exciting events and opportunities. This weekend Stetson welcomes family and friends of their students to our beautiful campus. Saturday’s Instrument Petting Zoo gives little ones a chance to stretch their musical fingers. Also on Saturday, three museums at Stetson, and six other museums throughout West Volusia are participating in […]

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An Evening at the Improv opens Stetson’s theatre season

An Evening at the Improv, featuring Danny Loecken and Katie Jared, among several other student actors, offers fun and games at Stetson’s ‘Second Stage’ in the Museum of Florida Art. Photo by Ken McCoy. Stetson University opens its 107th season with an unscripted comedy show featuring a variety of improvised scenes and games. The interactive, improvised […]

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