Tag: alumni

Imagination House Co-Founder Jonathan Barr to speak at Stetson

Jonathan Barr, co-founder of The Imagination House, a full service, creative production company, based in Orlando, Fla., (www.theimaginationhouse) will present a special lecture at Stetson University 8:30-9:30 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 2, in Presser Hall, Room 132. This special presentation is sponsored by Stetson University’s Office of Career Development and School of Music. The event is […]

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Magical start to the New Year

Stetson University alumna Yvonne Chang, a successful Disney executive, learned the keys to success from her parents: Get an education, live life with integrity, have a strong work ethic, and give back to others. “Money or big inheritances can be taken away or squandered, but an education is a foundation that no one can dismantle,” […]

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Values Conversations yield results

After a comprehensive, university-wide review, Stetson University’s updated core values were announced this week in a Values Research Project report. The Values Conversations that spanned 2011-2012 were co-facilitated by Associate Professor of History and American Studies Emily Mieras and Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students Chris Kandus. Mieras and Kandus submitted the […]

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Major Stover demolition under way

Stover demolition update – Aug. 15, 2012: The last detail of removing the four decorative pillars from the lobby area of Stover Theatre was completed this morning, Wednesday, Aug. 15, by 10:40. The pillars will be stored for future use to help memorialize Stover Theatre, which has been the home of Stetson’s Theatre Arts productions […]

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Scholarship Honors a Legacy

Twenty-five years ago, then-School of Music Dean Jim Woodward charged his new hire University Band Director Bobby Adams with building Stetson’s instrumental program and growing the school. It grew all right – from 130 music majors to 200, and from 25 students who majored in a band instrument to 100. Adams is credited with increasing the band presence from 19 percent […]

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Stetson announces 2012-13 concert season

The Stetson University School of Music announced the 2012-13 concert season, which will kick off with the annual Friends of Music Recital, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24. This recital, which is open to the public, free of charge, will be held in Lee Chapel inside Elizabeth Hall, 421 N. Woodland Blvd., on the DeLand campus. […]

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University 2012-13 Cultural Calendar

For more information on Stetson University’s Music and Opera listings, contact the School of Music: 386.822.8950; Concert Line 386.822.8947; www.stetson.edu/music. For more information on Theatre listings, contact Stetson’s Theatre Arts at 386.822.8700. For other cultural events at Stetson, contact Stetson University Marketing at SUM@stetson.edu or call 386.822.8920. August 2012 Music: Friday, Aug. 24– Stetson University […]

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Women’s Soccer celebrates 20 years

The Stetson women’s soccer program will celebrate 20 years of Hatter history this weekend, highlighted by an Alumni Contest and postgame festivities for current and former players on Saturday, August 4. “It’s a new beginning for Stetson Soccer,” Head Coach Julie Orlowski said earlier this week.  “We have a new facility and a lot of […]

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Former Hatter earns All-American honor

Former Stetson University golfer Sam Ryder has been named a Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar for the 2011-2012 season by the Golf Coaches Association of America. It is the second consecutive year Ryder, a Longwood, Fla., native, has received the award. He is one of the 146 Division I golfers to be honored. Ryder competed in […]

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With Great Impact

Hatters don’t just stand back and watch. Oh no. When we are made aware of significant struggles that local youth endure, the Stetson community steps in and provides them with tools for self-empowerment and success. When we discover that there is a significant problem involving tens of thousands of homeless kids and families in Central Florida, Stetson students, alumni […]

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Physics: It’s NOT all Greek to me

The annual Physics Department newsletter, Cross Section, is out – featuring news and photos of the department’s alumni, current students, faculty and incoming faculty. Highlights of the newsletter include: A welcome to Allan Thomas: Stetson’s new visiting assistant professor from the University of Arkansas. Thomas will be teaching College Physics and Electricity and Magnetism in the fall, […]

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A new edition of SU arrives

Hatters don’t just stand back and watch. That opening statement of the cover story in the new SU Magazine describes profoundly what being a Hatter is all about. It’s passion – for learning, serving, teaching, researching and giving to the world. The new edition of SU Magazine shares a rich selection of stories about how […]

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Lawyers Association awards alumni

The Stetson Lawyers Association presented awards to alumni and friends on June 21. Stetson University College of Law Interim Dean Royal C. Gardner introduced the new dean of Stetson Law, Christopher Pietruszkiewicz, at an evening reception during the annual Florida Bar meeting in Orlando. Associate Dean John Cooper, who leads Stetson Law’s international and cooperative […]

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Community markets topic of talk

In a session coordinated by Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations Janet Lyons and then-senior Maria Wrabel ’12, alumna Gail Eggeman ’73 shared her diverse expertise in varied areas of her business and societal undertakings with a gathering of interested students, alumni, faculty and staff  at her alma mater in April. Eggeman is founder and manager of […]

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MLB picks 7 Hatters, 3 signees

  Daytona Beach News-Journal, 6/5/12 – Two players affiliated with the Stetson baseball program were selected Tuesday on the second day of the 2012 MLB First Year Player Draft. Relief pitcher Tucker Donahue (Coral Springs, Fla.) was selected 145th overall in the fourth round by the Toronto Blue Jays while NLI signee Alfredo Escalera was taken […]

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New theater season includes musical

With over 100 years of theater production on campus, Stetson University announces four productions for the 2012-13 academic year, including a popular musical during the fall Homecoming. Performances will be held at Stetson Theatre Arts’ “Second Stage,” located inside theMuseum of Florida Arts, 600 N. Woodland Blvd., adjacent to the DeLand campus. The box office […]

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Veterans Law Institute opens in Gulfport

Stetson University College of Law dedicated its new Veterans Law Institute with a ceremony on May 31 in Gulfport, Fla. More than 100 people gathered for the dedication, which included remarks by the Honorable Bruce E. Kasold, chief judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, Stetson Law faculty, students and veterans, a […]

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Award established for top students in criminal law

Stetson University College of Law alumnus Brian L. Tannebaum ’94 has created an award for students who excel in their first-year criminal law course. The Brian L. Tannebaum High Grade Award in Criminal Law rewards Stetson students earning the top grade in each section of their criminal law class with a financial award of $500. […]

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Stetson to remove Stover Theatre

Because of the deteriorating condition of Stetson University’s Stover Theatre and after careful deliberations over the past year, the Board of Trustees approved the recommendation from the university administration to move forward with the removal of Stover Theatre this summer. This decision was made at the recent trustee meeting to seek a demolition permit from […]

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