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Nelson Mandela’s Legacy of Activism: Ndaba Mandela, His Grandson, Speaks at Stetson

| March 25, 2019

Ndaba Mandela will discuss social justice and experiences he shared with his grandfather, who raised him while his parents were in college, on Tuesday at 6 p.m., at Stetson University as part of Stetson’s Many Voices, One Stetson initiative.

Stetson Issues Explicit Defense of Free and Controversial Expression on Campus, Whatever the ‘Discomforts’

| March 23, 2019

In the culmination of a year-and-a-half process, Stetson University this week issued a statement firmly in defense of academic freedom and free, diverse and controversial expression on campus.

Rethinking Incarceration and Systemic Oppression: Stetson University Launches Critical Initiative

| March 16, 2019

Stetson University Community Education Project (CEP) is launching Rethinking Incarceration, an initiative designed to promote dialogue on mass incarceration, prison reform, human rights, political engagement and systemic oppression.

Stetson President Wendy Libby
Will Retire in 2020 After 11 Years

| February 17, 2019

Wendy Libby became Stetson’s ninth president in July 2009 and its first woman president since the university was founded in 1883. Undergraduate enrollment rose 50 percent during her tenure.

Pianist George Winston, a Stetson Alumni, Returns For a Benefit Concert Feb. 25

| February 7, 2018

The intimate evening of music with George Winston supports Stetson’s School of Music Scholarship Fund. Stetson dropped out of studying sociology at Stetson in the 1960s, but got an honorary doctorate in 2004.

Stetson University Hosting Immigration Forum on April 1

| March 15, 2017

In light of many recent convulsions in immigration law, Stetson University is hosting an open forum discussion with St. Petersburg immigration attorney Arturo R. Rios on recent changes in immigration actions and law.

Stetson Appoints Kennesaw State’s Neal Mero School of Business Administration Dean

| October 26, 2015

Neal Mero was a founding director of the Kennesaw State University Doctor of Business Administration Program in 2008, and earned his doctorate from the University of Florida.

That Feared Flagler Schools Enrollment Drop And Loss of $1.8 Million? Didn’t Happen.

| September 6, 2013

Last May, when the school board was campaigning for a new tax, it was projecting a loss of 283 students and $1.8 million. In fact, the district has added a handful of students two weeks into the new school year, ensuring that the state will keep sending that money to Flagler–and reducing pressure on the local district to think of closing some schools.

Flagler County, Palm Coast, Habitat for Humanity and Stetson Line Up 9/11 Events

| September 4, 2013

Several local organizations and local governments, including Flagler County, Palm Coast, Habitat for Humanity, Stetson University and others are commemorating the 12th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.

Stetson University’s Concert Choir Belts Out Year’s Last Performance April 26

| April 4, 2013

The final performance of the Stetson University Concert Choir in this academic year will be on Friday, April 26 at 7:30 p.m. in Lee Chapel inside Elizabeth Hall, 421 N. Woodland Blvd., on the DeLand campus.

Thomas Gilmore Masse, Formerly of Yale, Is Stetson’s New Dean of Music

| February 11, 2013

Thomas Gilmore Masse has been named the next Dean and Professor of Music of Stetson University School of Music. Masse joins Stetson from Yale University where he serves as Associate Provost for the Arts.

Stefanie Perosa
Miss Flagler County Contestant (2012)

| June 16, 2012

Stefanie Perosa is a Miss Flagler County Scholarship Pageant contestant in the 16-23 year old category of the 2012 Flagler County Pageant.

Dear Mrs. Nahirny: Tales From the “Don’t Quit” File on Teacher Appreciation Week

| May 6, 2012

Every year during Teacher Appreciation Week (May 7-11), Matanzas’s Jo Ann Nahirny has her English students write thank you cards to teachers, and receives a few herself, which she’s always kept in what she calls her “don’t quit” file. She opens it up.

Stetson’s School of Business Graduate Programs Named “Top Online” By U.S. News & World Report

| January 12, 2012

Stetson University School of Business Administration online master’s degree programs have been named among the nation’s “Top Online Graduate Business Programs” in U.S. News & World Report’s Top Online Education Programs 2012 rankings.

Larry Shue’s “The Foreigner” at DeLand’s Athens Theatre Nov. 3-13

| October 24, 2011

Larry Shue’s “The Foreigner” in a Stetson University and Sands Theater Company production at DeLand’s Athens Theatre November 3 through 13.

Happy 50th: Stetson Celebrates Its Beckerath Organ’s Half Century With 2 Days of Recitals

| October 23, 2011

Stetson University will celebrate the 50th anniversary of its Beckerath Organ on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 4 and 5, with a series of guest recitals, receptions and talks to be held on Stetson’s DeLand campus.

Stetson Picks Ex-Princeton Coach to Revive Football Program, Dormant Since 1956

| June 27, 2011

Roger A. Hughes had a 47-52 record in 10 years in Princeton, including one Ivy League championship season. Stetson likes him for his fund-raising prowess, too.

Palestinian Prof. Jamil Khader Earns Hand Award at Stetson, Second in 5 Years

| May 24, 2011

American Studies and History professor Paul Croce and Associate Professor of Geography J. Anthony Abbott also won Hand awards; Harry Price, an associate professor of chemistry, got the John Hague Teaching Award.

Stetson Awarding Degrees to 570 Students at Saturday’s Commencement

| May 2, 2011

Student speakers are Caitlin Peterson of Ocala, Jason Reese of Telford, Tenn., and Maxwell Grossman of Wellington, the latter, a conductor and pianist, representing the School of Music.

Stetson University Takes 3rd Place in National RecycleMania

| April 18, 2011

Stetson’s third-place overall showing was out of a field of 288 colleges and universities. The university won first in the paper-recycling division, earning it a trophy made of recycled glass.

Yes, Stetson Kennedy Is Still Alive: Labor and Civil Rights Legend at Stetson Wednesday

| March 28, 2011

Stetson Kennedy, who unmasked the Ku Klux Klan after infiltrating it and remains a prominent voice for unions, labor and civil rights, gives a free lecture at Stetson University. He is 94.

Abigail Lemay, NOW and ACLU Activist at Stetson, Wins National Undergraduate Social Action Award

| March 22, 2011

Lemay re-founded Stetson’s chapter of the National Organization for Women and the university’s American Civil Liberties Union chapter, and produced Even Ensler’s “Vagina Monologues” in 2010 and 2011 .

Ex-Neo-Nazi White Supremacist Recruiter Lectures on “Turning Away from Hate” At Stetson March 21

| March 9, 2011

TJ Leyden is the author of Skinhead Confessions and an adviser and trainer to state and federal panels, the military and law enforcement. Jason Alexander, the Seinfeld star, wrote the Foreword to Leyden’s memoir.

Stetson Goes Tahrir: Panel Discussion on Egypt’s Future, Thursday (Feb. 10)

| February 5, 2011

In a free event open to the public, Stetson University professor Jamil Khader will moderate a panel discussion titled “The Egyptian Revolution and the Future of American-Arab Relations.”

Stetson Scores Freedom‘s Jonathan Franzen For Its James Turner Butler Lecture Nov. 22

| November 8, 2010

The author of Freedom and The Corrections, an almost sure winner of this year’s Pulitzer for fiction, will be at Stetson on Nov. 22 for just one hour. The event is free, but tickets are extremely limited.

The Live Wire, September 23: Taj Mahals, Obama Shake-Ups and Gay Santas

| September 23, 2010

Marco Rubio as Taj Mahal pasha, Mainland Coach Maronto resigns, police brutality on the elderly in Orlando, Harvey Firestein as gay Santa, septic tank emanations, Philip Roth on suicide, and more.

Stetson Professor Monique Forte’s Death Attributed to Cocaine Abuse

| September 2, 2010

Stetson Professor Monique Forte, beloved as a friend and mentor, had been battling mounting stress in her work and personal life.

Stetson Scores $610,000 Federal Stimulus Grant to Renovate Labs

| August 30, 2010

Stetson’s grant will renovate its main science building’s labs. The grant is part of $3 billion awarded the National Science Foundation in stimulus dollars in 2009.

Stetson University and Flagler College Rank Well, Florida Does Not in Higher Ed Survey

| August 17, 2010

Regional successes aside, Florida’s flagship universities did poorly when ranked against other national public and private universities.

Monique Forte, Rising Star at Stetson’s
Business School, Dies at 43

| May 22, 2010

Monique Forte had just been awarded Stetson’s 2010 McEniry Award for Excellence in Teaching, and skydived with her graduating students. She was 43.


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