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.
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.
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 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 is a Miss Flagler County Scholarship Pageant contestant in the 16-23 year old category of the 2012 Flagler County Pageant.
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 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” in a Stetson University and Sands Theater Company production at DeLand’s Athens Theatre November 3 through 13.
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.
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.