University’s transparency in question after grad program suspended
Apr19

University’s transparency in question after grad program suspended

As one of the newest colleges at Seton Hall University, the College of Communication and the Arts has seen its share of difficult times. From the sudden suspension of the Masters of Arts in Strategic Communication and Leadership (MASCL) program in 2016 to the speedy hiring and premature departure of Dr. Renee Robinson as director of the new College’s Center for Graduate Studies, faculty members have become frustrated with a lack of...

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Class of 2017 will have a commencement speaker
Apr05

Class of 2017 will have a commencement speaker

Much to the surprise of the Class of 2017, Matthew W. Wright, Seton Hall Class of 1989, will be the Baccalaureate Commencement speaker at the 160th Commencement Ceremony on Monday, May 15 at PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, N.J. “It’s an honor and I was flattered to do it,” Wright said. “It’s a great way to give back to the institution.” According to an email from the Office of the Provost on Tuesday, April 4, Wright’s ties to Seton...

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Christina Simon voted new SGA president | Complete election results are in
Mar28

Christina Simon voted new SGA president | Complete election results are in

The Simon-Reed ticket swept the 2017-2018 Student Government Association (SGA) elections, claiming all four Executive Board positions after an intense campaign season.

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Dr. Mary Meehan appointed interim president at Seton Hall
Mar23

Dr. Mary Meehan appointed interim president at Seton Hall

Meehan will be the University’s first female president.

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SGA refutes claims of breaches in bylaws
Mar22

SGA refutes claims of breaches in bylaws

Senate Secretary accuses organization leaders of violating constitution

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Some students feel slighted over Esteban announcement
Feb22

Some students feel slighted over Esteban announcement

The Feb. 16 announcement that University President Dr. A. Gabriel Esteban will be leaving Seton Hall to become the first non-ordained president at DePaul University left some students wishing him luck, while others felt it came at a bad time for SHU. Kimberly Liebler, a junior psychology major, said Esteban has set SHU up for continued success in the future through the many improvements the University has seen during his tenure as...

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SHU under investigation for handling of sexual violence complaints
Feb15

SHU under investigation for handling of sexual violence complaints

Seton Hall University is one of 227 colleges and universities currently under investigation by the federal government for their handling of sexual violence complaints as of Feb. 8, 2017. According to the list released by the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) in the U.S. Department of Education, there are currently 310 investigations going on at 227 postsecondary institutions. This figure has nearly quadrupled from the 55 schools on the...

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From Bangladesh to Hackensack: Stanton innovates in medicine
Jan25

From Bangladesh to Hackensack: Stanton innovates in medicine

  Dr. Bonita Stanton’s desk was stocked with pencils and a pencil sharpener when she showed up for the first day of her new job. The founding dean of the Seton Hall-Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine, Stanton’s workspace was set. She had downloaded the 119 pages of questions it takes to open the medical school. It was up to her to determine the answers.     “Truly it was starting from scratch, and you have no idea...

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Friends and family continue to mourn death of Seton Hall student
Jan25

Friends and family continue to mourn death of Seton Hall student

Family, friends and the Seton Hall community continue to mourn the loss of sophomore pre-business student Javaughni Ashley. As previously reported on by The Setonian, Ashley was found dead in his apartment in Orange, N.J., on Dec. 18. Katherine Carter, a spokeswoman for the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office, said that the results of Ashley’s toxicology report had not come back as of Thursday, Jan. 12, so his cause of death has not been...

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Friends and family continue to mourn death of Seton Hall student
Jan18

Friends and family continue to mourn death of Seton Hall student

Family, friends and the Seton Hall community continue to mourn the loss of sophomore pre-business student Javaughni Ashley. As previously reported on by The Setonian, Ashley was found dead in his apartment in Orange, N.J., on Dec. 18. Katherine Carter, a spokeswoman for the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office, said that the results of Ashley’s toxicology report had not come back as of Thursday, Jan. 12, so his cause of death has not been...

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Seton Hall receives anonymous $8 million donation
Jan06

Seton Hall receives anonymous $8 million donation

An anonymous donor has gifted $8 million to Seton Hall’s Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, one of the largest donations the University has ever received. The sum of the donation comes from a $2 million estate gift previously committed to Seton Hall combined with an additional $6 million, according to Seton Hall. The anonymous contribution will be applied to various initiatives, such as endowing a faculty chair for the...

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SHU named best holiday college in the nation
Dec07

SHU named best holiday college in the nation

From the tree lighting ceremony to the “12 Acts of Christmas Kindness” movement, the Christmas at the Hall committee hosts an abundance of Christmas events aimed at getting students in the holiday spirit before finals and winter break. After planning since the summer, the committee has been recognized for its efforts. Seton Hall University has been dubbed the college with the best holiday events in the nation by Best College Reviews,...

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