Students prepare to apply to School of Medicine
Apr05

Students prepare to apply to School of Medicine

The Hackensack – Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University, the only private medical school in New Jersey, has started accepting applications for the upcoming fall semester. According to Dr. Bonita Stanton, founding dean of the School of Medicine, they have received several hundred applications and plan to receive many more.   “The entire process of creating a school of medicine has been—and remains—exhilarating and...

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New statue blessed on Seton Hall’s campus
Mar15

New statue blessed on Seton Hall’s campus

A new statue of Elizabeth Ann Seton has been erected in the lobby of Bethany Hall on Tuesday. This is the second statue of Elizabeth Ann Seton on campus, but the new statue’s placement will attract many viewers being located at the campus’ main entrance. This means that the statue which stands about three feet in height will be one of the first things that visitors notice about the campus. Father Brian Needles, director of campus...

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SHU’s interprofessional team receives grant
Feb22

SHU’s interprofessional team receives grant

The Seton Hall interprofessional team has received a five-year personnel development grant from the U.S. Department of Education totaling in over $1.2 million which is currently being used to benefit graduate students in the Speech Language and Pathology program and Occupational therapy students. The School of Health and Medical Sciences (SHMS) developed a program that will begin targeting one of the largest problems facing...

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Diversity category added to college core
Feb07

Diversity category added to college core

In today’s political climate, many issues raise much contention and division, particularly, race. Seton Hall’s climate is no different. Just last year, the Core Curriculum Committee for the college of Arts and Sciences passed a motion calling for a three-credit diversity category to be instituted for all majors. According to a section of the minutes taken from the meeting last year, it is the intention of the committee that every...

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Students beseech University to reconsider tenure decisions
Apr26

Students beseech University to reconsider tenure decisions

While the University deals with the resolution filed by the College of Arts & Sciences faculty regarding their displeasure over the Office of the Provost’s decision to deny tenure to certain professors, some students have taken matters into their own hands and have emailed the administration on behalf of their professors. Students reached out to the University to advocate for two professors in the Honors Program that were both...

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SHU’s alcohol history hasn’t always been so dry
Apr05

SHU’s alcohol history hasn’t always been so dry

As Alcohol Awareness Month kicks off around the nation to inform the public about the stigmas of alcoholism and recovery, the University looks back to it’s history regarding its once strict – and not so strict – alcohol regulation policies on campus. According to Alan Delozier, the University archivist, Seton Hall was originally a dry campus. Alcohol policies in 1865 stated that students who were intoxicated, whether it be on or off...

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Newly-appointed Archbishop will attend mass on campus
Mar22

Newly-appointed Archbishop will attend mass on campus

Cardinal Joseph Tobin of Indianapolis has recently been appointed the Archbishop of the Newark Archdiocese and will be attending a special Mass on campus on March 23 at 5 p.m. as part of a six-month tour of the diocese. Rev. Brian Needles, director of Campus Ministry, said in an email interview, “Our hope is that he will feel at home at Seton Hall and will feel free to visit with our students on a regular basis.” Jenna Leis, a junior...

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Students flock to Career Center, prep for career fair
Mar02

Students flock to Career Center, prep for career fair

If you happen to find yourself in the Career Center this week you are likely to notice that the atmosphere is buzzing more than usual. Each office is occupied with students of all majors looking to improve their resumes, cover letters or “elevator pitches” for the upcoming spring career fair that is to be held on Tuesday, Feb. 28 from 4 to 6:15 p.m. in the Richie Regan Recreation and Athletic Center. When asked how much work goes into...

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Students flock to Career Center, prep for Career Fair
Feb22

Students flock to Career Center, prep for Career Fair

If you happen to find yourself in the Career Center this week you are likely to notice that the atmosphere is buzzing more than usual. Each office is occupied with students of all majors looking to improve their resumes, cover letters or “elevator pitches” for the upcoming spring career fair that is to be held on Tuesday, Feb. 28 from 4 to 6:15 p.m. in the Richie Regan Recreation and Athletic Center. When asked how much work goes into...

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Students rush to find housing for the fall semester
Feb15

Students rush to find housing for the fall semester

Emails for housing deposits were sent out last week, signaling that the mad rush for housing both on and off campus has begun. Over the last few years more and more students are choosing to come to Seton Hall. In 2015, SHU saw an incoming enrollment of 1,408 students, which caused a strain on housing and forced students to seek temporary accommodations on the Rutgers University – Newark campus. This year, 34 percent of the...

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South Orange businesses seek to employ Pirates
Feb08

South Orange businesses seek to employ Pirates

One Student Government Association (SGA) member has been creating a list of job openings in South Orange for Seton Hall students. Ravi Shah, a junior political science major and at-large senator, has been working since last November to compile a list of several local businesses looking to hire SHU students. This initiative was brought to Shah’s attention by his fellow senator in SGA, Kristin Donadio. A senior nursing major, Donadio...

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Students attend inauguration, march in D.C. & NYC
Jan25

Students attend inauguration, march in D.C. & NYC

This past Friday marked a transition of power between former President Barack Obama and Donald J. Trump. The Seton Hall community hasn’t been shy about its reaction to the inauguration. John Soper, a sophomore political science major who attended the Inauguration, said, “This is a uniquely American experience.” He added, “only in this country can we have a peaceful transition of power and at the same time have people who dissent from...

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