Nursing graduates honored at Margaret C. Haley Awards

On Oct. 23, the College of Nursing held its annual Margaret C. Haley Awards ceremony, which honored four graduates who made a positive impact in nursing and healthcare professions. Dr. Marie Foley, dean of the College of Nursing, explained what it meant to be honored at the Margaret C. Haley Awards ceremony. “The legacy of the SHU College of Nursing is the nurses who have dedicated their work to a very noble profession and who live...

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Alumna makes $2 million donation for scholarships
Oct26

Alumna makes $2 million donation for scholarships

Last year, the estate of Patricia O’Callaghan contributed a generous donation in memory of O’Callaghan’s brother, Tim. Her will noted a wish to donate to the university. Patricia and Tim O’Callaghan, both were teachers who never married and both graduated from Seton Hall. Ms. O’Callaghan graduated in 1953 and Mr. O’Callaghan graduated in 1951. Senior director of Principal Gifts and Gift-Planning Joe Guasconi explained the uniqueness...

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School of Diplomacy awards inaugural fellowship
Oct19

School of Diplomacy awards inaugural fellowship

Mohamad Mirghahari, B.A. ’02 and M.A. ’04, was awarded the School of Diplomacy and International Relations’ inaugural Abd el Kader fellowship. According to Seton Hall’s website, the Abd el Kader fellowship’s purpose is to create collaborations “with organizations representing different faith traditions as well as with government agencies that are trying to address the crisis of terrorism being carried out in the name of Islam.”...

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Campus ‘more receptive’ to eco-friendly initiatives
Oct05

Campus ‘more receptive’ to eco-friendly initiatives

With changes in the environment have come changes in the way that it is cared for and protected. Wanda Knapik, and environmental studies professor and creator and director of the campus garden and the students of the Ecology Club and Environmental Studies program have been striving to make SHU even more environmentally-conscious. Knapik explained in an email that she and her students have been making changes on campus for years....

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South Orange Village develops new Master Plan
Sep28

South Orange Village develops new Master Plan

For the first time since 1976, the Township of South Orange Village will be developing a new Master Plan. South Orange Village President Sheena Collum explained in an email what the new Master Plan will entail. She said that the plan will correlate to the changes that the twenty-first century brings with it. “A community trying to determine what it would be when it grows up from the 1970s is much different than the diverse...

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President Trump’s DACA decision draws criticism from University administration
Sep14

President Trump’s DACA decision draws criticism from University administration

On Sept. 5, President Donald Trump made the decision to revoke the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program (DACA). Seton Hall administrators and students alike provided encouraging words to those potentially affected by the rescindment. DACA, a program instituted by the Obama administration, allows young people brought to this country illegally by their parents to receive a temporary reprieve from deportation. In addition, the...

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Seton Hall welcomes largest class in school’s history
Sep07

Seton Hall welcomes largest class in school’s history

Seton Hall recently welcomed the Class of 2021, the largest class in its 161-year history. At a record 1,463 freshmen students came to campus. Vice president of enrollment, Alyssa McCloud, was thrilled about the Class of 2021’s enrollment. With an ample housing situation, the class’ large size was made possible, McCloud wrote in an email. “Last year we intentionally kept the class small because the prior year [fall 2015] we enrolled...

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Seton Hall and Sacred Heart announce 3+3 law program
Jun19

Seton Hall and Sacred Heart announce 3+3 law program

Seton Hall University and Sacred Heart University Law Schools have decided to develop a partnership offering a 3+3 Bachelor’s and Juris Doctorate program. Sacred Heart University Professor and Chairman of the Department of Government and Politics, Dr. Gary L. Rose, discussed in an email interview the benefits that both schools will have in the partnership. “Benefits include cost savings, the distinct possibility of a handsome...

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