Finalists for A&S Professor of the Year announced
Apr27

Finalists for A&S Professor of the Year announced

The nominations are in, the students have been heard. The finalists for the 2015-16 College of Arts and Sciences Professor of the Year Award were announced on April 25. According to an email sent out by the college, the finalists are Dr. Allan Blake, biological sciences associate professor; Dr. Wyatt Murphy, chemistry and biochemistry professor; and Dr. John Pai takes, senior faculty associate in the criminal justice department. The...

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SHU’s master plan for the University Center
Apr06

SHU’s master plan for the University Center

Say goodbye to the Bishop Dougherty University Center as we know it and hello to a renovated campus. Construction on some campus buildings, a part of the Campus Master Plan, is set to begin in January 2017. University deans gathered for a video presentation of the Plan before Easter break. The Plan, which includes the renovated University Center, is expected to be completed by January 2019, according to John Signorello, associate vice...

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Part-time babysitting turns into career for SHU alum
Mar16

Part-time babysitting turns into career for SHU alum

A part-time babysitting job led to a full-time career for Seton Hall alumna Maura Kolkmeyer (2012). As creator of SitterlyStudents.com, Kolkmeyer has crafted her babysitting business to employ more than 700 students from Seton Hall and 35 other colleges since its start in 2013. “I had graduated early and had extra time as no full time job offers were on the table nor graduate school acceptances,” the former diplomacy and international...

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University switching up the housing selection process
Mar09

University switching up the housing selection process

The students have spoken and the Department of Housing and Residence Life (HRL) has listened. Three new main changes will be implemented for the Seton Hall housing room selection process for the 2016-17 academic year. Changes for students selecting a room include HRL capping room deposits at 1250 students, there will not be a required minimum amount of priority points for students to pull in a roommate or suitemates, and there will...

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NJ Transit striking up concerns on campus
Mar09

NJ Transit striking up concerns on campus

A potential New Jersey Transit Rail Operations strike starting as early as next week could heavily affect members of the Seton Hall community who on the transportation service to commute to and from campus. The strike, which could start as early as 12:01 a.m. on March 13, will affect more than 160,000 New Jersey customers who ride the rail system on a typical weekday, according a press release issued by NJ Transit on March 3. There...

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Temporary housing emptied, could become permanent option
Feb17

Temporary housing emptied, could become permanent option

“I’m happy to have them home,” Vice President of Student Services Tracy Gottlieb said of the estimated 90 Seton Hall students who were placed in the Talbott Apartments at the Rutgers Newark campus for the fall semester and have moved out for the spring. Space became available on campus for Talbott students because of a “natural attrition,” Gottlieb said some students moved out to take time off in between semesters, some decided to...

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Wilkowski named 2016 Woman of the Year
Feb11

Wilkowski named 2016 Woman of the Year

Courtesy of shu.edu After serving more than 30 years at the University, Bernadette Wilkowski, academic specialist for the Educational Opportunity Program’s (EOP) Center for Learning, Instruction and Assessment (CLIA), is the 2016 Woman of the Year, the Office of the Provost announced on Feb. 8. Wilkowski said in an email that she was “stunned and humbled” when she was notified that she was selected to win the award by Joan Guetti,...

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SHU Trickles in on Water Contamination
Feb04

SHU Trickles in on Water Contamination

The presence of Perfluorinated Chemicals (PFCs), specifically perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), found in public and private water systems in New Jersey and nationwide, has created concern on campus, even more so due to public awareness of the ongoing lead water crisis in Flint, Mich. Seton Hall has been in contact with the Township of South Orange Village Administrator Barry Lewis for updates on the South Orange water system...

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Dean of CEHS steps down, reflects on legacy
Jan28

Dean of CEHS steps down, reflects on legacy

Grace May, dean of the College of Education and Human Services since 2012, will step down from her position at the end of her tenure this year. May’s decision to leave the post is due to “personal reasons,” according to a statement from the Office of the Provost. May will remain at Seton Hall, where she started in 1994, in the Department of Educational Studies as a professor. May has taught courses at Seton Hall in the College’s...

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Trace amounts of chemical found in South Orange water supply
Jan28

Trace amounts of chemical found in South Orange water supply

The township of South Orange Village released a statement Jan. 24 regarding the presence of perfluorinated chemicals (PFCs) in the ground water of the South Orange public water system. According to the press release, the water in the contaminated well, South Orange’s well #17, “represents only about 10 percent of the water introduced into the distribution system and it is blended with other non-contaminated water prior to delivery to...

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Construction begins on “Hall of Fame”
Jan28

Construction begins on “Hall of Fame”

Two years after the completion of the multimillion dollar fitness center, the University is continuing to make major renovations to the Richie Regan Recreation Center. Current renovations set to be completed in fall 2016 include a new façade for the center that will exemplify school spirit through Seton Hall blue accents and Pirate logos, a modernized lobby area, and a featured Hall of Fame portraying the accomplishments of past and...

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SHU Cheer travels to national championship
Jan20

SHU Cheer travels to national championship

  For the first time in three years, the Seton Hall Cheer team has competed in the Universal Cheerleaders Association (UCA) & Universal Dance Association (UDA) College Cheerleading and Dance National Championship. The team stayed in Orlando, Fla. January 15-17 for “the most prestigious college cheerleading championship in the country,” the UCA website states. This competition is the only one that the Seton Hall Cheer team...

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