Competitive physical therapy program leads to jobs
Oct19

Competitive physical therapy program leads to jobs

Seton Hall’s Physical Therapy (PT) program and the field have grown exponentially. The recent surge in job opportunities and field success has added to the competitiveness in college admissions. Seton Hall graduates consistently pass the National Physical Therapist Examination. The two year pass rates from 2013-2017 are 100 percent, according to the Physical Therapy’s program overview. Furthermore, according to the department’s...

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SHU doesn’t expect Title IX policy changes on campus
Oct05

SHU doesn’t expect Title IX policy changes on campus

Title IX, which prevents discrimination on the basis of sex in education programs, has received new attention after Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos reversed Title IX guidelines instituted by the Obama Administration. DeVos rolled back Title IX guidelines that she said utilized a lower standard of for investigating those accused of sexual assault. While Obama-era guidelines lowered the standard to preponderance of evidence, DeVos...

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SHU to host Hurricane Harvey fundraising intiative
Sep07

SHU to host Hurricane Harvey fundraising intiative

Seton Hall will host a Go Blue Hurricane Relief event on Sept. 13. The event is a multi-organization initiative planned to provide care and relief to those devastated by Hurricane Harvey. Michelle Peterson, director of the Division of Volunteer Efforts (DOVE), said the day will serve as an expression of solidarity with those affected by Hurricane Harvey. Peterson is asking that students participate in the day’s unifying message by...

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Professor turned MS diagnosis into motivation
Sep07

Professor turned MS diagnosis into motivation

Bruce Freeman, an adjunct professor of entrepreneurship and marketing at Seton Hall, is a syndicated columnist for the Tribune News Service, an author and a motivational speaker, according to Freeman’s speaker profile. He founded Proline Communications, a marketing and public relations service, and has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Reuters, US News & World Report and Bloomberg Businessweek. Freeman was diagnosed with...

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NJ Transit reroute causes delays for S.O. residents
Jun19

NJ Transit reroute causes delays for S.O. residents

Summertime, often a time for rest and relaxation, will be quite the opposite for New Jersey Transit commuters in South Orange and Maplewood this summer. The Morris and Essex train lines are awaiting construction which will take place from July 10 to Sept. 1, according to an update from NJ Transit. The railroad overhaul will reroute Midtown Direct trains headed to Penn Station to Hoboken, which will cause delays for NJ transit...

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Relay for Life raises $56,000 for cancer research
Apr26

Relay for Life raises $56,000 for cancer research

In the all-night event for the annual Relay for Life held April 21, a spectrum of individuals lapped Walsh Gymnasium’s indoor track, participated in team activities,and raised money and awareness for cancer research. More than 1,200 people attended the event, according to Elizabeth Halpin, Colleges Against Cancer (CAC) advisor and associate dean of External Affairs. CAC teamed up with the American Cancer Society and Greek Life to...

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St. Paddy’s Day kicks off SHU’s first ever Irish Heritage Week
Mar18

St. Paddy’s Day kicks off SHU’s first ever Irish Heritage Week

Seton Hall’s first Irish Heritage Week begins on St. Patrick’s Day and will consist of a weeklong celebration of Irish tradition and culture, ending on Thursday, March 23. The week is coordinated by students and alumni of the Pirates of Irish Persuasion and Extraction (PIPE). Eilish Harrington is the founder of PIPE and current PIPE advisor as well as an institutional research specialist. She said Irish Heritage Week begins with a St....

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Remaining available funds in SGA spring budget lower than last year
Mar01

Remaining available funds in SGA spring budget lower than last year

The Student Government Association’s (SGA) finance committee faces lower available funds in this year’s budget and a growing list of requests for assistance from clubs and organizations. The SGA’s finance committee receives $160,000 per year to be allocated to club budgets and to the several accounts within the SGA. Michael Roma, SGA finance committee member and a sophomore diplomacy, economics and finance major, said the appropriated...

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Commencement sparks concern for handicapped relatives
Feb15

Commencement sparks concern for handicapped relatives

For some seniors, the announcement from the University that there would be three separate commencement ceremonies on May 15 in the Richard and Sheila Regan Fieldhouse and the Walsh Gymnasium sparked outrage. But the announcement has left others worrying about how their handicapped relatives will manage to get around. According to University officials, there will be handicap accessible parking and seating in both the fieldhouse and...

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Seton Hall renews contract with Gourmet Dining Services
Feb01

Seton Hall renews contract with Gourmet Dining Services

Seton Hall has renewed its contract with Gourmet Dining Services (GDS), which provides food services to SHU. GDS is New Jersey’s largest regional dining service company, according to GDS’s website. The food provider is committed to ensuring the best dining experience possible for the University’s community, said Dennis Garbini, vice president for Administration. He added that GDS and SHU have been in a contractual relationship for...

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Seton Hall and Iona join forces for law students
Jan18

Seton Hall and Iona join forces for law students

A joint admission program established for pre-law and law students attending Seton Hall and Iona College has been created in order to enhance recruitment for both institutions. Kathleen Boozang is the dean of the Seton Hall University School of Law and a professor of law, while Gisele Joachim is dean of Enrollment Management of the Law School. In an email interview, both said that Iona College, a Catholic university located in New...

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Seton Hall and Iona join forces for law students
Dec07

Seton Hall and Iona join forces for law students

A joint admission program established for pre-law and law students attending Seton Hall and Iona College has been created in order to enhance recruitment for both institutions. Kathleen Boozang is the dean of the Seton Hall University School of Law and a professor of law, while Gisele Joachim is dean of Enrollment Management of the Law School. In an email interview, both said that Iona College, a Catholic university located in New...

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