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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Hurricane, cholera force DOVE to switch from Haiti to Jamaica
Nov10

Hurricane, cholera force DOVE to switch from Haiti to Jamaica

Haiti, recently devastated by Hurricane Matthew, is an annual community service destination for Seton Hall’s Division of Volunteer Services (DOVE). However, this year the trip has been relocated to Jamaica because of Hurricane Matthew and an outbreak of cholera. Since 2007, DOVE has sent Seton Hall students annually to the Maison Fortune Orphanage where they volunteer, according to Michelle Peterson, director of DOVE. The annual...

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Veterans called to committee
Oct26

Veterans called to committee

Student veterans Genessi Rosario and Kevin Quigley, recognize a need for a student-veterans’ committee on campus in order to facilitate connections among former soldiers. This committee will be made official on Friday, Oct. 28, according to Head of Access Services and librarian John Irwin. Irwin will serve as a faculty adviser over the committee. Rosario and Quigley sought assistance in developing a committee with help from other...

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Pirate Guardian provides protection for students
Sep22

Pirate Guardian provides protection for students

The Department of Public Safety & Security has released a free smartphone app called Pirate Guardian to help protect members of the  Seton Hall community. Pirate Guardian serves as a multifaceted safety device equipped with three protection services. Developed by Rave Wireless, a mobile safety company, the app provides mobile escort, mobile blue light phone and confidential reporting systems. Associate Director of Public Safety,...

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