U.S. Dept. of Health awards SHU grant for opioid research
Nov15

U.S. Dept. of Health awards SHU grant for opioid research

Every day in the United States more than 115 people die after an overdose on opioids, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. The national epidemic accrues an annual bill of seventy-eight billion dollars, which accumulates through prescription opioid misuse, healthcare costs, addiction treatment, among other factors according to the institute’s website. Amid this present crisis, the United States Department of Health and...

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Police arrest man in Maplewood rape case
Nov01

Police arrest man in Maplewood rape case

On Oct. 16, a 24-year old woman was followed into her Maplewood home and sexually assaulted around 11:30 a.m. The man forced his way inside her house and assaulted her according to CBS New York’s website. Muhammed Sharif, a 40-year-old from Irvington, was arrested and charged with aggravated sexual assault, sexual assault and burglary, according to CBS New York. The woman was treated and released from an area hospital. The township of...

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Seton Hall alumna struck and killed
Oct25

Seton Hall alumna struck and killed

Early Sunday morning on Oct. 14, Lindsay Ireland, a Seton Hall University and Columbia Journalism School alumna, was struck and killed by a vehicle on Route 10 in Randolph, N.J. Ireland, a reporter for North Jersey Media group, provided coverage for the The Daily Record, The Record and northjersey.com. Northjersey.com reported that the accident happened at 2 a.m. on eastbound lanes of Route 10 in Randolph, N.J. Faculty adjunct Scott...

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SHU takes strides toward finding new president
Oct18

SHU takes strides toward finding new president

At the end of September, Seton Hall’s Board of Regents acquired the services of Storbeck/Pimentel & Associates, a national search firm, for the university’s presidential search committee. The firm focuses on executive searches for education and nonprofit organizations. The search firm, a woman and minority owned firm, dedicates itself to developing “a diverse and excellent candidate pool for every search we lead,” according to...

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Seton Hall hosts Title IX conference on campus
Sep06

Seton Hall hosts Title IX conference on campus

Title IX, a federal civil rights law that protects Americans from discrimination on the basis of sex, received attention in the past year. In 2017, the Trump Administration rescinded an Obama-Era guideline that walks back “the enforcement authorities given to the Office for Civil Rights” according to U.S. News. Amid these alterations and media coverage, Seton Hall is hosting a two-day conference from Sept. 24-25, which intends to...

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Seton Hall’s Sigma Pi chapter no longer recognized
Jun11

Seton Hall’s Sigma Pi chapter no longer recognized

Due to numerous infractions from Seton Hall’s Sigma Pi Fraternity, university administrators have revoked the chapter’s recognition. Seton Hall reflected Sigma Pi’s national leadership decision, which on April 24 declared the chapter closed. Before that decision, the chapter was to be on probation until spring 2019. According to Assistant Director of Leadership Development, Michael Davis, the Delta-Epsilon chapter of Sigma Pi violated...

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Changes to meal plans coming this fall
May02

Changes to meal plans coming this fall

Over the summer, Seton Hall’s Pirate Dining Room will undergo several renovations and implement new continuous operating hours for the fall 2018 semester. According to Alfred Frungillo, the chief executive officer of Gourmet Dining, students may enter the board dining room from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. every day of the week and as many times as they wish. The dining hall’s beautification will include a renovation of the serving areas....

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New assistant dean for leadership developement named
Apr11

New assistant dean for leadership developement named

Colleen Dallavalle will become Seton Hall’s new Assistant Dean of Students for Leadership Developement starting April 16. According to Dean Van Norman, associate vice president and dean of Students, the university advertised the position and it received 94 applications. The successful candidate needed to have a Master’s Degree and at least 3 to 5 years of experience working in Student Affairs in higher education. According to the...

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‘Rumored’ criminal justice curriculum changes worry students
Apr05

‘Rumored’ criminal justice curriculum changes worry students

On March 19, criminal justice majors met with the dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Peter Shoemaker, and Christopher Kaiser, the associate dean for Undergraduate Student Services and Enrollment Management, to discuss a plethora of issues within the criminal justice department. According to Christina Pepe, a senior criminal justice major who attended the meeting, many concerned students voiced numerous issues about the...

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SGA proposes continuous hours at GDS
Mar17

SGA proposes continuous hours at GDS

The Student Government Association senator at-large, Michelle Pan, and nursing senator, Megan O’Brien, met with chief executive officer of Gourmet Dining Services (GDS), Alfred Frungillo, to discuss extending dining hours for the Pirate Dining Room and the possibility of continuous dining. Both senators met with Frungillo to discuss the possibility of continuous dining, but according to Pan, the current kitchen arrangement does not...

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Med school receives preliminary accreditation
Mar11

Med school receives preliminary accreditation

The Seton Hall-Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine is another step closer to its prospective opening. The Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) provided preliminary accreditation for the School. According to Seton Hall Interim President Dr. Mary Meehan, the LCME completes a comprehensive review of the school, which includes an evaluation of the school’s curriculum, faculty, governance, facilities and finances. Meehan said...

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Town hall focuses on race, mass shootings
Feb21

Town hall focuses on race, mass shootings

University administrators, Student Government senators, members from the Multicultural Advisory Committee, club leaders and students gathered into the Chancellor Suite for a SGA Town Hall, on Monday. Among the topics discussed topics were diversity adjustments to the College of Arts and Sciences curriculum, the University’s response to a potential active shooter and improving communication between organizations, the SGA and...

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