‘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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Students interview candidates for SGA advisor
Feb08

Students interview candidates for SGA advisor

Karen Van Norman, dean of students, announced at a Student Government Association (SGA) meeting on Jan. 22 that student leaders would interview prospective candidates for the Assistant Dean of Students position. According to Van Norman, members of SGA and the Multicultural Advisory Committee (MAC) were invited to participate in an interview panel. Additionally, Van Norman said that the position will be filled this month. Freshman...

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Preliminary med school site plan approved
Feb01

Preliminary med school site plan approved

The Seton Hall-Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine unanimously passed a preliminary site plan resolution from the Nutley Planning Board. According to tapinto.net, the plan includes 465 permanent parking spaces, 55 on-site on-street spaces, with 196 temporary parking spots in Nutley. Seton Hall Interim President, Dr. Mary Meehan, described in an email the site plan’s approval process as “long and complex.” Nevertheless, she stated...

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Seton Hall featured in Food Recovery annual report
Jan25

Seton Hall featured in Food Recovery annual report

Since the Food Network Recovery Network’s Seton Hall chapter was established in Feb. 2017, the organization became New Jersey’s top chapter in food donations. As of the most recent update, the organization has collected 1,522 pounds of food, according to the Food Recovery Network’s website. Food Recovery Network President, sophomore and marketing and economics major, Divina Tanamal, has been a member of the chapter ever since the...

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Seton Hall aims to keep student population diverse
Nov30

Seton Hall aims to keep student population diverse

A decline in international applicants is a common fear held by admissions officers across the United States. According to a New York Times report, a recent Kaplan Test Prep survey revealed 63 percent of nearly 400 admissions officers from different colleges and universities “are concerned about a decline in international applicants becoming a nationwide trend.” Although admissions officers are unsettled by the decline according to the...

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Dr. Brian Shulman elected to Distinguished Fellowship
Nov09

Dr. Brian Shulman elected to Distinguished Fellowship

Dr. Brian Shulman, dean of the School of Health and Medical Sciences, was elected to the Distinguished Fellowship of the National Academies of Practice in Speech-Language Pathology. The fellowship recognizes notable leaders in the speech-language pathology profession. Shulman’s national recognition was conferred by the National Academies of Practice (NAP), a non-profit organization that advises governmental bodies on the United...

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Welcome Center to be named Bethany Hall
Oct26

Welcome Center to be named Bethany Hall

The University’s newest addition, the Welcome Center, will be named Bethany Hall in honor of Msgr. Robert Sheeran ’67. In commemoration of Sheeran’s 30 years of priesthood and 15 years as University president, Board of Regents member James O’ Brien (‘82) and his wife, Judy, made the dedication possible. According to Interim President Dr. Mary Meehan, in Seton Hall’s 161-year history, there has only been one president to serve longer...

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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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