Alumni relations launch new social platform
Sep13

Alumni relations launch new social platform

Alumni Relations recently launched a new online program that allows students and the Seton Hall community to broaden their professional network. Pirate Connect is a new platform that connects current SHU students with alumni in various fields. Students can access mentors through the new social platform and connect with them to seek help with resume writing and interviewing. Students can join groups, message alumni and request to be...

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Career Center offers advice to students on graduating early
Sep06

Career Center offers advice to students on graduating early

Many students think graduating in four years on a warm May day is how college ends, but for others, college ends on a cold December day after just three years. Taylor Cain, a diplomacy alumna, graduated in three years last May to take a job that wouldn’t have been available year later. Cain graduated and took a job as the deputy data director for the Montana Democratic Party for the 2018 Midterm Election in Billings, Montana. “I...

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Chem and biochem majors explore summer internships
Jun18

Chem and biochem majors explore summer internships

Seton Hall biochemistry majors have been gaining workplace experience by interning with household brand-named companies this summer. Alison Arissa, a senior biochemistry major, is working with Colgate for the summer and said she plans to stay with the company long after the summer ends. Arissa found her internship during an application spree, where she was introduced to services such as Indeed.com and Navigator through SHU’s Career...

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Professor turns love of Ireland into a minor
Apr25

Professor turns love of Ireland into a minor

The English Department has announced the introduction of a new Irish Minor. This program started with Dr. Martha Carpentier and her love for author James Joyce and Irish literature. Carpentier started out teaching British literature, but during her studies she couldn’t ignore the presence of Irish culture. After she completed her dissertation on James Joyce, she started developing the minor by asking her colleagues to create ideas for...

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Students pair with Broadway mentors for cabaret
Apr18

Students pair with Broadway mentors for cabaret

On April 23, Seton Hall will present a cabaret of student and Broadway collaboration. Students ages 12 to 25 will be paired up with Broadway actors who have volunteered their time. Seton Hall is sponsoring the show, but anyone within the age range able to make auditions and put in the time is welcome. The program is all about forming valuable relationships with people in the Broadway business. Freshman theater and music double major...

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Biochem major recieves sole program internship
Apr11

Biochem major recieves sole program internship

Upon graduation in May, senior biochemistry major Sara Lamcaj will be the only intern selected for the Department of Energy and Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship program at Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico. Lamcaj recently completed research on the use of amino acids in therapeutic drugs and at Los Alamos she will be researching algae as a possible alternative to petroleum-based fuels. On March 5, Lamcaj...

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Students share tips to get through the rest of the semester
Apr05

Students share tips to get through the rest of the semester

With spring break and Easter break over, some students may be having difficulty finding inspiration to make the final push through the second half of the semester. To help those that are struggling, students are sharing their methods for surviving the second half of the semester. Surround yourself with support Many students feel they are in a better place and can handle more stress when they have people around them who they know will...

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Seton Hall celebrates 50 years of a co-ed campus
Mar17

Seton Hall celebrates 50 years of a co-ed campus

During Charter Week, Seton Hall celebrates its decision to open its gates to women 50 years ago. But it wasn’t a simple story. Seton Hall became co-educational in 1937, but until 1968 female students mainly studied at the satellite campuses in Newark, Patterson and Jersey City. In the early 1960s, female nursing students would come to South Orange at night and complete their required lab work. These women would come to campus after...

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Greek organizations give back to the community
Mar03

Greek organizations give back to the community

All SHU fraternities and sororities have philanthropic initiatives they focus on and raise money to support. Many of these organizations also think of events as ways to give back to the community. Alpha Chi Rho (AXP) helps at the food bank in Hillside, N.J. once or twice every semester. Tristan Ryan, the current philanthropy chair and a sophomore finance major, said they have been helping at this food bank since before he was...

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