Students explore Christian faith through ‘Omega’
Apr24

Students explore Christian faith through ‘Omega’

Seton Hall students said they are exploring their Christian faith and identity by joining together for discussion groups called Omega. Brian Sumereau, a sophomore IT and finance major, is serving as one of the group student leaders. He described how the group serves to have students explore their faith through collaboration and develop a deeper understanding of it. Omega serves to have students explore their faith through...

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Team Walker steps up with fundraiser for children
Apr24

Team Walker steps up with fundraiser for children

On April 27, the organization Team Walker will host a 1.5 mile fundraiser walk around the Hudson River called Walk for Team Walker. Alumnus Gabriel Fiore ‘17, Director of Marketing and Communications for Team Walker, explained that the walk is geared toward unifying the community and to raise money for their children’s summer program. “Walk for Team Walker” allows families and friends to enjoy the sights of the Jersey City Waterfront....

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Sprout, a healthy fresh restaurant in Maplewood
Apr24

Sprout, a healthy fresh restaurant in Maplewood

Sprout is a family-owned restaurant in Maplewood that offers salads, wraps, bowls and soups with a wide variety of different options to customize a meal. Sprout focuses on providing high quality food to the community. Merinda Gruszecki/Digital/Social Media Editor Todd Marvel, the owner of Sprout, said the establishment’s focus is on “providing high quality food to the community.” He also said that this restaurant has been something...

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Alumnus Ed Lucas: First blind student shares his story
Apr13

Alumnus Ed Lucas: First blind student shares his story

Alumnus Ed Lucas ’62 said he was the first blind student at Seton Hall with a seeing eye dog. Lucas said he was born prematurely and always had poor sight, but wearing glasses corrected it well enough. However, after the New York Giants won the 1951 National League pennant, Lucas said he went out to play a game of baseball with his friends when that changed. He described how he pitched the game and took off his glasses. Lucas said he...

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SHU students earn investments at Pirates Pitch
Apr11

SHU students earn investments at Pirates Pitch

Seton Hall held its ninth annual Pirates Pitch Competition on April 3 in the Jubilee Auditorium. Pirates Pitch is a competition for students who want to pitch their own start-up business idea or have already started their own business. This year, there were four judges, all Seton Hall alumni, who each had $4,000 to invest into the teams. After each of the four teams presented their ideas, there was a period of questions from the...

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Sports media symposium discusses issues in sports industry
Apr11

Sports media symposium discusses issues in sports industry

Several promiment figures in sports media and business visited Seton Hall on April 2 to discuss the social matters occurring in the world of sports. The symposium was headlined by NBA commissioner Adam Silver, and Entertainment and Sports Programming Network ESPN commentators Bob Ley and Stephen A. Smith. In between were discussion panels that covered subjects like gambling and amateurism in sports. Ley and Smith thrilled the audience...

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Study abroad program gives students a taste of Ireland
Apr11

Study abroad program gives students a taste of Ireland

The Institute for the International Education of Students (IES) is a study abroad program that provides more than 125 programs in 19 countries and 33 cities. More than a decade ago, the Initiative to Diversify Education Abroad (IDEA) was established in order to offer “personalized support and a comprehensive list of diversity resources” to students, according to the IES Abroad website. Students in the study abroad program were able to...

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Nonprofit ‘Coats from Cullen’ keeps brother’s legacy going
Apr10

Nonprofit ‘Coats from Cullen’ keeps brother’s legacy going

Seton Hall alumna Kerry McCann ’18 said she helps run the nonprofit organization, “Coats from Cullen,” to honor her late brother’s humanitarian efforts. McCann said that the main purpose of “Coats from Cullen” is to provide warm clothing to those in need. She said that it was something her brother, Cullen, often did on his own when living in both New York City and Aspen, Colorado. McCann described her brother as having deep empathy...

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Walsh Gallery exhibits students’ artistic expressions
Apr10

Walsh Gallery exhibits students’ artistic expressions

The 15th Annual Undergraduate Student Art Exhibit, which runs from April 2 to May 10, showcases the artistic achievements of Seton Hall students. Jeanne Brasile, director of the Walsh Gallery, said that in order to have work displayed in the gallery, artwork is selected by a professional unaffiliated with the University. Unlike previous years, Brasile said that there was no theme for this year’s exhibit. She described it instead as a...

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LGBTQ students voice their frustration with SHU
Apr03

LGBTQ students voice their frustration with SHU

Seton Hall students, faculty and staff gathered on March 28 to address concerns of the LGBTQ community on campus. The panel featured students Emani Miles, Laura Mendez, Essence Williams and Adam Varoqua and Professors Judith Stark and Richard Blissett. (From left to right) Judith Stark, Laura Mendez, Adam Varoqua, Essence Williams, Emani Miles and Richard Blissett addressed the issues that LGBTQ students face on campus. Mackenzie...

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Office of the Provost honors SHU Women of the Year
Apr03

Office of the Provost honors SHU Women of the Year

The Office of the Provost announced in an email on March 21 that Bernadette McVey, director of Academic Events, Initiatives and Planning, and Dr. Maureen Byrnes, a clinical assistant professor in the College of Nursing, are joint recipients of this year’s Emma G. Quartaro Award. According to Seton Hall’s website, the award “recognizes and honors an outstanding woman leader whose actions inspire and serve as a model for other women at...

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Space154 teaches technology skills to students
Apr03

Space154 teaches technology skills to students

Space154 is an interactive “collaborative place where faculty, students, and administrators can come to discover and learn new technologies,” according to the Seton Hall website. Space154 ran the “SHUmazing Race” activity where students competed for prizes. Photo courtesy of Milan Stanic On March 27 during Seton Hall’s Charter Week, Space154 held a MakerSpace Open Lab, where students had the opportunity to interact with technologies...

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