Professor to receive award for ‘hip-hop pedagogy’
Feb22

Professor to receive award for ‘hip-hop pedagogy’

Assistant Professor Edmund Adjapong has been selected to receive the New Scholar Creativity and Pedagogy 2017 Award from the University of Calgary, which praises educators who create innovative teaching methods and incorporate these practices in their teaching. Adjapong is an assistant professor of Education Studies who developed a teaching style that incorporates hip-hop. “Hip-hop pedagogy” incorporates music that highlights the...

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SHU’s interprofessional team receives grant
Feb22

SHU’s interprofessional team receives grant

The Seton Hall interprofessional team has received a five-year personnel development grant from the U.S. Department of Education totaling in over $1.2 million which is currently being used to benefit graduate students in the Speech Language and Pathology program and Occupational therapy students. The School of Health and Medical Sciences (SHMS) developed a program that will begin targeting one of the largest problems facing...

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Brownson Speech & Debate wins big
Feb22

Brownson Speech & Debate wins big

On Feb. 12, five members of the Brownson Speech and Debate team returned triumphant from the Virginia is for Lovers two-tournament swing hosted by James Madison University. Professor Catherine Zizik said in a statement, “Competing against teams from the University of Alabama, St. Joseph’s, West Chester University, Mount San Antonio College, Liberty University and others, the tiny Seton Hall team earned second place on each day.”...

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SGA and HRL work to reduce water usage
Feb22

SGA and HRL work to reduce water usage

Housing and Residence Life, (HRL) is working with the Student Government Association, (SGA) to reduce water usage in residence halls as part of their Blue Goes Green initiative. Alyssa Futa, a freshman diplomacy major and someone directly involved with the campaign, shared details about a contest the two organizations are creating to see which residence hall can reduce the most water usage. “The contest winner is going to be a...

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Gerald P. Buccino Center ranked first in LEAD awards
Feb21

Gerald P. Buccino Center ranked first in LEAD awards

The Gerald P. Buccino Center for Leadership Development at the Stillman School of Business was ranked number one for the fourth consecutive year in the LEAD awards sponsored by HR.com. HR.com hosts annual awards for prospective institutes who wish to share their accomplishments in Leadership Training and Development by nominating their program. Michael Reuter, director of the Buccino Center, was thrilled when he discovered the center...

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Car ignites in the parking deck
Feb21

Car ignites in the parking deck

A car caught fire in the Seton Hall University parking deck on Feb. 20 at 9:31 a.m., according to an email from Laurie Pine, director of Media Relations. Pine said that no one was injured in the fire and the blaze was tamed by Public Safety with fire extinguishers until the South Orange Fire Department (SOFD) arrived and fully extinguished it. According to an article on NJ.com’s website, two cars were damaged by the fire when the...

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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 worried after social media rumor spreads
Feb21

Students worried after social media rumor spreads

A viral social media post warning of human traffickers fronting as a religious organization inviting “people to bible study” alarmed some Seton Hall students after similar occurrences were reported on campus. The author of the post, which appeared on Twitter, stated that two women in their late 20s or early 30s tried to recruit people for their organization, discussed “God the Mother” and seemed fixated on women. “After Googling God...

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College of Nursing holds White Coat Ceremony
Feb17

College of Nursing holds White Coat Ceremony

On Jan. 26, the Seton Hall University College of Nursing held its fourth White Coat Ceremony event in the Jubilee Hall Auditorium to formally welcome 44 second degree Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) and Master Entry Clinical Nurse Leader students as the next generation of nurses. Dean Marie Foley shared information about the event’s significance and history. “This ceremony has come to symbolize the formal entrance into the...

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Blue Goes Green creates free food initiative
Feb17

Blue Goes Green creates free food initiative

Seton Hall’s Blue Goes Green announced a competition to combat food waste on campus. The competition will attempt to discover the best means of notifying students about extra food on campus, rather than discarding it. Blue Goes Green, in conjunction with the diplomacy Green Team, is asking students to submit ideas for a platform to use for notifying students to the existence of free food. The deadline for submissions is March 13. In...

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SHU administration talks further action after race forum
Feb17

SHU administration talks further action after race forum

On Jan. 30, a “Real Talk on Race” was held at Seton Hall. According to an email from Tracy Gottlieb, the vice president of Student Services, more than 600 people attended the event. She shared that the results of the survey that Student Services sent out on Feb. 2 asking the student body for their opinion on the event was 65 percent positive. Gottlieb also shared a few things that the university is doing to further the discussion. “We...

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Pirate’s Cove ordering app to be released in the fall
Feb17

Pirate’s Cove ordering app to be released in the fall

An ordering app that will help combat the long wait time at the Pirate’s Cove is still in development and should be released this fall. The app will allow students to order food from the Cove. Michelle Pan, Student Government Association (SGA) Student Life Committee Chair, and a junior double majoring in marketing and management, wrote in an email that the app should be up and running during the upcoming fall semester. Pan said in a...

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