Public relations and marketing department wins awards
Apr18

Public relations and marketing department wins awards

The Department of Public Relations and Marketing at Seton Hall University has received five awards from two different national program competitions: the 2017 Collegiate Advertising Awards and the 33rd Annual Educational Advertising Awards, sponsored by Higher Ed Marketing Report. In previous years, the department has been recognized for different awards from the same two entities. Last year, the department was recognized for their...

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Criminal justice forum draws mixed reviews
Apr18

Criminal justice forum draws mixed reviews

On April 12, a forum was held for criminal justice majors to voice their concerns about the department and the rumored changes with its curriculum. Some issues that were addressed were concerns about the rigor of the curriculum, lack of stability within the faculty and lack of adequate funding for the department. The forum was moderated by political science and film professor Jeffrey Togman. He began by asking the students in...

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Seton Hall to stop funding medical school
Apr18

Seton Hall to stop funding medical school

On July 1, Hackensack Meridian Health (HMH) will assume full financial responsibility of Seton Hall’s new Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine. Interim president Dr. Mary Meehan shared in an email that this agreement between the university and HMH was made to lower the financial burden imposed upon SHU. However, the change does not affect the College of Nursing or School of Health and Medical Sciences. When asked why this decision...

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Pirates Pitch held for eighth consecutive year
Apr18

Pirates Pitch held for eighth consecutive year

The final round of the eighth annual Pirates Pitch competition was held on April 6 in the Jubilee Auditorium. Sponsored by the Center for Entrepreneurial Studies in the Stillman School of Business, the contest began in January and concluded with a panel of judges selecting the victors. Professor Susan Scherreik, who is the founding director of the Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, provided details about the competition and its...

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Faculty and students discuss ‘fake news’ on campus
Apr18

Faculty and students discuss ‘fake news’ on campus

Faculty, administrators and students gathered in the Walsh Library on April 11 to reflect on Pope Francis’ message about fake news and peace in journalism for the upcoming World Communications Day in May. Msgr. Dennis Mahon and Dr. Ki Joo Choi were the featured speakers of the event that referenced Pope Francis’ message in their respective speeches. On Jan 24, Pope Francis released his message for the 2018 World Communications Day...

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New courses to be added in graduate program
Apr18

New courses to be added in graduate program

Seton Hall announced new graduate programs that will be added to the curriculum in the Fall 2018 semester. The university is looking to add a Master of Science in Physics, a Certificate in Global Studies and a Certificate in Population Health Management, among others. Senior associate provost Dr. Joan Guetti said the new programs have strong marketability as to generate interest for prospective students. Guetti has utmost confidence...

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School of Diplomacy hires new professor
Apr16

School of Diplomacy hires new professor

The School of Diplomacy and International Relations has hired Joseph Huddleston to be a professor, starting this upcoming Fall 2018 Semester. Joseph Huddleston received his Bachelor of Arts from Chapman University in Peace Studies, and is currently completing his Doctorate in Political Science and International Relations at the University of Southern California (USC). Huddleston has taught these methods to leading university classes,...

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SHU honors Martin Luther King
Apr11

SHU honors Martin Luther King

April 4, 2018 marked the 50th anniversary of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination and Seton Hall University hosted several events that ran from April 3-13 to commemorate and celebrate his life. “Dr. King gave us many gifts, but perhaps the greatest was his vision of a nation in which all people are free and at peace,” said Interim President Dr. Mary Meehan on Seton Hall’s website. “That dream is still our dream today. It...

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Psychology students win awards for proposals
Apr11

Psychology students win awards for proposals

Five Psychological Studies Masters students who have concentrations in Sport Psychology were chosen to represent Seton Hall at the North Atlantic Sport Psychology (NASP) Conference in Philadelphia on March 23-24. Their program director, Dr. Sandra Lee, who is also a professional psychology professor, explained that the student posters and proposals were carefully selected. “The students, and their research topics, were chosen by...

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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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Stillman town hall focuses on improvement
Apr11

Stillman town hall focuses on improvement

Faculty and students gathered on April 4 to discuss ideas for improvement during the Stillman School of Business’ Town Hall meeting. One of the biggest concerns was the lack of knowledge and participation from students within the sophomore mentorship program. Emma Brand, a sophomore financing and management major, along with Associate Dean Leigh Onimus, both stressed that sophomores should take advantage of this experience. This...

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Class of 2018 gets a commencement speaker
Apr11

Class of 2018 gets a commencement speaker

The Office of the Provost announced via email on April 6 that  the United States Treasurer, Jovita Carranza, will deliver the keynote address at Seton Hall’s baccalaureate commencement ceremony on May 21. Dr. Karen Boroff, the interim provost of Seton Hall, said that the administration wanted to make sure that this year’s graduation had a keynote speaker after last year’s graduating class voiced a strong interest in having one. Boroff...

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