SGA establishes fivefold theme ahead of legislative session
Nov15

SGA establishes fivefold theme ahead of legislative session

The Student Government Association (SGA) has established five ‘overarching themes’ that will frame their future legislation following last month’s Town Hall meeting with students, faculty, and administrators. The SGA has outlined the themes of affordability, parking, accessibility, advising, and facilities, as issues that they will work towards improving in the future, according to Student Government President Rishi Shah. SGA has...

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SGA continues push for student and faculty Board of Regents seats
Nov07

SGA continues push for student and faculty Board of Regents seats

A committee has been compiling data on how other schools interact with their governing boards to compare against SHU Seton Hall University falls behind in student and faculty representation on the Board of Regents, according to a draft report by the Student Government Association (SGA). The draft, written by a group of nine SGA members, including SGA President Rishi Shah, contains data on 18 other universities deemed comparable to...

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CCRE hosts panel on immigration and refugee issues
Nov07

CCRE hosts panel on immigration and refugee issues

The Center for Community Research and Engagement (CCRE) held a panel discussion on immigration and refugee issues on October 30 at Seton Hall University. Jillian Cancela/Asst. Photography Editor The panel consisted of several experts on the topic who gave insight on the struggles that immigrants and refugees face and answered questions from the audience. The panel members included Father Timothy Graff, director of social justice...

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University members gathered for SGA Town Hall
Oct31

University members gathered for SGA Town Hall

Students, faculty members, and administrators alike gathered to discuss the issues facing Seton Hall University at the Student Government Association (SGA)’s annual ‘Town Hall’ meeting on Monday, Oct. 28. The town hall is held so that students can express their concerns and wishes to the administration of the school in a public, formalized setting. Issues of affordability, accessibility, and diversity were frequently brought up by...

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SHU celebrates anti-hazing week
Oct07

SHU celebrates anti-hazing week

The Seton Hall University community, especially the Greek organizations on campus, celebrated National Hazing Prevention Week, a period of education and awareness. On a national average, 55% of college students involved in some sort of organization have reported being hazed. According to Hank Nuwer, a journalism professor at Franklin College, 40 students have died from hazing-related accidents in the United States in the past decade....

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After suffering from medical emergency, professor returns to class
Oct07

After suffering from medical emergency, professor returns to class

After suffering a medical emergency during class, Kwame Akonor, an associate professor of diplomacy and international relations, returned to class this week. The incident occurred last Thursday when students responded as well as Public Safety and emergency medical technicians. A faculty member since 2005, Akonor is the director of the Center for Africana Studies and the African Development Institute, a New York-based think tank,...

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Seminary launches two new online courses
Oct07

Seminary launches two new online courses

The Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology will launch two new online courses: Ministry of Justice and Charity as well as Christian Anthropology on Oct 21. The main reason why these online courses have been introduced is due to alumni feedback provided in several surveys conducted by the University. Father Christopher M. Ciccarino, associate dean of the School of Theology, said that these courses provides the University...

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TurboVote continues to partner with the University
Sep19

TurboVote continues to partner with the University

Through a partnership with TurboVote, Seton Hall University will continue its effort to encourage students to get out and vote. TurboVote, a non-partisan organization that helps students sign up to vote is meant to push students to be more politically engaged and participate in the upcoming election season. This service is especially targeted at out-of-state students, with its focus on absentee ballots. Karen Van Vorman Associate Vice...

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Provost updates campus on  diversity and inclusion
Sep19

Provost updates campus on diversity and inclusion

Interim Provost Karen Boroff sent out an email to the University community on Sept. 9 updating students and faculty on Seton Hall’s attempts to address diversity and inclusion initiatives in the months since the initial Concerned 44 protests. File photo A few of the changes include the hiring of Kelly Harris, Ph.D., who joined Seton Hall as the director of the Africana Studies program, as well as the hiring of a full-time faculty...

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Bartoli resigns after six years as Dean of the School of Diplomacy
Sep05

Bartoli resigns after six years as Dean of the School of Diplomacy

After six years as Dean of the School of Diplomacy and International Relations, Dr. Andrea Bartoli has stepped down. File Photo Interim Provost and Executive Vice President Dr. Karen Boroff appointed Dr. Courtney Smith, Senior Associate Dean of the School of Diplomacy and International Relations as Acting Dean of the school effective Aug. 19, according to a school-wide email. Bartoli worked at the University from 2013-2019. During his...

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Public Safety shows graphic video of mass shooting during RA training
Sep05

Public Safety shows graphic video of mass shooting during RA training

A Seton Hall Public Safety official showed resident assistants a graphic video during a Housing and Residence Life (HRL) emergency response training session over the summer which depicted the graphic shooting of several people, a Setonian investigation has revealed. Adrian Chavez/Staff Photographer Taken from the infamous Facebook live-stream broadcasted by the shooter at the Al Noor Mosque near Christchurch, New Zealand, the roughly...

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Bryan Felt introduced as Seton Hall Athletics Director
Aug19

Bryan Felt introduced as Seton Hall Athletics Director

Monday marked the beginning of a new era in the Seton Hall Athletics department, as Bryan Felt was introduced as the school’s new Athletics Director at a press conference in the historic Walsh Gymnasium. Joined by President Joseph Nyre, Executive Vice President & Chief of Staff Pat Lyons and Board of Regents Athletics Chairman Hank D’Alessandro, Felt expressed gratitude for the opportunity to return to Seton Hall in...

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