SHU professor becomes Eisenhower Defense Fellow
Nov01

SHU professor becomes Eisenhower Defense Fellow

The NATO Defense College (NDC) recently selected Seton Hall University Assistant Professor Sara Bjerg Moller of the School of Diplomacy and International Relations as an Eisenhower Defense Fellow. Moller, who heads the School of Diplomacy’s International Security concentration, is a specialist on alliance politics and military interventions. In an interview with The Setonian, Moller explained precisely what her involvement as a...

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Dr. Karen Boroff wins 2018 Curtis E. Tate Jr. Award
Nov01

Dr. Karen Boroff wins 2018 Curtis E. Tate Jr. Award

Seton Hall interim provost, Karen Boroff has received the 2018 Curtis E. Tate Jr. Award from the North American Case Research Association for co-authoring the “Incident in Kabul Case.” Boroff expressed that the power of collaboration, along with the integration of research has come along with this award as a personal gain. Boroff recalled her time co-authoring the case and everything that went into it from her time at the United...

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Q&A with Dr. Karen Boroff, “On Being in Charge”
Oct25

Q&A with Dr. Karen Boroff, “On Being in Charge”

Dr. Karen Boroff is a lot of things. A scholar, a mother, an administrator, a Catholic, and a wise soul, among others. Despite all these roles, most Seton Hall students know her as the woman who delivers the bad news via email. She’s been working here since 1989, but it turns out a lot of students here don’t know much about her – until now. IS: What do you have your degree in? Where did you go to school? KB: I studied at Cornell...

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Seton Hall ranked sixth in applicant increase
Oct25

Seton Hall ranked sixth in applicant increase

Seton Hall was recently ranked sixth in the nation by MSN Money thanks in large part to an increase in applicants to the school. In the past five years, Seton Hall has experienced a massive 139.7 percent surge in the number of applicants, and according to Dr. Alyssa McCloud, the vice president for enrollment management, this is no coincidence. When asked via email what draws prospective students to Seton Hall, McCloud emphasized the...

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School of Theology announces partnership
Oct18

School of Theology announces partnership

The Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology (ICSST) at Seton Hall University and the Lay Centre at Foyer Unitas have just announced a recent partnership. Dr. Diane Traflet, Dean Associate of the ICSST, lived and worked at the Lay Centre in 1990s. She has seen it grow and worked with it on many occasions. During the past year, Traflet attended a meeting with some members of the Lay Centre board for a possibility to...

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SHU takes strides toward finding new president
Oct18

SHU takes strides toward finding new president

At the end of September, Seton Hall’s Board of Regents acquired the services of Storbeck/Pimentel & Associates, a national search firm, for the university’s presidential search committee. The firm focuses on executive searches for education and nonprofit organizations. The search firm, a woman and minority owned firm, dedicates itself to developing “a diverse and excellent candidate pool for every search we lead,” according to the...

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Language professor accepts new position
Oct03

Language professor accepts new position

Dr. Bryan Meadows, a language professor, teaching Intermediate ESL Writing and Teaching Methods for World Languages, recently accepted a position on the New Jersey Department of Education’s Bilingual Advisory Committee. It was announced earlier this fall that Meadows had accepted this position. It is a two-year position, beginning in 2018 and ending in 2020, with meetings at the New Jersey Department of Education main office in...

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Associate director for leadership development steps down
Sep26

Associate director for leadership development steps down

Chinez Madueke informed students in an email on Sept. 17 that she will be stepping down from her position as Associate Director for Leadership Development. Madueke, who served as Associate Director for nine months and as Assistant Director for two years and five months, leaves behind faculty and students who recall their memories with her. “In regards to my time with Chinez, I have had the opportunity to work with her through MAC and...

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Hanlon joins Thering Fund Board of Trustees
Sep06

Hanlon joins Thering Fund Board of Trustees

The Sister Rose Thering Fund for Education in Jewish-Christian Studies has recently added a new Board Chair, Melinda Hanlon, to their Board of Trustees. Melinda Hanlon, M.A. ’08, is taking over Deborah Duane’s chair on the Board of Trustees of the Sister Rose Thering Fund at Seton Hall University. According to Claire Giangreco, the fund’s program manager, Hanlon was appointed head after the term of the previous Board Chair was up....

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Public Relations wins 2018 Telly Award
Sep06

Public Relations wins 2018 Telly Award

In May 2018, Seton Hall University’s Public Relations and Marketing Department, along with their production partner, Pittsburgh-based Awesome Films, received an unprecedented honor: the bronze 2018 Telly Award. The Telly Awards have been around since 1979 and, according to their website, seek to “honor[s] excellence in video and television across all screens.” This bronze medal is the first Telly Award that Seton Hall has received....

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Meehan to serve as president through June 2019
Aug02

Meehan to serve as president through June 2019

Dr. Mary Meehan will continue to serve as Seton Hall’s interim president until June 2019, according to an email sent by Patrick Murray. Murray, who serves as the chair of the Board of Regents, also shared updates on the ongoing presidential search stating, “…the Regents did not deem any of them [candidates] to be the one to lead the University in this time of unprecedented success and opportunity.” “With the best interests of the...

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Interim chair of criminal justice appointed
Jul27

Interim chair of criminal justice appointed

An email was sent to criminal justice majors on July 17 informing them that Dr. Robert Pallitto, chair of the department of political science and public affairs, will be serving as interim chair of the criminal justice department for the 2018-2019 academic year. This decision comes in light of Dr. Lonnie Athens stepping down as chair effective July 1. A number of issues were raised during the spring 2018 semester regarding the...

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