Muslim Student Association holds Islamic Awareness Week
Mar27

Muslim Student Association holds Islamic Awareness Week

The Muslim Student Association (MSA) at Seton Hall University hosted Islamic Awareness Week (IAW) this week. Events included “Ask a Muslim: Dawah Table,” a “Love in Islam” discussion, a speaker on “Mental Health in Islam,” a “Hijabathon” and a “United Jummah” to close in the week off. The events are meant to foster discussion and unite the University community to come together. Guest speaker Amina Saad talks about mental health in...

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SGA votes to approve new  budget policy
Mar21

SGA votes to approve new budget policy

On Sunday March 3, 2019, a revised Student Government Association (SGA) budget policy was proposed to and approved by the student senate. The new changes made to the budget policy were implemented by Divine Tanamal, a junior with a double major in economics and marketing and SGA treasurer. Treasurer Tanamal (left) and Senator Babiak (right) worked together to write the new budget policy. Mackenzie Wetherill/Staff Photographer Three...

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Students demonstrate to commemorate 55th anniversary of Setonian’s suspension
Mar06

Students demonstrate to commemorate 55th anniversary of Setonian’s suspension

The Seton Hall chapter of the Young Democratic Socialists of America (SHYDSA) held a demonstration on the University Green last Thursday to commemorate the anniversary of a 700 student protest on Seton Hall’s campus 55 years ago. The protest was sparked by outrage over the suspension of The Setonian by then University president Rev. John J. Dougherty. Dougherty accused the paper of abusing “freedom of expression” after printing...

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President Nyre comes to SHU
Feb28

President Nyre comes to SHU

Recently named Seton Hall President Dr. Joseph Nyre made his first official public visit to Seton Hall’s South Orange campus on Feb. 22 with his wife, Kelli, and three of their four children. Nyre also visited Seton Hall Law School and Interprofessional Health Sciences campuses located in Newark and Nutley, respectively. Each campus hosted a welcome reception to help introduce him to faculty and students and to celebrate of Nyre’s...

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Meehan named one of 50 Best Women in Business
Feb27

Meehan named one of 50 Best Women in Business

NJBIZ, New Jersey’s leading business journal, recently named Seton Hall University Interim President Mary Meehan one of the Best 50 Women in Business. Sarah Yenesel/ Photography Editor Following a nomination process, candidates were chosen by a panel of judges that evaluated women based on their professional foundations, community involvement and advocacy for other women. NJBIZ identifies these esteemed women as “front runners shaping...

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SGA  president advocates for Board of Regents seat
Feb06

SGA president advocates for Board of Regents seat

Rishi Shah, current Student Government Association (SGA) president is pushing a campaign to create a student body seat on the Board of Regents at Seton Hall University. Shah was elected student body president in 2018. Shah’s campaign to have a permanent seat on the Board of Regents at Seton Hall University is his most recent endeavor as president. According to the Seton Hall official website, the Board of Regents current president is...

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Seton Hall finally has a president
Feb06

Seton Hall finally has a president

In an email to the student body on Monday, Chairman of the Board of Regents Patrick Murray announced that the board had appointed Dr. Joseph Nyre of Iona College to lead the University. The position has been filled in the interim by Dr. Mary Meehan, who assumed the role of Interim University President following the departure of Dr. Gabriel Esteban to DePaul University in July 2017. Nyre will officially assume the position on Aug. 1....

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Professor awarded national ranking
Jan23

Professor awarded national ranking

On Jan. 11, Dr. Robert Kelchen, an Assistant Professor with the Department of Education Leadership, Management and Policy, ranked No. 32 out of the top 200 professors a group of national educators ranked, which looked at approximately 20,000 faculty in total. Education Week and American Enterprise Institute made this announcement. Director of Media Relations Laurie Pine, who has worked closely with Dr. Kelchen, commented on his...

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SHU reacts to DeVos’ proposed Title IX regulations
Dec06

SHU reacts to DeVos’ proposed Title IX regulations

On Nov. 16, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos released a proposed overhaul for Title IX regulations which, if passed, would include reducing the liability on the part of colleges and universities when investigating claims of sexual assault as well as boosting defendants’ due process laws. According to The New York Times article regarding the proposal, “The rules would be the first regulations to govern how schools should meet their...

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Comm and the Arts partners with Team Walker
Nov29

Comm and the Arts partners with Team Walker

The College of Communication and the Arts has partnered with the philanthropic organization, Team Walker to establish donation drives for the holiday season. Jerry Walker, an alumnus of the College of Communication and the Arts and co-founder of Team Walker, communicated with founding dean of the College Communication of Communication and the Arts Deirdre Yates earlier in the year to facilitate a collaboration with Seton Hall on...

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SHU professor of journalism releases first book
Nov15

SHU professor of journalism releases first book

Dr. Matthew Pressman, an Assistant Professor of Journalism in the College of Communication and the Arts, released his first book, “On Press: The Liberal Values That Shaped the News,” earlier this month. Harvard University Press published the book. “The Liberal Values That Shaped the News” considers the historical foundation of the news media. It explores how the journalism of the 1960s-1980s has shaped contemporary journalism for how...

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U.S. Dept. of Health awards SHU grant for opioid research
Nov15

U.S. Dept. of Health awards SHU grant for opioid research

Every day in the United States more than 115 people die after an overdose on opioids, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. The national epidemic accrues an annual bill of seventy-eight billion dollars, which accumulates through prescription opioid misuse, healthcare costs, addiction treatment, among other factors according to the institute’s website. Amid this present crisis, the United States Department of Health and...

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