Charter Day celebrates 155 years of state recognition
Apr20

Charter Day celebrates 155 years of state recognition

April 20 marked the 155th anniversary since Seton Hall University received its official charter from the New Jersey State Legislature. The annual Charter Day Convocation celebrated 160 years since Seton Hall was founded in 1856, 155 years since SHU was officially recognized by the state, 195 years since the death of Mother Elizabeth Ann Seton, and 65 years since Seton Hall was granted University status. At the convocation, President...

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Closing the door on room selection for 2016-17
Apr20

Closing the door on room selection for 2016-17

Wrapping up the campus room selection process on April 22, Cheryl McCloskey, assistant director of Housing Operations & Marketing, shared new plans for Serra, Aquinas and Boland Halls to prepare students for the 2016-17 year. “Forty percent of students are from out-of-state in last year’s incoming freshman class,” McCloskey said. “So it’s not that we are giving more beds to more freshmen, it’s that there’s more freshmen who...

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Storage options available for distant SHU students
Apr20

Storage options available for distant SHU students

With the end of the semester approaching quickly, students will have to move their belongings out of their dorms and find storage space. Aidan Dion, a freshman diplomacy major from Massachusetts, said that his parents will drive to Seton Hall and pack their car with his things before driving back home for the summer. Kevin Walsh, a sophomore nursing major from Chicago, was faced with the challenge of moving his belongings last spring...

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Paid parking for parents of graduating seniors a ‘worry’ for some
Apr20

Paid parking for parents of graduating seniors a ‘worry’ for some

The Class of 2016 has less than one month left until graduation, which means out-of-town parents need to make arrangements for attending the Commencement Ceremony at the Prudential Center on Monday, May 16. According to an email sent to students by the Office of the Provost, Seton Hall is providing bus transportation to seniors who need it. The bus will leave SHU at 7:45 a.m. and leave the Prudential Center after the ceremony at 11:30...

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Diplo Dean Bartoli lectures in the Village of SO
Apr20

Diplo Dean Bartoli lectures in the Village of SO

The dean of the School of Diplomacy and International Relations, Andrea Bartoli, will speak at the First Presbyterian and Trinity Church’s annual Yamba/Manley Lecture Series on April 24. “Dean Bartoli would be a perfect guest speaker to invite since the committee focuses on matters that promote peace, tolerance, and justice,” lecture host Maria Ricardo said in an email interview. The lecture will be held at the church from 3-5 p.m....

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Liberal arts education proves more than meets the eye
Apr20

Liberal arts education proves more than meets the eye

Dr. Kerry Cronin of Boston College defends a liberal arts education, “The philosopher and theologian, Bernard Lonergan, claimed that human beings have a natural capacity for wonder. But for most of us, our wondering and asking questions has been stifled through the years.” Cronin gave a lecture at the Center for Catholic Studies sponsored event “The Value of a Liberal Arts Education” on the topic of liberal arts education as a...

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Students bring UNF’s Girl Up to campus
Apr20

Students bring UNF’s Girl Up to campus

The United Nations-partnered organization Girl Up at Seton Hall continues to attract student involvement for the fall 2016 semester after its first interest meeting on April 7. The first interest meeting gathered about 20 students interested in joining Girl Up on campus, one of which was a male, according to Cheyenne Crawford, president, and Kristal Corona, vice president. Crawford, a junior political science major, and Corona, a...

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Skolnick to represent SHU at UPitchNJ
Apr13

Skolnick to represent SHU at UPitchNJ

Inspired entrepreneurs statewide will have the opportunity to experience the reality of the reality television show “Shark Tank” at New Jersey’s own UPitchNJ competition on April 15. Students from 12 universities in New Jersey, including Seton Hall, will pitch their ideas at the business model competition held from 1p.m. to 5p.m. at Rutgers University Business School in Piscataway, N.J. Awards include cash prizes and coaching sessions...

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Students criticize largest donation made in SHU history
Apr13

Students criticize largest donation made in SHU history

Patrick Murray, chair of the Board of Regents and a Seton Hall alum, along with his wife, Mary Ann Pfaff Murray, have made a $5 million donation to Seton Hall University, the largest single donation in university history. The Murrays’ donation will be used to establish merit and needbased scholarships for students, to fund a faculty chair in the Stillman School of Business and to fund renovations to athletic facilities. “We are...

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New A&S Dean peers into a bright future at SHU
Apr13

New A&S Dean peers into a bright future at SHU

Out of the upwards of 50 candidates who applied for Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Dr. Peter Shoemaker almost didn’t make the cut. “It’s funny: I missed the official deadline by a couple of days, so I was unsure whether my application would be considered,” he said in an email. “Luckily, it was.” The Office of the Provost sent a University-wide email on Friday with details of Shoemaker’s appointment, which becomes effective...

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Peace Corps and SHU launch fellows program
Apr13

Peace Corps and SHU launch fellows program

Seton Hall has partnered with the Peace Corps to launch a new Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Program that provides financial assistance to returned Peace Corps volunteers who want to pursue graduate school. “The Coverdell program emphasizes service by returned Peace Corps volunteers in underserviced American communities, while returned Peace Corps volunteers study in Master’s programs,” Andrea Bartoli, dean of the School of Diplomacy and...

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International students seek options after graduation
Apr13

International students seek options after graduation

About 400 international students are currently registered to attend classes at Seton Hall, according to the Office of International Programs (OIP). These students face a unique set of challenges after graduation, but OIP offers them assistance. According to an email interview with Michael Paultz, OIP Coordinator, OIP will “assist students in applying for work authorization through the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services...

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