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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Professors awarded at spring reception
Apr05

Professors awarded at spring reception

At the fifth annual College of Education and Human Services Spring Alumni Reception & Awards ceremony on March 14, The College of Education and Human Services and the Department of Alumni Relations honored Donnell Pierre, graduate of the Psychological Studies program and Dr. Carolyn Sattin-Bajaj, associate professor and director of the Center for College Readiness in the Department of Education Leadership, Management and Policy....

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Students now able to change their major freely
Apr05

Students now able to change their major freely

Seton Hall University students will now be able to add, change or delete their majors or minors independently through Banner, the university administrative system. Senior Associate Registrar Autumn Bucior explained the new procedure in an email. “[Banner] routes the student’s request electronically to all of the appropriate offices for signatures. And once fully approved and processed, the student receive[s] an e-mail notification...

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SGA struggles to fill vacant senator seats
Apr05

SGA struggles to fill vacant senator seats

The newly elected Shah-Debonis administration may have won the Student Government Associate (SGA) election less than a week ago, but there is one hurdle left to overcome — managing the seven vacant senate seats. Since the announcement of their victory on March 28, the current SGA administration has still not filled seats left vacant by outgoing senators. The SGA stopped accepting applications for open seats as of March 31 for the two...

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Eco-fest goes green on the University Green
Apr05

Eco-fest goes green on the University Green

Seton Hall will host its annual Earth Day celebration, Eco-Fest, on the Green on April 18. The Ecology Club will be running this year’s event, with co-sponsorship from the Student Government Association (SGA)’s Blue Goes Green initiative and outside sponsors, including Coca-Cola and Ben & Jerry’s. Gabrielle Hunt, a senior diplomacy and environmental studies major and president of the Ecology Club, shared via email that the event...

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Students prepare to apply to School of Medicine
Apr05

Students prepare to apply to School of Medicine

The Hackensack – Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University, the only private medical school in New Jersey, has started accepting applications for the upcoming fall semester. According to Dr. Bonita Stanton, founding dean of the School of Medicine, they have received several hundred applications and plan to receive many more.   “The entire process of creating a school of medicine has been—and remains—exhilarating and...

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New SGA E-board talks plans for future
Apr05

New SGA E-board talks plans for future

Rishi Shah, a sophomore finance and economics major and current treasurer of the Student Government Association (SGA), was elected as the organization’s president. His ticket won the election, with everyone on it being elected to the Executive Board. Shah shared his thoughts via email on his and his ticket’s win. “I think the level of student response to our platform contributed to our win,” he said. “We advocated for issues such as...

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‘Rumored’ criminal justice curriculum changes worry students
Apr05

‘Rumored’ criminal justice curriculum changes worry students

On March 19, criminal justice majors met with the dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Peter Shoemaker, and Christopher Kaiser, the associate dean for Undergraduate Student Services and Enrollment Management, to discuss a plethora of issues within the criminal justice department. According to Christina Pepe, a senior criminal justice major who attended the meeting, many concerned students voiced numerous issues about the...

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Shah-Debonis ticket wins SGA election
Mar28

Shah-Debonis ticket wins SGA election

The Shah-Debonis ticket swept the 2018-2019 Student Government Association (SGA) elections, with all four members of their ticket claiming the executive board positions. Rishi Shah, the outgoing SGA Treasurer, will be serving as president for the 2018-2019 school year along with Darby Debonis as vice president, Amanda Giang as secretary, and Divine Tanamal as treasurer. Student Services sent out an email with the names of the...

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Faculty members honored at annual award ceremony
Mar27

Faculty members honored at annual award ceremony

Several faculty members were honored at the annual Faculty Researcher and Teacher of the Year Award luncheon on March 23. The luncheon started with an introduction from associate provost Dr. Gregory Burton who discussed interrelations between teaching and research and the amount of valuable research that generates from Seton hall faculty. After opening remarks from interim provost Dr. Karen Boroff, the university honored each of the...

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School of Medicine now accepting applications
Mar27

School of Medicine now accepting applications

On March 23, Seton Hall’s School of Medicine announced via email that it will now be accepting applications for its inaugural class in light of the school recently receiving preliminary accreditation from the Liaison Committee of Medical Education (LCME). The email also stated that along with the opening of the School of Medicine, Seton Hall’s College of Nursing and School of Health and Medical Sciences will be moving “to create a...

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