Stillman partners with the Small Business Developmental Center
Nov02

Stillman partners with the Small Business Developmental Center

Students, faculty, community members, and board members attended the Small Business Developmental Center’s (SBDC), a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday morning in affiliation with the Stillman School of Business. Seton Hall University is the first branch affiliated with a private, secondary education institution, according to a press release from the university. The SBDC’s objective within the University is to help small business owners...

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Campus clubs feel the pressure to fundraise
Nov02

Campus clubs feel the pressure to fundraise

Seton Hall clubs face increased pressure to fundraise due to changes in the Student Government Association (SGA) budget policy. While the changes apply to this 2017-2018 school year, the decision for the change in budget was not made this fall. “Budgets are calculated in May when all spending is completed for the year,” said Maggie Bach, assistant dean of Students for Leadership Development. That means that the process for determining...

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Cove ordering app intends to shorten lines
Nov02

Cove ordering app intends to shorten lines

A long wait time is a common problem at the Pirate’s Cove. An ordering app is being developed to help combat this problem. The Pirate’s Cove, or “The Cove” is one the cornerstones of student life on campus, but during lunch hours it is known to have long lines which spill out the entrance of The Cove. Michelle Pan, the chair of the Student Government Association’s student life committee, believes the introduction of an ordering app...

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SGA Academic Affairs committee  spearhead language curriculum initiative
Nov02

SGA Academic Affairs committee spearhead language curriculum initiative

Members of the Academic Affairs Committee, who look to the Seton Hall University community and investigate methods to improve academic aspects of the school, are spearheading an initiative to better standardize SHU’s language curriculum. Seton Hall currently adheres to the standards set by the American Council On The Teaching Of Foreign Languages (ACTFL). The committee hopes to change this standard to the Common European Framework of...

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Seton Hall alum treats Las Vegas shooting victims
Oct26

Seton Hall alum treats Las Vegas shooting victims

Seton Hall alumnus Dr. Christopher Fisher helped to treat 210 victims of the Las Vegas mass shooting, the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. Fisher is the Medical Director of Trauma Services at Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center in Las Vegas, where many of the victims were brought on the evening of the shooting, according to Seton Hall’s website. Fisher graduated Cum Laude from Seton Hall in 1993 with a B.S. in biology,...

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Welcome Center to be named Bethany Hall
Oct26

Welcome Center to be named Bethany Hall

The University’s newest addition, the Welcome Center, will be named Bethany Hall in honor of Msgr. Robert Sheeran ’67. In commemoration of Sheeran’s 30 years of priesthood and 15 years as University president, Board of Regents member James O’ Brien (‘82) and his wife, Judy, made the dedication possible. According to Interim President Dr. Mary Meehan, in Seton Hall’s 161-year history, there has only been one president to serve longer...

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Students’ voices to be heard by senior commencement planning committee
Oct26

Students’ voices to be heard by senior commencement planning committee

Students will be more involved this year with the commencement planning process than ever before, due in part to the formation of the student commencement committee. Bernadette McVey, director of academic events, initiatives and planning and co-chair of the Commencement Planning Committee, said that she decided to form the committee so that the University could get input directly from graduating seniors about what they hope to...

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COAR faculty motion to censure Interim Provost
Oct26

COAR faculty motion to censure Interim Provost

The College of Communication and the Arts faculty passed a motion to censure Interim Provost Dr. Karen Boroff after a faculty meeting on Oct. 13, a little more than a month after the College of Arts and Sciences faculty passed a motion of no confidence in Boroff. According to Associate Professor Peter Reader, the Chair Pro Tem for the College of Communication and the Arts, the vote to censure Boroff was cast electronically to allow...

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Alumna makes $2 million donation for scholarships
Oct26

Alumna makes $2 million donation for scholarships

Last year, the estate of Patricia O’Callaghan contributed a generous donation in memory of O’Callaghan’s brother, Tim. Her will noted a wish to donate to the university. Patricia and Tim O’Callaghan, both were teachers who never married and both graduated from Seton Hall. Ms. O’Callaghan graduated in 1953 and Mr. O’Callaghan graduated in 1951. Senior director of Principal Gifts and Gift-Planning Joe Guasconi explained the uniqueness...

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Networking workshops prove successful for freshman
Oct26

Networking workshops prove successful for freshman

While the new freshmen class was preparing for their first year at Seton Hall, Robin Cunningham, associate vice-president of freshman studies, received a phone call this summer. When Nancy Borkowski, assistant director of the Career Center, called her during summer break to talk about “the [Career Center’s] vision about doing something for first-year students,” Cunningham said that it was a chance she couldn’t pass up on. While the...

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Stanton recognized by Tri-County Scholarship Fund
Oct26

Stanton recognized by Tri-County Scholarship Fund

Dr. Bonita Stanton, Founding Dean of the new Seton Hall-Hackensack School of Medicine was recognized by the Tri-County Scholarship Fund. Tri-County awards thousands of financially disadvantaged New Jersey students scholarships, giving them a chance to pursue private primary and high school educations, according to the Scholarship Fund website. In 2017, the graduation rate for 2017 students attending private high schools on Tri-County...

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Delta Upsilon to colonize in Spring 2018
Oct26

Delta Upsilon to colonize in Spring 2018

Seton Hall University Greek life continues to grow with the recent invitation submitted to the Delta Upsilon fraternity to colonize on campus in the spring of 2018. Delta Upsilon will be the fifth organization in three years to join SHU’s Greek community, following the colonization of the Alpha Omicron Pi sorority in the fall of 2014, the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity in the fall of 2015, the Zeta Tau Alpha sorority in the fall of 2016 and...

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