School of Theology to create Spanish language curriculum
Sep22

School of Theology to create Spanish language curriculum

The Association of Theological Schools (ATS) gave 102 grants totaling $3.4 million for this year. Seton Hall received one of the 58 innovation grants totaling $50,000. These monetary funds are meant to break new ground and create new media to “develop Spanish-language resources, course syllabi, discussion questions, a bibliography, videos of lectures and basic course materials for facilitators for intellectual formation for permanent...

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Enright named new Director of University Core
Sep14

Enright named new Director of University Core

Dr. Nancy Enright, associate professor of English and Catholic studies, will succeed Dr. Anthony Sciglitano as the director of the University Core, effective on Sept. 1, 2017. A statement from the Office of the Provost on Sept. 5 announced the appointment, made “upon the recommendation of the Search Committee.” “Dr. Enright has been instrumental in the development of the Core and in teaching in the Core,” Dr. Karen Boroff, interim...

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Class of 2017 will have a commencement speaker
Apr05

Class of 2017 will have a commencement speaker

Much to the surprise of the Class of 2017, Matthew W. Wright, Seton Hall Class of 1989, will be the Baccalaureate Commencement speaker at the 160th Commencement Ceremony on Monday, May 15 at PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, N.J. “It’s an honor and I was flattered to do it,” Wright said. “It’s a great way to give back to the institution.” According to an email from the Office of the Provost on Tuesday, April 4, Wright’s ties to Seton...

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Cardinal Tobin attends Mass on campus
Mar29

Cardinal Tobin attends Mass on campus

The newly-appointed Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Newark, Cardinal Joseph Tobin, attended Mass in the Chapel of the Immaculate Conception on March 23. The Mass was followed by dinner at 6 p.m. and a Q&A session in Jubilee Hall’s fourth floor Atrium. Jason Dudziak, a St. Paul’s Outreach missionary, asked the first question. “As a Cardinal, and with your experience as a priest, would you share with us one of your favorite...

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Newly-appointed Archbishop will attend mass on campus
Mar22

Newly-appointed Archbishop will attend mass on campus

Cardinal Joseph Tobin of Indianapolis has recently been appointed the Archbishop of the Newark Archdiocese and will be attending a special Mass on campus on March 23 at 5 p.m. as part of a six-month tour of the diocese. Rev. Brian Needles, director of Campus Ministry, said in an email interview, “Our hope is that he will feel at home at Seton Hall and will feel free to visit with our students on a regular basis.” Jenna Leis, a junior...

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University states there’s ‘no worries’ about Esteban jumping ship
Feb22

University states there’s ‘no worries’ about Esteban jumping ship

The SHU community has been in a state of shock since the unexpected announcement on Feb. 16 that President Dr. Gabriel A. Esteban will be leaving Seton Hall for DePaul University in July. The initial statement by DePaul that Esteban had accepted the position as president of the Chicago-based Catholic university, took students and faculty by  surprise.   Although emotions on the announcement are mixed, ranging from praise for Esteban...

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Community protests immigration ban
Feb01

Community protests immigration ban

When President Donald J. Trump issued an executive order on immigration Jan. 27, repercussions were felt around  the world – from protesters at airports in Los Angeles, to families anxiously awaiting a new start in Syria, and even to the campus of  Seton Hall. The executive order is called “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States” and included banning travel from seven Muslim-majority countries for 90...

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School of Diplomacy Dean appointed to Board of Trustees in Archdiocese of Newark
Mar09

School of Diplomacy Dean appointed to Board of Trustees in Archdiocese of Newark

  Dean Andrea Bartoli of the School of Diplomacy and International Relations has been appointed to the Board of Trustees of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Newark. While serving on the board, Bartoli will assist the other members in housing Newark’s homeless and supporting at-risk youth, among a number of other goals meant to improve the city. Bartoli said that even though he is a new member among members who have a number of...

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