SHU students learn in‘tree’guing lesson about environment
Oct31

SHU students learn in‘tree’guing lesson about environment

Environmental studies students are working with Facilities Engineering to identify and create an inventory of more than 900 trees on campus. In addition, the students are learning about new technology for tree identification. John Signorello, the associate vice president of Facilities Engineering and Business Affairs, said he funded the project, which began on Sept. 12. He explained that his department paid for the annual software...

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Asbestos in Corrigan ‘not a present danger’
May02

Asbestos in Corrigan ‘not a present danger’

The Setonian received an anonymous tip about apparent asbestos in the ceilings of Corrigan Hall on April 18. According to John Signorello, the associate vice president of Facilities Engineering and Business Affairs, the asbestos “does not present a present danger.” “Corrigan Hall and many other buildings, schools and homes throughout the United States built prior to the 1970’s contain asbestos,” he wrote in an email. “This building...

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Steel tops out as SHU progresses with newest campus building
Apr19

Steel tops out as SHU progresses with newest campus building

The Welcome Center is still on track to be finished in January 2018, according to John Signorello, associate vice president of Facilities Engineering and Business Affairs. Further, Signorello said in an email interview that no updates to the plans have been made since his last interview with The Setonian. Signorello said, “the steel frame has been completed so there is still a lot of work to be completed such as the exterior walls and...

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SHU working to donate leftover GDS food to people in need
Mar23

SHU working to donate leftover GDS food to people in need

This school year, Seton Hall University has taken strides toward reducing food waste on campus. The University is in the works to begin a Food Recovery Network that, “recovers unsold, surplus food from the cafeteria and other campus events and delivers it to people that need it,” according to Andrew Aguilera, Student Government Association (SGA) vice president and junior accounting and information technology major. The Food Recovery...

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University Center construction has officially begun
Feb22

University Center construction has officially begun

Construction has officially begun on the University Center expansion and students are wondering how the work will affect them. John Signorello, associate vice president of Facilities Engineering and Business Affairs, said the expansion will add “a new seating area onto the existing Pirate Dining Room to accommodate students with meal plans. The construction will also be renovating the kitchen, serving areas and dining room,”...

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