Diploma availability date disappoints some graduates
Jul24

Diploma availability date disappoints some graduates

The class of 2017 will have to wait slightly longer than expected for their degrees, which were originally set to arrive at the Office of the Registrar in mid-July. The diplomas are now expected to arrive on Monday, Aug. 7, according to Mary Ellen Farrell, who works in the Office of the Registrar. Joy Morgan, Academic Records Specialist in the Office of the Registrar, explained that when the Office of the Registrar receives the...

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SHU celebrates Class of 2017 at commencement ceremony
May16

SHU celebrates Class of 2017 at commencement ceremony

“How good is it that we are here together?” Dr. Karen Boroff, interim provost and executive vice president, asked the crowd of families, faculty, administration, supporters and the Class of 2017 on Monday, May 15 at the baccalaureate commencement ceremony, which took place at the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, N.J. The ceremony featured a commencement speaker for the first time in three years, despite concerns that had arisen...

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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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Commencement sparks concern for handicapped relatives
Feb15

Commencement sparks concern for handicapped relatives

For some seniors, the announcement from the University that there would be three separate commencement ceremonies on May 15 in the Richard and Sheila Regan Fieldhouse and the Walsh Gymnasium sparked outrage. But the announcement has left others worrying about how their handicapped relatives will manage to get around. According to University officials, there will be handicap accessible parking and seating in both the fieldhouse and...

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Scheduling conflicts leave graduation date unknown
Nov16

Scheduling conflicts leave graduation date unknown

This year’s seniors still don’t know when their commencement will be held because Seton Hall hasn’t announced the date yet. Senior Associate Provost Dr. Joan Guetti said she could not release a lot of information about commencement. “There were some scheduling conflicts at the Prudential Center and so the University is evaluating its options,” Guetti said via email.  She added that she hoped there will be an announcement within the...

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SHU sends off 2016 seniors as graduates celebrate baccalaureate achievements
May18

SHU sends off 2016 seniors as graduates celebrate baccalaureate achievements

“Today we look back, but tomorrow we move on,” Noel Girgenti, a marketing major from the Stillman School of Business, said to approximately 1,375 of her graduating peers in her valedictorian address at Seton Hall University’s 159th baccalaureate commencement ceremony. On May 16 members of the SHU Class of 2016, accompanied by family and friends, packed the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. to commemorate the end of their undergraduate...

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No keynote speaker for commencement
Apr15

No keynote speaker for commencement

The venue change from the Izod Center in the Meadowlands to the Prudential Center in Newark will not be the only difference in the commencement ceremony for graduating seniors compared to last year. According to Dr. Joan Guetti, senior associate of the Provost, there will be no featured keynote speaker. “We always have student speakers. This year, we decided to make them our focus,” she said in an email. Guetti explained how the...

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Venue chosen for 2015 Commencement
Feb04

Venue chosen for 2015 Commencement

Ceremony moves after IZOD closure

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