Internships cost more than meets the eye
Mar09

Internships cost more than meets the eye

Seton Hall University prides itself in offering students vast internship opportunities in New York City, Newark and Jersey City. Students are encouraged to pursue an internship in their University career and in some majors, such as Diplomacy, internships are a requirement. But getting paid for the work students do in those internships is not. “We want students to intern because we know all the reasons that it helps them be successful,...

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Students challenged to acquire skills for competitive jobs
Feb17

Students challenged to acquire skills for competitive jobs

The job search for graduating students is quickly approaching as the spring semester progresses. A new technological obstacle has become a factor in the job search while the worry about entering the workforce in a recovering economy hangs over students’ heads. According to a report released on Jan. 18 by the World Economic Forum, 5.1 million jobs in the U.S. and other leading countries are expected to be replaced by robots or other...

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SHU ranks in top 10 highest paid graduates in NJ
Feb17

SHU ranks in top 10 highest paid graduates in NJ

NJ.com has released the top 20 New Jersey colleges with the highest-paid graduates. Seton Hall ranked sixth, coming behind Stevens Institute of Technology, Princeton University, New Jersey Institute of Technology, College of New Jersey and Rutgers, in descending order from first to fifth. Last year, the federal government released data about graduates of the nation’s colleges and universities. The Georgetown University Center on...

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Increasing HIV rates in New Jersey proves a looming issue
Feb04

Increasing HIV rates in New Jersey proves a looming issue

Over the past decade, the New Jersey Department of Health’s annual HIV/AIDS reports have shown that the rate of HIV/AIDS is steadily rising in New Jersey, putting it in the top 10 states with the highest rates in the country. The numbers counted, however, do not include those who do not yet know they have the disease and have not been tested to find out. Many infections, including HIV, do not show any symptoms early in the illness....

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Seton Hall Weighs In on Student Diversity
Jan28

Seton Hall Weighs In on Student Diversity

Seton Hall University prides itself in its diversity and the range of students who come from different racial and ethnic backgrounds. Currently, according to the Seton Hall website, Seton Hall has a 44 percent diversity rate. This means that 44 percent of the student body identifies as some race or ethnicity other than Caucasian. Alyssa McCloud, vice president of enrollment management, said  30 percent of the fall 2015 freshman class...

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Students urged to ‘be patient’ with TapRide
Oct28

Students urged to ‘be patient’ with TapRide

Students using the Department of Public Safety and Security’s mobile application TapRide make up 40 to 50 percent of all SafeRide transportation requests since its launch on Sept. 28, according to Donald Tauriello, associate director for Public Safety. The Uber-like smartphone app TapRide exists as an alternate way for students to request a ride. The app is free, and once Seton Hall University is selected, a PirateNet account can be...

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SHU performs at Carnegie Hall
Oct07

SHU performs at Carnegie Hall

The Seton Hall University touring choir, in collaboration with the MidAtlantic Opera, will perform at the Stern Auditorium/ Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall on Oct. 17. The concert, starting at 8 p.m., titled “A Prayer for Peace” will be directed by Jason Tramm, director of Seton Hall choral activities, artistic director for MidAtlantic Opera, and Seton Hall assistant professor in the College of Communication and the Arts. Onethird of...

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AOII still growing as newest sorority on campus
Sep23

AOII still growing as newest sorority on campus

Having recruited its first 73 colony members in fall 2014 and 37 members in spring 2015, the Alpha Omicron Pi (AOII) sorority continues to grow and adapt to the Greek Community at Seton Hall. Jackie Snyder, AOII Chapter Adviser, hired by the Alpha Omicron Pi International Headquarters supervises all of AOII’s activities alongside Chapter President Erin Lott. Lott, a senior math major, was elected in November 2014. Over the past year,...

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Month brings alcohol awareness to campus
Apr15

Month brings alcohol awareness to campus

The month of April is alcohol awareness month and a great time to step back, think about the dangers of alcohol abuse and how to drink responsibly. Teresa Conklin, a nurse practitioner at Seton Hall University Health Services, explained what kind of harmful effects alcohol misuse has on the body and provided some advice on what kinds of precautions students can take. She said that aside from damage to the liver and gastrointestinal...

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SHU partners with Paterson to receive $1.5 million grant to help troubled schools

Seton Hall has been awarded one out of 12 nationwide federal grants, only six of which go to universities, amounting to $1.5 million to partner with Paterson Public Schools in an Innovative Education Leadership Program for troubled schools attempting to improve their performance. Beginning in October 2014, this threeyear grant funds training by Seton Hall staff to a select group of Paterson Public School assistant principals,...

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