Know More seeks new generation of peer educators
Oct31

Know More seeks new generation of peer educators

Know More is a student and administrative partnership organization that spreads awareness about drug abuse, alcohol abuse and sexual violence at Seton Hall. Julia Hussey, a junior occupational therapy major and the club’s president, said the program runs educational workshops on these topics and makes them fun and interactive and does not use a lecture style form of educating students. She said the program partners with Greek Life...

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Take advantage of what SHU has to offer
Sep05

Take advantage of what SHU has to offer

Welcome back Seton Hall community! We hope you had a productive, yet relaxing summer. As we all start to settle back into this new school year, remember to take advantage of all that SHU has to offer. Everyone says this, but it’s extremely important. Make an appointment with the Career Center. Whether you need help perfecting your resume or will be looking for an internship or job soon, the Career Center is a good resource for...

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English students read up and work in major
May02

English students read up and work in major

Being an English major is much more challenging than most people think, Emily Parise, a senior English, philosophy and creative writing major, pointed out that it requires a lot of intense reading, writing, thinking and class participation. Parise, who is the president of the English Club, typically begins her day opening the Writing Center and tutoring students. After that, she heads to class where she puts her hours of reading and...

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Pirates Pitch held for eighth consecutive year
Apr18

Pirates Pitch held for eighth consecutive year

The final round of the eighth annual Pirates Pitch competition was held on April 6 in the Jubilee Auditorium. Sponsored by the Center for Entrepreneurial Studies in the Stillman School of Business, the contest began in January and concluded with a panel of judges selecting the victors. Professor Susan Scherreik, who is the founding director of the Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, provided details about the competition and its...

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Pirate’s Pitch expands student opportunities
Feb14

Pirate’s Pitch expands student opportunities

Pirate’s Pitch, an entrepreneurial competition sponsored by the Center for Entrepreneurial Studies in the Stillman School of Business, is kicking off its eighth year by including more workshops and prizes for students. The next information and mentoring session will be held on Feb. 12 at 2 p.m. in Room 528 of Jubilee Hall. Information sessions are held to let students know what is required of them to enter the contest. Experienced...

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Starting a New Organization (SOAC) deadline Feb. 9
Feb08

Starting a New Organization (SOAC) deadline Feb. 9

The Starting a New Organization Committee (SOAC) at Seton Hall works with students who are interested in creating a new club or organization on campus. The deadline for sending a submission is Feb. 9. SOAC also works with the Department of Student Life and the Student Government Association (SGA) to assist students throughout the application process. Josie Martinez, SGA secretary and chair of committee for SOAC, explained how the...

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Seton Hall aims to keep student population diverse
Nov30

Seton Hall aims to keep student population diverse

A decline in international applicants is a common fear held by admissions officers across the United States. According to a New York Times report, a recent Kaplan Test Prep survey revealed 63 percent of nearly 400 admissions officers from different colleges and universities “are concerned about a decline in international applicants becoming a nationwide trend.” Although admissions officers are unsettled by the decline according to the...

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Non-traditional students come together to feel welcome at SHU
Nov30

Non-traditional students come together to feel welcome at SHU

Janica Go, a first year international graduate student from the Philippines, studies marriage and family therapy at Seton Hall but she is someone who does not feel capable of immersing herself within the student body. Her background as a graduate and international student causes her to feel unsure as to whether she will fit in with clubs on campus, despite wanting to join them. The Non-Traditional Student Association is a new club on...

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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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Anxiety workshops aim to help students
Mar09

Anxiety workshops aim to help students

Students coping with anxiety and stress related problems can resort to the Seton Hall Counseling and Psychological Services CAPS workshops throughout March and April. Anxiety disorders are among the most common mental health problems on college campuses, according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America website. The one-hour workshops at the CAPS office in Mooney Hall started on Monday. March 7 at 11 a.m., and will run on...

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