Meet the RAs: An initial connection to campus
Jun18

Meet the RAs: An initial connection to campus

“Being a resident assistant is such an eclectic job that it is hard to describe all that goes into it,” said Felipe Bueno, a senior diplomacy and economics major. Students living in the residence halls are guided by resident assistants, known as “RAs.” They are SHU students tasked with leading a section of a floor in the building. Bueno, an RA in Aquinas Hall, said that an RA’s main responsibility is to be a resource for students,...

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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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Mind Body Spirit Fest brings miniature horses to campus
Apr25

Mind Body Spirit Fest brings miniature horses to campus

Health Services held its second annual “Mind Body Spirit Fest” in the Living Room on April 25. Students received tips on how to de-stress before final exams and interacted with two miniature horses that came to visit. Health Services director Diane Lynch said in an email that the departments held this event last spring as a way to offer students the opportunity to have fun while picking up valuable tips on stress management and...

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Psychologist discusses management of emotions
Apr11

Psychologist discusses management of emotions

Dr. Deborah Joffe Ellis, the wife of psychologist Albert Ellis, visited Seton Hall on April 6 to discuss her late husband’s foundational work, called Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT). REBT is a cognitive therapeutic approach that explains how a person’s emotions can be handled based on his or her thinking. Ellis said that she came to Seton Hall to talk about REBT because it has been her mission to continue her husband’s work...

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Kainoa Spenser returns to campus to deliver inspirational message
Mar28

Kainoa Spenser returns to campus to deliver inspirational message

Kainoa Spenser, a Pi Kappa Phi fraternity founding father whose life changed after being struck with a debilitating illness less than year ago, returned to Seton Hall on March 23 to share his inspirational story of survival. Students, faculty and Spenser’s family all gathered in the Jubilee Hall auditorium as Spenser discussed how he contracted the disease that almost killed him, his recovery process and where he is today. Spenser...

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Denver group aims to revitalize jazz for students
Mar22

Denver group aims to revitalize jazz for students

A group of eight high school students brought musical energy on stage as they performed a series of classic jazz performances at the South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC). Their March 20 show was part of the Seton Hall University Art Council’s Jazz ‘n the Hall series. The students are known as the Denver Jazz Club Youth All-Stars, a high school jazz ensemble from Denver. Since 2009, the group has performed across the country at...

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Students relate to Seton Hall patroness’ writings
Mar17

Students relate to Seton Hall patroness’ writings

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, the patroness of Seton Hall, wrote a number of messages throughout her lifetime in journals and letters. These messages are said to resonate on campus to this day. Alan Delozier, the University archivist, said that the spirit of these messages in the texts honors Mother Seton, her name, the University’s name and the work and educational outreach that she did. “We deal with the overall spirit and message of...

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SHU set to celebrate its birthday
Mar03

SHU set to celebrate its birthday

The Office of the Provost announced on Feb. 28 that Seton Hall will hold its first ever Charter Week, a week-long celebration of the annual Charter Day. Events will begin on March 10 and end on March 15. Charter Day, which is Seton Hall’s birthday, celebrates the founding of the University in 1856 and the granting of its charter by the New Jersey Legislature in 1861. This year, the University will be extending Charter Day into a week...

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