SHU alum builds watch company from Pirate’s Pitch victory
Feb22

SHU alum builds watch company from Pirate’s Pitch victory

In 2016, Christian Zeron was a senior at Seton Hall, a Catholic studies major and the winner of the annual Pirates Pitch competition. Two years later, he is the founder and owner of a thriving, up-and-coming business, Theo & Harris. The company mainly sells vintage watches, but if you happen to come across the Theo & Harris website, the brand caters to a whole range of content, including reviews and new releases. Making $1.6...

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OT majors help patients regain lost skills
Feb22

OT majors help patients regain lost skills

For OT Program Scholar Leah Ogrodnik, her reason for her career choice hits close to home. “The reason that I pursued OT was because of my younger brother,” she explained. “My younger brother is diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder and received Early Intervention services in my home. It truly inspired me to help children with disabilities succeed in their daily lives.” Sometimes what is lost can soon be found – and regained....

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SHU literary magazine looks to further expand
Feb22

SHU literary magazine looks to further expand

Seton Hall’s literary magazine, “The Corner Pocket,” has been trying to find its identity on campus. Since the beginning, “The Corner Pocket” has been serving to model the environment and ethics of professional magazines, such as the New Yorker, to give students practice in publishing and editing a literary magazine. Recently, it has been debated to make the magazine part of a special topics creative writing course. “The Corner...

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Professor says it’s okay to not know the future
Feb22

Professor says it’s okay to not know the future

It is common for students to switch majors during their undergraduate years, but it can be tough for some to make that transition. Professor Christopher Gbogi, a graduate assistant pursuing a master’s degree in business administration, knows that experience firsthand. Gbogi started out as a political science major, but switched to finance and marketing during his sophomore year. “Originally, in high school, I was a part of Model UN,...

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SHU weighs in on civil discourse in America
Feb22

SHU weighs in on civil discourse in America

The College of Communication and the Arts and the Institute for Communication and Religion hosted a symposium about civil discourse in America in the Jubilee Hall auditorium on Feb. 15. The event focused on the state and development of civil discourse in America and its expected future. “Ethically Speaking: Is there Hope for Civil Discourse in America?” was led by Catherine Zizik, an associate professor of communication. Zizik said in...

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Pirates cross seas for their studies
Feb22

Pirates cross seas for their studies

Seton Hall has a wide array of students from across the globe ranging from Israel to Brazil. Many students come from exchange programs, while others simply move to the United States to follow in their families’ footsteps. SHU has extended its roots by accepting students from different countries, diversifying the student body. Gabriel Viola, a junior business major, is an international student from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Viola spent a...

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Professor to receive award for ‘hip-hop pedagogy’
Feb22

Professor to receive award for ‘hip-hop pedagogy’

Assistant Professor Edmund Adjapong has been selected to receive the New Scholar Creativity and Pedagogy 2017 Award from the University of Calgary, which praises educators who create innovative teaching methods and incorporate these practices in their teaching. Adjapong is an assistant professor of Education Studies who developed a teaching style that incorporates hip-hop. “Hip-hop pedagogy” incorporates music that highlights the...

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Brownson Speech & Debate wins big
Feb22

Brownson Speech & Debate wins big

On Feb. 12, five members of the Brownson Speech and Debate team returned triumphant from the Virginia is for Lovers two-tournament swing hosted by James Madison University. Professor Catherine Zizik said in a statement, “Competing against teams from the University of Alabama, St. Joseph’s, West Chester University, Mount San Antonio College, Liberty University and others, the tiny Seton Hall team earned second place on each day.”...

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Arteaga’s hot start: How a ballerina from California made her way to Seton Hall
Feb22

Arteaga’s hot start: How a ballerina from California made her way to Seton Hall

Hailey Arteaga was not always destined to be a softball player, at least not according to her mom, Rebeca Cook. A gymnast, Cook never envisioned her daughter playing softball. She thought she would be a ballerina. “‘There’s no way [she will play softball],” Cook often remarked. “She’s going to be a ballet dancer.’” But it was Arteaga’s father, Michael, a former baseball player, who nudged his daughter toward a career in cleats and not...

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Gerald P. Buccino Center ranked first in LEAD awards
Feb21

Gerald P. Buccino Center ranked first in LEAD awards

The Gerald P. Buccino Center for Leadership Development at the Stillman School of Business was ranked number one for the fourth consecutive year in the LEAD awards sponsored by HR.com. HR.com hosts annual awards for prospective institutes who wish to share their accomplishments in Leadership Training and Development by nominating their program. Michael Reuter, director of the Buccino Center, was thrilled when he discovered the center...

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Female athletes honored
Feb21

Female athletes honored

During an intermission of the Seton Hall men’s basketball game against DePaul on Feb. 18, female-student athletes got their due with the faithful in the Prudential Center honoring them in what was the culmination of a two-week long stretch of honoring women in sports. Feb. 7 marked the 32nd Annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day, and the state of New Jersey conducted its celebration at SHU for the third straight year. The...

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Softball’s offense showing capability mixed with inconsistency
Feb21

Softball’s offense showing capability mixed with inconsistency

The Seton Hall softball team began its season in the Lone Star State – home to six of its players – beginning in San Antonio, Texas at the UTSA Softball Classic from Feb. 9 to 10, before traveling to the Sam Houston State tournament in Huntsville, Texas the following weekend. The Pirates battled to a 4-2 record during the opening six games, but dropped the final two games on Feb. 17 to fall to 4-4. Though the season is still young,...

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