Seton Hall freezes pay, will furlough 150 employees in response to financial turmoil
Apr27

Seton Hall freezes pay, will furlough 150 employees in response to financial turmoil

University President Joseph Nyre announced Monday that Seton Hall will freeze employee pay and furlough 150 employees, effective May 1, in an effort to mitigate potentially tens of millions of dollars in lost revenue as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. According to a University-wide email sent from Nyre, employees that will be covered by the furlough include those whose positions require them to be on-campus and cannot work from...

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Executive Cabinet takes pay cut as University faces tumultuous financial future
Apr23

Executive Cabinet takes pay cut as University faces tumultuous financial future

Seton Hall’s Executive Cabinet announced Thursday that it would be taking a voluntary 10% pay cut amid the news that Seton Hall could be facing up to tens of millions of dollars in lost revenue as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. University President Joseph Nyre, who leads the University’s Executive Cabinet, volunteered to reduce his salary by 20% in response to the crisis. Seton Hall’s Executive Cabinet has agreed to a 10%...

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University projecting ‘substantial’ financial losses as Faculty Senate sheds more light on possible fall semester plans
Apr18

University projecting ‘substantial’ financial losses as Faculty Senate sheds more light on possible fall semester plans

Seton Hall’s Faculty Senate president announced Friday that the University is preparing for the possibility of a massive financial hit that would strip the University of tens of millions of dollars in annual revenue as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. In an executive committee report read to the Faculty Senate on Friday, Senate president Dr. Johnathan Farina said that the threats currently facing the University are “substantial” and...

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Seton Hall eyes development of new student housing complex
Apr17

Seton Hall eyes development of new student housing complex

Seton Hall is eyeing the possible development of a new off-campus student housing complex across the street from its main gate, according to a public notice from the New Jersey Educational Facilities Authority (NJEFA) filed earlier this week. The filing, which was first reported by Jersey Digs and released on April 13, details plans for the demolition of the existing 525 and 519 South Orange Ave. buildings owned by Seton Hall to make...

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Latest Updates: Seton Hall moves Freshman Orientation online
Mar12

Latest Updates: Seton Hall moves Freshman Orientation online

Check back here for updates on the coronavirus outbreak and Seton Hall’s response. Have a coronavirus question you want answered or a tip you want us to investigate? Reach out to us at thesetonian1920@gmail.com. Latest announcements: Seton Hall has told students to expect refunds in April for room, board and parkingThe University has extended the pass/fail application deadline to May 4 and broadened the classes that...

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Big East cancels remainder of conference tournament amidst coronavirus concerns
Mar12

Big East cancels remainder of conference tournament amidst coronavirus concerns

In less than 24 hours, the Big East Tournament has gone from a full go with spectators allowed to attend to being played behind closed doors to canceled completely. The Big East announced that it would be canceling the remainder of its conference tournament at halftime of the Creighton-St. John’s quarterfinal game. The Big East was the final power conference to cancel its conference tournament, as the ACC, Big 10, Big 12, SEC...

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Big East Tournament to proceed as planned in wake of NCAA Tournament spectator ban
Mar11

Big East Tournament to proceed as planned in wake of NCAA Tournament spectator ban

The Big East has elected to allow its conference tournament to pursue as originally planned — for now. After consulting with health experts on the risk of spreading COVID-19 in a large group setting, the NCAA issued a statement Wednesday afternoon stating that spectators would not be allowed at both the men’s and women’s tournaments. The Big East has opted to go in a different direction, as commissioner Val Ackerman...

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NCAA elects to play March Madness without fans
Mar11

NCAA elects to play March Madness without fans

In a statement released on Wednesday afternoon, less than eight days prior to the beginning of March Madness’ Round of 64, NCAA President Mark Emmert said that both the men’s and women’s tournaments will be played without spectators. The decision was made after consulting with experts on the risk of spreading COVID-19 in a large group setting. The games will be played with only essential staff and family members in the building,...

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Myles Powell wins Big East Player of the Year
Mar11

Myles Powell wins Big East Player of the Year

For the first time since 1993, the Big East Men’s Basketball Player of the Year award is going to a Seton Hall Pirate. Senior shooting guard Myles Powell was honored as the conference player of the year at a press conference at Madison Square Garden on Monday afternoon. The Trenton native is the third Seton Hall player to win the award. Terry Dehere earned the honor in 1993, while Dan Callandrillo won the award in 1982....

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Seton Hall suspends in-person classes, orders faculty to go virtual in response to COVID-19 outbreak
Mar10

Seton Hall suspends in-person classes, orders faculty to go virtual in response to COVID-19 outbreak

On Tuesday, Seton Hall University has suspended all in-person classes between Wednesday March 11 until March 13. The University also said that all in-person classes and lectures will now be online classes beginning on Monday, March 16 through at least March 22 as the coronavirus continues to spread nationwide. According to an email sent to the University community from Seton Hall President Joseph Nyre, the University will remain open...

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Seton Hall succumbs to hot-shooting Creighton, settles for share of regular season title
Mar07

Seton Hall succumbs to hot-shooting Creighton, settles for share of regular season title

Throughout a grueling Big East slate, Seton Hall made its name and built up its NCAA Tournament by going on the road and racking up Quadrant I wins. Unfortunately, the Pirates didn’t have one last road kill left in them. With an outright Big East regular-season title on the line, Seton Hall couldn’t overcome a red-hot shooting Creighton squad, falling by a final score off 77-60. With the loss, the Pirates settle for only a share of...

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Villanova spoils Seton Hall’s senior night celebration
Mar04

Villanova spoils Seton Hall’s senior night celebration

It’s fitting that the program that has dealt Seton Hall its fair share of heartbreak over the years was the one to come into the Prudential Center and put a damper on Myles Powell, Quincy McKnight, Romaro Gill and Asiah Avent’s senior night celebration. Facing a season sweep at the hands of Pirates in front of a record-setting Prudential Center crowd, Villanova dialed in and delivered an A-plus performance en route to a 79-77 victory...

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