Seton Hall cancels study abroad trips as coronavirus rages on abroad, threatens U.S.
Feb26

Seton Hall cancels study abroad trips as coronavirus rages on abroad, threatens U.S.

This is a breaking news story and will be updated as necessary. Seton Hall University abruptly canceled all spring break study abroad trips Wednesday evening, citing the rapidly spreading outbreak of the coronavirus abroad. The cancellations come on the heels of dire warnings from U.S. healthcare officials who are now warning of a possible pandemic and imminent community transmission within the United States.  According to an...

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Seton Hall selects new provost
Feb21

Seton Hall selects new provost

In an email to the Seton Hall community on Feb. 14, the University announced that Dr. Katia Passerini was named as Provost and Executive Vice President. Photo courtesy of Katia Passerini Dr. Passerini comes from St. John’s University. The Distinguished Chair and Dean of the Lesley H. and William L. Collins College of Professional Studies, Passerini visited campus on Jan. 23 and 24 to speak with students and faculty. Each of the visits...

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New SGA bill would offer freshmen formal opportunity to occupy new senate, committee chair seats
Feb21

New SGA bill would offer freshmen formal opportunity to occupy new senate, committee chair seats

The Student Government Association (SGA) will be voting on a new bill that would update the bylaws in order to allow freshmen to be senators and committee vice-chairs. File photo Despite the bylaws, there already are currently freshman SGA senators and vice-chairs. Kevin Suresh, an SGA senator and junior business undecided major addressed this and talked about how updating the bylaws is more of a technicality than anything else....

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University creates new position to further diversity initiatives
Feb21

University creates new position to further diversity initiatives

The University has hired a new Chief Equity, Diversity and Compliance Officer. The new position will be held by the former Director of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Compliance and Title IX Officer Lori Brown. File photo The change comes a year after protests around diversity and inclusion rocked Seton Hall’s campus, culminating in a nine-day sit-in in the lobby of President’s Hall. The new position was announced in an email to...

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SHU halts China M.B.A. program amid virus outbreak
Feb14

SHU halts China M.B.A. program amid virus outbreak

Seton Hall University’s Health Services sent out new guidance regarding novel coronavirus, the latest flu-like virus which is thought to have originated in the Hubei province of China in Wuhan City. The direction, which was sent out in an email blast to the University community advised students and faculty who have been in close contact with someone confirmed to have the coronavirus for 14 days and contact health services immediately....

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Seton Hall proposes plan to eliminate laptop program
Feb13

Seton Hall proposes plan to eliminate laptop program

University officials announced a plan that could result in the elimination of the mobile computing program as early as next year  Three senior officials from Seton Hall University presented their case for the elimination of Seton Hall’s mobile computing program and took questions from Senators at Monday night’s Student Government Association meeting. The presentation came two weeks after SGA President Rishi Shah announced that...

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SGA changes election ticket policy
Feb06

SGA changes election ticket policy

The Student Government Association (SGA) will be changing the way they handle tickets during elections. In the past, senate tickets could affiliate themselves with an executive board ticket. However, due to the new policy change, executive board tickets and senate tickets must be separated. They will no longer be able to run as one big ticket. File photo Frank Mabalatan, a junior business management and political science major and SGA...

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University to create Division of University Relations
Jan30

University to create Division of University Relations

The University is currently developing the Division of University Relations, which will combine the existing departments of Government Relations and Public Relations and Marketing. Interim Vice President for University Advancement Matthew Borowick has been appointed as the head of the division. Photo via Flickr/Seton Hall University According to a University-wide email, President Joseph Nyre said the division will concentrate “its...

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University celebrates  Investiture of President
Nov21

University celebrates Investiture of President

The Seton Hall community welcomed its 21st President Dr. Joseph E. Nyre on Nov. 15 in the Walsh Gymnasium. Administration, students, local leaders and clerical leaders were among those intendence to celebrate the installation of Nyre, where he said he will approach the position “with a sense of honor, excitement and profound humility.” Rodell Laranang/Staff Photographer The Investiture began with Interim Provost and Executive Vice...

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SGA looks into Wi-Fi issues
Nov21

SGA looks into Wi-Fi issues

The Student Government Association’s Academic Affairs committee, organized a study into Wi-Fi problems at Seton Hall University. The study helped show where the worst Wi-Fi on campus is located. Along with these findings, the IT department, students, and administration are trying to find the best ways to solve these issues. File Photo Justin Avendaño and Raven Campbell, freshman ad-hoc senators of the academic affairs committee,...

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SGA establishes fivefold theme ahead of legislative session
Nov15

SGA establishes fivefold theme ahead of legislative session

The Student Government Association (SGA) has established five ‘overarching themes’ that will frame their future legislation following last month’s Town Hall meeting with students, faculty, and administrators. The SGA has outlined the themes of affordability, parking, accessibility, advising, and facilities, as issues that they will work towards improving in the future, according to Student Government President Rishi Shah. SGA has...

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SGA continues push for student and faculty Board of Regents seats
Nov07

SGA continues push for student and faculty Board of Regents seats

A committee has been compiling data on how other schools interact with their governing boards to compare against SHU Seton Hall University falls behind in student and faculty representation on the Board of Regents, according to a draft report by the Student Government Association (SGA). The draft, written by a group of nine SGA members, including SGA President Rishi Shah, contains data on 18 other universities deemed comparable to...

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