Board of Regents approves refunds for room, board, parking; partial tuition refund still up in air?
Apr03

Board of Regents approves refunds for room, board, parking; partial tuition refund still up in air?

The Board of Regents unanimously approved the prorated refunds for room, board and parking for the spring semester. Additionally, the University anticipates distributing the refunds sometime in April, according to University spokeswoman Laurie Pine. Students will receive refunds for room, board and parking since students, but the University has not yet mentioned anything about partial tuition refunds even as students clamor for one....

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Julia Nicolls elected as SGA president
Apr02

Julia Nicolls elected as SGA president

The preliminary results of the Student Government Association (SGA) election for the 2020-2021 academic year are in and Julia Nicolls is the SGA president-elect.  Voting was available online to all students from March 30 at 6:00 a.m. until March 31 at 3:00 p.m.  Photo via Instagram/nicollsmcgarry2020 Nicolls, a diplomacy and international relations major and SGA diplomacy senator, ran on a ticket that included ad-hoc Senator...

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For second year in a row, SGA struggles to fill seats for elections
Mar19

For second year in a row, SGA struggles to fill seats for elections

The Student Government Association (SGA) election will see many seats go uncontested, with only the presidency and two Senate seats being contested in a delayed election on March 30. Nicholas Kerr – News Editor As election season continues on a new schedule despite the widespread disruption from COVID-19, some seats will still be left open. The presidency is contested between two senators, Julia Nicolls and Stefan Ferreira, but...

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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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Student: “I have no more savings left.” Tens of thousands of dollars likely lost in study abroad trip cancellations
Feb28

Student: “I have no more savings left.” Tens of thousands of dollars likely lost in study abroad trip cancellations

A laptop displays old data of coronavirus infections in the United States. Sloane Nicoletti-Watson was supposed to be in Greece on Thursday evening. But instead of touring Ancient Athenian ruins she was in The Cove trying to reconcile how she lost nearly $3,500 for a trip she’ll never get to go on. “I have no more savings left. I had to get help from my parents for this and I quite literally have nothing left in my bank account,”...

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SGA to seek seats on Student Affairs Committee
Feb27

SGA to seek seats on Student Affairs Committee

The Student Government Association (SGA) has shifted its approach to gaining student representation on the University’s Board of Regents. Kiera Alexander / Staff Photographer After failing to gain a permanent seat for students or faculty, SGA President Rishi Shah says that he will now push for a student seat on the Student Affairs Subcommittee of the Board, as it most directly affects students. “Through conversation with various...

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SGA hosts strategic planning town hall
Feb27

SGA hosts strategic planning town hall

​The Student Government Association (SGA) held a town hall meeting on Feb 25 which predominantly centered around Seton Hall’s ongoing strategic plan. Students and faculty had a chance to raise questions about sustainability, accessibility, affordability and many other issues at Seton Hall. File photo SGA members weighed in on the purpose of the town hall meeting and what they hoped SGA achieved from this event. “I know sometimes...

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University opens new Core center in Mooney Hall
Feb27

University opens new Core center in Mooney Hall

Seton Hall University officially opened its new Core center located in Mooney Hall 339 on Feb. 14. The Core center will provide faculty tutoring in Core I and Core II classes. File Photo “Help for the Journey” an event that took place in Fall 2018 and “Help for the Journey and Core II” in Spring 2019 were successful events that served the same purpose as the new Core center according to Nancy Enright, the Director of Core. This event...

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Poll: Students against ‘bring your own device’ program
Feb27

Poll: Students against ‘bring your own device’ program

A recent Setonian poll found that 56% of students did not like a plan which would require students to purchase laptops on their own rather than obtain them through  the university’s mobile computing program  A recent Setonian poll found that more than half of all respondents did not like the idea of a “bring your own device” laptop program like the one currently being proposed by the University to replace the current mobile computing...

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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. UPDATE, Feb. 28, 2020 @ 4:10 pm: Students who were supposed to go on the Italy spring break trip were informed via email that they would be receiving a $1,400 refund and the value of their United Airlines ticket back. Seton Hall University abruptly canceled all spring break study abroad trips Wednesday evening, citing the rapidly spreading outbreak of the coronavirus...

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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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