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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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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