Seton Hall says it will continue in-person instruction for spring semester, will not include a spring break
Dec18

Seton Hall says it will continue in-person instruction for spring semester, will not include a spring break

Seton Hall will again reopen for Hybrid Flexible or “HyFlex” instruction in January, according to an email on Thursday from the Health Information Communication Team (HICT) that outlined testing and quarantine protocols for the spring semester.  The clarified plans come two months after the University initially announced its intention to continue the HyFlex modality into the spring. “Caution tape hangs from a tree while the...

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LIVE TRACKER: University reports over 100 cases of coronavirus in two weeks, urges testing
Nov13

LIVE TRACKER: University reports over 100 cases of coronavirus in two weeks, urges testing

This is a breaking news story. Check back later for more updates. November 19 Seton Hall reported one case of coronavirus Thursday after an employee from the South Orange campus tested positive. The employee has entered isolation and no contacts on campus have been detected, the University said. The University’s twelfth case since Sunday marks an apparent slowdown in the growth of COVID-19 cases on campus after dozens of cases...

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Seton Hall to serve as coronavirus testing site
Nov13

Seton Hall to serve as coronavirus testing site

Seton Hall’s South Orange campus will serve as a coronavirus testing site for Essex County residents and the University community on Thursday, Nov. 19, according to University officials. The County of Essex will administer COVID-19 saliva tests to Essex County residents and members of the Seton Hall community, University spokesperson Laurie Pine said. Seton Hall University will serve as a COVID-19 test site on Nov. 19. (File Photo)...

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Aquinas Hall quarantine ends after three days
Nov13

Aquinas Hall quarantine ends after three days

Residents on the second floor of Aquinas Hall will no longer have to quarantine, Housing and Residence Life (HRL) said in an email to residents Thursday. The floor was ordered to quarantined on Monday after two residents tested positive within a week. HRL staff informed residents on Monday that they would be allowed to leave their rooms only to be tested for COVID-19 by Health Services. The second floor of Aquinas Hall was ordered to...

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Seton Hall cancels in-person instruction for remainder of semester
Nov11

Seton Hall cancels in-person instruction for remainder of semester

Seton Hall University will transition entirely to online classes for the remainder of the semester, effective Thursday, following a spike in coronavirus cases both on campus and statewide President Joseph Nyre announced in a campus-wide email.  On Tuesday, the University saw its highest daily case count of the semester, recording 13 new cases of the virus for a total of 48 in the last two weeks. That same day, New Jersey also saw...

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Vatican report: Seminary officials knew McCarrick shared bed with seminarians at beach house
Nov11

Vatican report: Seminary officials knew McCarrick shared bed with seminarians at beach house

Seton Hall also allowed the former cardinal to use an on-campus apartment following his resignation as archbishop of Washington despite objections from the Newark Archdiocese Nearly two years after initiating an investigation into the conduct of disgraced former American Cardinal and Archbishop of Newark Theodore McCarrick, the Vatican released a 449-page report detailing how he was able to rise to the highest levels of Church...

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University reports three more COVID-19 infections as number of connected cases grows
Oct28

University reports three more COVID-19 infections as number of connected cases grows

One off-campus and two on-campus cases of the coronavirus were detected through Seton Hall’s testing protocol on Tuesday, according to a late-night update to the University’s dashboard. The numbers come after the University reported no new cases for the first time in six days on Monday. The University has now reported 34 total cases of the coronavirus since the start of October, 24 of which have been detected in off-campus students,...

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Seton Hall confirms two COVID-19 clusters, one in Greek Life, the other in Athletics
Oct25

Seton Hall confirms two COVID-19 clusters, one in Greek Life, the other in Athletics

This is a breaking news story. Check back later for more updates. UPDATE — Oct. 25 @ 3:00 pm: South Orange Office of Emergency Management (OEM) Coordinator Scott Egelberg said in a statement to The Setonian that while the Village is “definitely concerned about the recent cases,” there is still no reason to believe there are “any additional risks to the South Orange community at large.” Seton Hall’s Health...

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University reports eight new coronavirus cases overnight; 30 cases since start of month
Oct25

University reports eight new coronavirus cases overnight; 30 cases since start of month

Seton Hall reported eight new cases of the coronavirus early Sunday morning, pushing the total number of cases the University has seen since the start of the semester to 37. ⁠⁠Seven of the cases, which were detected on Saturday, were reported in five off-campus and two on-campus students all connected to the South Orange campus. The eighth case was said to be an employee who was found to be infected on Friday through outside...

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Students voice concern after coronavirus cases spike at Seton Hall
Oct24

Students voice concern after coronavirus cases spike at Seton Hall

Seton Hall reported six new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, bringing the University’s total cases since the pandemic began to 36. Twenty-nine cases were reported since the fall semester began, with 19 cases — nearly two-thirds of the semester’s total — reported in the past week alone. The six new cases mark the fourth consecutive day that the University has reported an increase in cases.  According to the Health Intervention...

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Seton Hall reports four new coronavirus cases in highest recorded single-day increase; several cases said to be ‘related’
Oct22

Seton Hall reports four new coronavirus cases in highest recorded single-day increase; several cases said to be ‘related’

Seton Hall recorded four new cases of the coronavirus on Wednesday evening, its highest single-day increase. According to the Health Intervention and Communication Team (HICT) dashboard, three of the cases appear to be related to another confirmed case from Oct. 20 – another first for the University which, until this point, had only reported isolated cases. The new numbers now bring the University to 17 coronavirus cases since the...

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Seton Hall announces plans to continue hybrid classes into spring
Oct14

Seton Hall announces plans to continue hybrid classes into spring

The University’s Hybrid Flexible or “HyFlex” instruction modality will continue into the spring 2021 semester, according to an email from the Office of the Provost sent out on Tuesday. The email explained plans to add modality preference — the choice between HyFlex and remote instruction — to the course registration process for the spring. It also announced a new winter session for students to take courses during this year’s extended...

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