New Jersey releases new guidance on graduation ceremonies, University says to expect an update on commencement in ‘near future’
May29

New Jersey releases new guidance on graduation ceremonies, University says to expect an update on commencement in ‘near future’

N.J. Governor Phil Murphy announced Tuesday that college and high school graduations will be allowed to go ahead in the state starting July 6. Graduation ceremonies must be held outdoors and follow social distancing rules, according to the announcement. New Jersey announced new graduation guidelines to allow schools to hold commencement ceremonies after July 6. (File photo) In an interview with The Setonian, University President...

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Seton Hall announces plans for fall reopening, will forgo fall break
May22

Seton Hall announces plans for fall reopening, will forgo fall break

Seton Hall President Joseph Nyre announced that the University plans to reopen its doors to in-person instruction for the fall 2020 semester using a “hybrid flexible” plan which will give students the option to attend classes either in-person or remotely. The plan makes Seton Hall one of the first colleges in New Jersey to announce a definitive reopening plan. According to the schedule laid out by the University, the academic year...

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Students unsure about a full return in fall but overwhelmingly oppose continuing remote learning, new Setonian poll finds
May19

Students unsure about a full return in fall but overwhelmingly oppose continuing remote learning, new Setonian poll finds

Seton Hall students appear to be divided over whether or not they will be able to return to campus in the fall, according to a new poll conducted by The Setonian. The poll, which ran from May 8 to May 17 and sourced responses from 104 Seton Hall students, found that 44% of survey respondents were unsure or did not have enough information to be able to say whether or not they think in-person classes would resume in the fall 2020...

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LIVE: Seton Hall celebrates 2020 graduates with week of online events
May18

LIVE: Seton Hall celebrates 2020 graduates with week of online events

Check back here for updates on Seton Hall’s online celebration of the Class of 2020. Have a question you want answered or a tip you want us to investigate? Reach out to us at thesetonian2021@gmail.com. Seton Hall allows graduates to take pictures near University Seal, Walsh Library Seton Hall students will have until May 24 to take graduation photos. (Nicholas Kerr/Editor-in-Chief) While the class of 2020 awaits more information...

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SGA hosts virtual forum seeking opinions on fall semester
May08

SGA hosts virtual forum seeking opinions on fall semester

The Student Government Association (SGA) hosted a virtual student forum on Tuesday for students to voice their concerns about the fall 2020 semester. The student forum was held via Microsoft Teams and students were able to anonymously ask questions. The forum was broken into four sections each covering a different area of concerns regarding the fall semester.  The sections were tuition and finances, hosted by SGA treasurer Ron...

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SHU students respond to current commencement plans
Apr28

SHU students respond to current commencement plans

In an email to students on April 23, the University administration announced their plans to honor the Class of 2020 with both a digital celebration in May and an in-person commencement ceremony at a later date. The announcement comes as many universities are cancelling their commencements or moving them to an online platform due to the coronavirus. Seton Hall University administration announced their plans to honor the Class of 2020...

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Seton Hall SGA joins regional student government coalition
Apr19

Seton Hall SGA joins regional student government coalition

In wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, Seton Hall’s Student Government Association (SGA) has partnered with the New Jersey Student Government Coalition which aims to provide resources for students affected by the pandemic.  Seton Hall’s SGA has joined with other regional SGAs to streamline information to students about COVID-19. (File Photo) The coalition was started by The College of New Jersey’s (TCNJ) student government, according...

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Petersheim Exposition to move forward remotely
Apr19

Petersheim Exposition to move forward remotely

Seton Hall University’s Petersheim Academic Exposition is moving forward, but on an entirely virtual platform. Dr. José Lopez, professor and co-chair of the 2020 Petersheim Academic Exposition Planning Committee, said the exposition is a showcase of all of the “learning, scholarship and research that goes on in our entire University.” The event provides the opportunity for the students to share their scholarly work, according to Dr....

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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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COVID-19 could impact start of fall semester, University says
Apr15

COVID-19 could impact start of fall semester, University says

Seton Hall University confirmed on Wednesday that the Fall 2020 semester could see a delayed start as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak and is exploring different options to commence with learning in the midst of the pandemic, though did not elaborate on if those options included online learning.   “The rapidly changing nature of this situation could impact the actual fall start date and adjustments to the academic calendar...

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Campus ministry turns to Facebook as COVID-19 empties pews
Apr13

Campus ministry turns to Facebook as COVID-19 empties pews

The Easter season is typically a time of celebration and festivity at Seton Hall. With social distancing, Campus Ministry is finding new ways to celebrate, including livestreamed Masses and internet-based volunteering. Mass at the on-campus chapel has continued through Holy Week via Facebook Live on the Campus Ministry Facebook page. Father Colin Kay often helps to celebrate Mass via these livestreams, and says the separation reminds...

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Former SGA President under fire after making racist remarks while at Seton Hall
Apr09

Former SGA President under fire after making racist remarks while at Seton Hall

A former Student Government Association (SGA) president is under fire for her repeated use of the n-word on Twitter and Instagram while she was a student at Seton Hall University. Former president of SGA, Teagan Sebba (’17), who until Wednesday evening served as President of the Student Bar Association (SBA) at the Washington College of Law at American University, confirmed the validity of the posts and apologized in a statement...

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