Seton Hall accepts $5.7 million in CARES Act funding, $2.8 million of which will go to student financial relief
Apr30

Seton Hall accepts $5.7 million in CARES Act funding, $2.8 million of which will go to student financial relief

Seton Hall will accept $5.7 million allocated to the University by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act, $2.8 million of which has been earmarked by the Department of Education to be disbursed to students. The news comes as Seton Hall announced Monday that it would furlough 150 employees amid financial unease brought on by the coronavirus pandemic. The Federal stimulus package, known colloquially as the CARES Act,...

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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 freezes pay, will furlough 150 employees in response to financial turmoil
Apr27

Seton Hall freezes pay, will furlough 150 employees in response to financial turmoil

University President Joseph Nyre announced Monday that Seton Hall will freeze employee pay and furlough 150 employees, effective May 1, in an effort to mitigate potentially tens of millions of dollars in lost revenue as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. According to a University-wide email sent from Nyre, employees that will be covered by the furlough include those whose positions require them to be on-campus and cannot work from...

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Executive Cabinet takes pay cut as University faces tumultuous financial future
Apr23

Executive Cabinet takes pay cut as University faces tumultuous financial future

Seton Hall’s Executive Cabinet announced Thursday that it would be taking a voluntary 10% pay cut amid the news that Seton Hall could be facing up to tens of millions of dollars in lost revenue as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. University President Joseph Nyre, who leads the University’s Executive Cabinet, volunteered to reduce his salary by 20% in response to the crisis. Seton Hall’s Executive Cabinet has agreed to a 10%...

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Former Seton Hall professor arrested at St. Patrick’s Cathedral commits suicide
Apr23

Former Seton Hall professor arrested at St. Patrick’s Cathedral commits suicide

Former Seton Hall adjunct philosophy professor – Marc Lamparello – who was arrested by NYPD counterterrorism officers last year after walking into St. Patrick’s Cathedral with gasoline cans, has committed suicide. According to The New York Times, Lamparello was released from Mid-Hudson Forensic Psychiatric Center and died on April 17. He was released due to the coronavirus. Marc Lamparello, former Seton Hall...

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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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University projecting ‘substantial’ financial losses as Faculty Senate sheds more light on possible fall semester plans
Apr18

University projecting ‘substantial’ financial losses as Faculty Senate sheds more light on possible fall semester plans

Seton Hall’s Faculty Senate president announced Friday that the University is preparing for the possibility of a massive financial hit that would strip the University of tens of millions of dollars in annual revenue as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. In an executive committee report read to the Faculty Senate on Friday, Senate president Dr. Johnathan Farina said that the threats currently facing the University are “substantial” and...

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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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