New Jersey reported 1,301 new cases of the coronavirus on Thursday, the highest number of daily cases since May 29, as public health officials are bracing for a potentially dire winter.
Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (’87) announced on Saturday that he has checked into Morristown Medical Center just hours after announcing he had tested positive for the coronavirus.
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy announced via Twitter on Saturday that the state recorded another 957 coronavirus cases, the highest number of daily cases since May.
Citing a recent 14% uptick in national coronavirus cases, Seton Hall announced on Thursday that it would begin random surveillance testing for resident students starting on Sept. 28.
New data shows Seton Hall lags behind some of its peer institutions in coronavirus testing, according to a Setonian analysis of institutional testing data across three other Catholic-midsize universities.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reversed its COVID-19 testing guidelines Friday, recommending testing for potentially asymptomatic individuals who have come into contact with those who have tested positive for the virus.
The Seton Hall cafeteria has undergone a complete transformation this semester as part of the University’s efforts to make the dining hall safe during the coronavirus pandemic.
Seton Hall’s Health Intervention and Communication Team launched a new dashboard for COVID-19 data on the University’s website.
Following a lively two-and-a-half-hour-long meeting on Wednesday, Seton Hall’s Faculty Senate voted overwhelmingly in favor of a motion calling on the University to approve all faculty requests to teach the fall semester remotely.
Some resident students will be required to quarantine upon arrival to campus regardless of COVID-19 test results, University saysBy Nicholas Kerr | Aug. 14, 2020
Resident students who are coming from one of the 33 states and U.S. territories on New Jersey’s 14-day quarantine travel advisory list will be required to quarantine even if they test negative for the coronavirus upon arriving on campus, according to a new FAQ posted by the University.
Seton Hall announced that it would offer a "free ninth semester" to some freshmen students enrolling in the fall 2020 semester last week. The announcement came just days after the School announced that it would walk back its plan to begin the semester in-person as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, citing New Jersey’s failure to enter Stage Three of its economic reopening.
Seton Hall University announced on Thursday that it would shift its primary mode of course delivery online for the beginning of the fall semester, citing New Jersey's recent slowdown of its three-stage reopening plan.
As of Friday, July 31, Drew University has postponed all in-conference sports contests for the fall semester. The decision came following a unanimous vote by the Landmark Conference Executive Board to postpone all contests within the conference for all schools. In terms of New Jersey colleges, only Seton Hall and Rutgers still plan to go forward with their fall sports programs and will play in-conference games only.
New study finds symptom-based COVID-19 screening at colleges “not sufficient” to contain an outbreak on college campusesBy Nicholas Kerr | July 31, 2020
Universities may be able to reopen their doors safely for the fall 2020 semester if they test their student populations every two days for the coronavirus, according to a new study published Friday in the in the Journal of the American Medical Association Open Network.
Seton Hall’s Re-opening Operations Team (ROOT) announced Friday that New Jersey has confirmed its restart plan, a draft of which was published by The Setonian on July 14.
Exclusive: Details of the University’s COVID-19 restart plan revealed in draft filed with the state of New JerseyBy Nicholas Kerr | July 14, 2020
Seton Hall’s in-person fall 2020 semester will be contingent on New Jersey’s ability to “safely enter Stage Three” of its reopening, according to a draft of the University’s restart plan submitted to the New Jersey Office of the Secretary of Higher Education on July 2.
Although at the helm from inside the dugout, softball head coach Paige Smith wants to storm the field for a championship just as much as her players.
Two weeks ago Seton Hall officially announced its fall reopening plan, making it one of the first colleges in the country and the very first in the state of New Jersey to reveal how it plans to function in the midst of a global pandemic.
The furloughing of roughly 150 staff and a University hiring freezes saved Seton Hall approximately $1.1 million, according to a new filing from the New Jersey Educational Facilities Authority (NJEFA), which approved the University for roughly $109 million in revenue bonds for various improvements around campus on Wednesday. The furlough represented roughly 15% of all non-faculty Seton Hall staff, according to the paper.