The Student Government Association (SGA) hosted a virtual student forum on Tuesday for students to voice their concerns about the fall 2020 semester.
An academic advisor who advised between 250 to 300 students was one of 150 University employees furloughed on May 1 according to an email sent to students from Social and Behavioral Science (SOBS) Department Chair Dr. Rhonda Quinn. According to the email, the furlough will last for the next two months.
Seton Hall eliminates laptop refresh program, keeps mobile computing program intact for incoming freshmenBy Daniel O'Connor | May 7, 2020
The University announced on Thursday plans to eliminate the mobile computing refresh program which promised new school-provided Lenovo laptops for students after their sophomore year. The program provided full-time students two laptops over the course of eight semesters at $275 per semester.
A Seton Hall student has filed a potential class action lawsuit against the University alleging that it has failed to deliver “the educational services, facilities, access and/or opportunities" that students paid spring tuition for.
Seton Hall announced on Wednesday that it would create two new working groups to begin laying out separate plans to reopen campus in the fall or keep its gates shuttered should public health officials deem it unsafe to return.
Citing uncertainty from the coronavirus pandemic, Seton Hall President Dr. Joseph Nyre announced Tuesday that the university would be accelerating the installation of incoming provost Dr. Katia Passerini. According to the University, Passerini’s start date will be moved up by a month to June 5 instead of her initial start date of July 1.
College of Arts and Sciences confronts questions on remote learning, fall semester plans during first virtual town hallBy Daniel O'Connor | May 3, 2020
The College of Arts and Sciences and the Student Government Association (SGA) hosted a virtual town hall on Friday to hear students’ concerns about online classes, grading and plans for the fall semester.
Seton Hall accepts $5.7 million in CARES Act funding, $2.8 million of which will go to student financial reliefBy Nicholas Kerr | Apr. 30, 2020
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
University projecting ‘substantial’ financial losses as Faculty Senate sheds more light on possible fall semester plansBy Nicholas Kerr | Apr. 18, 2020
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
When New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy put out a call for volunteer medical workers on March 27, the state was already well entrenched in the worldwide war against COVID-19. By that point, in New Jersey alone, over 8,000 individuals had tested positive for the virus and 108 New Jerseyans had died. But that was then.