Seton Hall University’s Student Government Association (SGA) will host a virtual town hall event on Wednesday, March 10 in which University administrators will provide live responses to questions and concerns posed by students.
Nearly one year after Seton Hall shuttered its campus in response to the growing threat of the coronavirus, University President Joseph Nyre announced on Thursday that a primarily in-person fall semester is in the cards for the University community later this year.
Over the last few weeks, students have received several emails from the University about its strategic plan, branded by the University as “Harvest our Treasures.” But what is the strategic plan? What are our treasures? And how does Seton Hall plan to harvest them? The Setonian breaks down what’s inside:
The South Orange Village Center Alliance (SOVCA) is looking for artists to design a mural for downtown South Orange.Julie Doran, a member of SOVCA’s Board of Directors, called public art a “natural fit” to the Alliance’s mission “to create a sense of vitality in our downtown.”
The Student Government Association (SGA) added extra interest sessions, extended application deadlines and created a new election committee as the organization faces a decrease in new candidates for the third year in a row.
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy announced plans to reduce cost of attendance at public universities, as well as other investments in healthcare and the economy in his annual budget address on Feb. 23.
Village approves University’s plan to construct new lobby for Boland Hall; will include other improvements to dorm roomsBy Nicholas Kerr | Feb. 25
A proposal from Seton Hall to construct a new 1,628 square foot lobby at the front of Boland Hall was unanimously approved by the South Orange Village Planning Board on Wednesday night with one abstention.
New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal joined several other state attorneys general in a letter to Congress supporting Congressional Democrats’ request for student loan forgiveness under the Biden Administration on Feb. 19.
On Feb. 3, Seton Hall announced plans for a major renovation of the University Center with some renderings but few details. The Setonian was able to uncover more specifics by obtaining a series of documents submitted by the University to the South Orange Planning Board, made available to the public via the Village’s website.
Capping off a three-year-long effort to legalize recreational marijuana in New Jersey, Gov. Phil Murphy signed several bills into law on Monday officially regulating cannabis use and possession for adults 21 years and older, halting arrests for pot possession and establishing new penalties for those younger than 21 caught with the drug.
New Jersey COVID-19 vaccine shipments may be delayed due to the winter weather conditions, according to Gov. Phil Murphy.
COVID-19 cases jump by 18 in one day; University says numbers were ‘direct result' of expanded surveillance testingBy Nicholas Kerr | Feb. 19
Coronavirus cases continued to surge on Seton Hall’s campuses Thursday, doubling from Wednesday and hitting a semester-high of 18 newly reported cases in one day.
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Marijuana use will still be prohibited on New Jersey college campuses once legalization goes into effectBy Genevieve Krupcheck | Feb. 19
Though New Jersey voters overwhelmingly voted in favor of a ballot measure to legalize recreational marijuana sale and use for all adults over 21, state lawmakers are still embroiled in a fight over the rules that will ultimately govern the drug.
Seton Hall announced its campuses will be closed on Thursday due to an incoming snowstorm, but said that classes will continue for students virtually and that the University’s business operations will continue.
The Student Government Association’s Environmental Protection and Conservation Commission (EPACC) is working to form a partnership with the South Orange Environmental Commission (SOEC) to create a more sustainable environment on campus and in South Orange.
University hosts forum to discuss strategic plan, with University Center renovation and tuition increase taking center stageBy Genevieve Krupcheck | Feb. 14
Administrators answered students’ questions about the University’s strategic plan, Harvest Our Treasures, at a virtual community forum on Feb 10, with the recently announced renovation of the University Center dominating much of the conversation.
The Health Intervention and Communication Team (HICT) warned students on Thursday that Seton Hall could implement several different mitigation steps to stop the growth of coronavirus cases on the South Orange campus.
Students living in Cabrini Hall will be forced to relocate to Xavier Hall next week so that the University can convert the building to serve as additional quarantine space, according to an email from the Health Intervention and Communication Team (HICT) sent out on Monday.
Some members of the Seton Hall community are beginning to receive doses of the COVID-19 vaccines as distribution to eligible groups continues in New Jersey and New York.