Thursday, February 14, 2013
Seton Hall, in South Orange, by the numbers.
The rankings are in for Seton Hall University. A new interactive College Scorecard was released Wednesday by the Obama administration which offers students and parents basic information about a college. You can know quickly get information regarding a school’s graduation rates, tuition costs, average borrowing rates and employment history of former graduates. So what does the new scorecard say about Seton Hall University? Here’s a quick rundown: The new College Scorecard was announced by President Barack Obama during his State of the Union address to the joint session of Congress on Monday. “... Parents and students can use [the new scorecard],” said Obama, “to compare schools based on a simple criteria: Where you can get the most bang …
Monday, February 11, 2013
South Orange scholar concerned about pontiff's fragile health, according to NJ.com report.
A Seton Hall University professor and papal scholar said Pope Benedict XVI undertakes a “killer schedule” and the professor was concerned about the pontiff’s fragile health. “People have been talking for a year that the Pope appears more fragile,” Seton Hall professor and papal historian Msgr. Robert Wister said in a report today on NJ.com, adding the Pope “is not in robust health, and he has a killer schedule.” Pope Benedict XVI announced early Monday he will resign the papacy at the end of the month. “I give him enormous credit,” Wister continued, “He’s concerned for the church.”
Thursday, March 15, 2012
The Seton Hall Arts Council beings Richard Goode to SOPAC on March 20
Thursday, March 15, 2012
Grammy-winning artist Richard Goodewill be the latest act of the Seton Hall Classical Series. On March 20, Goode will bring to the South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC) a program featuring Mozart, Beethoven, and Chopin. His first recording of the five Beethoven Concertos with Ivan Fisher and the Budapest Festival Orchestra, released in 2009 by Nonesuch Records, was nominated for a Gramophone Magazine “Concerto of the Year” award joining his historic recording of the complete Beethoven Sonatas and equally acclaimed recent recordings of Mozart and Bach. Goode is the first American-born pianist to have recorded the complete Beethoven Sonatas, which were nominated for a Grammy Award and universally acclaimed. One of today’s leading …
Friday, February 10, 2012
PR students will be visiting local area schools to help fight obesity.
Wednesday, January 4, 2012
Seton Hall's men's basketball team defeats the University of Connecticut 75-63.
- On ESPN
Wednesday, January 4, 2012
Thursday, December 1, 2011
Tonight’s tree lighting kicks off the holiday month.
Seton Hall University presents its annual tree lighting on its campus tonight. All of the community is invited to attend the event. At 5 p.m. a Mass at the Chapel of Immaculate Conception will be held. Following the mass will be a Crèche blessing. At 6 p.m. will be the actual tree lighting. The tree is located on the green in the center of campus. Accompanying the lighting will be the campus choirs singing Christmas carols. Class of ’68 member Robert Windrem will be joining Seton Hall President Gabriel Esteban in pulling the switch to light the tree. Windrem is a Senior Investigative Producer for NBC News and is still involved at Seton Hall as a member of the Communications Advisory Board, University Advisory Council and WSOU …
Thursday, November 17, 2011
Seton Hall's newest safety initiative proves to be successful so far.
Wednesday, May 18, 2011
The Governor of New Jersey delivers the commencement speech in front of thousands at the IZOD Center.
Governor Chris Christie arrived to the IZOD Center today to give the commencement address for Seton Hall University’s 154th graduating class. Coming to the podium amid polite applause from the audience and a chorus of boos from part of the graduating class, Christie, a 1987 graduate of Seton Hall Law, spoke about the importance of public service. Christie spoke of a New York Times Magazine cover from February 2011 that referred to him as “The Disruptor.” During the address, he defined what he feels a disruptor is; “I see a disruptor as someone who is willing to challenge the status quo, someone questioning why things are done a certain way,” Christie stated during the address. “Someone who has not been satisfied with the answer ‘it’s …
Friday, March 11, 2011
There's lots to check out today
1. The curtain rises tonight for the opening of the 2011 CHS All School Musical, "The Drowsy Chaperone. Musical director Robert Cohen calls it "90 minutes of fun and done. It is a perfect musical to present in a high school. It has a lot of really good roles." He promises: "You're going to love the show." The CHS musicals sell out quickly. If tickets are still available on the day of the show, they are $15. Performances this weekend and next weekend (March 18-20.) Shows start at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday. 2. In case you missed it earlier this week: Three seats are up for election with two incumbents – Andrea Wren-Hardin and Sandra Karriem – and three newcomers – Marian Cutler, William Gaudelli and James LoStuto…
Tuesday, January 25, 2011
Parenting Center program to get to the heart of sibling conflict; Library supports LEGO building
When it comes to siblings fighting, how much is too much? How do you know when it's normal sibling rivalry or when you've got a problem on your hands? At a workshop hosted by The Parenting Center tonight, parents can explore how sibling conflict occurs, how their actions can contribute to that conflict, and how to help siblings overcome difficult tensions. Lewis Epstein, author of Coaching for Fatherhood and a licensed social worker in South Orange, will lead the workshop that give parents advice on what kind of adult guidance works best and what kind of rules, expectations and routines help to alleviate conflict. The workshop is free and begins at 7:30 p.m. at Marshall School at 262 Grove Road. Library's LEGO Club builds community Thanks …