Bloomfield Township hosts annual turkey giveaway

Bloomfield Township hosts annual turkey giveaway

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — On Sunday, Nov. 20, Bloomfield once again held its annual turkey giveaway, giving out more than 700 turkeys with holiday fixings to township residents. The event was held in the back parking lot of the municipal building and was made possible thanks to donations from the community. “This yearly tradition is a […]

Slavoj Žižek returns to Seton Hall University

Slavoj Žižek returns to Seton Hall University

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Slavoj Žižek, the internationally renowned academic whom the Chronicle of Higher Education famously dubbed “the Elvis of cultural theory,” returned to Seton Hall University in early November for a public event titled “An Evening with Slavoj Žižek: Why Do We Enjoy Feeling Ashamed?” Hosted by English professor Russell Sbriglia, the event, […]

Bloomfield College president hosts ACE Women’s Network-NJ event

Bloomfield College president hosts ACE Women’s Network-NJ event

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Bloomfield College President Marcheta P. Evans recently hosted board members from the American Council on Education Women’s Network–New Jersey at the college’s Westminster Arts Center. More than 50 higher education leaders from northern and central New Jersey, representing both public and private, and two-year and four-year institutions of higher learning, joined together […]

SHU Center for Community Research and Engagement launches Change for Good

SHU Center for Community Research and Engagement launches Change for Good

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — As community practitioner in residence at the Center for Community Research and Engagement at Seton Hall University, Jamila T. Davis has launched the Change for Good program, according to an Oct. 10 press release. The program, initiated with the Newark Office of Violence Prevention and Trauma Recovery, is designed to give […]

Nutley holds welcome event for ON3 students and staff

Nutley holds welcome event for ON3 students and staff

NUTLEY, NJ — The township of Nutley hosted the “Welcome to Nutley ON3” event at Nichols Park on the afternoon of Sept. 21. The annual event invited students, staff members and supporters from the ON3 project to meet and greet representatives from local businesses. “This event allows us the opportunity to introduce our local vendors […]

Two towns rally against plea deal in Fofana case

Two towns rally against plea deal in Fofana case

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Members of the Maplewood and South Orange community came together on Thursday, Sept. 15, to protest the purported plea deal between the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office and Yohan Hernandez, 21, of Newark, the defendant in the Moussa Fofana murder case. The rally and march, which began at Columbia High School and concluded […]

Scholar to discuss ancient coins at SHU talk

Scholar to discuss ancient coins at SHU talk

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Walsh Gallery, in partnership with The Charles and Joan Alberto Italian Studies Institute at Seton Hall University, will present a talk by scholar Caterina Agostini illuminating the role coins play in shaping perceptions and experiences of cultures, economies and societies. “Currency, Culture and the Ron D’Argenio Collection of Coins and […]

SHU dean assumes international leadership role

SHU dean assumes international leadership role

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Professor Brian B. Shulman, the dean of Seton Hall University’s School of Health and Medical Sciences, was officially inducted as the president of the International Association of Communication Sciences and Disorders. Formerly called the International Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics, this is a global nonprofit organization of communication, voice, speech-language pathology, […]

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