WSOU donates more than 900 pounds of food to local food bank

WSOU donates more than 900 pounds of food to local food bank

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — WSOU 89.5 FM, the student-run radio station at Seton Hall University, collected more than 900 pounds of food for the Community FoodBank of New Jersey through WSOU’s yearly food drive. The amount sets a new record for food collected by the station. Weighing in at 908 pounds, the donations far surpassed […]

Seton Hall biochemistry student awarded Celgene Scholarship

Seton Hall biochemistry student awarded Celgene Scholarship

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Marta Suazo has received the Sol J. Barer Scholarship in Life Sciences from Celgene, a global biopharmaceutical company headquartered in Summit. The scholarship is named for the co-founder of Celgene and is intended “to assist high achieving students attending New Jersey’s independent colleges and universities to prepare for careers in the […]

SO considers student housing on Valley

Proposed building would house SHU undergrads, could relieve off-campus tensions elsewhere in town

SO considers student housing on Valley

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange Board of Trustees heard a presentation about a possible student-housing building on Valley Street at its Dec. 10 meeting, after a two-year process that has seen the plan for the building change. No action was taken at the meeting, and Village President Sheena Collum said the governing body […]

Terrorism expert to direct new Buccino Leadership Institute

Terrorism expert to direct new Buccino Leadership Institute

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Seton Hall University has appointed retired Lt. Col. Bryan C. Price, a nationally recognized expert of leadership development and terrorism, to serve as founding executive director of the university’s new Buccino Leadership Institute, a first-of-its-kind interdisciplinary undergraduate leadership program. Price’s career is steeped in more than 20 years of distinguished leadership […]

Coat and toy drive in South Orange

Coat and toy drive in South Orange

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The village is holding its first coat and toy drive through Dec. 7. Donate gently worn, clean coats and new, unwrapped toys at any of the following locations: the village clerk’s office at 76 South Orange Ave., Suite 302; South Orange Recreation & Cultural Affairs office at 5 Mead St.; or […]

SHU professor collaborates to research on stroke-victim speech disorders

SHU professor collaborates to research on stroke-victim speech disorders

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Seton Hall University professor Sona Patel of the Department of Speech-Language Pathology within the School of Health and Medical Sciences is collaborating with Argye Hillis and colleagues at Johns Hopkins University on a $3.2 million grant from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders to study the cognitive processes […]

ESPN’s Bob Ley returns to Seton Hall to teach master class

ESPN’s Bob Ley returns to Seton Hall to teach master class

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — ESPN’s Bob Ley taught  a master class Nov. 12 at Seton Hall University for 30 students. The class, “Sports Journalism and Its Challenges,” was by invitation only and included 18 students from the “introduction to sports media” class taught by professional-in-residence B.J. Schecter, as well as four students each chosen from […]

WSOU news director honored with 2 national journalism awards

WSOU news director honored with 2 national journalism awards

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — WSOU-FM news director Bob Towey was honored in October with two awards from the College Media Association. As part of the organization’s Pinnacle Awards, Towey was awarded first place in the “Best Radio Newscast” category and second place in the “Best Radio Special Event Coverage” category. WSOU is operated by Seton […]

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