Rabbi Sandmel to deliver lecture on Christian-Jewish dialogue

Rabbi Sandmel to deliver lecture on Christian-Jewish dialogue

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Scholar and interfaith activist Rabbi David Fox Sandmel will present “Come Let Us Reason Together: Jewish Responses to the Catholic Church’s New Teachings on Judaism” at the 25th annual Msgr. John M. Oesterreicher Memorial Lecture on Thursday, Oct. 25, from 7 to 9 p.m. in Jubilee Hall Auditorium at Seton Hall […]

History Professor Receives Book Award at National Conference

History Professor Receives Book Award at National Conference

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Maxine Lurie, a Seton Hall University professor emeritus, received an Award of Merit for her book “Envisioning New Jersey: An Illustrated History of the Garden State,” alongside her co-author, Richard Viet. The American Association for State and Local History presented the award during the national organization’s annual conference in Kansas City, […]

Applications to Seton Hall soar by 140 percent in last five years

Applications to Seton Hall soar by 140 percent in last five years

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Many universities are facing recruitment challenges as they confront a deepening national trend of declining higher education enrollment coupled with a declining demographic shift in high school-aged students, however, would-be Pirate college applications are soaring. MSN Money reported Seton Hall University at No. 6 in the nation with 139.7-percent growth among […]

Seton Hall celebrates 2018 Entrepreneur Hall of Fame inductees

Seton Hall celebrates 2018 Entrepreneur Hall of Fame inductees

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Three leaders who personify entrepreneurial spirit were inducted into Seton Hall’s Entrepreneur Hall of Fame during a celebration dinner on Thursday, Sept. 27; they were Abe Kasbo, Ralph Evangelista and Marylee R. Evangelista. Kasbo is the founder and CEO of Verasoni Worldwide in Fairfield. The Evangelistas are co-managing members of Frazer, […]

32 become U.S. citizens at Edison NHP

In naturalization ceremony in West Orange, individuals from 23 countries gather as new Americans

32 become U.S. citizens at Edison NHP

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Thirty-two people became United States citizens when they took the oath of allegiance at Thomas Edison National Historical Park on Sept. 27, marking the first time a naturalization ceremony has been held at the park. The ceremony celebrated people who had come to the United States from 23 different countries and […]

SHU officially opens new campus in Nutley and Clifton

SHU officially opens new campus in Nutley and Clifton

NUTLEY, NJ — Seton Hall University officially opened the doors of the Interprofessional Health Sciences Campus on Tuesday, Sept. 18, with Cardinal Joseph Tobin, the Archbishop of Newark, performing a blessing. Located in both Nutley and Clifton, the extension of the main campus in South Orange is now home to nursing, medical and health science […]

Muoio named dean of academics at Mount St. Dominic Academy

Muoio named dean of academics at Mount St. Dominic Academy

CALDWELL, NJ — Mount St. Dominic Academy, a Catholic, college preparatory school for young women located in Caldwell, has named Marissa Muoio, 28, as the new dean of academics. Muoio, a 2008 graduate of Mount St. Dominic, will be responsible for the Mount’s day-to-day operations, with special focus on the academic progress of the students, […]