SHU kicks off centennial celebration with seven-figure donation

Seton Hill University announced a seven-figure donation to create the Ruth O’Block Grant Endowed Scholarship on Jan. 26. Grant Verstandig, founder and CEO of Rally Health, pledged the donation to support entrepreneurship, business, health and technology at SHU. Verstandig is the grandson of Ruth O’Block Grant, a SHU board of trustees chair. The announcement came…

Seton Hill launches new global studies major

In a world constantly growing more connected, Seton Hill University has expanded its academic offerings to include a new major in global studies. According to SHU’s official website, global studies majors will study how “a network of organizations that include government agencies, intergovernmental groups, nonprofit agencies and multinational corporations… can best interact, honing the political,…

The impact of environmental disasters in 2017

From devastating hurricanes to ravaging wildfires, 2017 has been a destructive year for environmental disasters in the world. The United States alone was hit by 15 environmental disasters from January to September that each cost over $1 billion, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Among those disasters were two floods, one freeze, seven…