Lois Sculco anticipates position change to support university mission

Mary Finger, President of Seton Hill University (SHU), has appointed Sr. Lois Sculco to the position of Executive Director to the President for Alumni Engagement and Mission. The position change will become effective in Jan. 2016. Sculco is SHU alum of 1960, and currently serves the university as the Vice President for Mission and Identity…

Griffin’s Cove to ‘Proudly serve Starbucks’ Coffee’

Aramark employees at Griffin’s Cove are about to try their hand at being baristas. Beginning in August the Cove will become a “Proud to Serve Starbuck’s” location. The Cove is serving as a testing area to hopefully expand Starbucks throughout the Seton Hill Campus. Three types of coffee roasts and a number of lattes and…

NCCHE names Tim Crain as new director

The National Catholic Center for Holocaust Education (NCCHE) at Seton Hill has named Tim Crain as their new director, effective July 1. Crain will also teach as an assistant professor in the Genocide and Holocaust Studies program because of his experience with Holocaust education in Wisconsin. “I am honored to be the Center’s new Director.…

Celebrating World Week: a local artist asks “What is home?”

Pittsburgh visual artist Diane Samuels is on a journey. She asks, “What is home?” Samuels was selected by the American Academy in Jerusalem to participate in a 10-week program that gave her the opportunity to conduct research within the city. Her journey lasted from Oct. to Dec. of last year. “They didn’t really even want…

University elects new president

Seton Hill University’s (SHU) Board of Trustees has elected Mary Finger, Ed. D. as the next president of the university, effective July 1. “After reviewing more than 70 nominations submitted to our search firm, R.H. Perry & Associates, Dr. Finger emerged as the top candidate,” said Michele Ridge, Chair of the Board of Trustees in…

V.P. for Information Technology leaves after five-year tenure

Phil Komarny, Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer at Seton Hill University (SHU), will be finishing his five-year tenure and leaving the university on Feb. 14. Komarny has been hired as CEO, USA of the app development company, Robots and Pencils. “Companies like Robots and Pencils will be integral in the creation…

SHU Feminist Collective continues Standing in Stilettos calendar

Domestic violence, gender inequality and common misconceptions about feminism are just a few of the things that Seton Hill University’s (SHU) Feminist Collective group hopes to decrease. “I think there is still some taboo with the ‘F word’, being feminism, it is about human rights, it is genderless. Do you have a mom, a sister,…

Business students put on World Food Day Panel

The 18th Annual World Food Day Panel was held in Reeves Theater on Wednesday. Students of the personnel and human resources were led by the World Food Day Campus Outreach Group to hold to informative panels.  “The purpose of World Food Day is to help the people in need in the community,” said Catherine Giunta,…

Parking to be affected during construction of science building

Students should expect some parking restrictions during the construction of the JoAnne Woodyard Boyle Health Sciences Center. Parking lots B and C will be closed during the entire construction process of the building, which is expected to be completed for the fall of 2015. Combined, lots B and C make up 130 of the 1,030…