Take advantage of GriffinGate, the online advisor

Now that we’ve gone almost an entire semester with the new system and made it through a cycle of course registration, it seems time to address GriffinGate and the effects of that change on the way the Seton Hill University (SHU) community utilizes its online resources. The switch from Campus Connect and JWeb that was…

Increase retention, not enrollment

Seton Hill University’s (SHU) rapid population expansion is the cause of most of our issues.  This place that used to be “where everyone knows your name” is in danger of becoming a place where hardly anyone does.  Don’t get me wrong.  I appreciate the growth that has occurred at SHU since I was a freshman. …

Spreading Griffin pride

As I sit writing this, I have to admit that football is not at all what I expected as a topic for my column at any point during the year. I never in my life even watched a Super Bowl until my freshman year here at Seton Hill University (SHU); a good year to start…

The Winds of Change

As students of a Catholic institution we have all been introduced, willingly or unwillingly, to the basic principles of Catholic Social Teaching (CST). Many of you reading this are probably so well acquainted with the ideas that you are already groaning and motioning to put this paper down without reading another word for fear that…

Give change a chance:The Winds of Change

The inevitability of change is a fact of life that no one can escape. Those of you who, like me, are returning to Seton Hill University (SHU) this fall semester will notice drastic changes occurring on our intimate little campus, probably more changes than we usually encounter on our reappearance from a much-needed summer vacation.…