Seton Hall Weekend 2014

2014 Schedule of Events  

Friday, October 3

7 p.m. ▸ Main Lounge, Bishop Dougherty University Center
Parent Welcome Reception
Join President Esteban and fellow Seton Hall families at a welcome cocktail reception hosted by the Parents Leadership Council.  Students and their siblings are welcome to attend with parents. Price is $5 per person. Space is limited, register online »

Saturday, October 4

8:30 a.m. ▸ Farinella Gate Starting Line
30th Annual Farinella 5K Run
Registration begins at 8 a.m. Get a runner's view of campus by participating in the 30th Farinella 5K Run. Download a registration form or call (973) 761-9722 by Friday, October 3.

9 -11 a.m. ▸ Faculty Lounge, 2nd Floor, University Center
Legacy Family Breakfast
Kick off your Seton Hall Weekend activities and join fellow legacy families and University administrators for breakfast as we celebrate students who are following in their family's footsteps as a Seton Hall pirate. Parents, current students and relatives who are Seton Hall graduates are welcome to attend this annual legacy family reception. The event is free. Register online to attend »

10 - 11 a.m. ▸ Main Lounge, Bishop Dougherty University Center
Pirate Pancake Breakfast
Enjoy an all you-can-eat pancake breakfast with a fine selection of syrups and assorted toppings. Price is $10 per adult, $7.50 for children 12 and under and includes coffee and beverages. Space is limited.  Register online »

11:30 a.m. ▸ Main Stage, University Green
Welcome Kick-off
Join Dr. A. Gabriel Esteban, President of Seton Hall University, as he kicks-off the day's festivities.  Get in the Seton Hall Spirit as the SHU cheerleaders and pep band showcase their crowd-pleasing performances.

12 p.m., 2 p.m. & 4 p.m. ▸ Main Stage, University Green
Flippenout's Extreme Trampoline Show
Watch top trampolinists as they perform twists, triple flips and other complex acrobatic routines, at heights of 25 feet or more. These talented professionals will put on an extreme show you won't want to miss!

11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. ▸ University Green
Seton Hall Weekend Information Table
University representatives will be on hand to answer questions and to help you locate activities. Stop by to receive our Seton Hall Weekend giveaway and purchase a Seton Hall Weekend tee shirt.

Arts and Culture

11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. ▸ Main Stage, University Green
Live performances on the Green
Enjoy live music and student performances

11 a.m.-4 p.m. ▸ Walsh Library Gallery
"Strangers in a Strange Land" Art Exhibition
This exhibit will feature Italian language publications from the collection of James Periconi. Periconi has been collecting books printed in America and Italy, amassing a large number of publications printed primarily in the first half of the 20th century.

Food, Games and Family Activities

11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. ▸ Galleon Room, University Center
Seton Hall Weekend Buffet
Enjoy an all-you-can eat gourmet buffet in our campus dining facility at $11 per adult/$7.50 children under 12. Pay online or at the door.

2-5 p.m. ▸ Main Lounge, University Center
Craft Beer Tasting
Featuring Craft Beer Expert John Holl '02
Join alumnus John Holl '02, author of the American Craft Beer Cookbook, and editor of All About Beer magazine and explore the history of beer in this guided tasting with five different beers that will illuminate the past, dive deep into food pairings, and debunk many of the myths and misconceptions that surround the popular beverage. $20 per person includes five pours and light refreshments. Space is limited and based on capacity. Online registrants will receive a signature tasting glass while supplies last. $5 for guests not participating in beer tasting.   Must be 21 or older to attend. Register online by October 1 »

11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. ▸ University Green
The Seton Hall Weekend Expedition Scavenger Hunt
Bring your family and friends and take place in this fun University Weekend tradition. Compete for prizes as you solve clues while you journey around campus. Participants of all ages are welcome to take place in the hunt.

11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. ▸ University Green
Pirate Land
Ahoy mate! Take part in a pirate's adventure with arts and crafts, inflatable rides, rock wall, games, pumpkin painting, tattoo artists, pirate pictures, tie dye, and more exciting activities for all ages.

11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. ▸ University Green
Pirate Alley and Community Row
Stop by the various student and community organization tables and learn more about what's happening at the University and in our community.

11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. ▸ University Green
DOVE's Path of Service
Learn more about DOVE's dedication to community service by participating in hands-on activities that represent each of their outreach programs.

1 and 3 p.m. ▸ Theatre-in-the-Round, University Center
Children's Theatre Performance
Children of all ages will enjoy this student-directed performance. Seating is on a first-come basis.

5 p.m. ▸ Chapel of the Immaculate Conception
University Day Mass

True Blue

Seton Hall Alumni and Parents: Are you True Blue?
Find out by visiting our True Blue tent located on the Green. Don't miss out on the special True Blue giveaways and games!

Alumni Reunions

2:30 p.m. ▸ 4th Floor, Fahy Hall
Honors Program Reunion
Free. RSVP by email to mary.mountcastle@shu.edu or by phone (973) 275-2011.

6 - 11 p.m. ▸ Jubilee Hall Atrium
Pi Kappa Alpha Reunion
6 p.m. - Cocktails
7 p.m. - Dinner and Dancing
Register online »

7 - 11 p.m. ▸ The Sheraton Parsippany Hotel
Alpha Gamma Delta's 25th Anniversary
7-8 p.m. - Cocktails
8-11 p.m. Dinner, dancing, awards/speeches
"Smart Casual/Cocktail Attire."
Register online »

Athletic Games

2 p.m. ▸ Owen T. Carroll Field
Seton Hall Baseball Alumni Game
Watch current and former Pirate greats play! Free admission, food and drink available for purchase.
Immediately following the game, join the entire Seton Hall Baseball team and community members as they shave their heads in order to raise awareness and funds for pediatric cancer on Owen T. Carroll Field. The head shaving event is free of charge, but donations to the VS. Cancer Foundation are encouraged.

Campus Tours

1:30 and 3 p.m. ▸ University Center
Campus Admissions Tours
Take advantage of the student-led walking tours of campus and see all that SHU has to offer! Tours will leave every 15 minutes from the University Center

12:30, 1:30, 2:30, 3:30 and 4:30 p.m. ▸ Richie Regan Recreation and Athletic Center
Tour of WSOU 89.5 FM
Take a behind-the-scenes tour of Seton Hall's premier radio station. Sign up at the WSOU table near the main stage. (30-minute tour)

1:30, 2:30 and 3:30 p.m. ▸ Jubilee Hall
Market Research Center Tour
Take a tour of the state-of-the-art, full-service market research facility serving both the University and business communities. The Center is fully staffed by faculty and students from the nationally recognized Stillman School of Business. Meet in front of Jubilee Hall five minutes before tour begins.

Sunday, October 6

9-11 a.m. ▸ South Mountain Reservation, South Orange
Family Hike
Enjoy a moderate hike through South Mountain Reservation with our guide from Campus Ministry. A donation of $5 per person is suggested. Participants will meet near the dog park at South Mountain Reservation. Register online »

10 a.m. ▸ Chapel of the Immaculate Conception
Mass

11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. ▸ Main Lounge, University Center
Jazz Brunch
Join the Seton Hall Community for a delicious brunch with your student before the trip home. $10 per person. Casual attire. Space is limited. Register online »

9:30 a.m. ▸ See details below
Golden Pirates 50th Anniversary Celebration - Class of 1964
Golden Pirates include all alumni who attended or graduated from Seton Hall 50 years ago or more, as well as members of the Priest community, retired faculty, staff and administrators.
Fee $60 per person. Register online or call (973) 378-9849.

9:30 a.m.
Breakfast Patrick M. and Mary Ann P. Murray Atrium
The Science and Technology Center

12:30 p.m.
Mass Chapel of the Immaculate Conception

1:30 p.m.
Lunch and Induction
Ceremony
Patrick M. and Mary Ann P. Murray Atrium
The Science and Technology Center

Monday, October 6

6 p.m. ▸ The Highlawn Pavilion, West Orange, NJ
The College of Nursing Margaret C. Haley Awards
Join the College of Nursing and Alumni Relations for an evening celebrating the success of our alumni as well as an opportunity to network with professional nurses and continue the legacy at Seton Hall University. There is no cost to attend, and all College of Nursing alumni and guests are welcome. Register online »

Friday, October 3

7 p.m. ▸ Main Lounge, Bishop Dougherty University Center
Parent Welcome Reception
Join President Esteban and fellow Seton Hall families at a welcome cocktail reception hosted by the Parents Leadership Council.  Students and their siblings are welcome to attend with parents. Price is $5 per person. Space is limited, register online »

Saturday, October 4

10 - 11 a.m. ▸ Main Lounge, Bishop Dougherty University Center
Pirate Pancake Breakfast
Enjoy an all you-can-eat pancake breakfast with a fine selection of syrups and assorted toppings. Price is $10 per adult, $7.50 for children 12 and under and includes coffee and beverages. Space is limited. Register online »

Sunday, October 6

9-11 a.m. ▸ South Mountain Reservation, South Orange
Family Hike
Enjoy a moderate hike through South Mountain Reservation with our guide from Campus Ministry. A donation of $5 per person is suggested. Participants will meet near the dog park at South Mountain Reservation. Register online »

11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. ▸ Main Lounge, University Center
Jazz Brunch
Join the Seton Hall Community for a delicious brunch with your student before the trip home. $10 per person. Casual attire. Space is limited. Register online »

Saturday, October 4

9 -11 a.m. ▸ Faculty Lounge, 2nd Floor, University Center
Legacy Family Breakfast
Kick off your Seton Hall Weekend activities and join fellow legacy families and University administrators for breakfast as we celebrate students who are following in their family's footsteps as a Seton Hall pirate. Parents, current students and relatives who are Seton Hall graduates are welcome to attend this annual legacy family reception. The event is free.  Register online »

True Blue Seton Hall Alumni and Parents: Are you True Blue?
Find out by visiting our True Blue tent located on the Green. Don't miss out on the special True Blue giveaways and games!

 

2:30 p.m. ▸ 4th Floor, Fahy Hall
Honors Program Reunion
Free. RSVP by email to mary.mountcastle@shu.edu or by phone (973) 275-2011.

6  - 11 p.m. ▸ Jubilee Hall Atrium
Pi Kappa Alpha Reunion
6 p.m. - Cocktails
7 p.m. - Dinner and Dancing
Register online »

7 - 11 p.m. ▸ The Sheraton Parsippany Hotel
Alpha Gamma Delta's 25th Anniversary
7-8 p.m. - Cocktails
8-11 p.m. Dinner, dancing, awards/speeches
"Smart Casual/Cocktail Attire."
Register online »

Sunday, October 5

9:30 a.m. ▸ See details below
Golden Pirates 50th Anniversary Celebration - Class of 1964
Golden Pirates include all alumni who attended or graduated from Seton Hall 50 years ago or more, as well as members of the Priest community, retired faculty, staff and administrators.
Fee $60 per person. Register online or call (973) 378-9849.

9:30 a.m.
Breakfast Patrick M. and Mary Ann P. Murray Atrium
The Science and Technology Center

12:30 p.m.
Mass Chapel of the Immaculate Conception

1:30 p.m.
Lunch and Induction
Ceremony
Patrick M. and Mary Ann P. Murray Atrium
The Science and Technology Center

Monday, October 6

6 p.m. ▸ The Highlawn Pavilion, West Orange, NJ
The College of Nursing Margaret C. Haley Awards
Join the College of Nursing and Alumni Relations for an evening celebrating the success of our alumni as well as an opportunity to network with professional nurses and continue the legacy at Seton Hall University. There is no cost to attend, and all College of Nursing alumni and guests are welcome. Register online »

All events are free unless specified.
For questions, call (973) 378-9834 or email universityevents@shu.edu.
Please make sure you stop at the guard’s booth for a map of all the Seton Hall Weekend activities.

In the event of heavy rain or severe weather, outdoor events will move to the Richie Regan Recreation and Athletic Center and the Bishop Dougherty University Center.

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