Seton Hall Weekend

2015 Schedule at a Glance

Friday
Parent Welcome Cocktail Reception, 7:00 p.m.

Saturday
31st Annual Farinella 5k Run, 8:30 a.m.
Activities on the Green, 11:30 a.m. - 5 p.m
Athletic Events, tours, performances, alumni reunions and much more!

Sunday
Jazz Brunch, 11:30 a.m.

2015 Schedule of Events  


Friday, October 2

5 - 10 p.m. ▸ Irvington Avenue (between Ward and Fairview Avenue in South Orange, NJ
Irvington Avenue Food Truck Festival
Stop by the local food truck festival and enjoy food, drinks and live music.

7 p.m. ▸ Historic Walsh Gymnasium
Seton Hall Volleyball vs. DePaul
Cheer on the Pirates as the battle BIGEAST Conference opponent DePaul.

Saturday, October 3

8:30 -9:30 a.m. ▸ Farinella Gate Starting Line
31st Annual Farinella 5K Run
Registration begins at 8 a.m. Get a runner's view of campus by participating in the 31st Farinella 5K Run. Download a registration form on our website or call (973) 761-9722 by Monday, September 28.

10 - 11 a.m. ▸ Main Lounge, Bishop Dougherty University Center
Pirate Pancake Breakfast
Open to all attendees. 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, pre-pay online. 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.

11:30 -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

12 -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
African Art Exhibition
This exhibit features African Bundu masks of the Mende people, shown in context with contemporary art. Bundu masks represent ancestors and the feminine ideal. The participating artists illuminate various aspects of these powerful ritual objects which are used in numerous rites of passage.

3 - 5 p.m. ▸ Jubilee Hall Auditorium
Prayer for Peace Symposium
Sponsored by the School of Diplomacy and International Relations and the new College of Communication and the Arts
This symposium will feature brief lectures from scholars and members of the peace community, interspersed with short performances by the Seton Hall Choir and two or three guest high school choirs. Free and open to the public.

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 at the door.

11:30-5 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.

11:30-5 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.

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

1 -5 p.m. ▸ Theatre-in-the-Round, Bishop Dougherty University Center
Children's Theatre Performance
Dorothy Meets Alice by Joseph Robinette
Directed by theatre major Danielle Gruskiewicz.
Children of all ages will enjoy this performance by Seton Hall's drama students. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.

2-5 p.m. ▸ Pirate's Cove, University Center
Pirate's Social
Reconnect with friends and reminisce about good times at Seton Hall. $20 per person includes five drink tickets and light pub food. $5 for guests not drinking. Attendees must be 21 and over to enter the Cove. Space is limited and based on capacity. Online registrants will receive a signature Seton Hall Weekend pint glass (while supplies last). Register online by October 1.

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

6 p.m. ▸ Walsh Gymnasium
Seton Hall Volleyball vs. Marquette
Support the Volleyball team as they host BIGEAST foe Marquette.

7 p.m. ▸ Owen T. Carroll Field
Seton Hall Men's Soccer vs. St. John's
Cheer on the Pirates as they battle BIGEAST rival St. John's.

7 p.m. ▸ Red Bulls Arena, 600 Cape May St., Harrison, New Jersey
Red Bulls game
Join fellow Pirates, friends and family at Red Bull Arena to watch the New York Red Bulls take on the Columbus Crew. Enjoy an action-packed MLS match while cheering on former Seton Hall men's soccer star Sacha Kljestan!
Red Bull Arena is conveniently located across the street from the Harrison Path Station and tickets to the game are only $15. Register online. For more information call Sandro Tejada at (973) 378-2635.

True Blue

11:30- 5 p.m. ▸ University Green
TRUE BLUE
Are you True Blue? Find out by visiting our alumni tent on the University Green.

Athletic Games

Time TBA ▸ Walsh Gymnasium
Blue and White Scrimmage
The Blue & White scrimmage will provide Pirate fans the first opportunity to watch the men's and women's basketball teams compete in various drills and an intersquad scrimmage. Event is free and open to the public.

Time TBA ▸ Owen T. Carroll Field
Seton Hall Baseball Alumni Game
Watch current and former Pirate greats play! Free admission, food and drink available for purchase.
Vs. Cancer Foundation
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.

6 p.m. ▸ Walsh Gymnasium
Women's Volleyball vs Marquette
Support the Volleyball team as they host BIGEAST foe Marquette.

7 p.m. ▸ Owen T. Carroll Field
Men's Soccer vs. St. John's
Cheer on the Pirates as they battle BIGEAST rival St. John's.

Campus Tours

12:30 and 4:30 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. Meet inside the University Center lobby.

12:30, 1:30, 2:30, 3:30 and 4:30 p.m.
Tour of WSOU, Seton Hall's award-winning radio station
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.

12, 12:30, 1, 1:30, 2, 2:30 and 3 p.m. ▸
Tour of South Orange Village
Take a brief tour of the historic community home to a vibrant assortment of unique shops and delectable restaurants.  You can get off at the Village Center or return back to SHU.
Tour will leave every half hour from outside Walsh Library.  Return trip from Village to SHU will leave from the train trestle.


Friday, October 2

7 -8:30 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 or call (973) 761-9722 by October 1. Register online »

Saturday, October 3

9:30 -11 a.m. ▸ 4th Floor Atrium, Jubilee Hall
Legacy Student 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 Seton Hall Pirates. Parents, current students and relatives who are Seton Hall graduates are welcome to attend this annual legacy family reception. For more information or to register, contact Erika Klinger at (973) 378-9827 or erika.klinger@shu.edu.

Sunday, October 4

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 the morning of the hike.

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 3

9:30 -11 a.m. ▸ 4th Floor Atrium, Jubilee Hall
Legacy Student 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 Seton Hall Pirates. Parents, current students and relatives who are Seton Hall graduates are welcome to attend this annual legacy family reception. For more information or to register, contact Erika Klinger at (973) 378-9827 or erika.klinger@shu.edu.

12-2 p.m. ▸ Galleon Lawn (rain location: Main Lounge)
Seton Hall Games
Join the Young Alumni Club for the inaugural Seton Hall Games! Teams of four will compete in various challenges and have the opportunity to win great prizes! Tickets include access to the games and a voucher for a free meal from one of the food trucks on campus. After the games, join fellow Pirates in the Cove. Register online »

2-5 p.m. ▸ Pirate's Cove, University Center
Pirate's Social
Reconnect with friends and reminisce about good times at Seton Hall. $20 per person includes five drink tickets and light pub food. $15 for young alumni who pre-register online. $5 for guests not drinking. Attendees must be 21 and over to enter the Cove. Space is limited and based on capacity. Online registrants will receive a signature Seton Hall Weekend pint glass (while supplies last).  Register online by October 1.

2 p.m. ▸ Location: TBA
Alumni Travel Information Session
Learn more about upcoming alumni trips to Britain, Scotland, England and Wales and the Netherlands, Belgium, and Paris and more!

12:30- 2:30 p.m. ▸ Chancellor's Suite
Setonian Reunion Panel Discussion And Networking
All Setonian alumni, students, friends are faculty are invited to a networking reception and panel discussion about the current state of journalism in New Jersey, both collegiately and professionally. Panelists include various media members and former editors of local college newspapers. Free. For more information or to register, contact Robert Mayers at (973) 378-9821 or robert.mayers@shu.edu or register online!

4 - 6 p.m. ▸ The Hat Tavern at the Grand Summit Hotel
College of Nursing Class of 1965 Meet and Greet
Get an update from the Dean while reconnecting with your classmates. For more information contact Carol Ann Koert at (973)378-9849 or koertcar@shu.edu.

6 p.m. ▸ Chancellor's Suite
Student Alumni Association 10th Anniversary Celebration & Reunion
All current and former SAA members are invited to come 'Home to The Hall' to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Student Alumni Association! Register online »

6 p.m. ▸ 4th Floor Atrium, Jubilee Hall
Stillman 65th Anniversary Celebration
School's 65th Anniversary Celebration.  The evening reception includes cocktails, food, entertainment and a look back at Stillman's great history of academic excellence!  Feel free to dress up in attire from your favorite decade.  Register online »

Sunday, October 4

10 a.m. ▸ See details below
Golden Pirates 50th Anniversary Celebration - Class of 1965
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 $25 per person. Register online or call (973) 378-9849.

10 a.m. - Mass, Chapel of the Immaculate Conception
11 a.m. - Brunch and Induction Ceremony, 4th Floor Atrium, Jubilee Hall
Optional campus tours to follow.

Monday, October 5

6 p.m. ▸ The Highlawn Pavilion, West Orange, NJ
The College of Nursing Margaret C. Haley Awards
Please 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. $25 per person. Register online »

Online registration will close on October 1.

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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