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Seton Hall in D.C. Celebrates Christmas and Honors Veterans  

Pirates laying wreaths at Arlington National Cemetery.On December 15 and 16, Alumni Relations along with Seton Hall in D.C., the alumni chapter, had an eventful weekend to close the year and celebrate Christmas in Seton Hall spirit.

Pirates kicked off the weekend on Friday with a wonderful Christmas cocktail reception at the historic Old Ebbitt Grill, located just a few steps away from the White House. This venue, known to be a favorite among D.C. politicians and executives, was the meeting point for over 50 alumni, parents and friends of the University.

Pirate holding a wreath about to be placed at Arlington National Cemetery.The following day, alumni and families volunteered to spend the morning laying wreaths on the graves of veterans at Arlington National Cemetery. More than 30,000 people attended the ceremony, which is part of the larger effort to honor veterans across the country, National Wreaths Across America Day.

The Seton Hall in D.C. weekend concluded with a game watch at Penn Quarter Sports Bar to cheer on the men’s basketball team as they faced their New Jersey rival, Rutgers, in the Garden State Hardwood Classic.

The eventful weekend was part of Seton Hall Alumni Relations' 100 Cities Tour. The tour is one of the ways Seton Hall is celebrating the milestone of reaching an alumni network of over 100,000 members. To see other tour stops, as well as information on the yearlong celebration visit

Categories: Alumni

For more information, please contact:

  • Alumni Relations
  • (973) 378-9822
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