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Celebrating Diversity

Since 1856, Seton Hall University has been a place where leaders learn. When Bishop James Roosevelt Bayley founded Seton Hall, he envisioned a home for the mind, the heart, and the spirit. Today, we celebrate a diverse tapestry of ideas and perspectives that enrich the dialogue and academic discussion in the classroom. We are proud that our diversity stimulates innovative teaching and learning, and believe that it prepares our students to live and work in a global society. The statue of Elizabeth Ann Seton at the heart of our campus is a daily reminder of the kind of community we strive to be—one that recognizes the dignity of all, welcomes each student fully, and treasures their gifts.

Seton Hall University attracts students from every corner of the United States and from more than 70 countries around the world. Nearly 40 percent of our undergraduates identify themselves as students of color. Outside of the U.S., China, Colombia, India, Saudi Arabia and Thailand are the most represented countries at the University.

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Upcoming Events

Impact and Access in the Comensañas Papers
Tuesday, September 28

This discussion will center around the archival Father Raúl Comensañas Papers and how the Seton Hall Special Collections is documenting Hispanic, Catholic life in North Jersey and improving access to this community.

Middle Pass Port Marker Unveiling Ceremony
Wednesday, September 29

Two buses will depart Seton Hall at 8:30 a.m. and return at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, September 29 as we attend the Middle Passage Port Marker Unveiling and Ceremony at the Perth Amboy Marina.

How to Apply to State and Local Jobs
Thursday, September 30

In order to promote careers in State and local government, the New Jersey Civil Service Commission invites NJ residents to attend an information session on the application process.

Cultural Diversity in Latin America
Monday, October 4

Please join us as we explore the many ethnic identities, races, cultures and languages, subsumed under the identity of “Hispanic” or “Latinx” in this panel discussion by two faculty members: Felipe López and José M. Prieto.

Humanitarian Mapping - Latin America
Tuesday, October 5

As part of Hispanic Heritage Month 2021, join University Libraries Data Services to learn how to complete mapping with Open Cities Latin America. This remote mapping of buildings will support the identification and characterization of settlements.

Conversation with Carla Eboli, P17
Thursday, October 7

Carla Eboli, Executive Vice President of Multicultural at EnergyBBDO. Carla is an award-winning, international, multicultural, and multi-lingual communications industry and agency leadership expert.

About Seton Hall

Seton Hall also has an outstanding reputation for providing an accessible and affordable education for students. We continue to stay true to our mission of being a University of opportunity by distributing more than $80 million in financial aid annually. Overall, 98 percent of our undergraduates receive financial aid, and 30 percent are awarded Pell grants. In addition, many of our students are the first in their family to attend college.