South Orange, NJ, United States
South Orange, NJ, United States

Seton Hall University is a private Roman Catholic university in South Orange, New Jersey, United States. Founded in 1856 by Archbishop James Roosevelt Bayley and named after his aunt, Elizabeth Ann Seton, Seton Hall is the oldest diocesan university in the United States. Seton Hall is also the oldest and largest Catholic university in New Jersey.Seton Hall is made up of eight schools and colleges with an undergraduate enrollment of about 5,200 students and a graduate enrollment of about 4,400. It was ranked by U.S. News & World Report in 2014 at 128th in the National Universities category, with the School of Law ranked 68th best in the nation. The Stillman School of Business was ranked 78th of 132 undergraduate business schools in the nation by Bloomberg Businessweek in 2014. Wikipedia.


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News Article | April 17, 2017
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The Community for Accredited Online Schools, a leading resource provider for higher education information, has released its analysis of New Jersey’s best online colleges and universities for 2017. 16 four-year schools made the list, with Rutgers University, Saint Peter’s University, College of Saint Elizabeth, Seton Hall University and Caldwell University scoring the highest. Of the 9 two-year colleges that also made the list Mercer County Community College, Camden County College, Rowan College at Burlington County, Atlantic Cape Community College and Passaic County Community College were the top five schools. “These New Jersey schools have demonstrated their excellence not only for offering outstanding online certificates and degrees but also for providing high-quality student resources,” said Doug Jones, CEO and founder of AccreditedSchoolsOnline.org. “For students with geographical limitations or busy schedules, these online programs maintain the same high standards as more traditional, on-campus learning options.” To earn a spot on the “Best Online Schools in New Jersey” list, colleges and universities must be accredited, public or private not-for-profit institutions. Each college is also judged based on additional data points such as the availability of financial aid opportunities, academic counseling services, student/teacher ratios and graduation rates. For more details on where each school falls in the rankings and the data and methodology used to determine the lists, visit: The Best Online Four-Year Schools in New Jersey for 2017 include the following: Caldwell University Centenary College College of Saint Elizabeth Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus Felician College Georgian Court University Monmouth University Montclair State University New Jersey City University New Jersey Institute of Technology Rowan University Rutgers University Saint Peter's University Seton Hall University Thomas Edison State University William Paterson University of New Jersey The Best Online Two-Year Schools in New Jersey for 2017 include the following: Atlantic Cape Community College Bergen Community College Brookdale Community College Camden County College Cumberland County College Mercer County Community College Ocean County College Passaic County Community College Rowan College at Burlington County ### About Us: AccreditedSchoolsOnline.org was founded in 2011 to provide students and parents with quality data and information about pursuing an affordable, quality education that has been certified by an accrediting agency. Our community resource materials and tools span topics such as college accreditation, financial aid, opportunities available to veterans, people with disabilities, as well as online learning resources. We feature higher education institutions that have developed online learning programs that include highly trained faculty, new technology and resources, and online support services to help students achieve educational success.


News Article | April 17, 2017
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The Board of Regents of Seton Hall University today voted unanimously to appoint Mary Meehan, Ph.D., a highly respected higher education and healthcare leader, as well as a former Seton Hall administrator and university alumna, as its interim president, effective April 11. Meehan’s appointment allows Seton Hall President A. Gabriel Esteban to focus full time on the transition to his new position as president of DePaul University. The Board also authorized the launch of a nationwide search for the next president of Seton Hall University. In a message to the Seton Hall community, Board of Regents Chairman Patrick M. Murray said, “we are excited to begin the process of identifying the next talented leader for this great institution.” Meehan has spent more than thirty years in key leadership positions at higher education and healthcare institutions, including more than a decade as the president of Alverno College, a leading Catholic women’s college in Milwaukee, WI, ranked among the top regional universities in the Midwest in the “Most Innovative Schools” category by U.S. News & World Report. Meehan earned her B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. at Seton Hall, as well as a M.S. in Health Policy and Management from New York Medical College. She served as Vice President and Assistant to the President from 1996-2001 and Executive Vice President for Administration from 2001-2004. Prior to joining Seton Hall, she spent more than a decade as a healthcare executive with St. Mary’s Hospital in Passaic, NJ, and St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Harrison, NY. Nationally, she has served on the NCAA’s Chancellors/Presidents Council, the Board of Directors of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities and the Board of Directors of the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities, among other positions. “Dr. Meehan is an experienced and talented leader with a true passion for Seton Hall and a shared commitment to our Catholic mission,” added Chairman Murray. “I am thrilled and energized to return to Seton Hall University at this exciting moment in its history,” said Meehan. “The faculty, staff, students and alumni make this a special place, and I am confident that, working together, we will continue to advance this great University and its Catholic mission.” His Eminence Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, the Archbishop of Newark, in his role as Chair of the Board of Trustees and President of the Board of Regents said, “I am delighted to welcome Dr. Meehan back to Seton Hall and thank her for agreeing to serve in this important role to help ensure a seamless transition to the next chapter of leadership for the University.” “Dr. Meehan is an excellent choice to lead Seton Hall forward,” said President Esteban. “She is a strong and talented executive who knows this University well and is prepared to lead on day one. As I spend the next few months preparing for the next professional chapter of my life at DePaul, I wish Dr. Meehan all of the best.” ABOUT SETON HALL UNIVERSITY One of the country’s leading Catholic universities, Seton Hall University has been developing students in mind, heart and spirits since 1856. Home to nearly 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students and offering more than 90 rigorous academic programs, Seton Hal’s academic excellence has been singled out for distinction by The Princeton Review, U.S. News & World Report and Bloomberg Business. Seton Hall, which embraces students of all religions, prepares its graduates to be exemplary servant leaders and global citizens. In recent years, the University has achieved extraordinary success. Since 2009, the University has seen record-breaking undergraduate enrollment growth in addition to an impressive 95-point increase in the average SAT scores of incoming freshmen. In the past decade, Seton Hall students and alumni have been awarded nearly 20 Fulbright Scholarships as well as other prestigious academic honors including a Rhodes Scholar. In the past five years, the University has invested more than $134 million in new campus buildings and renovations. And in 2015, Seton Hall launched a new School of Medicine as well as a new College of Communication and the Arts. A founding member of the new Big East Conference, the Seton Hall Pirates field 14 NCAA Division I varsity sports teams. The University’s beautiful main campus is located in suburban South Orange, New Jersey, and is only 14 miles from New York City – offering its students a wealth of employment, internship, cultural and entertainment opportunities. The University’s nationally recognized School of Law is prominently located in downtown Newark. For more information, visit http://www.shu.edu


News Article | April 17, 2017
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Victor A. Rotolo, founder of The Rotolo Law Firm of Lebanon, NJ, has been named to the 2017 New Jersey Super Lawyers list. This marks the 12th consecutive year Mr. Rotolo has been included on this list, having first been selected in 2006. Charles C. Rifici, a three-year associate with the Firm, has been named to Super Lawyers’ list of New Jersey Rising Stars for 2017. Additionally, Rosalyn A. Metzger, Of Counsel to the Firm, has been named to the 2017 New Jersey Super Lawyers list and to the 2017 Pennslvania Super Lawyers list. Both the Super Lawyers and the Rising Stars lists are generated by Thomson Reuters, which employs the methodology and set of standards set forth under the Super Lawyers Selection Methodology. “Charles and Rosalyn have been valuable additions to my Firm," stated Mr. Rotolo. “They are wholeheartedly committed to protecting the legal rights of our clients as the Firm's top priority," Rotolo continued. Mr. Rotolo founded The Rotolo Law Firm in 1992. Since then he has focused his practice on personal injury, divorce and family law, and criminal defense. Prior to beginning his career as an attorney, Mr. Rotolo served for two years as an officer on the Elizabeth, NJ police force. Mr. Rifici has been an associate with the Firm since 2014. He focuses on family law matters, including estate planning and probate issues, civil litigation, and criminal defense. A 2009 graduate of Rutgers University – New Brunswick, Mr. Rifici received his law degree from Rutgers University School of Law – Camden in 2013. Prior to joining The Rotolo Law Firm, Mr. Rifici completed a family law clerkship with the Honorable Anthony F. Picheca, Jr., J.S.C., in Somerset County, NJ. Mr. Rifici is admitted to practice in New Jersey and Pennsylvania and is a member of both the Hunterdon County and New Jersey Bar Associations. This year is the first in which Mr. Rifici was named to the New Jersey Rising Stars list. Ms. Metzger, Attorney Of Counsel at The Rotolo Law Firm, focuses on the processes of family law mediation, parenting coordination and collaborative divorce. A 1994 graduate of Seton Hall University School of Law, Ms. Metzger became a solo practitioner in 1997, concentrating on matrimonial law. Ms. Metzger then became a collaborative law practitioner in 2009, the same year in which she received the Professional Lawyer of the Year award from the Hunterdon County Bar Association. She was later selected as the Association’s nominee for the 2014 James B. Boskey ADR Practitioner of the Year award. This is the third year Ms. Metzger has been named to the New Jersey Super Lawyers list, having also been selected in 2015 and 2016, and 2017 is the first year Ms. Metzger has been named to the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list. In addition to being named to the New Jersey Super Lawyers list, Mr. Rotolo is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum since 2002 and of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum since 2016. Membership in these forums is restricted to attorneys who have won verdicts or reached settlements in the amount of one million dollars and above. Mr. Rotolo maintains an “AV” rating from Martindale-Hubbell, having first achieved that rating in 1996. Martindale-Hubbell, the oldest nationally recognized legal reference company in the U.S., uses the methodology and set of standards set forth in Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings Methodology, to determine these ratings. Mr. Rotolo is certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney having met the criteria for certification set forth under Rule 1:39: Specialty Certification of Attorneys. He was appointed by the New Jersey Supreme Court to serve on the Supreme Court of New Jersey District XIII Ethics Committee for the years 2009 through 2011, during which time he served as both Chair and Vice Chair of the Committee. Admitted to practice in all New Jersey Courts, as well as the U.S. District Courts, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, and the U.S. Tax Court, Mr. Rotolo holds membership in both the Hunterdon County and Somerset County Bar Associations. For more information on Victor Rotolo and his legal team at The Rotolo Law Firm, visit the Firm’s website at http://www.rotololawfirm.com. [No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the New Jersey Supreme Court.]


Patent
Georgia Regents University, Montclair State University and Seton Hall University | Date: 2014-07-16

Compositions and methods of killing, inactivating, or otherwise reducing the spores such as bacterial spores are disclosed. The methods typically include reducing or preventing spore reactivation comprising contacting spores with an effective amount of one or more green tea polyphenols (GTP), one or more modified green tea polyphenols (LTP), or a combination thereof. In a preferred embodiment, the LTP is ()-epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG) esterified at the 4 position with stearic acid, EGCG esterified at the 4 position with palmitic acid, or a combination thereof. The compositions and methods can be used in a variety of applications, for example, to increase the shelf-life of a food or a foodstuff, to reduce or delay the spoilage of a food or a foodstuff, or to decontaminate a device contaminated with spores.


Alsumrain M.,Seton Hall University
Journal of intensive care medicine | Year: 2013

Pneumonia is an important complication of spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage (sICH). The purpose of this study was to determine the predictors and outcomes of the development of pneumonia in patients with sICH. In total, 290 consecutive patients with sICH admitted within 24 hours of stroke onset were investigated in a single center, retrospective study from January 2006 to July 2009. Clinical, biochemical, and imaging variables were registered. Stroke severity and functional outcomes were evaluated with the Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) and modified Rankin Scale (mRS). Baseline variables that predicted pneumonia were investigated and outcomes were assessed. The association of our primary exposure variables, such as mechanical ventilation, tube feeding, dysphagia, and tracheostomy, with pneumonia was highly significant (P < .0001, for each variable). For mechanical ventilation, we observed an odds ratio (OR; 95% confidence interval [CI]) of 9.42 (4.24-20.9); for tube feeding, OR = 22.3 (8.91-55.8); for dysphagia, OR = 13.1 (4.66-36.7); and for tracheostomy, OR = 26.8 (8.02-89.3). After adjustment of potential confounders including GCS and mRS on admission, the use of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors, proton pump inhibitors, and H2 blockers, all the adjusted OR (ORa) remained significant. For mechanical ventilation, the minimum ORa was 3.72 (95% CI: 1.68-8.26) when adjusted for GCS. For both dysphagia and tracheostomy, mRS reduced OR to 7.46 (95% CI: 3.34-10.6) in the case of dysphagia with an ORa of 16.2 (95% CI: 4.98 to 52.8) for tracheostomy. For tube feeding, both GCS and mRS reduced ORa; the former to 14.7 (95% CI: 6.16-35.0) and the latter to 15.7 (95% CI: 6.63-37.0). Pneumonia shows a significant effect on the morbidity (P = .003), length of stay (P < .0001), and mortality (P = .041) rate of the patients. Mechanical ventilation, tube feeding, dysphagia, and tracheostomy are exposures associated with increased risk of the development of pneumonia in patients with sICH. Pneumonia is associated with an increase in morbidity, length of stay, and mortality among patients with sICH.

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