Seton Hill University celebrates Class of 2017 at graduation

The Class of 2017 graduated from Seton Hill University on Saturday, May 13 in McKenna Center. Graduating students were awarded bachelor degrees in arts, fine arts, music, science and social work, along with certificates in genre writing, graphic design, music therapy and pastoral ministry. In addition to the students, Sandra S. Mellon was awarded the…

Springing into Summer: Plans for the upcoming break

“Instead of going home for the summer, I’m working as a summer RA at Seton Hill and as a farm hard at Palmer’s, a family farm in Greensburg. I’m excited to spend time this summer reading, writing and exploring western PA.” -Madeleine Robbins       “This summer, I’m going to Transylvania with Dr. Arnzen…

SHU students participate in writing conferences

The Celebration of Writing was held April 26 from 3:30-5 p.m. in the Reeves Learning Commons. Students from Composition and Culture classes had presentations set up in the Reeves Learning Commons for faculty, staff and students to walk around observe. Students had snacks, handouts and games involved in their presentations, which ranged from the amount…

Planting the way to a campus-wide Nature Club

On April 21, after the Junior Class Tree Planting Ceremony, the Nature Club held a seed planting event on the front lawn of the Administration Building to promote plant growth on campus. After the planting of the crimson maple tree for the junior class, dedicated to the first 100 classes of Seton Hill, the Nature…

SHU walks a mile in her shoes

Seton Hill University students and faculty joined the Greensburg community and Blackburn Center for the seventh annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes on April 22. The walk began at 10 a.m. in St. Clair Park, located a few blocks away from SHU. Walk a Mile is the Blackburn Center’s signature event, which coincides with…

Exploring the history of Seton Hill mascots

It can be found everywhere on campus, whether it’s in the bookstore, out on the field during football games or simply carved into the bricks outside of Lowe. But before the Griffin mascot hatched at Seton Hill University, there was the Spirit, dressed as a penguin or bird, and before the penguin, there was Hermes,…