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In this section, you'll find select feature, profile, and news stories that I've written.

Nursing Alumna Patricia Acevedo Rises Against All Odds and Opens Independent Practice as a Nurse Practitioner

Nursing alumna, Patricia Acevedo '21, defied all odds on her path to success. Read her story to learn how she overcame adversity, opened her own practice and transformed her dreams into reality.

Empowering Pirates: How Alumni Volunteerism and Mentorship Resulted in One Sophomore’s Success Story

For National Volunteer Month in April, Joe Testa '12 and sophomore Michael Puskas (class of 2026) share their experiences from the Stillman Mentorship Program, underscoring the impact of alumni volunteerism at Seton Hall.

Naima Ricks Inspires Next Generation

Naima Ricks shares her journey as a Seton Hall alumna with a passion for education and for cultivating the next generation of global leaders.

Bridging Cultures, Fostering Dreams: Katia Passerini, Ph.D. Establishes Endowed Scholarship Fund that Transcends Generations

Katia Passerini, Ph.D., Interim President of Seton Hall University, and her husband, Arturo Pagan, established a scholarship fund to help break down financial barriers for international grad students.

Pesto Joe Is on the Rise

In memory of her father's legacy, alumna Carina Castagna '21/M.P.A. '22 launches her pesto business to bring his signature dish and special touch back to the world.

Seton Hall Sets Historical Record, Surpassing Goal and Raising $1.2M in Sixth Annual Giving Day  

Seton Hall's sixth annual Giving Day shatters the record for the greatest number of donors in the history of Giving Day while raising the highest giving total since 2018!

Beauty for Ages: Honoring the Late Professor Edwin Havas  

The life and work of the late Seton Hall University art professor, Edwin 'Ed' Havas, and his impact within the Seton Hall community is highlighted in honor of National Arts & Humanities Month in October 2022.

The Hajek Family: A Rising Legacy  

The Hajek family shares their excitement as a Seton Hall legacy family, reflects on where their journey started, and expresses words of encouragement to their son who is carrying on their legacy.

Two Generations, Thirteen Degrees, One University

The McNamara family honors their legacy family by sharing why they love Seton Hall, their favorite memories, and what keeps their family coming back to The Hall.

Alumna Receives Historic Promotion from South Brunswick Police Department  

Alumna Tara Jairdullo M.A. '20 makes history as she receives a historic promotion to lieutenant of the South Brunswick Police Department.

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