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Seton Hill University
Motto Hazard Yet Forward
Established 1883
Type Private
Debt $12 million (2004)
President JoAnne Boyle
Location Greensburg, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, USA
Campus Suburban
Colors Crimson and gold
Mascot Griffin
Website www.setonhill.edu

Seton Hill University is a small Catholic liberal arts university in Greensburg, Pennsylvania, near Pittsburgh. Formerly a women's college, it became a coeducational university in 2002. A motto is a phrase or a short list of words meant formally to describe the general motivation or intention of an entity, social group, or organization. ... The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... 1883 (MDCCCLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... A private university is a university that is run without the control of any government entity. ... University President is the title of the highest ranking officer within a university, within university systems that prefer that appellation over other variations such as Chancellor or rector. ... Greensburg is a city located in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 15,889. ... Official language(s) None Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  Ranked 33rd  - Total 46,055 sq mi (119,283 km²)  - Width 160 miles (255 km)  - Length 280 miles (455 km)  - % water 2. ... Illustration of the backyards of a surburban neighbourhood Suburbs are inhabited districts located either on the outer rim of a city or outside the official limits of a city (the term varies from country to country), or the outer elements of a conurbation. ... School colors are the colors chosen by a school to represent it on uniforms and other items of identification. ... Mascots at the Mascot Olympics in Orlando, Florida. ... Website - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... In the history of education, the seven liberal arts comprise two groups of studies, the trivium and the quadrivium. ... Representation of a university class, 1350s. ... Greensburg is a city located in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 15,889. ... Official language(s) None Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  Ranked 33rd  - Total 46,055 sq mi (119,283 km²)  - Width 160 miles (255 km)  - Length 280 miles (455 km)  - % water 2. ... Nickname: Steel City, Iron City, City of Champions, City of Bridges, City of Colleges Location in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Allegheny County Founded 1758 Mayor Luke Ravenstahl (D) Area    - City 151. ... In higher education, particularly in the United States, a womens college is a college (that is, a primarily undergraduate, bachelors degree-granting institution) whose students are exclusively women. ... Coeducation is the integrated education of men and women. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ...

The school was founded in 1883 by the Sisters of Charity. It is named for Elizabeth Ann Seton (1774–1821), who founded the Sisters of Charity, and who would later become first native-born American saint. (Seton Hall University in New Jersey is also named after Elizabeth Ann Seton.) 1883 (MDCCCLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Many religious groups have the term Sisters of Charity as part of their name. ... St. ... For other uses of the name Seton Hall see Seton Hall Seton Hall University is a Roman Catholic university in South Orange, New Jersey, 14 miles (23 km) from New York City. ...

During the 1980s, men were regularly admitted to many programs at Seton Hill College, including music and theater. After president JoAnne Boyle formalized the school's new status as a university, the school's nickname was changed from "Spirits" to "Griffins," and several men's athletics teams were added, including American football. In 2006, Seton Hill announced a change to NCAA Division II and plans to join the West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WVIAC). They had belonged to the NAIA. The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... The West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WVIAC) is a college athletic conference which operates entirely within the U.S. state of West Virginia. ... NAIA is an acronym (or an initialism) that can refer to the following: National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics in the United States. ...

The addition of programs and facilities designed to attract male athletes, and the presence of so many men on campus (in 2005, 60% of the entering class was male) created some initial tension, as well as a great deal of positive publicity for the school.

In addition, a major expansion to the performing arts program will involve the construction of a new complex located in downtown Greensburg.

The school is home to the National Catholic Center for Holocaust Education, E-Magnify (formerly The National Education Center for Women in Business), and a graduate program in Writing Popular Fiction. Concentration camp inmates during the Holocaust The Holocaust was Nazi Germanys systematic genocide (ethnic cleansing) of various ethnic, religious, national, and secular groups during World War II. Early elements include the Kristallnacht pogrom and the T-4 Euthanasia Program established by Hitler that killed some 200,000 people. ... Genre fiction is a term for writings by multiple authors that are very similar in theme and style, especially where these similarities are deliberately pursued by the authors. ...

Among the school clubs active on campus are the Gay-Straight Alliance, the College Republicans, Amnesty International, and the Respect Life Club. The 2006 convocation speaker was John Murtha, a moderate Democrat who has spoken out against the Bush administration's military operations in Iraq.


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Seton Hill University - College Closeup (1219 words)
Seton Hill was founded by the Sisters of Charity in 1883 and chartered as a college by the commonwealth of Pennsylvania in 1918.
Seton Hill, a liberal arts and sciences, coeducational institution, is situated in the Laurel Highlands, an area of southwestern Pennsylvania known for its beautiful scenery and wealth of outdoor activities such as skiing, cycling, hiking, and white-water rafting.
Seton Hill has varsity teams for women in basketball, cross-country, equestrian competition, field hockey, golf, lacrosse, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field, and volleyball and for men in baseball, basketball, cross-country, equestrian competition, football, golf, lacrosse, soccer, and tennis, track and field, and wrestling, as well as a variety of intramural teams.
About SHU (1005 words)
Seton Hill is a Catholic university rooted in Judeo-Christian values and in the tradition of Elizabeth Ann Seton which advances, through person-centered learning, the development of educated, just, participatory citizens committed to transforming the world.
While approximately 50 percent of Seton Hill students are Catholic, the Seton Hill community welcomes and respects the faith traditions of all students and provides faith-sharing opportunities as learning experiences in addition to liturgical celebrations.
Seton Hill is also in the process of constructing a field house containing locker rooms, public restrooms, a varsity weight room and storage space for athletic equipment.
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