Senator Sandra B. Cunningham Visits Saint Peter’s for Pizza and Politics

Senator Sandra B. Cunningham came to Saint Peter’s on Thursday, October 1 to talk politics over pizza with several students and faculty members in the McIntyre Conference Center. The event, Pizza and Politics, is an annual event hosted by The Guarini Institute for Government and Leadership. During her discussion, Sen. Cunningham covered a variety of […]

Pamela T. Miller, Esq. ’77 Serves as Keynote Speaker at 2015 Michaelmas Convocation

Pamela T. Miller, Esq. ’77, president and CEO of Summit Global Strategies, Ltd., provided the keynote address for the 2015 Saint Peter’s University Michaelmas Convocation. The University community gathered at The Victor R. Yanitelli, S.J. Recreational Life Center on Wednesday, September 30 for the ceremony, which marked the 50th anniversary of the Michaelmas speech Dr. […]

The Campus Kitchen Celebrates First Anniversary by Surpassing 10,000 Meals

It was a Friday afternoon and several students filled The Campus Kitchen, volunteering their time to help prepare meals for those in need.  One of them was Awilda Pomales-Diaz ’18 who was busy carving a donated ham. “People deserve good food and it makes me feel better helping to provide food to people who can’t […]

Classes of 1955 and 1965 Return for 2015 Alumni Weekend

One hundred alumni and their spouses returned to campus on September 19 and 20 for Alumni Weekend 2015. Over the weekend, the Classes of 1955 and 1965 reconnected with friends, explored Jersey City and learned about how far alma mater had come since their commencements. “We were so pleased to have two classes celebrating 50 […]

#JesuitEducated – A Reflection from President Cornacchia

For nearly 500 years, millions of people across the world have experienced the power of a Jesuit education, including Pope Francis. In honor of the Pope’s upcoming historic trip to the United States this September, Saint Peter’s University has partnered with the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU) and the other 27 Jesuit colleges […]

Students and Faculty Reflect on the Voting Rights Act of 1965

When students and faculty gathered in the McIntyre Conference Center on Thursday, September 17, they were asked one question: had they registered to vote? As the audience members silently raised their hands, they were reminded that not too long ago, many of them would not even have had the right — let alone register —to […]

Director of Master’s Program in Public Administration Appears on CBS This Morning

  Philip Mark Plotch, Ph.D., director of the master’s program in public administration at Saint Peter’s University, made an appearance on CBS This Morning today to discuss the progress on the construction of the Second Avenue subway line in New York City. The national news program used the first drone ever allowed in the New […]

SCHOLA Makes History in Liturgical Program with Launch of First Album

Director of Liturgy and Music Programs Joseph Legaspi, Ph.D. had big plans for SCHOLA, the University liturgical choir, when he began to lead the group two years ago. At the time, SCHOLA had about three singers who would perform at Sunday church services — but Dr. Legaspi knew it was time to take SCHOLA to […]

Press Releases

Ignite Institute Receives $100K Grant from The Provident Bank Foundation

Jersey City, N.J. – September 23, 2015 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that The Provident Bank Foundation has provided a grant in the amount of $100,000 to the Ignite Institute at Saint Peter’s University. The Ignite Institute, a new Center of Excellence at Saint Peter’s University, is poised to harness the energy of the […]

Belinda “Boe” Pearman Named Director of Athletics

Jersey City, N.J. – September 3, 2015 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that Belinda “Boe” Pearman has been appointed to the position of director of athletics for the University’s Division I athletics program. Pearman has more than 20 years of experience in collegiate athletics as a student-athlete, head women’s basketball coach and administrator, in […]

Saint Peter’s Adopts Test-Optional (SAT/ACT) Undergraduate Admission Policy

Jersey City, N.J. – August 11, 2015 – Saint Peter’s University today announced the adoption of a test-optional (SAT/ACT) policy for undergraduate applicants, beginning with the fall 2016 application cycle. Undergraduate, first-year applicants will no longer be required to submit SAT/ACT test scores for evaluation during the application review process; however the scores will be […]

Saint Peter’s Receives $1.1 Million Federal TRIO Student Support Services Grant

Jersey City, N.J. – July 22, 2015 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that the University has been awarded a $1.1 million federal TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The TRIO SSS is a competitive grant, which awards funds to institutions to provide opportunities for academic development, to assist […]

Gerard O’Sullivan, Ph.D., Named Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Jersey City, N.J. – July 7, 2015 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that Gerard O’Sullivan, Ph.D., has been appointed to the position of provost and vice president for academic affairs for the University, effective July 1.  Dr. O’Sullivan most recently served as the vice president for academic affairs, as well as professor of English […]

University Receives NetVUE Program Development Grant Award

Jersey City, N.J. – May 26, 2015 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that the University has been awarded  a NetVUE Program Development Grant Award in the amount of more than $45,000 to be used over a two-year period. NetVue, the Network for Vocation in Undergraduate Education, is a nationwide network of colleges and universities […]