The Campus Kitchen Combats Holiday Hunger with Food Drive

In the spirit of “being men and women for others,” The Campus Kitchen held its annual fall food drive that amassed thousands of pounds of non-perishable food items as well as monetary donations to help those in need in the Jersey City area. The Campus Kitchen, which repurposes extra unused food into nutritious meals for […]

More than 40 Students Inducted into National Honor Society

More than 40 students at Saint Peter’s University were recently inducted into the Chi Alpha Epsilon National Honor Society.On Thursday, November 19, family, friends and faculty gathered in the McIntyre Conference Center to celebrate the inductees as they were formally pinned and became official members of the Society. The Beta Pi chapter of Chi Alpha […]

U.N. Ambassadors Visit Saint Peter’s

H.E.  Caleb Otto, M.D., United Nations ambassador of the Republic of Palau, recently served as the featured speaker at this year’s faculty colloquium, an annual event designed to enrich the knowledge of the University community through an exclusive dialogue with visiting U.N. ambassadors. Several members of the faculty and staff gathered to listen to Dr. […]

Transportation Officials Discuss the Future of Travel across the Hudson

Several high ranking transportation officials and experts gathered at Saint Peter’s on Friday, November 13 to address the most pressing transportation issues in the New York metropolitan area and the measures needed to improve them. The panel of experts included: Drew Galloway, chief of planning & performance for Amtrak North East Corridor; New Jersey State […]

Industry Experts Explore How to Motivate the Modern Workforce

“You have to treat people as individuals. Engagement is a one-on-one exercise; you have to get to know each person and find out what motivates him or her.” This was just one of many valuable pieces of wisdom imparted from motivational expert Chester Elton, who served as the keynote speaker at the 44th Annual Regents […]

Award-Winning Bilingual Journalist Inspires Students

The freshmen sitting in Pope Lecture Hall on Wednesday had never met Carmen Cusido before that afternoon, but they already had something in common with her: like Cusido, many of them were bilingual. As part of the Center for English Acquisition and Culture’s (CELAC) discussion “Using Multiple Languages in the Workplace,” award-winning journalist Carmen Cusido […]

Students and Faculty Learn About Female Entrepreneurship and Empowerment

Entrepreneurism coupled with female empowerment recently provided Saint Peter’s students, faculty and staff with the opportunity to learn about running a successful enterprise from women dominating in a variety of industries. To mark Women in Entrepreneurship Week, the Ignite Institute at Saint Peter’s University hosted “Making Your Mark in Different Career Paths.” The networking event […]

Executives-in-Residence Program Unites Graduate Students with Professional Alumni

Four alumni served as guest speakers for Executives-in-Residence, a three-credit course for graduate students enrolled in the Master of Business Administration program at Saint Peter’s University. This course brings senior executives to the classroom to exchange ideas on the goals and strategies of companies and industries and identifies issues related to current trends in business […]

Annual Chamber Forum Brings High Ranking Officials to Saint Peter’s Campus

Several high ranking local and state officials gathered in the McIntyre Conference Center for the Hudson County Chamber of Commerce’s 2015 Government Affairs Forum, hosted by The Guarini Institute for Government and Leadership. Alongside chamber members, Saint Peter’s students and faculty were able to learn about current local and state development projects, taxes, transportation, infrastructure, […]

Press Releases

Students Gather to Give Thanks to Benefactors at Annual Scholarship Luncheon

Kia Thornton-Miller ’16 is up against quite a few challenges in life. The 36-year-old mother of two separated from her husband and is currently on disability. However, Thornton-Miller is also the recipient of The Newcombe/Ruscick Family Endowed Scholarship and on November 2, she was all smiles as she wrote a thank-you card to her benefactor. […]

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 […]