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The Path to Improvement for the Port Authority

Saint Peter’s University always seeks to host events surrounding timely and relevant topics and what could be more well-timed than a discussion on Port Authority reform? The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey affects every business and resident in the New York/New Jersey metropolitan area because it builds, operates and maintains a vast […]

Paying it Forward with Inspiration – A Poetry Lecture with Kathleen Norris

“We need to take words seriously. Words can wound; words can heal; words can do powerful things.” Students were left with this advice following a moving discussion with the award-winning poet, Kathleen Norris. Norris, a writer and a New York Times bestselling author, came to Saint Peter’s on February 12 as part of the Valente […]

Accomplished Alumni Return to Campus to Share Advice with Students

“Luck favors the prepared.” This was one piece of advice shared by Warren Fristensky ’74, retired senior vice president of Wiley and Sons and member of the Board of Regents at Saint Peter’s University. Fristensky imparted this advice upon a class of MBA candidates during the Executives in Residence (EiR) course, which is offered through […]

How Small Business Gets Noticed on Social Media

Mary Kate Naatus, Ph.D. is assistant professor of business and acting director of the Ignite Institute at Saint Peter’s University. She was recently interviewed for an article in the latest issue of Saint Peter’s University magazine titled, “Small Business. Big Dreams.” This online web exclusive provides some additional practical tips from this faculty expert! Follow the […]

Exploring “Why Big Data is a Big Deal”

David Pogue, Yahoo Tech columnist, former New York Times tech columnist and host of NOVA ScienceNow, moderated an in-depth exploration of one of the hottest topics in today’s business world, Big Data, at the Saint Peter’s University 43rd Annual Regents Business Symposium on November 7. Nearly 250 business leaders, faculty and students were in attendance at the Mac Mahon Student Center […]

Thanksgiving Arrives Early at Saint Peter’s

On November 5, undergraduate students filled The Duncan Family Sky Room in the Mac Mahon Student Center to take the time to give thanks to the University’s scholarship donors who made their education possible. This event was the Fifth Annual Scholarship Information Session Luncheon, which is held each year in advance of the Thanksgiving holiday. […]

Tribute to Sacrifice

A project that was almost a decade in the making came to fruition on Sunday, November 2 with the dedication of the newly constructed veterans memorial titled, Tribute to Sacrifice. The project began on December 13, 2004, when Rev. James Loughran, S.J., then president of Saint Peter’s, authorized Thomas Donnelly, Ph.D., professor emeritus of sociology, […]

Bob Kaiser ’64 and Jim Kelly ’64 Plan for the Future

Bob Kaiser ’64 and Jim Kelly ’64 recently returned to Saint Peter’s University to celebrate their 50th class reunion. It may have been awhile since they have been back on campus, but alma mater has never been far from their minds. Both Kaiser and Kelly believe in the importance of paying it forward in order […]

Alumni Celebrate the Launch of Education Affinity Group

Saint Peter’s University has alumni affinity groups in the fields of finance, healthcare and law, but on October 21, the University celebrated the launch of the Alumni in Education Network, and what better place to celebrate than the new home of the School of Education on the Jersey City campus? Alumni, faculty, administration and current […]

Critically-Acclaimed Poets and Authors Visit Saint Peter’s

“A conscious mind does not write poetry, an unconscious mind does.” These were some of the words of wisdom shared by acclaimed poet, Marie Howe, during the inaugural event of the poetry lecture series titled, “Valente and Blihar Families Poetry Series,” sponsored by Judy Valente Reynard ’76, a critically-acclaimed author and alumna of Saint Peter’s, […]

Press Releases

University Hosts Port Authority Reform Panel

Jersey City, N.J. – February 12, 2015 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that it will host a bipartisan, bi-state panel on reforming the Port Authority. The event, “How Should We Fix the Port Authority?,” will be held on Monday, February 23 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. in The Duncan Family Sky Room in the […]

Leah Leto, M.Ed. ’05 Named VP for Advancement & External Affairs

Jersey City, N.J. – January 28, 2015 –Saint Peter’s University today announced that Leah Leto, former associate vice president for advancement and external affairs at Saint Peter’s University, has been promoted to the role of vice president for advancement and external affairs. Leto’s promotion follows the conclusion of Students at the Center: The Campaign for […]

External Advisory Board is Established for Master’s in Public Administration

Jersey City, N.J. – January 21, 2015 – Saint Peter’s University today announced the creation of the University’s external advisory board for the master’s program in public administration. The advisory board exists to advise, assist, support and advocate for this graduate program. Members are volunteers who share an expert knowledge and will serve as a […]

Saint Peter’s University Nationally Recognized for Community Engagement

Jersey City, N.J. – January 7, 2015 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that it has earned the 2015 Community Engagement Classification from The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The Carnegie Classification has been the leading framework for recognizing and describing institutional diversity in U.S. higher education. Saint Peter’s is one of just […]

Saint Peter’s is Named to the 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll in All Categories

Jersey City, N.J. – December 12, 2014 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that it has been named to the 2014 President’s Higher Education Honor Roll by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) in all four eligibility categories. The categories include Community Service, Interfaith Community Service, Economic Opportunity and Education. The President’s Higher […]

Saint Peter’s Announces Agreement with HCCC for Nursing Degree Program

Jersey City, N.J. – December 9, 2014 – Saint Peter’s University today announced a new agreement with Hudson County Community College (HCCC) to develop an affiliated 2-year/4-year associate/baccalaureate nursing program. The program will greatly expand opportunities for students to pursue careers in healthcare, which is the fastest-growing sector of the job market. “Saint Peter’s University […]

Students at the Center: The Campaign for Saint Peter’s University Surpasses Initial Goal; Raises Nearly $64.5 Million Total

Jersey City, N.J. – December 5, 2014 – Saint Peter’s University has officially announced the successful conclusion of the most transformational capital campaign in the University’s history, Students at the Center: The Campaign for Saint Peter’s University. With a goal of $62 million, the Campaign exceeded expectations with a final total of $64,239,287. “I am […]

Mac Mahon Student Center Awarded LEED Silver Certification

Jersey City, N.J. – November 20, 2014 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that the U.S. Green Building Congress (USGBC) has awarded LEED Silver Certification to the Mac Mahon Student Center. According to the USGBC, LEED stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design and LEED certified buildings save money and resources, have a positive […]