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Saint Peter’s University Athletics Inducts 33rd Hall of Fame Class

Saint Peter’s University held its Athletics Hall of Fame Dinner and Induction Ceremony on Saturday, February 6 in The Duncan Sky Room of the Mac Mahon Student Center. More than 270 people were in attendance to watch the induction of the 33rd Hall of Fame class at Saint Peter’s, which included Chris DeAbreu ’09, of […]

Students Gain Valuable Insight from Former Governor McGreevey

Former Governor James E. McGreevey, executive director of the Jersey City Employment & Training Program, kicked off the Guarini Institute for Government and Leadership’s spring Pizza & Politics speaker series, in partnership with the Department of Criminal Justice, yesterday. More than 70 students and faculty attended to hear the former governor share information about his political […]

Commemorating a Jesuit Hero

On Tuesday, February 2, on Candlemas, the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord, Saint Peter’s University launched the Delp Lecture. The Delp Lecture was established by the Office of the Provost at Saint Peter’s to commemorate Rev. Alfred Delp S.J., who was executed by the Nazis for his resistance to the German Reich and […]

A Celebration of Black History Month

In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. H’65 receiving an honorary degree from Saint Peter’s and the celebration of Black History Month, Saint Peter’s University is hosting a number of events and programs on and off campus. February 3 Theology-Campus Ministry Ecumenical Field Trip Series Bible Study, Trinity Faith Church […]

Remembering Rev. L. Edward Glynn, S.J.

“At Saint Peter’s, the Jesuit style of education seeks to create a desirable restlessness deep within the hearts of young men and women who study here – a lifelong restlessness caused the by haunting question: Where and how can I with my life provide the greatest service of God and my fellow men and women?”  […]

Saint Peter’s Travels to the Sunshine State

Earlier this month, University President Eugene J. Cornacchia, Ph.D., and members of the University’s advancement, alumni engagement and campus ministry teams traveled to the Sunshine State to meet with Saint Peter’s alumni. President Cornacchia had opportunity to share the latest University developments — including the inception of the Pathways to Distinction strategic plan. In Naples on Florida’s […]

Business Student to Make Longtime Restaurant Dream Come True

When Arnaldo Diaz ’16 thinks about graduation, he doesn’t just see a hard-earned bachelor’s degree in business management — he sees the opportunity to grab his dream, provide for his family and give back to his hometown of Jersey City. Originally inspired by his family’s passion for cooking, Diaz, 41, has had a longtime dream […]

Junior Goes into Business with Own Consulting Firm

Not many undergraduates can say they run their own businesses. Then again, Paul Schifilliti ’17 isn’t exactly the norm. Together with Kevin Soriano ’19, the 20-year-old honors student founded Calculated Business Progress (CBP), a budget-friendly consulting firm poised to help small restaurants expand through strategic marketing, effective cost structuring and establishing greater efficiencies. “Simply put, […]

Alumni in Finance Make Connections While Exploring Big Data

Saint Peter’s University alumni and friends in the business and financial sector recently gathered in the heart of lower Manhattan’s Financial District where they discussed and learned about one of the hottest trending industries: data science. The latest Alumni in Finance (AiF) Network event was held at the Trinity Bar & Restaurant in the Financial […]

Press Releases

The Duncan Family Sky Room Receives Unique Venues Best Of Award

Jersey City, N.J. – December 22, 2015 – Saint Peter’s University is proud to announce that it received a 2015 Unique Venues Best Of Award from Unique Venues Magazine. The annual awards are selected by readers and recognize non-traditional meeting and event venues that have made a difference for planners and the hospitality industry as […]

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 […]