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The Class of 1966 Reunites for Their 50th Anniversary

On September 17 and 18, alumni from the Class of 1966 returned to campus to celebrate their 50th anniversary. Old friends and classmates re-discovered alma mater and reconnected at events over the weekend such as a welcome back breakfast, campus tours, State of the University Luncheon, shuttle tours of Jersey City, a dinner dance, an […]

The Women Pioneers of the Saint Peter’s University Day Session Share Their Stories

“We were educated to compete with everyone and anyone.” –Carol Bastek, Ed.D. ’70 In February 1965, at a board of trustees meeting, there was a unanimous vote to investigate the possibility of admitting “girls” into the Saint Peter’s University day session. Today, 50 years later, the University celebrates the anniversary of the admission of women […]

Fall Semester Begins at Saint Peter’s with a Record Number of New Students

This week marked the beginning of the 2016 fall semester for Saint Peter’s and the University was proud to welcome  a record-breaking number of new students to campus –  640 freshmen and 94 transfer students. Move-in days and freshmen orientation were held over the weekend, but for many new students, preparation started much earlier. The […]

The Give Something Back Foundation Hosts Two Events on Campus

In February, Saint Peter’s University became the fourth proud recipient of a $1 million gift from the Give Something Back Foundation (GSBF) that will allow 50 New Jersey students to attend the University at no cost for tuition, fees, room or board. The Give Something Back Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides Pell […]

Leader of Guarini Institute to Present at Prestigious International Conference

Leila Sadeghi, Ph.D. ’05, executive director of the Guarini Institute for Government and Leadership, will be attending a prestigious international conference in the fall. The 26th New Generation Seminar (NGS) hosted by the East-West Center, will take place from September 18 through October 2 in Honolulu, Hawaii, Phnom Penh, Cambodia and Yangon, Myanmar. “I’m honored […]

Class of 2016 Graduate Lands Job on Presidential Campaign Trail

The 2016 presidential election is approaching and presidential hopefuls have launched vigorous campaigns, and a recent Saint Peter’s University graduate is part of the action. For Manuelita Duran ’16, her Saint Peter’s University and political internship experiences have culminated in a job with Hillary for America (HFA). After working as an intern for the campaign, […]

Successful Fundraising Event Held at Amanda’s in Hoboken

Eugene Flinn ’80 and his wife, Joyce Flinn, co-owners of Amanda’s in Hoboken, recently hosted alumni and friends of the University for a fundraising event at their restaurant. For the fifth year, the pair graciously donated a five-course dinner with wine pairings for all attendees. This year’s event raised more than $20,000, bringing the five-year […]

Press Releases

Saint Peter’s University Receives NCAA Grant to Support Student-Athletes

Jersey City, N.J. – August 8, 2016 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that the University has been awarded with a $100,000 Accelerating Academic Success Program initiative grant by the NCAA to help student-athletes graduate. More than $500,000 in grants were awarded to seven Division I schools including Saint Peter’s University, the University of South […]

Scott Stoddart, Ph.D., Named Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences

Jersey City, N.J. – July 26, 2016 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that Scott Stoddart, Ph.D., has been appointed to the position of dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. Dr. Stoddart most recently served as an associate professor of English and cinema at John Jay College, CUNY, where he also served as associate […]

Bruce B. Rosenthal, M.B.A, Ph.D., Named KPMG Founding Dean of the School of Business

Jersey City, N.J. – July 14, 2016 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that Bruce B. Rosenthal, M.B.A., Ph.D., has been appointed to the position of KPMG founding dean of the School of Business. Dr. Rosenthal has an impressive track record in both the corporate and higher education sectors, both domestically and internationally, with 35 […]

Local & National Leaders Gather for 3rd Local Living Economies Summit

Etsy Co-founder Matt Stinchcomb, Jersey City Mayor Steven M. Fulop H ’14 and Paul Silverman of SILVERMAN among leaders to speak at Jersey City’s largest localist event on May 12 Jersey City, N.J. – May 6, 2016 – Saint Peter’s University is proud to announce that the third annual Local Living Economies Summit will be […]

Dr. Cornacchia Appears on One-on-One with Steve Adubato

Eugene J. Cornacchia, Ph.D. president of Saint Peter’s University recently appeared on the program One-on-One with Steve Adubato. During the interview he discussed Jesuit education, the growth of Jersey City, the School of Business, The Campus Kitchen, the Guarini Institute for Government and Leadership and more.

Saint Peter’s Joins New Jersey Big Data Alliance

Jersey City, N.J. – March 30, 2016 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that it has joined eight leading academic institutions from the state of New Jersey as the latest member of the New Jersey Big Data Alliance (NJBDA). The NJBDA is an unprecedented higher education alliance, designed to spark collaboration among New Jersey government, […]

Saint Peter’s University Establishes Master of Science in Cyber Security

Jersey City, N.J. – March 4, 2016 – Saint Peter’s University today announced a Master of Science in Cyber Security, which will be offered beginning in the fall of 2016. The master’s degree program will provide students with the advanced skills needed to help protect and defend information systems from cyber-attacks. The program will have […]