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Welcome Class of 2019!

It was just after 9:00 a.m. when cars, SUVs and trucks began to line up on the side of Glenwood Avenue on Saturday, August 22. Trunks began to unlock and open, revealing cases and cardboard boxes filled with clothes, notebooks, fans and array of other items. The Peacock Flock, a group of student volunteers, could […]

#JesuitEducated – A Reflection from Robert Lahita, M.D., Ph.D. ’67

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 […]

Faculty Present at International Business Conference in Uruguay

Two faculty members from Saint Peter’s University headed to Uruguay in July where they joined fellow educators from Jesuit universities from all over the world at the 2015 World Forum of The International Association of Jesuit Business Schools — an organization with more than 60 Jesuit universities globally. Marilu Marcillo-Gomez, Ph.D., assistant professor of business […]

#JesuitEducated – A Reflection from Carmel Galasso ’79

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 […]

Saint Peter’s Students Go Global

It’s not every day one comes across an affordable exchange program that welcomes all majors to volunteer, study and/or work at any time in one of the world’s rapidly developing countries. However, Saint Peter’s now offers a program that offers exactly that and more to not only its undergraduates and graduates, but also to its […]

#JesuitEducated – A Reflection from Rev. Rocco Danzi, S.J.

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 […]

Political Science Majors Continue to Earn Top Internship with The United Nations

When Bakhat Nazir ’17 recently transferred to Saint Peter’s from Kinnaird College for Women University in her native land of Pakistan, the political science major soon received an opportunity of a lifetime: being able to work with the United Nations (UN). “Being born in a small town in one of the rural areas of Pakistan, […]

Peacock Prep

With the new school year just around the corner, Saint Peter’s is gearing up for its series of Peacock Prep Days to help incoming freshmen and their families become acquainted with the University and its campus. During these days, Saint Peter’s will welcome all freshmen and their parents/guardians onto its campus for the day where […]

Alumni and Friends Return to Amanda’s to Support the Jesuit Mission

The sounds of clinking wine glasses and the chatter of conversation filled Amanda’s Restaurant in Hoboken on June 15 as alumni and friends gathered for one shared reason: to support St. Aedan’s: The Saint Peter’s University Church and Schola, the University’s liturgical choral group. That evening, more than 90 people attended the annual wine and […]

Press Releases

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 […]

Saint Peter’s Signs Dual Admissions Program Agreement with Hudson County Community College

Jersey City, N.J. – March 27, 2015 – Saint Peter’s University signed an agreement today with Hudson County Community College (HCCC) to establish a dual admissions program. The new program will provide a seamless transition for HCCC graduates to qualifying programs at Saint Peter’s. Eugene J. Cornacchia, Ph.D., president of Saint Peter’s University, and Glen […]