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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 […]

Freshman Elevator Pitch Finalist Lands Business Internship

When Madel Liquido ’19 signed up for the career workshop through CEEL (Center for Career Engagement and Experiential Learning) she figured it would be “a good experience.” The Saint Peter’s University freshman never imagined it could be a springboard to valuable professional connections and a paid summer internship in downtown Jersey City. Liquido was one […]

The Impact of Annual Giving

Every year, Saint Peter’s University benefits from the support of thousands of donors – alumni, faculty, staff, corporations, foundations and members of the community – whose reasons for giving are as diverse as the donors themselves. Combined, more than 3,154 donors have given so far this fiscal year. The impact of your gift – no […]

Alumni in Finance Network on the Jersey City Waterfront

The Saint Peter’s University Alumni in Finance Network hosted a networking event on Wednesday, June 8 at Battello on the Jersey City Waterfront. Alumni from a wide variety of class years gathered to mingle, discuss industry news and listen to a presentation from two financial professionals. Chris Economides ’91 had not been to an event […]

More than 750 Students Graduate from Saint Peter’s University

Yesterday marked a momentous occasion for more than 750 students from Saint Peter’s University as they walked across the stage at PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, N.J. and took in their final moments as Saint Peter’s students to become Saint Peter’s alumni. The day was not only significant to the Class of 2016 and […]

Students Welcomed as Alumni at Delaney Reception

During the John J. Delaney ’50 Alumni Reception on May 19, held in The Duncan Family Sky Room at the Mac Mahon Student Center, the Class of 2016 was officially welcomed into a family of more than 30,000 alumni who call Saint Peter’s alma mater. This class is special to Saint Peter’s University, because they […]

Memorial Mass Held for Rev. L. Edward Glynn, S.J. on May 14

On May 14, alumni and friends gathered for a Mass, reception and dedication to honor the life of Rev. L. Edward Glynn, S.J., H ’90. Rev. Joseph P. Parkes, S.J., was the celebrant and homilist at the memorial Mass held in Saint Peter Chapel. Many alumni participated in the Mass; Annette Corbin ’84 and Bart […]

Ignite Institute Hosts 3rd Annual Local Living Economy Summit

#LLESummit and #IgnitingAction were local trends on Twitter during the 3rd Annual Local Living Economy Summit, which took place on May 12 in the Mac Mahon Student Center at Saint Peter’s University.  The event attracted enthusiastic leaders from business, city government, philanthropic foundations, nonprofits and higher education who contributed to the online conversation with over […]

Hearts & Minds Honors Frank L. Fekete, CPA ’75 and Toni Ann Turco ’86

Hearts & Minds: The Saint Peter’s University Scholarship Celebration annually raises funds to support the University’s General Scholarship Fund and this year’s event on Friday, May 6, did just that, but in a new way. Members of the Saint Peter’s community gathered in The Duncan Family Sky Room for the first Hearts & Minds themed, […]

Press Releases

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 […]

University Receives $1 Million for Scholarships from Give Something Back Foundation

Jersey City, N.J. – February 12, 2016 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that the University has been awarded a $1 million gift for scholarships from the Give Something Back Foundation (GSBF). The gift will enable 50 eligible New Jersey high school students to attend Saint Peter’s at no cost for tuition, fees, room and […]