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Students Receive First Doctoral Degrees

In a major milestone for Saint Peter’s University, seven students in the education and nursing programs received the first doctoral degrees in the University’s 142-year history. Four students, Joseph John Cirillo ’14, Julie Beth Glazer ’14 and brother and sister Hansel Antonio Perez-Valderrama ’97, ’01, ’14 and Gretel T. Perez-Valderrama ’00, ’14, received the Doctor […]

Student-Athletes Excel On and Off the Field

Nineteen teams. Two-hundred and thirty-four student-athletes. One goal: Win. At Saint Peter’s, the Department of Athletics has always made it clear that winning in the classroom is just as important as on the field. Winning championships, as the golf team (2014), women’s indoor track & field (2011, 2012, 2013), women’s outdoor track & field (2011, […]

Alumni and Friends Visit Spain to Walk “In the Footsteps of Ignatius”

Saint Peter’s University President Eugene J. Cornacchia, Ph.D., his wife AnnMarie and Rev. Michael Braden, S.J., vice president for mission and ministry, joined alumni and friends for an unforgettable eight-day journey through Spain to walk “In the Footsteps of Ignatius” earlier this month. “The places we visited gave the group an opportunity to experience St. […]

The Impact of Annual Giving

Annual giving, which is simply giving to Saint Peter’s University within the fiscal year – July 1 through June 30 – is crucial to the success of New Jersey’s only Jesuit university. Your annual gift allows us to make a better tomorrow for our students, and we need your help in order to continue educating […]

An Evening at Amanda’s Restaurant to Support the Jesuit Mission

More than 90 alumni, faculty, administrators and friends of Saint Peter’s University gathered at Amanda’s Restaurant in Hoboken for a five course dinner with wine pairings on Monday, June 16. The evening was graciously presented by Eugene Flinn ’80 and his wife, Joyce Flinn, co-owners of Amanda’s. All of the ticket sales from the event […]

Former Players Huddle Up During Football Reunion

On June 7, former Saint Peter’s football players from the classes of 1965 to 1972 gathered in The Duncan Family Sky Room at the Mac Mahon Student Center for a fun-filled afternoon of food, drinks and memories. “The camaraderie these football players and, most importantly, friends had from 40-plus years ago never left us,” said […]

MBA 25 Years: A Celebration of the Graduate Business Program

Change can create new challenges and can be difficult to accept; however change can be inspiring and is necessary for growth. Change and development were the primary focus of many of the conversations at the celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Master’s in Business Administration program at Saint Peter’s University. On May 28, alumni […]

The Class of 2014 Goes Forth to Set the World on Fire

On May 19, thousands filled the amphitheater at the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, N.J. for the 123rd Commencement of Saint Peter’s University. Some of the individuals in the stands were family members, some friends, some faculty and some administrators. Some of the guests came from places as close as Jersey City, while others […]

Business Students Visit China and Hong Kong

Thirty-one students and three business professors – Karl Alorbi, Ph.D., Mary Kate Naatus, Ph.D. and Carl Kirton – recently visited China and Hong Kong for 11 days as part of the University’s short-term business study abroad program. During the trip, students visited the Shanghai General Motors auto plant, a silk factory, the People’s University of […]

Students Welcomed as Alumni at Delaney Reception

During the John J. Delaney ’50 Alumni Reception on May 15, held in The Duncan Family Sky Room at the Mac Mahon Student Center, the Class of 2014 was officially welcomed into a family of more than 30,000 alumni who call Saint Peter’s alma mater. “This is very surreal,” said Michelle Raghunandan ’14, who said […]

Press Releases

Data Experts from IBM, ISO, Pfizer, Quanttus, The Weather Channel and UPS Join Advisory Board

Jersey City, N.J. – July 22, 2014 – Saint Peter’s University today announced the creation of the University’s Data Science Advisory Board. In 2013, Saint Peter’s launched a master’s program in data science with a concentration in business analytics. The Data Science Advisory Board exists to advise, assist, support and advocate for this graduate program. […]

Big Data Expert to Lead Master’s Program

Jersey City, N.J. – July 16, 2014 – Saint Peter’s University today announced the appointment of Sylvain Jaume, Ph.D., as director of the master’s program in data science with a concentration in business analytics at Saint Peter’s University. Jaume has extensive experience in academic and industrial research in electrical engineering, computer science and data science […]

Former Director of WTC Redevelopment Projects to Lead Master’s in Public Administration Program

Jersey City, N.J. – June 23, 2014 – Saint Peter’s University today announced the appointment of Philip Mark Plotch, Ph.D., as director of the master’s program in public administration at Saint Peter’s University. The master’s program in public administration prepares graduates for rewarding, high impact careers in government, nonprofit organizations, international institutions and private sector […]

Vice President for Advancement & External Affairs Honored as Outstanding Fundraiser

Jersey City, N.J. – June 2, 2014 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that Michael A. Fazio, vice president for advancement and external affairs, is the recipient of the Robert J. Smythe Award for Outstanding Professional Fundraiser. Fazio was presented with the award during the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) New Jersey Chapter Excellence in […]

Michael Steinman Appointed Interim Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs

Jersey City, N.J. – May 14, 2014 – Saint Peter’s University today announced the appointment of Michael Steinman as interim provost and vice president of academic affairs for Saint Peter’s University. “We are very pleased to welcome Dr. Steinman to the Saint Peter’s community,” said Eugene J. Cornacchia, Ph.D., president of Saint Peter’s University. “I […]

Saint Peter’s University Becomes a Member of Cloudera’s Academic Partnership

Jersey City, N.J. – April 22, 2014 – Saint Peter’s University today announced its official membership in Cloudera’s Academic Partnership. Cloudera is the leader in analytic big data management powered by Apache Hadoop, an essential tool for working with big data. The agreement will provide the master’s program in data science with industry-leading resources to […]

University to Host Governor Christie and Mayor Fulop for Prisoner Re-Entry Conference

Jersey City, N.J. – April 11, 2014 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that the University will host New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop, former Governor Jim McGreevey, U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman and former professional basketball player Jayson Williams for the “Prison Reentry: Breaking the Cycle” conference. The event will be […]

University Announces Joint Initiative with the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Risk Reduction

Jersey City, N.J. – April 10, 2014 – Saint Peter’s University today announced a joint initiative with the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) and the Department of Political Science. Through this initiative, undergraduate students will have the opportunity to enroll in a training program on global development strategies and disaster risk […]

Saint Peter’s University Becomes a Member of the IBM Academic Initiative

Jersey City, N.J. – April 8, 2014 – Saint Peter’s University recently became a member of the IBM Academic Initiative, a program that provides educators with the training materials, curriculum guides, software and hardware needed to teach in-demand business and technology skills. The resources provided through the IBM Academic Initiative will be incorporated into the […]