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Student Brings Iconic Radio Morning Show Host to Campus

Shantia Beku ’17 started her radio journey freshman year when she began working at WSPR Radio. Over the years, she was promoted to station manager and president. Since September, she has been interning at Power 105.1 on the morning show “The Breakfast Club,” and because of her strong networking skills, bright personality and dedication, she […]

Winners from the Town & Gown Competition Announced

Raymond T. Butkus, M.B.A., lecturer of business administration, threw his hands in the air and let out a celebratory “yes.” Two of the teams he coached had just placed first and second in the Town & Gown Business Consulting Program competition. A collaborative effort developed by the School of Business at Saint Peter’s University and […]

Sustainability Week Encourages Students to Build a Better Tomorrow for the Future

Saint Peter’s University is committed to fostering green energy and sustainable practices. The University celebrates Sustainability Week in April to highlight these practices and to improve sustainability knowledge. This year, the week featured panel discussions and speeches from leaders in the sustainability industry, a tree planting, events linked to sustainability and a visit from penguins. […]

Guarini Institute Hosts Panel Discussion on Homeland Security

The Guarini Institute for Government and Leadership at Saint Peter’s University recently hosted a panel discussion on Homeland Security. In the wake of the September 11th attacks, Congress passed the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to strengthen the country’s infrastructure. In order for these security efforts to be successful, leaders must work together. Coordination, cooperation […]

Edward Hirsch Speaks about Connecting to Others Through Poetry

Edward Hirsch, renowned poet, teacher and scholar, visited campus as part of the Valente and Blihar Families Poetry Series. In his talk, “Reading Poetry, Poetry Reading,” Hirsch shared his thoughts on the bonds poetry creates between people and inspired the audience with his personal anecdotes and poetry. An accomplished poet, Hirsch is the winner of […]

Esteemed Cardinal Celebrates Mass at St. Aedan’s: The Saint Peter’s University Church

The Saint Peter’s University community was proud to welcome Joseph William Cardinal Tobin, C.Ss.R., the Sixth Archbishop of Newark, to St. Aedan’s: The Saint Peter’s University Church to preside over the Jersey City North Deanery Mass. Cardinal Tobin was joined at the altar by 14 priests from various Jersey City parishes where hundreds of worshipers […]

Jersey City Coaches Share Their Techniques for Preventing Juvenile Delinquency

Two speakers who have deep Jersey City roots discussed “Preventing Juvenile Delinquency Through Sports, Supervision and Self-Esteem” at the 17th Annual Stephen D. Doyle Criminal Justice Symposium. Jerry Walker, president and CEO of Team Walker, and Bob Hurley ’71, president and head basketball coach of Saint Anthony’s High School, shared their philosophies on how athletics, […]

Noted Hybrid Expert Presents Research

Bridgett vonHoldt, Ph.D., assistant professor at Princeton University, presented her research on hybrids at the 66th Annual Mendel Lecture. Her presentation, “Conservation Genomics: The Role of Hybrids,” outlined her research findings about the genetics of wolves and coyotes, how they form hybrids and the significance of conservation. Dr. vonHoldt earned a B.S. in psychology from […]

Press Releases

Saint Peter’s University Announces the Creation of the Cyber Security Advisory Board

Jersey City, N.J. – May 16, 2017 – Saint Peter’s University today announced the creation of the University’s Cyber Security Advisory Board. In 2016, Saint Peter’s launched a master’s degree in cyber security and a Cyber Security Center, in addition to the pre-existing bachelor’s degree in cyber security. The Cyber Security Advisory Board was developed […]

Men’s Basketball Wins First National Postseason Tournament in Program History

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – The Saint Peter’s men’s basketball team’s historic season was capped off on Friday night with the programs first ever national postseason tournament championship. The Peacocks defeated Texas A&M Corpus Christi, 62-61 in dramatic fashion to claim the 2017 CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament (CIT) title. All nine Peacocks that played in the game […]

Men’s Basketball Seeks First National Tournament Title on Friday Night

JERSEY CITY, NJ – The Saint Peter’s men’s basketball team’s magical season has one more run, as the Peacocks advanced to the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament (CIT) championship on Wednesday night by defeating Furman University, 77-51. The win for the Peacocks improves the team’s overall record to 22-13, and the team claims a spot in a […]

Saint Peter’s University Ranked as a National Leader in Upward Mobility

Jersey City, N.J. – February 15, 2017 – Saint Peter’s University today announced its ranking as a national leader in upward mobility in a recent study by The Equality of Opportunity Project titled, “Mobility Report Cards: The Role of Colleges in Intergenerational Mobility.” The University was recognized for improving the economic status of its graduates […]

Saint Peter’s Recognized as one of the Most Environmentally Responsible Colleges

Jersey City, N.J. – October 31, 2016 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that it was included in “The Princeton Review’s Guide to 361 Green Colleges: 2016 Edition.” A presence on this list means Saint Peter’s is one of the 361 most environmentally responsible colleges in the United States and Canada, according to The Princeton […]