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Accomplished Alumni Return to Campus to Share Advice with Students

“Luck favors the prepared.” This was one piece of advice shared by Warren Fristensky ’74, retired senior vice president of Wiley and Sons and member of the Board of Regents at Saint Peter’s University. Fristensky imparted this advice upon a class of MBA candidates during the Executives in Residence (EiR) course, which is offered through […]

How Small Business Gets Noticed on Social Media

Mary Kate Naatus, Ph.D. is assistant professor of business and acting director of the Ignite Institute at Saint Peter’s University. She was recently interviewed for an article in the latest issue of Saint Peter’s University magazine titled, “Small Business. Big Dreams.” This online web exclusive provides some additional practical tips from this faculty expert! Follow the […]

Exploring “Why Big Data is a Big Deal”

David Pogue, Yahoo Tech columnist, former New York Times tech columnist and host of NOVA ScienceNow, moderated an in-depth exploration of one of the hottest topics in today’s business world, Big Data, at the Saint Peter’s University 43rd Annual Regents Business Symposium on November 7. Nearly 250 business leaders, faculty and students were in attendance at the Mac Mahon Student Center […]

Thanksgiving Arrives Early at Saint Peter’s

On November 5, undergraduate students filled The Duncan Family Sky Room in the Mac Mahon Student Center to take the time to give thanks to the University’s scholarship donors who made their education possible. This event was the Fifth Annual Scholarship Information Session Luncheon, which is held each year in advance of the Thanksgiving holiday. […]

Tribute to Sacrifice

A project that was almost a decade in the making came to fruition on Sunday, November 2 with the dedication of the newly constructed veterans memorial titled, Tribute to Sacrifice. The project began on December 13, 2004, when Rev. James Loughran, S.J., then president of Saint Peter’s, authorized Thomas Donnelly, Ph.D., professor emeritus of sociology, […]

Bob Kaiser ’64 and Jim Kelly ’64 Plan for the Future

Bob Kaiser ’64 and Jim Kelly ’64 recently returned to Saint Peter’s University to celebrate their 50th class reunion. It may have been awhile since they have been back on campus, but alma mater has never been far from their minds. Both Kaiser and Kelly believe in the importance of paying it forward in order […]

Alumni Celebrate the Launch of Education Affinity Group

Saint Peter’s University has alumni affinity groups in the fields of finance, healthcare and law, but on October 21, the University celebrated the launch of the Alumni in Education Network, and what better place to celebrate than the new home of the School of Education on the Jersey City campus? Alumni, faculty, administration and current […]

Critically-Acclaimed Poets and Authors Visit Saint Peter’s

“A conscious mind does not write poetry, an unconscious mind does.” These were some of the words of wisdom shared by acclaimed poet, Marie Howe, during the inaugural event of the poetry lecture series titled, “Valente and Blihar Families Poetry Series,” sponsored by Judy Valente Reynard ’76, a critically-acclaimed author and alumna of Saint Peter’s, […]

Ignite Institute Hosts Local Living Economy Summit

“The real fuel of entrepreneurship is hope. Every day when you wake up you have another shot at it. Maybe today is the day. As long as there is hope, maybe people are willing to try.” Those were the words of Jeff Hoffman, author and co-founder of Priceline.com and ColorJar, who delivered the luncheon keynote […]

Press Releases

Mac Mahon Student Center Awarded LEED Silver Certification

Jersey City, N.J. – November 20, 2014 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that the U.S. Green Building Congress (USGBC) has awarded LEED Silver Certification to the Mac Mahon Student Center. According to the USGBC, LEED stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design and LEED certified buildings save money and resources, have a positive […]

Saint Peter’s Announces the Launch of a New University App

Jersey City, N.J. – November 12, 2014 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that the Saint Peter’s U mobile app is now available to download for free on all Apple and Android mobile devices. The new official mobile app provides users with quick access to important information that is relevant to Saint Peter’s students, faculty, […]

University Opens The Center for Undocumented Students

Jersey City, N.J. – November 10, 2014 – Saint Peter’s University today announced the opening of The Center for Undocumented Students (TCUS). The mission of TCUS is to support the academic work of undocumented students at the University, to shed intellectual light on the political and economic realities of immigration in our world today and […]

Big Data to be the Focus of 43rd Annual Regents Business Symposium

Jersey City, N.J. – September 30, 2014 – David Pogue, Yahoo Tech columnist, former New York Times tech columnist and host of NOVA ScienceNow, will moderate an in-depth exploration of one of the hottest topics in today’s business world, Big Data. The Saint Peter’s University 43rd Annual Regents Business Symposium will be held on Friday, […]

Saint Peter’s Named to the 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

Jersey City, N.J. – September 24, 2014 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that it has been named to the 2014 President’s Higher Education Honor Roll in the category of Interfaith Community Service. The President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll was launched in 2006 and annually highlights the role colleges and universities play in […]

Saint Peter’s Among Top 100 in U.S. News & World Report Rankings

Jersey City, N.J. – September 10, 2014 – Saint Peter’s University is proud to announce that U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges 2015 guide ranked the institution among the top one hundred universities in the Regional Universities North region. In the category of Average Amount of Need-Based Aid Awarded, the University was ranked first […]

The First Campus Kitchen in Northern New Jersey to Open at Saint Peter’s

Jersey City, N.J. – September 3, 2014 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that a celebration for the opening of the University’s Campus Kitchen will be held on Thursday, September 11, the national day of service, at 1:00 p.m. in the convent at St. Aedan’s: The Saint Peter’s University Church, located at 39 Tuers Avenue, […]

Partnership with CarePoint Health Foundation to Host Campus Sexual Assault Conference

Jersey City, N.J. – August 20, 2014 – Saint Peter’s University today announced a joint initiative with the CarePoint Health Foundation to educate higher education and community leaders about the Campus Accountability and Safety Act. The CarePoint Health Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving access to health, wellness and health education to the residents […]

School of Business Administration Granted Accreditation

Jersey City, N.J. – August 8, 2014 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that the School of Business Administration was granted first-time accreditation of its business management programs by the Board Commissioners of the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE). The IACBE is nationally-recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and is […]

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. […]