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The Path to Sustainability

Sustainability continues to be a hot topic in today’s world and there are countless reasons why a business would benefit from becoming more sustainable. Benefits range from the opportunity to save money and reduce waste to improved relationships with constituents. The advantages are impressive, but what does it actually take for a business to begin […]

A Look at American Courts & Religion for Constitution Day

In honor of Constitution Day on September 17, the Guarini Institute for Government and Leadership at Saint Peter’s University invited Abed Awad, Esq. ’91, attorney, public speaker and community leader, to speak to students on American courts and religion. Constitution Day commemorates the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution on September 17, 1787. In […]

GO Team Travels to Mexico and the Dominican Republic

“It’s jarring for most people to go into an impoverished home in a developing country,” said Dwayne Paul ’08. “The reaction is to reflect on all the ‘stuff’ they have at home.” As assistant director of campus ministry for faith and global justice, Paul witnessed this effect during two recent Global Outreach (GO) service trips. […]

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 […]

Press Releases

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. […]

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 […]