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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, […]

Goldman Sachs Managers Prepare Business Students for Future Careers

Managers from the Goldman Sachs Jersey City location recently conducted a career workshop for Saint Peter’s University business students. Students engaged in breakout sessions with the Goldman employees as well as an elevator pitch competition. The workshop was part of Community Teamworks, an initiative that pairs the investment firm’s employees with service projects in the […]

University Celebrates Pavonia Heritage Society

On Sunday, April 24 our University family celebrated Mass and a brunch with the members of the Pavonia Heritage Society. The Society is comprised of our loyal supporters who not only give their support to the University’s current needs but have donated a planned gift to the future growth of the University. The Pavonia Heritage […]

University Celebrates Peacock Pride Day; Debuts New Mascot

Saint Peter’s University hosted its first Peacock Pride Day to celebrate the legacy and the birthday of the late Rev. Robert Ignatius Gannon, S.J., former Saint Peter’s dean and the “Founding Father” of the peacock being implemented as a symbol of Saint Peter’s, on Wednesday, April 20. Peacock Pride Day celebrates the past, present and […]

65th Annual Mendel Lecture Explores Parkinson’s Disease

Alice Lazzarini, Ph.D., dedicated her life to the study of debilitating neurological disorders such as Huntington’s disease and Parkinson’s disease. In 1996, Dr. Lazzarini was part of the team at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School that revolutionized Parkinson’s research. They identified the location of the first Parkinson’s disease gene mutation, named PARK1 on chromosome […]

Saint Peter’s Helps Local Entrepreneurs Put Jersey City on the Map

Last week, local entrepreneurs from a variety of industries filled The Duncan Family Sky Room for an event titled, “Let’s Put Jersey City on the Map with Google.” This was a collaborative event between the Ignite Institute at Saint Peter’s University, Rising Tide Capital and Starfish Global. The conference marked the Ignite Institute’s first bilingual […]

Press Releases

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 […]

The Duncan Family Sky Room Receives Unique Venues Best Of Award

Jersey City, N.J. – December 22, 2015 – Saint Peter’s University is proud to announce that it received a 2015 Unique Venues Best Of Award from Unique Venues Magazine. The annual awards are selected by readers and recognize non-traditional meeting and event venues that have made a difference for planners and the hospitality industry as […]

Students Gather to Give Thanks to Benefactors at Annual Scholarship Luncheon

Kia Thornton-Miller ’16 is up against quite a few challenges in life. The 36-year-old mother of two separated from her husband and is currently on disability. However, Thornton-Miller is also the recipient of The Newcombe/Ruscick Family Endowed Scholarship and on November 2, she was all smiles as she wrote a thank-you card to her benefactor. […]