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Twenty-Four Hours to Make an Impact

Did you know that alumni participation rates, or the percentage of alumni that give back to their alma mater, is a key measurement used throughout the country to rank institutions and the level of engagement among their alumni? Did you realize that donors can make a gift of any size and it will have an […]

Six Undergrads Awarded TriBeta Grants

Beta Beta Beta (TriBeta), the National Biological Honor Society awarded research grants to six Saint Peter’s University students for the 2014-2015 academic year. Since 1998, TriBeta has awarded grants to more than 30 undergraduate research projects involving more than 50 students. Saint Peter’s students have used the funds to conduct biological studies ranging from the […]

The Path to Improvement for the Port Authority

Saint Peter’s University always seeks to host events surrounding timely and relevant topics and what could be more well-timed than a discussion on Port Authority reform? The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey affects every business and resident in the New York/New Jersey metropolitan area because it builds, operates and maintains a vast […]

Paying it Forward with Inspiration – A Poetry Lecture with Kathleen Norris

“We need to take words seriously. Words can wound; words can heal; words can do powerful things.” Students were left with this advice following a moving discussion with the award-winning poet, Kathleen Norris. Norris, a writer and a New York Times bestselling author, came to Saint Peter’s on February 12 as part of the Valente […]

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 […]

Press Releases

Saint Peter’s Signs Dual Admissions Program Agreement with Hudson County Community College

Jersey City, N.J. – March 27, 2015 – Saint Peter’s University signed an agreement today with Hudson County Community College (HCCC) to establish a dual admissions program. The new program will provide a seamless transition for HCCC graduates to qualifying programs at Saint Peter’s. Eugene J. Cornacchia, Ph.D., president of Saint Peter’s University, and Glen […]

Saint Peter’s & Jersey City Department of Recreation Partner with ProsToYou Tennis

Jersey City, N.J. – March 16, 2015 –  Saint Peter’s University today announced an exclusive partnership with Jersey City’s Department of Recreation and ProsToYou Tennis, an acclaimed leader in tennis instruction dedicated to developing community-based tennis programs. As a part of the agreement, ProsToYou Tennis will operate all junior and adult tennis instruction at Saint […]

Campus Kitchen Places Third in National “Raise the Dough” Challenge

Jersey City, N.J. – March 6, 2015 – The Campus Kitchen at Saint Peter’s University today announced that it placed third in a week-long, national “Raise the Dough” online fundraising challenge. The challenge was hosted by The Campus Kitchens Project, a national organization that empowers student volunteers to fight hunger in their communities. From February […]

University Hosts Port Authority Reform Panel

Jersey City, N.J. – February 12, 2015 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that it will host a bipartisan, bi-state panel on reforming the Port Authority. The event, “How Should We Fix the Port Authority?,” will be held on Monday, February 23 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. in The Duncan Family Sky Room in the […]

Leah Leto, M.Ed. ’05 Named VP for Advancement & External Affairs

Jersey City, N.J. – January 28, 2015 –Saint Peter’s University today announced that Leah Leto, former associate vice president for advancement and external affairs at Saint Peter’s University, has been promoted to the role of vice president for advancement and external affairs. Leto’s promotion follows the conclusion of Students at the Center: The Campaign for […]

External Advisory Board is Established for Master’s in Public Administration

Jersey City, N.J. – January 21, 2015 – Saint Peter’s University today announced the creation of the University’s external advisory board for the master’s program in public administration. The advisory board exists to advise, assist, support and advocate for this graduate program. Members are volunteers who share an expert knowledge and will serve as a […]

Saint Peter’s University Nationally Recognized for Community Engagement

Jersey City, N.J. – January 7, 2015 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that it has earned the 2015 Community Engagement Classification from The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The Carnegie Classification has been the leading framework for recognizing and describing institutional diversity in U.S. higher education. Saint Peter’s is one of just […]