Head of the U.N. International Strategy for Disaster Reduction Visits Saint Peter’s

On April 15 in The Duncan Family Sky Room, H.E. Margareta Wahlström, special representative to the United Nations Secretary-General and head of the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR), served as the guest speaker for “500 Days After Sandy: Investing for a Safer Tomorrow,” an event that kicked off a joint initiative with […]

Campus Ministry Provides Much Needed Assistance to Those in Need

The Joseph A. Kelly, S.J. Office of Campus Ministry is the beating heart of Saint Peter’s University. Not only does campus ministry provide guidance to students during their spiritual journeys in life, the department has also expanded its passion for creating “men and women for others” to the surrounding community through service-oriented programs. Three of […]

Senator Cory Booker Speaks With Students at Guarini Lecture Series

On March 31, Senator Cory Booker came to Saint Peter’s University as part of the Guarini Lecture Series, hosted by the Guarini Institute for Government and Leadership. Senator Booker addressed a packed audience in The Duncan Family Sky Room about the idea of the “American dream” and the reality of unemployment rates for young adults. […]

Saint Peter’s Goes “Full Spring Ahead!”

After a long and arduous winter, Saint Peter’s University started off the season with “Full Spring Ahead!” Representatives from the Office of Advancement and External Affairs diligently dialed phone numbers to acquire gifts for a campaign designed to gain 500 donors in 50 hours – from March 20-March 22. During these three days, loyal supporters […]

Fr. DeStephano Appears on Caucus NJ with Steve Adubato

Rev. Mark DeStephano, S.J., professor of modern and classical languages at Saint Peter’s University, participated in a one-on-one with interview with Steve Adubato for the PBS series Caucus New Jersey. Fr. DeStephano discussed Pope Francis being named TIME Magazine’s Person of the Year 2013 and his impact on the Catholic Church thus far. The entire segment can be […]

Executives in Residence Program Unites Graduate Students with Professional Alumni

Four alumni served as guest lecturers for Executives in Residence (EiR), a three-credit course for graduate students enrolled in the Master of Business Administration program at Saint Peter’s University. This course brings senior executives to the classroom to exchange ideas on the goals and strategies of companies and industries, and identifies issues related to current […]

University Hosts the 23rd Annual High School Model United Nations Competition


On March 11 and March 12, 290 delegates from Cuba, Germany, China, Jordan and other countries gathered together to discuss the world’s most pressing issues, such as famine, drug trafficking and the rights of undocumented immigrants. While this might seem like the yearly session for the General Assembly of the United Nations, these delegates were […]

Saint Peter’s Takes on a New Challenge…500 Donors in 50 Hours

Did you know that if 500 donors each gave $10 to Saint Peter’s University, 10 students could receive textbooks for an entire year?  Add $15 more to that gift, and software could be upgraded for student computer labs throughout campus. And if 500 individuals contributed $50 each to University initiatives, students would be able to […]

President Cornacchia Delivers State of the University Address

President Eugene J. Cornacchia, Ph.D., delivered the following State of the University address to faculty, staff and administration yesterday afternoon in the Mac Mahon Student Center. Good afternoon. Thank you for this opportunity to be here with you today. I’d like to talk to you about the state of higher education and how it impacts […]

Press Releases

Saint Peter’s University Becomes a Member of Cloudera’s Academic Partnership

Jersey City, N.J. – April 22, 2014 – Saint Peter’s University today announced its official membership in Cloudera’s Academic Partnership. Cloudera is the leader in analytic big data management powered by Apache Hadoop, an essential tool for working with big data. The agreement will provide the master’s program in data science with industry-leading resources to […]

University to Host Governor Christie and Mayor Fulop for Prisoner Re-Entry Conference

Jersey City, N.J. – April 11, 2014 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that the University will host New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop, former Governor Jim McGreevey, U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman and former professional basketball player Jayson Williams for the “Prison Reentry: Breaking the Cycle” conference. The event will be […]

University Announces Joint Initiative with the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Risk Reduction

Jersey City, N.J. – April 10, 2014 – Saint Peter’s University today announced a joint initiative with the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) and the Department of Political Science. Through this initiative, undergraduate students will have the opportunity to enroll in a training program on global development strategies and disaster risk […]

Saint Peter’s University Becomes a Member of the IBM Academic Initiative

Jersey City, N.J. – April 8, 2014 – Saint Peter’s University recently became a member of the IBM Academic Initiative, a program that provides educators with the training materials, curriculum guides, software and hardware needed to teach in-demand business and technology skills. The resources provided through the IBM Academic Initiative will be incorporated into the […]

Saint Peter’s University Signs Agreement with Montclair State University to Launch a Five-Year B.S./M.S. Degree Program in Computer Science

Jersey City, N.J. – March 28, 2014 – Saint Peter’s University and Montclair State University signed an educational agreement to establish an accelerated program, which enables students to earn both their bachelor’s and master’s degrees in computer science in five years. Through this agreement, students will attend Saint Peter’s University for four years and in […]

Saint Peter’s University is Named Winner of the 2014 Garden State Green Awards

Jersey City, N.J. – March 14, 2014 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that it is the winner of the 2014 Garden State Green Awards in the category of individual college or university. The Garden State Green Awards are granted annually in conjunction with the Garden State GreenFest, an expo dedicated to educating, inspiring, and […]