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Students Learn Business Skills at Goldman Sachs College Collaborative Event

A networking and etiquette lunch was held on February 16 as part of the Goldman Sachs College Collaborative (GSCC) program. GSCC is a unique experiential learning program where teams of 10 from four local schools including Saint Peter’s University, New Jersey City University, Hudson County Community College and Borough of Manhattan Community College are challenged […]

Saint Peter’s University Celebrates Black History Month with a Series of Events

Saint Peter’s University celebrated Black History Month with programs, remembrances and events. A flag raising ceremony on February 2 served as the official kick-off on campus. At the flag rising, students, faculty and staff gathered to hear inspirational songs, poems, essays and quotes. Eugene J. Cornacchia, Ph.D., president of Saint Peter’s University, said, “Here, at Saint Peter’s, […]

Studying Abroad and The Center for Global Learning

Scott Keller, director of The Center for Global Learning, answers questions about studying abroad. Q. Describe your journey before you landed here at Saint Peter’s University as the director of The Center for Global Learning? A. I was a finance major at the Miami University in Ohio and I took a study abroad course to Poland […]

Saint Peter’s Celebrates Black History Month

Saint Peter’s University will celebrate Black History Month with a number of events and programs. February 15 “The Movement” Pope Lecture Hall 7:00 p.m. February 16 Professor John Johnson: Lest We Forget Thee: Black History after the Obama Presidency Dinneen Hall – McIntyre Conference Center A 11:00 a.m. February 16 Book Talk: Frederick Douglass in […]

Alumni Gather for Annual January Reunion in the Sunshine State

In January, Eugene J. Cornacchia, Ph.D., president of Saint Peter’s University and members of the University’s advancement and external affairs and campus ministry teams traveled to the Sunshine State for an annual alumni gathering at the Naples Sailing & Yacht Club. The event consisted of a private Mass followed by a brunch. The Mass was […]

The Class of 1971 Reunites; Presents Delta Sigma Pi Students with Original Gavel

On January 28, members of the Class of 1971 gathered on campus to celebrate the 45th anniversary of their graduation from Saint Peter’s University. Reunion co-chair Mike Serpico ’71 urged his fellow classmates to remain engaged with the University, pointing out who among them were still active as members of the alumni board, Board of […]

Young Entrepreneurs Pitch Their Business Ideas to Local Sharks

Karen Castaneda ’18, CEO, Anica Bustamante ’18 and Maria Santacruz ’17, young Saint Peter’s University entrepreneurs representing a dessert for dogs company, Pup Pawps, took the stage at the Shark Tank Business Pitch competition at Saint Peter’s University. They were trying to convince the panel of local judges (or sharks) that their idea was investment […]

Future Alumni Meet Industry Professionals at Alumni in Finance Event

On December 6, the Alumni in Finance Network gathered at Battello on the Jersey City waterfront to mingle with former classmates and future business partners. Alumni in Finance networking events usually serve to unite Saint Peter’s University graduates and M.B.A. students to expand professional relationships and reconnect with the University, but this time special guests […]

Choral Music Unites Generations at Arts on Bergen Concert and Album Launch

“Music happens to be an art form that transcends language.” – Herbie Hancock On November 16, there was a joyful celebration of music on the Saint Peter’s University campus. Arts on Bergen hosted two concerts, one in the afternoon in Saint Peter Chapel and an evening performance at St. Aedan’s: The Saint Peter’s University Church. The […]

Best-Selling Author Reads and Shares Advice

On November 14 in The Duncan Family Sky Room, students, faculty and staff enjoyed hearing the works of best-selling author Rosellen Brown as part of the Valente and Blihar Families Poetry Series. Following the reading was an intimate roundtable discussion with Brown. Gerard P. O’Sullivan, provost and vice president of academic affairs at Saint Peter’s […]

Press Releases

Saint Peter’s University Ranked as a National Leader in Upward Mobility

Jersey City, N.J. – February 15, 2017 – Saint Peter’s University today announced its ranking as a national leader in upward mobility in a recent study by The Equality of Opportunity Project titled, “Mobility Report Cards: The Role of Colleges in Intergenerational Mobility.” The University was recognized for improving the economic status of its graduates […]

Saint Peter’s Recognized as one of the Most Environmentally Responsible Colleges

Jersey City, N.J. – October 31, 2016 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that it was included in “The Princeton Review’s Guide to 361 Green Colleges: 2016 Edition.” A presence on this list means Saint Peter’s is one of the 361 most environmentally responsible colleges in the United States and Canada, according to The Princeton […]

Saint Peter’s University Awarded Largest Grant in University History

Jersey City, N.J. – October 3, 2016 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that it has been awarded a historic grant of more than $3.8 million by the U.S. Department of Education through the Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI) STEM Program. The five-year grant was awarded for a project titled, SURGE (STEM Undergraduate Retention Graduation and Empowerment) […]

Marc Morial, President and CEO of the National Urban League, Serves as the Keynote Speaker at 2016 Michaelmas Convocation

Family and friends cheered for their peers’ accomplishments at the Michaelmas Convocation on Wednesday, September 28 at St. Aedan’s: The Saint Peter’s University Church. The annual Michaelmas Convocation is an event that celebrates impressive student accomplishments. These students have been working hard since they started at Saint Peter’s to maintain high GPAs and strive for […]

Saint Peter’s University Receives NCAA Grant to Support Student-Athletes

Jersey City, N.J. – August 8, 2016 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that the University has been awarded with a $100,000 Accelerating Academic Success Program initiative grant by the NCAA to help student-athletes graduate. More than $500,000 in grants were awarded to seven Division I schools including Saint Peter’s University, the University of South […]

Scott Stoddart, Ph.D., Named Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences

Jersey City, N.J. – July 26, 2016 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that Scott Stoddart, Ph.D., has been appointed to the position of dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. Dr. Stoddart most recently served as an associate professor of English and cinema at John Jay College, CUNY, where he also served as associate […]

Bruce B. Rosenthal, M.B.A, Ph.D., Named KPMG Founding Dean of the School of Business

Jersey City, N.J. – July 14, 2016 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that Bruce B. Rosenthal, M.B.A., Ph.D., has been appointed to the position of KPMG founding dean of the School of Business. Dr. Rosenthal has an impressive track record in both the corporate and higher education sectors, both domestically and internationally, with 35 […]