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Guarini Institute Panel Discusses Domestic Violence

The Guarini Institute for Government and Leadership at Saint Peter’s University recently hosted an empowerment forum, “Women Standing Against Domestic Violence.” Sadly, domestic violence is an issue in our community and the effects run deep. Domestic violence is often referred to as “the secret epidemic” – it is not given enough attention and preventative measures […]

Seventh Annual Scholarship Luncheon Provides Opportunity for Reflection

An important annual event, the Scholarship Information Session Luncheon allows students to connect with the donors who have made their educational journey possible through their philanthropy. This year was the seventh annual occurrence of the event where students express gratitude to donors through hand-written notes. A number of the seniors at the event have already […]

Adult Students Recognized for their Accomplishment at SPCS Michaelmas Convocation

  The School of Professional and Continuing Studies (SPCS) recently celebrated Michaelmas Convocation, an annual event that awards students who have exhibited exceptional work and received high GPAs. Students from both the Jersey City and the Englewood Cliffs campus were honored. “Today, the majority of our students work full-time, have family responsibilities, or are here […]

Esther Fortunoff of Fortunoff Fine Jewelry Headlines Women’s Entrepreneurship Event

Women entrepreneurs filled The Duncan Family Sky Room for WE Succeed: A Women’s Entrepreneurship Celebration, sponsored by the Ignite Institute at Saint Peter’s University. The event included a panel, moderated by Kymberlee Norsworthy, a strategic communications professional and adjunct professor at Saint Peter’s University, and keynote presentation from Esther Fortunoff, president of Fortunoff Fine Jewelry, […]

Saint Peter’s University Shows Gratitude for Premier Giving Society at Annual President’s Reception

Students were the focus at the recent President’s Reception held at the Pleasantdale Château in West Orange. The annual event, hosted by Saint Peter’s University President Eugene J. Cornacchia, Ph.D., serves to recognize the dedicated donors who are President’s Council members. The President’s Council is comprised of alumni, friends, corporations and foundations who have demonstrated […]

Students Celebrate Math with Prolific Alumna at Pi Mu Epsilon’s Golden Anniversary

The Golden (50th) Anniversary of the founding of Saint Peter’s New Jersey Epsilon Chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon (PME) will be celebrated throughout the 2017-2018 academic year. Sharon Pastore ’73, a distinguished alumna and trustee of Saint Peter’s University presented the inaugural event “Our Love for Mathematics=Our Love for Problem Solving.” Pastore grew up in […]

Fleeing Nazi Persecution; Holocaust Survivor Tells Story to Students

  Saint Peter’s University welcomed a unique visitor to campus, Eva Wiener—a Holocaust survivor. Students were able to learn first-hand about the Holocaust and hear her family’s story. Wiener’s story is atypical; she was an infant on board the German transatlantic liner M.S. St. Louis. Prior to boarding the boat, tensions in Germany were building, […]

Two Prominent Community Figures and Saint Peter’s Alumnae Speak to Students About Running for Public Office

Students in an undergraduate political science class were offered an experiential learning experience when they heard from Pamela Johnson ’13, ‘16  and Vanessa Falco ‘17, both graduates of the master of public administration (MPA) program at Saint Peter’s University about running for city council. Philip Plotch, Ph.D., assistant professor of political science and director of […]

Students Recognized at Annual Michaelmas Celebration

Family, faculty and friends cheered for their peers’ accomplishments at the Michaelmas Convocation on Wednesday, September 29 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 […]

Q & A with Hiromi Konishi, Visiting Scholar from Japan

Hiromi Konishi is a J-1 research scholar visiting Saint Peter’s University from Japan until March 2018. She is working with Edwin Dickens, Ph.D., in the economics department. Konishi is a lecturer in the economics department at Komazawa University in Japan and has published several scholarly articles on economics. She hopes to use her knowledge of […]

Press Releases

Saint Peter’s University Announces the Creation of the School of Business Advisory Board

Jersey City, N.J. – September 28, 2017 – Saint Peter’s University today announced the creation of the University’s School of Business Advisory Board. The members of the Board include Presiyana Barbazova ’11, audit manager for KPMG; Gregory dell’Aquila, president of Mission50; Peter Kenny, senior market strategist for Global Markets Advisory Group; Robert Malone, senior vice president […]

Saint Peter’s Welcomes the Class of 2021

The past two weeks have been a busy time on the Saint Peter’s campus as the 2017 fall semester began and the University welcomed the Class of 2021. The excitement is greater than ever as the enrollment at Saint Peter’s University continues to grow, and its trajectory is impressive. For the five years beginning in […]

Bryan Felt Named Saint Peter’s University Director of Athletics

Jersey City, N.J. – September 4, 2017 – Saint Peter’s University today announced the hiring of Bryan Felt as the ninth Director of Athletics for the Division I athletics program. Felt brings notable credentials in fund raising to the athletics department. He comes to Jersey City after most recently serving as the Senior Associate Athletic Director […]

Saint Peter’s University Awarded $1.4 Million Grant to Support Future STEM Educators

Jersey City, N.J. – July 26, 2017 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that it has been awarded a five-year grant of $1.4 million from the National Science Foundation for the Robert Noyce Teaching Scholarship Program to encourage and prepare future K-12 educators to teach in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). […]

Saint Peter’s University Announces the Creation of the Cyber Security Advisory Board

Jersey City, N.J. – May 16, 2017 – Saint Peter’s University today announced the creation of the University’s Cyber Security Advisory Board. In 2016, Saint Peter’s launched a master’s degree in cyber security and a Cyber Security Center, in addition to the pre-existing bachelor’s degree in cyber security. The Cyber Security Advisory Board was developed […]