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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, […]