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Students Welcomed as Alumni at Delaney Reception

During the John J. Delaney ’50 Alumni Reception on May 19, held in The Duncan Family Sky Room at the Mac Mahon Student Center, the Class of 2016 was officially welcomed into a family of more than 30,000 alumni who call Saint Peter’s alma mater. This class is special to Saint Peter’s University, because they […]

Memorial Mass Held for Rev. L. Edward Glynn, S.J. on May 14

On May 14, alumni and friends gathered for a Mass, reception and dedication to honor the life of Rev. L. Edward Glynn, S.J., H ’90. Rev. Joseph P. Parkes, S.J., was the celebrant and homilist at the memorial Mass held in Saint Peter Chapel. Many alumni participated in the Mass; Annette Corbin ’84 and Bart […]

Ignite Institute Hosts 3rd Annual Local Living Economy Summit

#LLESummit and #IgnitingAction were local trends on Twitter during the 3rd Annual Local Living Economy Summit, which took place on May 12 in the Mac Mahon Student Center at Saint Peter’s University.  The event attracted enthusiastic leaders from business, city government, philanthropic foundations, nonprofits and higher education who contributed to the online conversation with over […]

Hearts & Minds Honors Frank L. Fekete, CPA ’75 and Toni Ann Turco ’86

Hearts & Minds: The Saint Peter’s University Scholarship Celebration annually raises funds to support the University’s General Scholarship Fund and this year’s event on Friday, May 6, did just that, but in a new way. Members of the Saint Peter’s community gathered in The Duncan Family Sky Room for the first Hearts & Minds themed, […]

Local & National Leaders Gather for 3rd Local Living Economies Summit

Etsy Co-founder Matt Stinchcomb, Jersey City Mayor Steven M. Fulop H ’14 and Paul Silverman of SILVERMAN among leaders to speak at Jersey City’s largest localist event on May 12 Jersey City, N.J. – May 6, 2016 – Saint Peter’s University is proud to announce that the third annual Local Living Economies Summit will be […]

Goldman Sachs Managers Prepare Business Students for Future Careers

Managers from the Goldman Sachs Jersey City location recently conducted a career workshop for Saint Peter’s University business students. Students engaged in breakout sessions with the Goldman employees as well as an elevator pitch competition. The workshop was part of Community Teamworks, an initiative that pairs the investment firm’s employees with service projects in the […]

University Celebrates Peacock Pride Day; Debuts New Mascot

Saint Peter’s University hosted its first Peacock Pride Day to celebrate the legacy and the birthday of the late Rev. Robert Ignatius Gannon, S.J., former Saint Peter’s dean and the “Founding Father” of the peacock being implemented as a symbol of Saint Peter’s, on Wednesday, April 20. Peacock Pride Day celebrates the past, present and […]

65th Annual Mendel Lecture Explores Parkinson’s Disease

Alice Lazzarini, Ph.D., dedicated her life to the study of debilitating neurological disorders such as Huntington’s disease and Parkinson’s disease. In 1996, Dr. Lazzarini was part of the team at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School that revolutionized Parkinson’s research. They identified the location of the first Parkinson’s disease gene mutation, named PARK1 on chromosome […]

Saint Peter’s Helps Local Entrepreneurs Put Jersey City on the Map

Last week, local entrepreneurs from a variety of industries filled The Duncan Family Sky Room for an event titled, “Let’s Put Jersey City on the Map with Google.” This was a collaborative event between the Ignite Institute at Saint Peter’s University, Rising Tide Capital and Starfish Global. The conference marked the Ignite Institute’s first bilingual […]