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#JesuitEducated – A Reflection from Rev. Rocco Danzi, S.J.

For nearly 500 years, millions of people across the world have experienced the power of a Jesuit education, including Pope Francis. In honor of the Pope’s upcoming historic trip to the United States this September, Saint Peter’s University has partnered with the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU) and the other 27 Jesuit colleges […]

Saint Peter’s Receives $1.1 Million Federal TRIO Student Support Services Grant

Jersey City, N.J. – July 22, 2015 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that the University has been awarded a $1.1 million federal TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The TRIO SSS is a competitive grant, which awards funds to institutions to provide opportunities for academic development, to assist […]

Political Science Majors Continue to Earn Top Internship with The United Nations

When Bakhat Nazir ’17 recently transferred to Saint Peter’s from Kinnaird College for Women University in her native land of Pakistan, the political science major soon received an opportunity of a lifetime: being able to work with the United Nations (UN). “Being born in a small town in one of the rural areas of Pakistan, […]

Gerard O’Sullivan, Ph.D., Named Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Jersey City, N.J. – July 7, 2015 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that Gerard O’Sullivan, Ph.D., has been appointed to the position of provost and vice president for academic affairs for the University, effective July 1.  Dr. O’Sullivan most recently served as the vice president for academic affairs, as well as professor of English […]

Peacock Prep

With the new school year just around the corner, Saint Peter’s is gearing up for its series of Peacock Prep Days to help incoming freshmen and their families become acquainted with the University and its campus. During these days, Saint Peter’s will welcome all freshmen and their parents/guardians onto its campus for the day where […]

Alumni and Friends Return to Amanda’s to Support the Jesuit Mission

The sounds of clinking wine glasses and the chatter of conversation filled Amanda’s Restaurant in Hoboken on June 15 as alumni and friends gathered for one shared reason: to support St. Aedan’s: The Saint Peter’s University Church and Schola, the University’s liturgical choral group. That evening, more than 90 people attended the annual wine and […]

The Impact of Annual Giving

Annual  giving, which is simply giving to Saint Peter’s University within the fiscal year – July 1 through June 30 – is crucial to the success of New Jersey’s only Jesuit university. Your annual gift allows us to make a better tomorrow for our students and we need your help in order to continue educating them with the Jesuit values by […]

Class of 1960 Celebrates 55th Reunion

  More than 60 people gathered at Saint Peter’s University on Sunday, June 14 to celebrate the 55th reunion of the Class of 1960. “We come back today to share the gift of our journey — especially our college years — and to give thanks for the Jesuits and lay professors who touched our lives,” […]

University Receives NetVUE Program Development Grant Award

Jersey City, N.J. – May 26, 2015 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that the University has been awarded  a NetVUE Program Development Grant Award in the amount of more than $45,000 to be used over a two-year period. NetVue, the Network for Vocation in Undergraduate Education, is a nationwide network of colleges and universities […]