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University Hosts the 23rd Annual High School Model United Nations Competition

On March 11 and March 12, 290 delegates from Cuba, Germany, China, Jordan and other countries gathered together to discuss the world’s most pressing issues, such as famine, drug trafficking and the rights of undocumented immigrants. While this might seem like the yearly session for the General Assembly of the United Nations, these delegates were […]

Men’s Basketball Advances to MAAC Quarterfinals with OT Win Over Fairfield

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Some people dream of hitting the game-winning shot in the waning seconds of a game. For Saint Peter’s junior Desi Washington (Harrisburg, Pa./Central Dauphin [Delaware State]) that dream has come true four times this season and three times against Fairfield after Washington drained the decisive 3-pointer with 1.2 seconds left to lift Saint Peter’s […]

Saint Peter’s Takes on a New Challenge…500 Donors in 50 Hours

Did you know that if 500 donors each gave $10 to Saint Peter’s University, 10 students could receive textbooks for an entire year?  Add $15 more to that gift, and software could be upgraded for student computer labs throughout campus. And if 500 individuals contributed $50 each to University initiatives, students would be able to […]

President Cornacchia Delivers State of the University Address

President Eugene J. Cornacchia, Ph.D., delivered the following State of the University address to faculty, staff and administration yesterday afternoon in the Mac Mahon Student Center. Good afternoon. Thank you for this opportunity to be here with you today. I’d like to talk to you about the state of higher education and how it impacts […]

Alumni and Friends Gather for Wine Tasting at the Center

Alumni and friends gathered in The Duncan Family Sky Room at the Mac Mahon Student Center for an insightful and informative presentation by Sommelier Ron Bartels, followed by wine tastings paired with cheeses and hors d’oeuvres on February 12. Guests enjoyed sampling seven varieties of high quality wines of the world, including old world vs. […]

Saint Peter’s University Wins $5,000 Grant to Establish a Campus Kitchen

Jersey City, N.J. – January 30, 2014 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that it is the winner of a $5,000 grant from The Campus Kitchen Project, a national leader in community service for students and the future of hunger relief. A Campus Kitchen is a student-run kitchen that will keep food from being wasted […]

University Celebrates Legacy of Nelson Mandela During Black History Month

The legacy of Nelson Mandela – a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician, activist, lawyer and philanthropist who served as president of South Africa from 1994-1999, will be honored at Saint Peter’s University during Black History Month events in February. Mandela passed away on December 5, 2013. “The struggles and successes that should be celebrated not […]