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Saint Peter’s University Begins Construction on New Campus Project

Jersey City, N.J. – September 26, 2013 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that construction has commenced on significant upgrades to the academic facilities for the institution’s School of Business and School of Education. This School of Business construction project was made possible due to funds from the Building Our Future Bond Act, which was […]

Board of Trustees Extends Contract for Saint Peter’s University President

Jersey City, N.J. – September 24, 2013 – The Board of Trustees of Saint Peter’s University today announced that the contract of University president, Eugene J. Cornacchia, Ph.D., has been extended for an additional five-year term. Cornacchia is the 22nd president of Saint Peter’s University and was officially inaugurated October 20, 2007.  This extension ensures […]

President’s Reception Focuses on Gratitude by Celebrating Top Donors

Gratitude, appreciation and thanks. Those are the values that filled every individual’s heart in attendance at the President’s Reception, held on September 20 in The Duncan Family Sky Room at the Mac Mahon Student Center. The words of alumnus Bob Luchetti ’55 portrayed this sentiment best: “I wouldn’t have gotten the job I had without […]

Class of 1963 Returns to Saint Peter’s University for Alumni Weekend

When Frank Ciesla ’63 returned to Saint Peter’s University for Alumni Weekend, he brought with him an unopened port wine, which was bottled in 1963. He had saved it for a very special occasion. The wine aged along with the Class of 1963. As it got sweeter and richer throughout the decades, so did Ciesla […]

Guarini Institute Introduces New Program: Pizza & Politics

On September 18, the Guarini Institute for Government and Leadership introduced its new program, Pizza & Politics, where the campus community can gather together to listen to guest speakers and discuss important political news while enjoying lunch in a relaxed setting. For the inaugural event, guest speaker Luke Hansen, S.J., associate editor of America magazine, […]

Saint Peter’s University Launches Conversations at the Cliffs

Englewood Cliffs, N.J. – September 18, 2013 – Saint Peter’s University today officially announced the launch of Conversations at the Cliffs, a speaker series which will be held at the Englewood Cliffs Campus of the University that is open to business and industry professionals in the area. The first event in the speaker series will […]

Suite in Campus Ministry Named in Eleanor Kelly Hartnett’s Honor

After a special Mass at Saint Peter Chapel celebrating the life and memory of Eleanor Kelly Hartnett, wife of Saint Peter’s alumnus Bernard M. Hartnett, Jr. ’51, friends and family gathered at the Office of Campus Ministry in the Mac Mahon Student Center to witness the dedication of the associate director of campus ministry for […]

Campus Community Gathers to Celebrate Mass of the Holy Spirit

  Students, faculty, staff and administrators gathered today at St. Aedan’s: The Saint Peter’s University Church to worship together at the Mass of the Holy Spirit, which traditionally marks the beginning of the academic year. The Mass involved members of the campus community standing to affirm their commitment to love, generosity and social justice. Celebrant […]

Saint Peter’s University Announces Record Enrollment for Fall 2013

Jersey City, N.J. – September 10, 2013 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that the enrollment for the Class of 2017 is the largest the University has seen in 15 years, with more than 600 freshmen currently enrolled for the fall 2013 semester. In addition to a large freshman class, Saint Peter’s is welcoming more […]