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Saint Peter’s Hosts Alumni in Law Continuing Legal Education Lecture

On Thursday, April 18, Saint Peter’s University held an Alumni in Law event in The Duncan Family Sky Room in the Mac Mahon Student Center. More than 100 people attended the event, “Attorney Ethics: What Clients Should Expect of their Lawyers.” This Continuing Legal Education (CLE) lecture was hosted by the Saint Peter’s University Alumni […]

Allan Stewart, M.D. ’91 Delivers the 62nd Annual Mendel Lecture

An engaged group of students from the biology program and the applied science and technology program watched intently as they witnessed a clip of Allan S. Stewart, M.D. ’91 performing cardiothoracic surgery on an 81 year old woman. Stewart is a thoracic cardiovascular board certified surgeon at NewYork Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center and he returned […]

Stephen D. Doyle Criminal Justice Symposium Explores Domestic Violence

In domestic abuse, there is a cycle of violence in toxic relationships. It begins as the tension between two partners builds, resulting in incidents of abuse, followed by loving contrition by the abuser. It’s a vicious circle that never seems to end, and one that Shari Genser knew all too well. As one of the […]

Historian/Author Thomas Fleming Speaks at Inaugural Lecture in the Humanities

The inaugural Lecture in the Humanities was held on April 3 in The Duncan Family Sky Room in the Mac Mahon Student Center “to highlight the importance of a liberal arts education in today’s world,” according to Marylou Yam, Ph.D., provost and academic vice president of Saint Peter’s University. The event featured Historian/Author Thomas Fleming […]

Founders of the Mac Mahon Student Center Honored at Hearts & Minds

It all started with a phone call. “Six years ago, former Saint Peter’s President Rev. James N. Loughran, S.J., called me and asked me to come to his office,” recalled Thomas P. Mac Mahon ’68. “After his call, I jumped into my car and came to Jersey City, clueless as to why I was going […]

Media and History Conference Focuses on Celebrities in the Media

American poet Emily Dickinson once wrote, “Celebrity is the chastisement of merit and the punishment of talent.” In today’s media landscape, celebrity news is featured on the front page of print publications, billed as the top story in broadcast news, and fills the newsfeeds of sites such as Facebook and Twitter. The question is: Why […]

NFL Hall of Famer Terry Bradshaw Discusses “Legendary Leadership” on Live Simulcast

Saint Peter’s University will host a Refresh Leadership Live Simulcast on Wednesday, April 17, from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. in The Duncan Family Sky Room in the Mac Mahon Student Center, located on Glenwood Avenue (between John F. Kennedy Boulevard and Bergen Avenue) in Jersey City. Express Employment Professionals, the co-host of the event along with […]

University Hosts Grand Opening Celebration for Mac Mahon Student Center

After years of anticipation, the grand opening celebration of the Mac Mahon Student Center was held for students, faculty and staff on March 20. “Today, we have reached a new milestone in the history of Saint Peter’s University,” said University President Eugene J. Cornacchia, Ph.D. “Just 17 months ago – on Wednesday, October 26, 2011 […]

Argentine Cardinal Bergoglio Elected First Jesuit Pope

Earlier today, for the first time in history, a Jesuit was named Pope. Jorge Mario Bergoglio, S.J. was chosen as the 266th pontiff after less than 24 hours of deliberation by the 115 voting cardinals of the Roman Catholic Church. Saint Peter’s seeks to be a truly student-oriented university by providing a climate which encourages, through cura […]