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Rev. Rocco Danzi, S.J. Shares Insight on Papal Conclave

Q. How did students react when they learned of Pope Benedict XVI’s decision to retire? A. Once students got past the initial surprise of his decision to retire, they were impressed that Pope Benedict was able to admit that he was no longer able to perform the ministry. We read many stories about young people […]

Saint Peter’s University Announces Dream Fund Scholarship

A home. A car. Enough money to live comfortably. The American Dream takes on a different meaning for most people in the United States, but is built upon the belief that freedom includes the opportunity for prosperity and success, education and hard work. Yet for many undocumented students, living out the American Dream can be […]

Up to the Challenge: Saint Peter’s Students Tackle CFA Institute Research Challenge

Saint Peter’s University students Ayush Neupane ’13, Semiray Kasoolu ’13 and Alfred Johnson ’14 recently participated in the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute Research Challenge, a competition between university-sponsored teams that research a designated publicly traded company, prepare a written report on that select company and then present their findings to a panel of judges. […]

Three University Students Participate in NJNY Fellows Program

Statistics show that first-generation college students drop out five-times more than other students, earn 10 percent less than their peers after graduating, and are primarily from low-income households. To address these staggering statistics, New Jersey Needs You (NJNY) launched last fall to pair outstanding first-generation college students with young professionals from a variety of industries […]

Professor Robert Donnelly Shares Insight on Personal Branding

Robert Donnelly is the author of Guidebook to Planning – A Common Sense Approach, now an eBook and recently converted to an audio book. His new book, Personal Brand Planning, was published in December 2012. He has been teaching graduate and undergraduate business courses at Saint Peter’s University for over 15 years. Prior to Saint Peter’s, Donnelly […]

Peacock Pride: University Celebrates Athletics at the New York Athletic Club

This academic year holds a special meaning for student-athletes. Through meets, matches, playoffs and championships, they proudly represent Saint Peter’s with University uniforms. While the Peacocks are proud to wear their new name in competition, in the classroom these student-athletes remain dedicated to their academic pursuits. Three examples of this commitment can be found in […]

Saint Peter’s University Hosts Official Ribbon Cutting for the Green Energy Command Center

Saint Peter’s University is “going green.” Since signing The American College and University Presidents’ Climate Commitment in 2008, University President Eugene J. Cornacchia, Ph.D., has spearheaded several green energy initiatives on campus. The latest, the Green Energy Command Center, monitors the impact of these projects 24 hours a day by tracking the amount and type […]

Guarini Lecture Series Hosts Homelessness 101: A Solvable Crisis Symposium

Homelessness is a condition that does not discriminate. Regardless of race, religion or economic standing, there are a variety of situations that can lead to an individual – and even a family – into having no place to call home. In the United States, more than 3.5 million people experience homelessness each year. According to […]

Meet the Dean of the School of Education

The Hon. Joseph V. Doria Jr. ’68 is the dean of the School of Education. Doria has a long history with the University, serving as the University’s director of educational services and urban coordinator from 1972 to 1980, and then as director of human resources and personnel from 1980 to 1998. He returned to Saint […]