Saint Peter’s College will offer its first World Language Institute to allow members of the business community and frequent travelers the opportunity to gain experience in using practical spoken words and phrases in several languages. The “Talk TANK” will provide a choice of course work in Spanish, French, Italian, Chinese, German, Japanese and Sign Language with others to be taught upon request.
Saint Peter’s College alum Anthony Pergola, a lawyer with Lowenstein Sandler PC in Roseland, NJ, will discuss the Enron collapse on Wednesday, May 1 at Noon in the Gannon Lecture Hall on the College’s Jersey City campus.
Saint Peter’s College sophomore Mohammad Riaz (Jersey City, NJ), will present his paper, “The Road to Morality: Simone de Beauvoir and Once Were Warriors” to the Undergraduate Philosophy Conference at Towson State University in Towson, Maryland on April 27. The conference accepts submissions from students across the country, with fewer than 10 accepted for presentation. Riaz is a double major in philosophy and economics with a 3.91 GPA.
Students from 14 Area High Schools to Compete for $10K Prize in Saint Peter’s College Oratorical Contest
Students from 14 area high schools will compete for a $10,000 first-place prize in the first Guarini Center for Governmental Affairs Oratorical Contest at Saint Peter’s College on April 26 beginning at 4 p.m. on the College’s Jersey City campus.
Saint Peter’s College senior Vincent Rone (Bayonne, NJ) will have his first original choral composition performed by Jersey City’s St. Dominick Academy Glee Club on Sunday, April 28 at 4 p.m. at St. Aloysius Church on West Side Avenue.
Dr. Samah Jabr, a Palestinian physician, freelance journalist and lifelong Jerusalem resident, will speak at Saint Peter’s College on Thursday, April 11 at 11 a.m. about the Arab-Israeli conflict.
Three Saint Peter’s College professors will each receive $5,000 grants from the College’s Durant Scholars Program for Innovative Teaching in the Liberal Arts and Sciences. The three will utilize the money to develop creative changes in their College courses and then disseminate the results to colleagues in higher education.
Casey Groves will perform in the one-man play DAMIEN at Saint Peter’s College on Monday, April 15 in the College’s Roy Irving Theater. The play, written by Aldyth Morris, received great reviews when Groves performed it off-Broadway in New York City.
Four Saint Peter’s College Students to Compete at Target Fitness Challenge Collegiate National Championships
Four SPC students have qualified to represent Saint Peter ‘s College in the Target Fitness Challenge Collegiate National Championships at the Disney “Wide World of Sports” complex in Orlando, Florida on April 27.
Four faculty members of the Saint Peter’s College Nursing program, housed at the College’s Englewood Cliffs campus, will participate in the Helene Fuld Leadership Education Grant Workshops conducted by the College of Nursing at Purdue University.