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Winners from the Town & Gown Competition Announced

Raymond T. Butkus, M.B.A., lecturer of business administration, threw his hands in the air and let out a celebratory “yes.” Two of the teams he coached had just placed first and second in the Town & Gown Business Consulting Program competition. A collaborative effort developed by the School of Business at Saint Peter’s University and […]

Sustainability Week Encourages Students to Build a Better Tomorrow for the Future

Saint Peter’s University is committed to fostering green energy and sustainable practices. The University celebrates Sustainability Week in April to highlight these practices and to improve sustainability knowledge. This year, the week featured panel discussions and speeches from leaders in the sustainability industry, a tree planting, events linked to sustainability and a visit from penguins. […]

Guarini Institute Hosts Panel Discussion on Homeland Security

The Guarini Institute for Government and Leadership at Saint Peter’s University recently hosted a panel discussion on Homeland Security. In the wake of the September 11th attacks, Congress passed the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to strengthen the country’s infrastructure. In order for these security efforts to be successful, leaders must work together. Coordination, cooperation […]

Edward Hirsch Speaks about Connecting to Others Through Poetry

Edward Hirsch, renowned poet, teacher and scholar, visited campus as part of the Valente and Blihar Families Poetry Series. In his talk, “Reading Poetry, Poetry Reading,” Hirsch shared his thoughts on the bonds poetry creates between people and inspired the audience with his personal anecdotes and poetry. An accomplished poet, Hirsch is the winner of […]

Esteemed Cardinal Celebrates Mass at St. Aedan’s: The Saint Peter’s University Church

The Saint Peter’s University community was proud to welcome Joseph William Cardinal Tobin, C.Ss.R., the Sixth Archbishop of Newark, to St. Aedan’s: The Saint Peter’s University Church to preside over the Jersey City North Deanery Mass. Cardinal Tobin was joined at the altar by 14 priests from various Jersey City parishes where hundreds of worshipers […]

Jersey City Coaches Share Their Techniques for Preventing Juvenile Delinquency

Two speakers who have deep Jersey City roots discussed “Preventing Juvenile Delinquency Through Sports, Supervision and Self-Esteem” at the 17th Annual Stephen D. Doyle Criminal Justice Symposium. Jerry Walker, president and CEO of Team Walker, and Bob Hurley ’71, president and head basketball coach of Saint Anthony’s High School, shared their philosophies on how athletics, […]

Noted Hybrid Expert Presents Research

Bridgett vonHoldt, Ph.D., assistant professor at Princeton University, presented her research on hybrids at the 66th Annual Mendel Lecture. Her presentation, “Conservation Genomics: The Role of Hybrids,” outlined her research findings about the genetics of wolves and coyotes, how they form hybrids and the significance of conservation. Dr. vonHoldt earned a B.S. in psychology from […]

Students Explore the World on Spring Break

From the hustle and bustle of Mumbai to the arts and culture in Ancient Rome, students at Saint Peter’s University did not just learn about these exotic places in the classroom, instead they explored them firsthand over spring break 2017. The School of Business at Saint Peter’s offered two spring break travel courses titled, “Doing Business Overseas” […]

Rev. James Martin, S.J. Headlines Ignatian Heritage Week

  “You all probably know this guy,” said prolific Jesuit speaker, Rev. James Martin, S.J., pointing to a picture of Jesus. He was about to provide new knowledge and insight to the man the audience thought they already knew. His lecture, “Meeting the Christ of Faith and the Jesus of History,” part of The John […]

Saint Peter’s University Celebrates Women’s History Month

  “Do women just have to stay up all night in order to take care of the kids, take care of the husband and be successful at their jobs?” Fatima Shaik, assistant professor in the communication and media culture department and author, wondered at a panel discussion about women in power as part of Women’s […]