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Inspire, Motivate and Support: Women’s Entrepreneurship Week Event

Women entrepreneurs gathered in The Duncan Family Sky Room on October 18 for a networking event hosted by the Ignite Institute as part of Women Entrepreneurship Week (WEW). The event was co-sponsored by the Department of Women’s Studies, the School of Business, community partners Rising Tide Capital and Greater Newark Enterprises Corporation (GNEC) and made […]

Saint Peter’s Path to Distinction Celebrated at Annual President’s Reception

#Grateful and #Blessed were trending at this year’s President’s Reception, held on October 13 at the Pleasantdale Château in West Orange. The President’s Reception is an event held annually to thank and recognize the members of the University’s premier giving society, the President’s Council. Gratitude was the theme of the evening, and it emanated from […]

Minimum Wage Discussion Sparks Intense Debate at Panel

The Guarini Institute for Government and Leadership at Saint Peter’s University is dedicated to exploring key public policy issues at the local, state and national level. The latest panel hosted by the Institute on Tuesday, October 11 was focused on a critical issue in the state of New Jersey—raising the minimum wage to $15/hour. New […]

The Class of 1966 Reunites for Their 50th Anniversary

On September 17 and 18, alumni from the Class of 1966 returned to campus to celebrate their 50th anniversary. Old friends and classmates re-discovered alma mater and reconnected at events over the weekend such as a welcome back breakfast, campus tours, State of the University Luncheon, shuttle tours of Jersey City, a dinner dance, an […]

The Women Pioneers of the Saint Peter’s University Day Session Share Their Stories

“We were educated to compete with everyone and anyone.” –Carol Bastek, Ed.D. ’70 In February 1965, at a board of trustees meeting, there was a unanimous vote to investigate the possibility of admitting “girls” into the Saint Peter’s University day session. Today, 50 years later, the University celebrates the anniversary of the admission of women […]

Fall Semester Begins at Saint Peter’s with a Record Number of New Students

This week marked the beginning of the 2016 fall semester for Saint Peter’s and the University was proud to welcome  a record-breaking number of new students to campus –  640 freshmen and 94 transfer students. Move-in days and freshmen orientation were held over the weekend, but for many new students, preparation started much earlier. The […]

The Give Something Back Foundation Hosts Two Events on Campus

In February, Saint Peter’s University became the fourth proud recipient of a $1 million gift from the Give Something Back Foundation (GSBF) that will allow 50 New Jersey students to attend the University at no cost for tuition, fees, room or board. The Give Something Back Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides Pell […]