Saint Peter’s Celebrates 25th Anniversary of the High School Model U.N.

A record number of high school students from all across the state gathered at Saint Peter’s University this week for the 25th Annual High School Model U.N., which was hosted by the Guarini Institute for Government and Leadership on March 1 and 2. The conference brings together students and faculty advisors from high schools throughout […]

Panel Explores Tax Abatements as a Strategy for Neighborhood Revitalization

The Democratic and Republican primary debates are not the only recent debates taking place. The Guarini Institute for Government and Leadership at Saint Peter’s University, in partnership with the Caulfield School of Education, recently presented a lively panel focused on the utilization of tax abatements as a strategy for neighborhood revitalization. The panel was held […]

Saint Peter’s University Athletics Inducts 33rd Hall of Fame Class

Saint Peter’s University held its Athletics Hall of Fame Dinner and Induction Ceremony on Saturday, February 6 in The Duncan Sky Room of the Mac Mahon Student Center. More than 270 people were in attendance to watch the induction of the 33rd Hall of Fame class at Saint Peter’s, which included Chris DeAbreu ’09, of […]

Students Gain Valuable Insight from Former Governor McGreevey

Former Governor James E. McGreevey, executive director of the Jersey City Employment & Training Program, kicked off the Guarini Institute for Government and Leadership’s spring Pizza & Politics speaker series, in partnership with the Department of Criminal Justice, yesterday. More than 70 students and faculty attended to hear the former governor share information about his political […]

Commemorating a Jesuit Hero

On Tuesday, February 2, on Candlemas, the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord, Saint Peter’s University launched the Delp Lecture. The Delp Lecture was established by the Office of the Provost at Saint Peter’s to commemorate Rev. Alfred Delp S.J., who was executed by the Nazis for his resistance to the German Reich and […]

A Celebration of Black History Month

In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. H’65 receiving an honorary degree from Saint Peter’s and the celebration of Black History Month, Saint Peter’s University is hosting a number of events and programs on and off campus. February 3 Theology-Campus Ministry Ecumenical Field Trip Series Bible Study, Trinity Faith Church […]

Remembering Rev. L. Edward Glynn, S.J.

“At Saint Peter’s, the Jesuit style of education seeks to create a desirable restlessness deep within the hearts of young men and women who study here – a lifelong restlessness caused the by haunting question: Where and how can I with my life provide the greatest service of God and my fellow men and women?”  […]

Saint Peter’s Travels to the Sunshine State

Earlier this month, University President Eugene J. Cornacchia, Ph.D., and members of the University’s advancement, alumni engagement and campus ministry teams traveled to the Sunshine State to meet with Saint Peter’s alumni. President Cornacchia had opportunity to share the latest University developments — including the inception of the Pathways to Distinction strategic plan. In Naples on Florida’s […]

Business Student to Make Longtime Restaurant Dream Come True

When Arnaldo Diaz ’16 thinks about graduation, he doesn’t just see a hard-earned bachelor’s degree in business management — he sees the opportunity to grab his dream, provide for his family and give back to his hometown of Jersey City. Originally inspired by his family’s passion for cooking, Diaz, 41, has had a longtime dream […]

Press Releases

Saint Peter’s Welcomes the Actors Shakespeare Company to the University

Jersey City, N.J. – October 1, 2013 – Saint Peter’s University and the Actors Shakespeare Company signed an articulation agreement for a long-term affiliation between the two organizations. The Actors Shakespeare Company (ASC) is a professional ensemble theater, which is a member of the New Jersey Theater Alliance and has served the HudsonCounty area through […]

Saint Peter’s University Begins Construction on New Campus Project

Jersey City, N.J. – September 26, 2013 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that construction has commenced on significant upgrades to the academic facilities for the institution’s School of Business and School of Education. This School of Business construction project was made possible due to funds from the Building Our Future Bond Act, which was […]

Board of Trustees Extends Contract for Saint Peter’s University President

Jersey City, N.J. – September 24, 2013 – The Board of Trustees of Saint Peter’s University today announced that the contract of University president, Eugene J. Cornacchia, Ph.D., has been extended for an additional five-year term. Cornacchia is the 22nd president of Saint Peter’s University and was officially inaugurated October 20, 2007.  This extension ensures […]

Saint Peter’s University Launches Conversations at the Cliffs

Englewood Cliffs, N.J. – September 18, 2013 – Saint Peter’s University today officially announced the launch of Conversations at the Cliffs, a speaker series which will be held at the Englewood Cliffs Campus of the University that is open to business and industry professionals in the area. The first event in the speaker series will […]

Saint Peter’s University Announces Record Enrollment for Fall 2013

Jersey City, N.J. – September 10, 2013 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that the enrollment for the Class of 2017 is the largest the University has seen in 15 years, with more than 600 freshmen currently enrolled for the fall 2013 semester. In addition to a large freshman class, Saint Peter’s is welcoming more […]

Pat Coyle Named Women’s Head Basketball Coach

JERSEY CITY, N.J. – July 2, 2013 – Saint Peter’s University Director of Athletics Joe Quinlan has announced the hiring of Pat Coyle as the women’s basketball head coach. Coyle is the seventh head coach in program history. Coyle makes her return to the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) after coaching Loyola University from 1993-1998 […]