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Alumni in Finance Make Connections While Exploring Big Data

Saint Peter’s University alumni and friends in the business and financial sector recently gathered in the heart of lower Manhattan’s Financial District where they discussed and learned about one of the hottest trending industries: data science. The latest Alumni in Finance (AiF) Network event was held at the Trinity Bar & Restaurant in the Financial […]

Jersey City Deputy Mayor Discusses City Government with Students and Faculty

Jersey City Deputy Mayor Vivian Brady-Phillips came to the McIntyre Conference Center at Saint Peter’s on Thursday, December 3 to discuss city government and the importance of community and public service initiatives with students and faculty members. Deputy Mayor Brady-Phillip’s presentation was part of Pizza & Politics, an annual event series hosted by the Guarini […]

Students Explore Cultures, Expand Knowledge with Interfaith Trips

It was a Friday night, Reyna Dominguez ’17 recalled, when she was in Journal Square celebrating a Hindu block party. As a Catholic, Dominguez described the celebration as having a big impact on her by strengthening her connection and appreciation of a faith not her own. “It was fun, which is not a word you […]

The Campus Kitchen Combats Holiday Hunger with Food Drive

In the spirit of “being men and women for others,” The Campus Kitchen held its annual fall food drive that amassed thousands of pounds of non-perishable food items as well as monetary donations to help those in need in the Jersey City area. The Campus Kitchen, which repurposes extra unused food into nutritious meals for […]

More than 40 Students Inducted into National Honor Society

More than 40 students at Saint Peter’s University were recently inducted into the Chi Alpha Epsilon National Honor Society.On Thursday, November 19, family, friends and faculty gathered in the McIntyre Conference Center to celebrate the inductees as they were formally pinned and became official members of the Society. The Beta Pi chapter of Chi Alpha […]

U.N. Ambassadors Visit Saint Peter’s

H.E.  Caleb Otto, M.D., United Nations ambassador of the Republic of Palau, recently served as the featured speaker at this year’s faculty colloquium, an annual event designed to enrich the knowledge of the University community through an exclusive dialogue with visiting U.N. ambassadors. Several members of the faculty and staff gathered to listen to Dr. […]

Transportation Officials Discuss the Future of Travel across the Hudson

Several high ranking transportation officials and experts gathered at Saint Peter’s on Friday, November 13 to address the most pressing transportation issues in the New York metropolitan area and the measures needed to improve them. The panel of experts included: Drew Galloway, chief of planning & performance for Amtrak North East Corridor; New Jersey State […]

Industry Experts Explore How to Motivate the Modern Workforce

“You have to treat people as individuals. Engagement is a one-on-one exercise; you have to get to know each person and find out what motivates him or her.” This was just one of many valuable pieces of wisdom imparted from motivational expert Chester Elton, who served as the keynote speaker at the 44th Annual Regents […]

Award-Winning Bilingual Journalist Inspires Students

The freshmen sitting in Pope Lecture Hall on Wednesday had never met Carmen Cusido before that afternoon, but they already had something in common with her: like Cusido, many of them were bilingual. As part of the Center for English Acquisition and Culture’s (CELAC) discussion “Using Multiple Languages in the Workplace,” award-winning journalist Carmen Cusido […]

Press Releases

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 […]

Saint Peter’s Named Affordable Choice in NJ According to DOE

Jersey City, N.J. – July 2, 2013 – Saint Peter’s University ranked fourth lowest in net price of all New Jersey private schools according to the Department of Education’s recently released College Affordability and Transparency List. The list – mandated by Congress – focuses on the highest and lowest tuition and net pricing based on […]

Saint Peter’s University Establishes Master of Public Administration Program

Jersey City, N.J. – June 17, 2013 – Saint Peter’s University today announced a master’s program in public administration, which will be offered in the fall of 2013 through the College of Arts and Sciences. The program will prepare graduates with the knowledge and skills required of successful public servants, non-profit workers and private sector […]

Saint Peter’s University Signs Agreement with Rising Tide Capital to Support Rising Entrepreneurs in New Jersey

Jersey City, N.J. – June 6, 2013 – Saint Peter’s University and Rising Tide Capital today signed a historic agreement which enables qualified graduates of Rising Tide’s 12-week Community Business Academy (CBA) to receive up to six college credits through  prior learning experience from the School of Professional and Continuing Studies at Saint Peter’s University. Rising […]