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The Impact of Annual Giving

A lot can be accomplished in a year. At Saint Peter’s University, the achievements made by our students, faculty, staff and community partners is made possible by thousands of donors who support our Jesuit mission with an annual gift. The past 10 years have been especially remarkable as, last month, the University celebrated the 10th […]

University President Presides on STEM Panel

Eugene J. Cornacchia, Ph.D., president of Saint Peter’s University, was one of the esteemed Hudson County educators to sit on a panel focused on STEM education during The Jersey City Summit on Economic Development, Placemaking & Innovation held in The Duncan Family Sky Room last month. The panel also included Glen Gabert, Ph.D., president of Hudson […]

Record Number of Degrees Awarded at 2017 Commencement Exercises

The cheers from the Class of 2017 intensified as the commencement speaker, Timothy P. Shriver, Ph.D., chairman of Special Olympics, recognized the group of graduates as the most innovative generation. He complimented the students for leading a cultural revolution in which they are least likely to marry within their own ethnic group and have made […]

Delaney Reception Welcomes Graduates into the Alumni Community

The Duncan Family Sky Room was alive with a jubilant vibe as the Class of 2017 celebrated their last few days together during the John J. Delaney ’50 Alumni Reception. The celebration officially welcomes the new graduates into a family of more than 30,000 alumni who call Saint Peter’s University alma mater. Also in attendance […]

Students Excel at the Goldman Sachs College Collaborative Program Close

The culmination of the Goldman Sachs College Collaborative Program was held earlier this month at the Goldman Sachs world headquarters in Manhattan. Ten Saint Peter’s University juniors and seniors took part in the program, which was integrated into business school curriculum. Over the course of the last five months, students from Saint Peter’s as well […]

MPA Students Present Research at Capstone Event

At the end of the spring semester, seniors in the Master of Public Administration (MPA) program presented their semester-long research of local, real-world issues such as improving ESL programs in Hudson County, combating mental health stigmas on campus, 3rd grade reading in Newark, teaching 9/11 and recidivism in Jersey City’s Ward F, to name a […]

Student Brings Iconic Radio Morning Show Host to Campus

Shantia Beku ’17 started her radio journey freshman year when she began working at WSPR Radio. Over the years, she was promoted to station manager and president. Since September, she has been interning at Power 105.1 on the morning show “The Breakfast Club,” and because of her strong networking skills, bright personality and dedication, she […]

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 […]

Press Releases

Saint Peter’s University Ranked as a National Leader in Upward Mobility

Jersey City, N.J. – February 15, 2017 – Saint Peter’s University today announced its ranking as a national leader in upward mobility in a recent study by The Equality of Opportunity Project titled, “Mobility Report Cards: The Role of Colleges in Intergenerational Mobility.” The University was recognized for improving the economic status of its graduates […]

Saint Peter’s Recognized as one of the Most Environmentally Responsible Colleges

Jersey City, N.J. – October 31, 2016 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that it was included in “The Princeton Review’s Guide to 361 Green Colleges: 2016 Edition.” A presence on this list means Saint Peter’s is one of the 361 most environmentally responsible colleges in the United States and Canada, according to The Princeton […]

Saint Peter’s University Awarded Largest Grant in University History

Jersey City, N.J. – October 3, 2016 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that it has been awarded a historic grant of more than $3.8 million by the U.S. Department of Education through the Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI) STEM Program. The five-year grant was awarded for a project titled, SURGE (STEM Undergraduate Retention Graduation and Empowerment) […]

Marc Morial, President and CEO of the National Urban League, Serves as the Keynote Speaker at 2016 Michaelmas Convocation

Family and friends cheered for their peers’ accomplishments at the Michaelmas Convocation on Wednesday, September 28 at St. Aedan’s: The Saint Peter’s University Church. The annual Michaelmas Convocation is an event that celebrates impressive student accomplishments. These students have been working hard since they started at Saint Peter’s to maintain high GPAs and strive for […]

Saint Peter’s University Receives NCAA Grant to Support Student-Athletes

Jersey City, N.J. – August 8, 2016 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that the University has been awarded with a $100,000 Accelerating Academic Success Program initiative grant by the NCAA to help student-athletes graduate. More than $500,000 in grants were awarded to seven Division I schools including Saint Peter’s University, the University of South […]

Scott Stoddart, Ph.D., Named Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences

Jersey City, N.J. – July 26, 2016 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that Scott Stoddart, Ph.D., has been appointed to the position of dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. Dr. Stoddart most recently served as an associate professor of English and cinema at John Jay College, CUNY, where he also served as associate […]

Bruce B. Rosenthal, M.B.A, Ph.D., Named KPMG Founding Dean of the School of Business

Jersey City, N.J. – July 14, 2016 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that Bruce B. Rosenthal, M.B.A., Ph.D., has been appointed to the position of KPMG founding dean of the School of Business. Dr. Rosenthal has an impressive track record in both the corporate and higher education sectors, both domestically and internationally, with 35 […]