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The Class of 1967 Celebrates their 50th Anniversary at Alumni Weekend

Recently, the Class of 1967 celebrated its 50th anniversary at Alumni Weekend; alumni from as far away as Hawaii and as local as Hudson County flocked back to Saint Peter’s University to celebrate. The weekend featured events that highlighted changes at the University and surrounding area including a welcome back breakfast, campus tours, State of […]

Heartfelt Thanks – The Class of 1960 Endowed Scholarship

Each year, scholarship recipients take time to write letters of thanks to the generous benefactors who make it possible for them to attend Saint Peter’s University. Sometimes, the connection goes a little deeper. That was the case for Samantha Lehmbeck ’18, the recipient of the Class of 1960 Endowed Scholarship, who had a chance to […]

Saint Peter’s Community Celebrates Mass of the Holy Spirit

On Wednesday, the Saint Peter’s community came together at St. Aedan’s: The Saint Peter’s University Church to celebrate the Mass of The Holy Spirit. This ceremony, which dates back to the Middle Ages, marks the traditional start of the year at Jesuit schools around the world. The Mass was open to all members of the […]

Memorializing Devoted Parents

Financial difficulties almost caused the late Joseph P. Blauvelt ’80 to drop out of Saint Peter’s University. A work-study job on campus saved his college education and paved the way to a successful career in finance. “Someone convinced him that he needed to stay at it and got him a job on campus doing masonry,” […]

Campus Expert Provides Insight on Upcoming Solar Eclipse

This month, on August 21, a nationwide phenomenon will inspire awe across the United States, a total solar eclipse. Before the big day, William Gutsch, Ph.D. ’67, distinguished professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, photographer, astronomer and northern lights expert, provides some advice. Q. What makes this eclipse special? A. A total solar eclipse […]

Students Conduct Environmental Research in the Amazon Rainforest

The Amazon rainforest in Peru contains 11% of the entire Amazon basin where there are over 250 species of amphibians, 800 species of birds, 7,000 species of plants, 290 species of mammals, 2,500 species of butterflies, 690 species of fish and 180 species of reptiles. The Amazon watershed plays a vital part in regulating weather and […]

Dr. Cornacchia Examines Higher Education & Politics on State of Affairs with Steve Adubato

Eugene J. Cornacchia, Ph.D., president of Saint Peter’s University, recently appeared on State of Affairs with Steve Adubato to explore the current issues impacting higher education in New Jersey as well as the state of political discourse in the United States. To view the complete interview, please click the below video. Dr. Cornacchia Examines Higher Education & […]

The Guarini Institute for Government and Leadership Welcomes Senator Cory Booker

Following a dramatic week in Washington D.C., United States Senator Cory Booker made his way to Hudson County to launch his “2017 Jersey Summer Road Trip.” The Guarini Institute for Government and Leadership at Saint Peter’s University welcomed Senator Booker to the University for the first stop on his annual tour of New Jersey’s 21 […]

Interview with Joseph Legaspi, D.M., University Director of Music

Q. How did you become the University director of music? A. It was an accident. I moved to America to go to university and I attended Indiana University where I was a vocal performance student. While in school, I would travel to New York and New Jersey for auditions and I eventually moved to New […]

Press Releases

Men’s Basketball Wins First National Postseason Tournament in Program History

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – The Saint Peter’s men’s basketball team’s historic season was capped off on Friday night with the programs first ever national postseason tournament championship. The Peacocks defeated Texas A&M Corpus Christi, 62-61 in dramatic fashion to claim the 2017 CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament (CIT) title. All nine Peacocks that played in the game […]

Men’s Basketball Seeks First National Tournament Title on Friday Night

JERSEY CITY, NJ – The Saint Peter’s men’s basketball team’s magical season has one more run, as the Peacocks advanced to the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament (CIT) championship on Wednesday night by defeating Furman University, 77-51. The win for the Peacocks improves the team’s overall record to 22-13, and the team claims a spot in a […]

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) […]