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NFL Hall of Famer Terry Bradshaw Discusses “Legendary Leadership” on Live Simulcast

Saint Peter’s University will host a Refresh Leadership Live Simulcast on Wednesday, April 17, from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. in The Duncan Family Sky Room in the Mac Mahon Student Center, located on Glenwood Avenue (between John F. Kennedy Boulevard and Bergen Avenue) in Jersey City. Express Employment Professionals, the co-host of the event along with […]

Saint Peter’s University Hosts First Ever TEDx Event

Saint Peter’s University held its very first TEDx event, a daylong conference on “Future Utopias – Realistic and Sustainable Ways to Better Our Societies,” on March 21 in Roy Irving Theatre. Speakers from different fields including human rights, journalism, science and spirituality, presented their ideas and offered insight into creating and sustaining a peaceful world. […]

Gannon Debating Society Takes Third Place in National Tournament

The Gannon Debating Society at Saint Peter’s University won third position overall in the sweepstakes of the National Educational Debate Association’s national tournament, held from March 8-9 at Clemson University in Clemson, S.C. More than 80 students from six schools across the Midwest and East Coast competed in the tournament. President of the Gannon Debating […]

University Hosts Grand Opening Celebration for Mac Mahon Student Center

After years of anticipation, the grand opening celebration of the Mac Mahon Student Center was held for students, faculty and staff on March 20. “Today, we have reached a new milestone in the history of Saint Peter’s University,” said University President Eugene J. Cornacchia, Ph.D. “Just 17 months ago – on Wednesday, October 26, 2011 […]

University Members Attend “Immigration: Undocumented Students in Higher Education” Information Session in Washington D.C.

Earlier this year, representatives from Saint Peter’s University attended “Immigration: Undocumented Students in Higher Education,” an information session on undocumented students at Jesuit institutions of higher education and institutional practices that affect these students. The event, held in the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington D.C., was the culmination of a Ford Foundation-funded two-year study […]

Argentine Cardinal Bergoglio Elected First Jesuit Pope

Earlier today, for the first time in history, a Jesuit was named Pope. Jorge Mario Bergoglio, S.J. was chosen as the 266th pontiff after less than 24 hours of deliberation by the 115 voting cardinals of the Roman Catholic Church. Saint Peter’s seeks to be a truly student-oriented university by providing a climate which encourages, through cura […]

Rev. Rocco Danzi, S.J. Shares Insight on Papal Conclave

Q. How did students react when they learned of Pope Benedict XVI’s decision to retire? A. Once students got past the initial surprise of his decision to retire, they were impressed that Pope Benedict was able to admit that he was no longer able to perform the ministry. We read many stories about young people […]

Saint Peter’s University Announces Dream Fund Scholarship

A home. A car. Enough money to live comfortably. The American Dream takes on a different meaning for most people in the United States, but is built upon the belief that freedom includes the opportunity for prosperity and success, education and hard work. Yet for many undocumented students, living out the American Dream can be […]

Up to the Challenge: Saint Peter’s Students Tackle CFA Institute Research Challenge

Saint Peter’s University students Ayush Neupane ’13, Semiray Kasoolu ’13 and Alfred Johnson ’14 recently participated in the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute Research Challenge, a competition between university-sponsored teams that research a designated publicly traded company, prepare a written report on that select company and then present their findings to a panel of judges. […]

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Saint Peters College Offers Summer Tuition Discount to Undergraduate Students

Jersey City, NJ – Undergraduate students taking courses this summer at Saint Peter’s College will be eligible for discounted tuition during the College’s four 2009 Summer Sessions. The discounted tuition plan allows students to take one undergraduate course, and receive 50 percent off the second course.  Saint Peter’s designed this initiative in response to the […]

Saint Peter’s College Art Gallery Showcases

Featuring nearly fifty pieces, “A Room with a View” celebrates natural landscapes from throughout the world. The exhibition is curated by Professor of Fine Arts Oscar Magnan, S.J.