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Successful Fundraising Event Held for St. Aedan’s: The Saint Peter’s University Church

At Amanda’s restaurant in Hoboken, friends of Saint Peter’s University gathered for the sixth annual St. Aedan’s: The Saint Peter’s University Church Fundraiser. Joyce and Eugene O. Flinn ’80 graciously hosted the five-course dinner with wine-pairings. At the event, guests were able to order from a “menu” of fundraising options intended to enhance the unique […]

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 […]

Press Releases

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 […]

Local & National Leaders Gather for 3rd Local Living Economies Summit

Etsy Co-founder Matt Stinchcomb, Jersey City Mayor Steven M. Fulop H ’14 and Paul Silverman of SILVERMAN among leaders to speak at Jersey City’s largest localist event on May 12 Jersey City, N.J. – May 6, 2016 – Saint Peter’s University is proud to announce that the third annual Local Living Economies Summit will be […]

Dr. Cornacchia Appears on One-on-One with Steve Adubato

Eugene J. Cornacchia, Ph.D. president of Saint Peter’s University recently appeared on the program One-on-One with Steve Adubato. During the interview he discussed Jesuit education, the growth of Jersey City, the School of Business, The Campus Kitchen, the Guarini Institute for Government and Leadership and more.

Saint Peter’s Joins New Jersey Big Data Alliance

Jersey City, N.J. – March 30, 2016 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that it has joined eight leading academic institutions from the state of New Jersey as the latest member of the New Jersey Big Data Alliance (NJBDA). The NJBDA is an unprecedented higher education alliance, designed to spark collaboration among New Jersey government, […]