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Sustainability Week Encourages Students to Build a Better Tomorrow for the Future

Saint Peter’s University is committed to fostering green energy and sustainable practices. The University celebrates Sustainability Week in April to highlight these practices and to improve sustainability knowledge. This year, the week featured panel discussions and speeches from leaders in the sustainability industry, a tree planting, events linked to sustainability and a visit from penguins. […]

Guarini Institute Hosts Panel Discussion on Homeland Security

The Guarini Institute for Government and Leadership at Saint Peter’s University recently hosted a panel discussion on Homeland Security. In the wake of the September 11th attacks, Congress passed the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to strengthen the country’s infrastructure. In order for these security efforts to be successful, leaders must work together. Coordination, cooperation […]

Edward Hirsch Speaks about Connecting to Others Through Poetry

Edward Hirsch, renowned poet, teacher and scholar, visited campus as part of the Valente and Blihar Families Poetry Series. In his talk, “Reading Poetry, Poetry Reading,” Hirsch shared his thoughts on the bonds poetry creates between people and inspired the audience with his personal anecdotes and poetry. An accomplished poet, Hirsch is the winner of […]

Esteemed Cardinal Celebrates Mass at St. Aedan’s: The Saint Peter’s University Church

The Saint Peter’s University community was proud to welcome Joseph William Cardinal Tobin, C.Ss.R., the Sixth Archbishop of Newark, to St. Aedan’s: The Saint Peter’s University Church to preside over the Jersey City North Deanery Mass. Cardinal Tobin was joined at the altar by 14 priests from various Jersey City parishes where hundreds of worshipers […]

Jersey City Coaches Share Their Techniques for Preventing Juvenile Delinquency

Two speakers who have deep Jersey City roots discussed “Preventing Juvenile Delinquency Through Sports, Supervision and Self-Esteem” at the 17th Annual Stephen D. Doyle Criminal Justice Symposium. Jerry Walker, president and CEO of Team Walker, and Bob Hurley ’71, president and head basketball coach of Saint Anthony’s High School, shared their philosophies on how athletics, […]

Noted Hybrid Expert Presents Research

Bridgett vonHoldt, Ph.D., assistant professor at Princeton University, presented her research on hybrids at the 66th Annual Mendel Lecture. Her presentation, “Conservation Genomics: The Role of Hybrids,” outlined her research findings about the genetics of wolves and coyotes, how they form hybrids and the significance of conservation. Dr. vonHoldt earned a B.S. in psychology from […]

Students Explore the World on Spring Break

From the hustle and bustle of Mumbai to the arts and culture in Ancient Rome, students at Saint Peter’s University did not just learn about these exotic places in the classroom, instead they explored them firsthand over spring break 2017. The School of Business at Saint Peter’s offered two spring break travel courses titled, “Doing Business Overseas” […]

Surge for STEM

West Campus is a hub of innovation these days. While undergraduate researchers on one floor test molecular reactions to synthetically produce a renewable source of energy, a team on another studies the transgenerational effects of chemicals found in plastics. Inside labs and classrooms, students construct mathematical models to further neuroscience research, design independent experiments in […]

Rev. James Martin, S.J. Headlines Ignatian Heritage Week

  “You all probably know this guy,” said prolific Jesuit speaker, Rev. James Martin, S.J., pointing to a picture of Jesus. He was about to provide new knowledge and insight to the man the audience thought they already knew. His lecture, “Meeting the Christ of Faith and the Jesus of History,” part of The John […]

Men’s Basketball Set to Host Furman in CIT Semifinal Round on CBS Sports Network

The 2016-17 Saint Peter’s men’s basketball team will make history again as the team is set to host Furman University in the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament (CIT) semifinals on Wednesday, March 29 at 9p.m. on CBS Sports Network. The contest will mark the first ever national postseason game hosted at the Yanitelli Center in Jersey City, […]

Press Releases

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, […]

Saint Peter’s University Establishes Master of Science in Cyber Security

Jersey City, N.J. – March 4, 2016 – Saint Peter’s University today announced a Master of Science in Cyber Security, which will be offered beginning in the fall of 2016. The master’s degree program will provide students with the advanced skills needed to help protect and defend information systems from cyber-attacks. The program will have […]

University Receives $1 Million for Scholarships from Give Something Back Foundation

Jersey City, N.J. – February 12, 2016 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that the University has been awarded a $1 million gift for scholarships from the Give Something Back Foundation (GSBF). The gift will enable 50 eligible New Jersey high school students to attend Saint Peter’s at no cost for tuition, fees, room and […]

The Duncan Family Sky Room Receives Unique Venues Best Of Award

Jersey City, N.J. – December 22, 2015 – Saint Peter’s University is proud to announce that it received a 2015 Unique Venues Best Of Award from Unique Venues Magazine. The annual awards are selected by readers and recognize non-traditional meeting and event venues that have made a difference for planners and the hospitality industry as […]

Students Gather to Give Thanks to Benefactors at Annual Scholarship Luncheon

Kia Thornton-Miller ’16 is up against quite a few challenges in life. The 36-year-old mother of two separated from her husband and is currently on disability. However, Thornton-Miller is also the recipient of The Newcombe/Ruscick Family Endowed Scholarship and on November 2, she was all smiles as she wrote a thank-you card to her benefactor. […]