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Honoring a Beloved Professor

Growing up, the four Michalik children considered Saint Peter’s University a second home. Their father, beloved economics professor Benjamin Michalik, Ph.D., taught at the University for 46 years and their mother, Helen, a registered nurse at the Margaret Hague Maternity Hospital, wholeheartedly supported his dedication to Jesuit education, working the night shift while Dr. Michalik […]

Saint Peter’s University Celebrates Women’s History Month

  “Do women just have to stay up all night in order to take care of the kids, take care of the husband and be successful at their jobs?” Fatima Shaik, assistant professor in the communication and media culture department and author, wondered at a panel discussion about women in power as part of Women’s […]

Saint Peter’s University Celebrates Ignatian Heritage Week

Ignatian Heritage Week, held from March 20 – 24, is a week-long celebration honoring Saint Peter’s Jesuit heritage and tradition, as well as the historic presence of Jesuits around the world. The week includes a collaboration of performances, films, lectures and presentations that focused on Jesuit identity and principles. The week-long celebration was launched on […]

The World of Technology Explained at Business Forum

“Of all the changes that mobile has created, what has mobile changed the most of all?” Christina “CK” Kerley, innovation speaker and futurist asked at a recent event titled, “The State of Innovation: The Tech and Trends Reshaping Our Lives, Our Work—And Our World,” held in The Duncan Family Sky Room and co-sponsored by Delta […]

Students Learn Business Skills at Goldman Sachs College Collaborative Event

A networking and etiquette lunch was held on February 16 as part of the Goldman Sachs College Collaborative (GSCC) program. GSCC is a unique experiential learning program where teams of 10 from four local schools including Saint Peter’s University, New Jersey City University, Hudson County Community College and Borough of Manhattan Community College are challenged […]

Saint Peter’s University Celebrates Black History Month with a Series of Events

Saint Peter’s University celebrated Black History Month with programs, remembrances and events. A flag raising ceremony on February 2 served as the official kick-off on campus. At the flag rising, students, faculty and staff gathered to hear inspirational songs, poems, essays and quotes. Eugene J. Cornacchia, Ph.D., president of Saint Peter’s University, said, “Here, at Saint Peter’s, […]

Studying Abroad and The Center for Global Learning

Scott Keller, director of The Center for Global Learning, answers questions about studying abroad. Q. Describe your journey before you landed here at Saint Peter’s University as the director of The Center for Global Learning? A. I was a finance major at the Miami University in Ohio and I took a study abroad course to Poland […]

Saint Peter’s Celebrates Black History Month

Saint Peter’s University will celebrate Black History Month with a number of events and programs. February 15 “The Movement” Pope Lecture Hall 7:00 p.m. February 16 Professor John Johnson: Lest We Forget Thee: Black History after the Obama Presidency Dinneen Hall – McIntyre Conference Center A 11:00 a.m. February 16 Book Talk: Frederick Douglass in […]

Alumni Gather for Annual January Reunion in the Sunshine State

In January, Eugene J. Cornacchia, Ph.D., president of Saint Peter’s University and members of the University’s advancement and external affairs and campus ministry teams traveled to the Sunshine State for an annual alumni gathering at the Naples Sailing & Yacht Club. The event consisted of a private Mass followed by a brunch. The Mass was […]

The Class of 1971 Reunites; Presents Delta Sigma Pi Students with Original Gavel

On January 28, members of the Class of 1971 gathered on campus to celebrate the 45th anniversary of their graduation from Saint Peter’s University. Reunion co-chair Mike Serpico ’71 urged his fellow classmates to remain engaged with the University, pointing out who among them were still active as members of the alumni board, Board of […]

Press Releases

Ignite Institute Receives $100K Grant from The Provident Bank Foundation

Jersey City, N.J. – September 23, 2015 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that The Provident Bank Foundation has provided a grant in the amount of $100,000 to the Ignite Institute at Saint Peter’s University. The Ignite Institute, a new Center of Excellence at Saint Peter’s University, is poised to harness the energy of the […]

Belinda “Boe” Pearman Named Director of Athletics

Jersey City, N.J. – September 3, 2015 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that Belinda “Boe” Pearman has been appointed to the position of director of athletics for the University’s Division I athletics program. Pearman has more than 20 years of experience in collegiate athletics as a student-athlete, head women’s basketball coach and administrator, in […]

Saint Peter’s Adopts Test-Optional (SAT/ACT) Undergraduate Admission Policy

Jersey City, N.J. – August 11, 2015 – Saint Peter’s University today announced the adoption of a test-optional (SAT/ACT) policy for undergraduate applicants, beginning with the fall 2016 application cycle. Undergraduate, first-year applicants will no longer be required to submit SAT/ACT test scores for evaluation during the application review process; however the scores will be […]

Saint Peter’s Receives $1.1 Million Federal TRIO Student Support Services Grant

Jersey City, N.J. – July 22, 2015 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that the University has been awarded a $1.1 million federal TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The TRIO SSS is a competitive grant, which awards funds to institutions to provide opportunities for academic development, to assist […]

Gerard O’Sullivan, Ph.D., Named Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Jersey City, N.J. – July 7, 2015 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that Gerard O’Sullivan, Ph.D., has been appointed to the position of provost and vice president for academic affairs for the University, effective July 1.  Dr. O’Sullivan most recently served as the vice president for academic affairs, as well as professor of English […]

University Receives NetVUE Program Development Grant Award

Jersey City, N.J. – May 26, 2015 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that the University has been awarded  a NetVUE Program Development Grant Award in the amount of more than $45,000 to be used over a two-year period. NetVue, the Network for Vocation in Undergraduate Education, is a nationwide network of colleges and universities […]