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Young Entrepreneurs Pitch Their Business Ideas to Local Sharks

Karen Castaneda ’18, CEO, Anica Bustamante ’18 and Maria Santacruz ’17, young Saint Peter’s University entrepreneurs representing a dessert for dogs company, Pup Pawps, took the stage at the Shark Tank Business Pitch competition at Saint Peter’s University. They were trying to convince the panel of local judges (or sharks) that their idea was investment […]

Future Alumni Meet Industry Professionals at Alumni in Finance Event

On December 6, the Alumni in Finance Network gathered at Battello on the Jersey City waterfront to mingle with former classmates and future business partners. Alumni in Finance networking events usually serve to unite Saint Peter’s University graduates and M.B.A. students to expand professional relationships and reconnect with the University, but this time special guests […]

Choral Music Unites Generations at Arts on Bergen Concert and Album Launch

“Music happens to be an art form that transcends language.” – Herbie Hancock On November 16, there was a joyful celebration of music on the Saint Peter’s University campus. Arts on Bergen hosted two concerts, one in the afternoon in Saint Peter Chapel and an evening performance at St. Aedan’s: The Saint Peter’s University Church. The […]

Best-Selling Author Reads and Shares Advice

On November 14 in The Duncan Family Sky Room, students, faculty and staff enjoyed hearing the works of best-selling author Rosellen Brown as part of the Valente and Blihar Families Poetry Series. Following the reading was an intimate roundtable discussion with Brown. Gerard P. O’Sullivan, provost and vice president of academic affairs at Saint Peter’s […]

At Annual Scholarship Luncheon Students Share their Appreciation for Donors

“It is nice to know people are lending a helping hand to support students,” said Samantha Lehmbeck ’19, a political science major. She is also the recipient of the Class of 1960 Endowed Scholarship and on October 31 at the seventh annual Scholarship Information Session Luncheon in The Duncan Family Sky Room she, along with […]

Peacock Fans Get the Inside Scoop on Upcoming Basketball Season

“If you’re like me, you’ve spent time in the Yanitelli Center cheering on the men’s and women’s basketball teams. Perhaps you’ve looked out from the stands as the teams huddle, attempting to glean some information about what play will come next. Well, that is exactly why we are here tonight.” These were the words of […]

Inspire, Motivate and Support: Women’s Entrepreneurship Week Event

Women entrepreneurs gathered in The Duncan Family Sky Room on October 18 for a networking event hosted by the Ignite Institute as part of Women Entrepreneurship Week (WEW). The event was co-sponsored by the Department of Women’s Studies, the School of Business, community partners Rising Tide Capital and Greater Newark Enterprises Corporation (GNEC) and made […]

Saint Peter’s Path to Distinction Celebrated at Annual President’s Reception

#Grateful and #Blessed were trending at this year’s President’s Reception, held on October 13 at the Pleasantdale Château in West Orange. The President’s Reception is an event held annually to thank and recognize the members of the University’s premier giving society, the President’s Council. Gratitude was the theme of the evening, and it emanated from […]

Press Releases

Saint Peter’s Signs Dual Admissions Program Agreement with Hudson County Community College

Jersey City, N.J. – March 27, 2015 – Saint Peter’s University signed an agreement today with Hudson County Community College (HCCC) to establish a dual admissions program. The new program will provide a seamless transition for HCCC graduates to qualifying programs at Saint Peter’s. Eugene J. Cornacchia, Ph.D., president of Saint Peter’s University, and Glen […]

Saint Peter’s & Jersey City Department of Recreation Partner with ProsToYou Tennis

Jersey City, N.J. – March 16, 2015 –  Saint Peter’s University today announced an exclusive partnership with Jersey City’s Department of Recreation and ProsToYou Tennis, an acclaimed leader in tennis instruction dedicated to developing community-based tennis programs. As a part of the agreement, ProsToYou Tennis will operate all junior and adult tennis instruction at Saint […]

Campus Kitchen Places Third in National “Raise the Dough” Challenge

Jersey City, N.J. – March 6, 2015 – The Campus Kitchen at Saint Peter’s University today announced that it placed third in a week-long, national “Raise the Dough” online fundraising challenge. The challenge was hosted by The Campus Kitchens Project, a national organization that empowers student volunteers to fight hunger in their communities. From February […]

University Hosts Port Authority Reform Panel

Jersey City, N.J. – February 12, 2015 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that it will host a bipartisan, bi-state panel on reforming the Port Authority. The event, “How Should We Fix the Port Authority?,” will be held on Monday, February 23 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. in The Duncan Family Sky Room in the […]

Leah Leto, M.Ed. ’05 Named VP for Advancement & External Affairs

Jersey City, N.J. – January 28, 2015 –Saint Peter’s University today announced that Leah Leto, former associate vice president for advancement and external affairs at Saint Peter’s University, has been promoted to the role of vice president for advancement and external affairs. Leto’s promotion follows the conclusion of Students at the Center: The Campaign for […]