Public Policy


Senator Bob Gorden Speaks to Public Policy Class

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Senator Bob Gordon recently visited a political policy class taught by Philip Mark Plotch, Ph.D., AICP, associate professor in the Department of Political Science. Senator Gordon is a commissioner of New Jersey’s Board of Public Utilities. He was previously a mayor, an assemblyman and a state senator in New Jersey. Gordon spoke with the students about […]

The Public Policy Program Visits the Art House in Jersey City [Gallery].

The Public Policy Program recently visited the Art House getting a first-hand look at one of the leading cultural centers in Jersey City. While at the Art House, Executive Director Christine Goodman talked extensively about seeing how the arts are transformative and how more “arts” not “less arts” is a way to build wholesome urban […]

Student Receives Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Social Justice Award from Saint Peter’s

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Each January, during its Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. commemoration and workshop, the Public Policy Program and the Social Justice Program recognizes its Saint Peter’s University Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Urban Social Justice Award winner. This year’s recipient is CAS/SBA undergraduate Ondrelique Ouellette ’16 who, in the picture, is holding the award plaque and […]

University Welcomes Distinguished Alumnus for Sustainability Day

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Alumnus Richard Jackson, M.D. ’69 was the featured speaker for National Campus Sustainability Day on October 23. Dr. Jackson, a pediatrician, spoke about “Sustainable Lives: About More than Environment!” He is renowned in the field of environmental issues and health, and is a professor and chair of environmental health sciences at the Fielding School of […]


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