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Student Entrepreneurs Learn the Value of Networking at 2017 Shark Tank Competition

When it comes to being successful in business, whether you are an entrepreneur, a small business owner or a corporate leader, having a network of support is a necessity. This valuable lesson was a major theme throughout the latest Shark Tank Business Pitch Competition, which was recently held at Saint Peter’s. The event is held […]

The Common Reading Program Brings Author to Campus; Essay Contest Winners Read Work

Author Jeff Goins strolled through The Theresa and Edward O’Toole Library. He read through the bios and excerpts from students’ personal essays; taking as much of an interest in them as they recently took in him. The essays were all personal narratives inspired by his book, The Art of Work, which was the Common Reading […]

Attendees Share Business Advice at Saint Peter’s Business Network

Saint Peter’s Business Network, formerly Alumni in Finance, recently hosted an event at the Down Town Association in New York City. Jim Conti ’93, managing director at Goldman Sachs, presented, “A Career in Finance: Being Prepared, Building Your Network and Keeping a Focused Work Ethic.” Conti shared his account of how preparation enabled him to advance […]

Criminal Justice Department Internship Program Offers Real-World Experience

Hon. Kevin Callahan ’69, faculty member in the criminal justice department and a retired New Jersey Superior Court judge, together with his colleagues, has been working hard to advance and strengthen the criminal justice internship program. Under his leadership and service, the program’s success is skyrocketing as employers are recruiting Saint Peter’s University student interns […]

Together, We Will Change Lives

During the Christmas season, we take time to reflect on our values and what is important to us. At Saint Peter’s University, giving back to one’s community is a core value. As the Jesuit University of New Jersey, our mission is to form men and women with and for others. Our University is dedicated to […]

Guarini Institute Panel Discusses Domestic Violence

The Guarini Institute for Government and Leadership at Saint Peter’s University recently hosted an empowerment forum, “Women Standing Against Domestic Violence.” Sadly, domestic violence is an issue in our community and the effects run deep. Domestic violence is often referred to as “the secret epidemic” – it is not given enough attention and preventative measures […]

Seventh Annual Scholarship Luncheon Provides Opportunity for Reflection

An important annual event, the Scholarship Information Session Luncheon allows students to connect with the donors who have made their educational journey possible through their philanthropy. This year was the seventh annual occurrence of the event where students express gratitude to donors through hand-written notes. A number of the seniors at the event have already […]

Adult Students Recognized for their Accomplishment at SPCS Michaelmas Convocation

  The School of Professional and Continuing Studies (SPCS) recently celebrated Michaelmas Convocation, an annual event that awards students who have exhibited exceptional work and received high GPAs. Students from both the Jersey City and the Englewood Cliffs campus were honored. “Today, the majority of our students work full-time, have family responsibilities, or are here […]

Esther Fortunoff of Fortunoff Fine Jewelry Headlines Women’s Entrepreneurship Event

Women entrepreneurs filled The Duncan Family Sky Room for WE Succeed: A Women’s Entrepreneurship Celebration, sponsored by the Ignite Institute at Saint Peter’s University. The event included a panel, moderated by Kymberlee Norsworthy, a strategic communications professional and adjunct professor at Saint Peter’s University, and keynote presentation from Esther Fortunoff, president of Fortunoff Fine Jewelry, […]

Press Releases

Saint Peter’s University Announces the Creation of the School of Business Advisory Board

Jersey City, N.J. – September 28, 2017 – Saint Peter’s University today announced the creation of the University’s School of Business Advisory Board. The members of the Board include Presiyana Barbazova ’11, audit manager for KPMG; Gregory dell’Aquila, president of Mission50; Peter Kenny, senior market strategist for Global Markets Advisory Group; Robert Malone, senior vice president […]

Saint Peter’s Welcomes the Class of 2021

The past two weeks have been a busy time on the Saint Peter’s campus as the 2017 fall semester began and the University welcomed the Class of 2021. The excitement is greater than ever as the enrollment at Saint Peter’s University continues to grow, and its trajectory is impressive. For the five years beginning in […]

Bryan Felt Named Saint Peter’s University Director of Athletics

Jersey City, N.J. – September 4, 2017 – Saint Peter’s University today announced the hiring of Bryan Felt as the ninth Director of Athletics for the Division I athletics program. Felt brings notable credentials in fund raising to the athletics department. He comes to Jersey City after most recently serving as the Senior Associate Athletic Director […]

Saint Peter’s University Awarded $1.4 Million Grant to Support Future STEM Educators

Jersey City, N.J. – July 26, 2017 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that it has been awarded a five-year grant of $1.4 million from the National Science Foundation for the Robert Noyce Teaching Scholarship Program to encourage and prepare future K-12 educators to teach in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). […]

Saint Peter’s University Announces the Creation of the Cyber Security Advisory Board

Jersey City, N.J. – May 16, 2017 – Saint Peter’s University today announced the creation of the University’s Cyber Security Advisory Board. In 2016, Saint Peter’s launched a master’s degree in cyber security and a Cyber Security Center, in addition to the pre-existing bachelor’s degree in cyber security. The Cyber Security Advisory Board was developed […]