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Future Leaders Collaborate at Saint Peter’s High School Model United Nations

Karin Farag and Unaisah Quazi, both seniors from County Prep High School in Jersey City had their heads down and were reviewing their notes. They were about to represent the Dominican Republic on the Commission on the Status of Women committee. The topics they planned to discuss were “The Practicing of Sharia Law in the […]

Former New Jersey Governor Responsible for Cleaning up the Shore Visits Campus

Former New Jersey Governor James Florio visited Saint Peter’s University last week for a forum and book signing. Florio was interviewed by Nick Acocella, publisher and editor of Politifax, and touched on topics from his book Standing on Principle. The event was sponsored by the Caulfield School of Education, the Guarini Institute for Government and […]

Young Entrepreneur Discusses Her Award-Winning Production Company

Reyhan Lalaoui ’19 enrolled at Saint Peter’s University when she was just 16 after graduating high school at 13 and completing two years at Hudson County Community College. The 18-year-old communications major and prodigy has a passion for creating media that empowers underrepresented cultures through her production company, County Films, which she developed in early […]

Black History Month Kicks Off Early at Saint Peter’s University

Saint Peter’s University kicked off Black History Month early with an event titled, “What Would Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. H ’65 Do?” on January 22. The event explored the leadership capabilities of Dr. King, who obtained an honorary degree from Saint Peter’s in 1965. The event examined how he was able to promote his […]

Explore the Culinary Institute of America on a Cultural Adventure

The Office of Alumni Engagement recently launched an initiative to offer cultural programming that is in line with the Jesuit mission at Saint Peter’s University. These outings included a visit to The Metropolitan Museum of Art to see Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination and to Ellis Island where alumni were led on a […]

Students Abroad in China Explore Business Practices and Culture

Jean Paul Arzeno Rojas ’20 and Helena Togias ’19 interned in Shanghai, China during the fall 2018 semester. They both studied at East China Normal University, through CIEE, which is a renowned public university in China that prepares students to become teachers. Rojas is an international business major who studied language and culture while in […]

Students Pitch Business Ideas to Local Sharks in Annual Entrepreneurship Competition

Hard work. Innovation. Charisma. These characteristics wer4e what it took for Saint Peter’s University students to pitch their business ideas to “sharks” at the 5th annual Shark Tank Entrepreneurship Competition earlier this month. The event was sponsored by the Ignite Institute at Saint Peter’s University, &CO Coworking and The Center for Leadership, Engagement and Wellness. […]

Local Expert and Author Discusses Environmental and Animal Law

Recently, Randall Abate, J.D., first holder of the Rechnitz chair in marine and environmental law and policy and professor in the department of political science and sociology at Monmouth University, visited campus to discuss his new book What Can Animal Law Learn from Environmental Law? The event was made possible by a grant from the Independent College […]

Saint Peter’s Business Network Hosts Pfizer Executive

In December 2010, the Saint Peter’s University Alumni in Finance Network launched its inaugural event at Bayard’s in Hanover Square, Manhattan featuring speaker Frank D’Amelio ’79, current chief financial officer and executive vice president, global supply and business operations at Pfizer Inc. No one in the room that evening could have predicted the future success […]

Press Releases

Saint Peter’s University Establishes Master of Science in Finance

Jersey City, N.J. – March 18, 2019 – Saint Peter’s University today announced a Master of Science in Finance, which will be offered beginning in the fall of 2019. In conjunction, the University will also offer an accelerated program, which will enable undergraduates to obtain their master’s in finance in five years. The accelerated program […]

Saint Peter’s University to Host Esports Business Symposium

Jersey City, N.J. – March 15, 2019 – Saint Peter’s University will host an Esports Business Symposium on Saturday, March 16 at 2:00 p.m. in Pope Lecture Hall following the University’s Spring Open House. The Symposium will feature Marc Williams, Ed.D., managing partner of WD | Esports + Entertainment, as moderator of three panels of […]

Saint Peter’s University Among First in the Nation to Offer a Bachelor’s Degree in Business with an Esports Specialization

Jersey City, N.J. – December 21, 2018 – Saint Peter’s University today announced an Esports specialization for students pursuing a bachelor’s degree in the University’s School of Business. The specialization will provide the business skills and entrepreneurial edge necessary to succeed in Esports, one of the fastest-growing sectors in the sports and entertainment industries globally. […]