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Girl Scout Troops Come to Greenville Through the Efforts of MPA Alumni

One year ago, there were no Girl Scout troops in Greenville, a densely populated, high need community a few miles south of the Saint Peter’s University campus. That’s not unusual for underserved urban communities, where everything from the traditional troop model that relies on parent volunteers to membership fees prevents girls from participating in a […]

The Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies Featured on One-on-One with Steve Adubato

David Gerlach, Ph.D., associate professor and chair of the history department, and director of the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Saint Peter’s University, recently appeared as a guest on One-on-One with Steve Adubato to discuss the importance of bringing awareness to the history of the Holocaust. This fall Dr. Gerlach led the opening […]

Latest Saint Peter’s Commercial Highlights the New Frank J. Guarini School of Business

With a mission to spread awareness about the new Frank J. Guarini School of Business, Saint Peter’s developed its latest television commercial to demonstrate all of the unique benefits that the Guarini School of Business has to offer. The commercial was designed to highlight the Saint Peter’s experience and was filmed entirely on the Jersey […]

Saint Peter’s University Hosts Sixth Annual “Women Entrepreneurship Week” Symposium

In celebration of “Women Entrepreneurship Week,” the Ignite Institute at Saint Peter’s University, in partnership with the Hudson County Office of Business Opportunity and sponsored by The Provident Bank Foundation, hosted a Symposium on Women Owned Business Resources. Founded six years ago by Montclair State University, with Saint Peter’s as one of the original four […]

The Guarini Institute for Government and Leadership Explores the Politics of Hair

By Loretta Graceffo ’21, news editor of The Pauw Wow Last December, a white referee made headlines after forcing a black student wrestler to cut his dreadlocks before a match. The incident was captured on tape— and quickly caught the eye of Angela McKnight, a member of the New Jersey General Assembly. As soon as […]

Saint Peter’s Selects Historical Day to Launch the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies

On a significant historical day, Saint Peter’s launched the University’s Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies. David Gerlach, Ph.D., director of the Center, selected October 7, 2019 for the opening celebration as it marks the 75th anniversary of the most ambitious uprising at Auschwitz-Birkenau, the most infamous Nazi concentration, forced labor and extermination camp. With […]

Top Students Honored at 2019 Michaelmas Convocation

The Michaelmas Convocation is an annual event designed to recognize student accomplishments. It follows the medieval tradition of convening the faculty and students to start the term and is celebrated in the honor of the feast of the archangels Michael, Gabriel and Raphael. The event was focused not only on student success in the classroom, […]

Saint Peter’s University Celebrates Constitution Day

Constitution Day commemorates the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution on September 17, 1787. Each year schools, civic organizations and government agencies across the country mark this day with a celebration of the Constitution and the basic rights it affords all American citizens. For this year’s Constitution Day celebration at Saint Peter’s, the Guarini Institute for Government and […]

Press Releases

The Guarini Institute for Government and Leadership Partners with Fox Scholars Program

Jersey City, N.J. – November 13 2019 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that the Guarini Institute for Government and Leadership is partnering with the Fox Scholars Program and will operate a chapter on the University’s campus. The Fox Scholars Program is designed to provide students with real-life public-sector experience and advice through mentorship and […]

School of Nursing Receives Grant from the Arnold P. Gold Foundation

Jersey City, N.J. – October 24, 2019 – Saint Peter’s University is proud to announce that the School of Nursing has been awarded a grant from the Arnold P. Gold Foundation. The grant will provide funding for Saint Peter’s to host the University’s inaugural White Coat Ceremony, a rite of passage for nursing students designed […]

Virginia Bender ’78, Ph.D. Receives Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award for U.S.-France International Education Administrators Program

Jersey City, N.J. – October 8, 2019 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board has selected Virginia Bender ’78, Ph.D., special assistant to the president for institutional planning at Saint Peter’s University, to receive the prestigious Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award for […]

Saint Peter’s Ranked as a National Leader in Transforming Students’ Lives

Jersey City, N.J. – August 22, 2019 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that it has been named as a national leader in Money magazine’s list of the “Most Transformative Schools” in the country. Saint Peter’s ranked 32 on the list, which places the University in the top four percent of ranked institutions and first […]