Students Spend “Alternative Spring Break” Volunteering in Appalachia

There is a trend taking hold at Saint Peter’s University that has been dubbed “alternative spring break.” Instead of spending spring break partying with friends or relaxing poolside, Saint Peter’s students have chosen to study abroad or participate in service projects. A recent example of an alternate spring break was a trip to West Virginia […]

The Center for Leadership Studies Hosts First Distinguished Lecture Speaker Series

“Everyone hold your fists out,” Col. Steven T. McGonagle, U.S. Army (ret.), instructed at the Distinguished Lecture Speaker Series hosted by the Saint Peter’s University School of Business and the Center for Leadership Studies. “Now, I am going to say a simple statement and you quickly make a thumbs up or thumbs down to show […]

Be a Catalyst for Transformation on the Inaugural Saint Peter Day – April 10

The inaugural Saint Peter Day on April 10 is a chance to celebrate alma mater and give back. Gifts to The Saint Peter Fund make a direct impact on areas such as scholarships, academic excellence and our Jesuit mission — support that helps transform the lives of our students. In our inaugural year, a generous donor […]

A Diverse Group of Women Takes the Stage at Women’s Empowerment Day

The 6th annual Women’s Empowerment Day at Saint Peter’s University, hosted by the accountancy and business law department and the Saint Peter’s Business Law Association, was held as part of Women’s History Month, a month which celebrates and encourages the study and observance of the vital role of women in American history. There were women […]

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 […]

Press Releases

Saint Peter’s University Named 2019 Ellucian Impact Award Winner

Jersey City, N.J. – April 15, 2019 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that it was selected as a winner of a 2019 Impact Award by Ellucian, the world’s leading provider of software and services built to power higher education. The prestigious award honors exceptional Ellucian customer institutions that utilized technology to produce a better […]

WeiDong Zhu, Ph.D., Named Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences

Jersey City, N.J. – April 11, 2019 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that WeiDong Zhu, Ph.D., has been appointed to the position of dean of the College of Arts and Sciences effective May 15 after serving as the interim dean since the beginning of the fall 2019 semester. Dr. Zhu also currently serves as […]

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 […]