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Join the Alumni Engagement Team for 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 guided […]

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 […]

This Christmas Season, Join us in Seeking the Magis for our Students

At Saint Peter’s University, the impact of support from alumni, family and friends like you is evident across all aspects of the University. Our exceptional graduation rates, innovative degree programs and recent top national rankings in transformation and value have been possible because of the impact of giving. During this Christmas season, we hope that […]

Mass and Brunch Celebrates Fr. Kelly’s Legacy

On Saturday, December 1, over 70 alumni, friends and family members gathered at Saint Peter’s University for the 10th Anniversary Celebration of the Life and Legacy of Rev. Joseph A. Kelly, S.J., HA ’05. As Rev. Rocco Danzi, S.J., vice president for mission and ministry, mentioned during Mass, Fr. Kelly was a “priest, mentor and friend” to all […]

Join President Cornacchia in Florida this January for Annual Alumni Gathering

Will you be in Florida this January? If so, you are invited to join Eugene J. Cornacchia, Ph.D., president of Saint Peter’s University, on January 20, 2019. He will be joined by special guest, Beth Sullivan, associate vice president of enrollment management and marketing, and members of the University’s advancement and external affairs and campus […]

Saint Peter’s University Hosts Fifth Annual “Women Entrepreneurship Week” Conference

Recently, Saint Peter’s University participated for the fifth year in the global movement, “Women Entrepreneurship Week.” The Ignite Institute at Saint Peter’s University hosted a conference featuring a panel discussion on “Women Entrepreneurs Making Their Mark in the International Community.” Panelists included Natalia F. Cabrera, founder of Khayyan Specialty Foods, Chéma Gargouri, CEO of the Center for Applied Training, […]

President Cornacchia Discusses the Latest Updates from Saint Peter’s on Caucus Up Close

Eugene J. Cornacchia, Ph.D., president of Saint Peter’s University, recently sat down with Steve Adubato for a Caucus Up Close interview. During the conversation Dr. Cornacchia discussed the opening of a new location in the Meadowlands, recent University recognitions and a strategic plan for higher education in the state of New Jersey. The interview aired […]

Press Releases

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. […]

Saint Peter’s University Announces Largest Gift in University History

Jersey City, N.J. – October 12, 2018 – Saint Peter’s University today announced a historic gift of $10 million from Joseph A. Panepinto, Esq. ’66, president and chief executive officer of Jersey City-based Panepinto Properties and a member of the Saint Peter’s Board of Trustees. Panepinto’s generosity represents the single largest philanthropic gift in the […]

Saint Peter’s University Announces Creation of Center for Leadership Studies

Jersey City, N.J. – August 29, 2018 – Saint Peter’s University today announced the creation of a Center for Leadership Studies. Recognizing that excellent leadership skills are essential in a wide array of professional fields, the Center will offer a rigorous program of academic, practical and experiential opportunities for aspiring leaders to acquire and develop […]

Saint Peter’s University Establishes Master of Arts in Communication and Public Relations

Jersey City, N.J. – August 27, 2018 – Saint Peter’s University today announced a Master of Arts in Communication and Public Relations, which will be offered beginning in the fall of 2018. The master’s degree program will prepare students for positions in the fields of public relations, advertising and corporate communication. Upon completion of the […]