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STEM Summer Internships with Saint Peter’s TREX Program Remain Strong Despite Pandemic

Coronavirus, COVID-19 may have stopped a lot from happening over the summer, but one thing it didn’t impact was the STEM Transformative Experiences (TREX) Program (National Foundation Award HSI Award #1832464) at Saint Peter’s University. “Coronavirus didn’t slow us down- we found new and unique ways to carry out our mission regardless of the circumstances […]

Dr. Cornacchia Discusses Politics, the Pandemic & More with Steve Adubato

Eugene J. Cornacchia, Ph.D., president of Saint Peter’s University, recently appeared remotely on Think Tank with Steve Adubato. During the segment Dr. Cornacchia discussed the importance of the 2020 election to the nation, the impact of the coronavirus, COVID-19 public health crisis on higher education and the need for collaboration as well as competition between colleges […]

ICFNJ Profiles Gineen K. Abuali ’21

Gineen K. Abuali ’21, recipient of the PNC Barry Gillman Memorial Scholarship for Humanitarian Service 2019-20, was recently profiled by the Independent College Fund of New Jersey (ICFNJ) in the organization’s Annual Report, a yearly publication designed to share stories of student and program success. The profile is below, but the complete report can be […]

Acts of Cura Personalis During Coronavirus, COVID-19

In the words of Eugene J. Cornacchia, Ph.D., president of Saint Peter’s University, “We will get through the havoc COVID-19 has wrought because our purpose and reason for being is guided by Ignatian values and principles. Cura personalis, ‘care for the whole person,’ has been our North Star throughout this healthcare crisis.” Acts of cura […]

Sixth Annual Shark Tank Competition Goes Virtual

After months of preparation, a select group of Saint Peter’s University students participated in the Sixth Annual Saint Peter’s University Shark Tank Pitch Competition. Organized by the Ignite Institute at Saint Peter’s University, in conjunction with the Frank J. Guarini School of Business and sponsored by The Provident Bank Foundation and The Pechter Foundation, students […]

Mentoring Matters: The Fox Scholars Program at Saint Peter’s

The spring 2020 semester marked the beginning of a partnership between the Guarini Institute for Government and Leadership at Saint Peter’s University and the Fox Scholars Program. The Fox Scholars Program is designed to provide students with real-life public-sector experience and advice through mentorship and networking opportunities, with the goal of facilitating knowledge of and […]

“During the COVID-19 Pandemic, I See Hope for my College Students.”

Brigid D’Souza, assistant professor of accountancy and business law at the Frank J. Guarini School of Business, recently wrote this opinion piece, which garnered coverage by media outlets across the nation. The editorial highlights the grit that can be found in Saint Peter’s students and how the experience with coronavirus, COVID-19 will make them stronger […]

Experiencing Jesuit Values Through Service Learning

At Jesuit institutions, faculty and staff are tasked with bringing the core Jesuit values to life for their students. Examples of these values include cura personalis, a Latin phrase meaning care for the whole person, and the tenet of being ‘men and women for and with others.’ There are many ways to accomplish this goal […]

Dr. John Johnson Appears on Think Tank with Steve Adubato

John Johnson, Ph.D., assistant professor of history at Saint Peter’s University, recently served as a guest on the program Think Tank with Steve Adubato. The conversation focused on white supremacy and race relations in our nation today. The interview will be airing through March 31 on NJTV, Thirteen and WHYY.   

Press Releases

NJBIZ Names Saint Peter’s University President to Education Power 50

Jersey City, N.J. – September 14, 2020 – Saint Peter’s is proud to announce that Eugene J. Cornacchia, Ph.D., president of the University, was named to the 2020 NJBIZ Education Power 50 list. The NJBIZ Education Power 50 list profiles leaders at education institutions who are “responsible for managing [education] organizations, making policies that directly […]

Saint Peter’s Receives $1.3 Million Federal TRIO Student Support Services Grant

Jersey City, N.J. – September 1, 2020 – Saint Peter’s today announced that the University has been awarded a $1.3 million federal TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The TRIO SSS is a competitive grant, which awards funds to institutions to provide opportunities for academic development, to assist students […]

Saint Peter’s University Partners with Lord Abbett to Launch the University’s First Student Managed Investment Fund (SMIF)

Jersey City, N.J. – August 31, 2020 – Saint Peter’s University today announced a partnership with the investment management company, Lord Abbett, to support the launch of the University’s first Student Managed Investment Fund (SMIF). Students will have the opportunity to take stock market simulations to the next level by investing $50,000 in funding, which […]

Saint Peter’s University Athletics Unveils Revamped Visual Identity and Branding

Rebrand Central // Media Toolkit Jersey City, N.J. – August 25, 2020 – The Saint Peter’s University athletics department is excited to unveil a revamped visual identity and branding platform today ahead of the start of the 2020-21 academic year. Comprised of a revamped branding package that incorporates a fresh take on the peacock mascot logos, a brand-new […]

Saint Peter’s Students Lead the MAAC 2019-20 Esports All-Academic Team

Jersey City, N.J. – August 10, 2020 – Saint Peter’s today announced that 21 University students were named to the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) 2019-20 Esports All-Academic Team. Christian Bailey ’22, Kevin Dang ’23, Daniel Dominguez ’22, Gerald Gabriel Gabinete ’21, Jazmine Galang ’23, George Grioli ’21, Diego Herrer ’21, Nudkitinon Kothisen ’23, James […]

Saint Peter’s University Announces IBM Skills Academy Partnership

Jersey City, N.J. – July 29, 2020 – Saint Peter’s is proud to announce that the Frank J. Guarini School of Business has entered a partnership with IBM to develop an IBM Skills Academy on the University’s campus. An IBM Skills Academy is a training and certification program designed for academia, which helps university faculty […]