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Student Wins Sustainability Competition with Carpool Concept

In the spring semester, The Sustainability Council at Saint Peter’s University under a grant from the Independent College Fund of New Jersey (ICFNJ) hosted a sustainability competition. Students were asked to submit entries that related to the theme “Green is the New Blue: Creating a Sustainable Peacock Campus.” Alexis O’Callohan ’19, a biology major, won […]

CFA Institute Research Projects Gives Students Access to Industry Mentors

Recently, Saint Peter’s University students competed in the CFA Institute Research Challenge, which is a competition between university-sponsored teams that produce a written and an oral report based on a business case study. Alexander Slawinski ’20, Samantha Irizarry ’21 and Leandis Cedeno ’21 formed the Saint Peter’s University team that competed at the local level. […]

Go Forth and Set the World on Fire: 875 Earn Degrees from Saint Peter’s University

Recent statistics show that 94 percent of the Saint Peter’s University Class of 2018 were either employed or in graduate school within six months of graduation. The Class of 2019 has big shoes to fill, but with many graduates going on to work at Fortune 500 companies, attend graduate school or continue research they started […]

Delaney Reception Welcomes Class of 2019 into Alumni Community

The Class of 2019 celebrated their last days as students and first days as Saint Peter’s University alumni during the John J. Delaney ’50 Alumni Reception in The Duncan Family Sky Room hosted by the Office of Alumni Engagement. The reception, which featured a DJ, photo booth, food and drinks, is the first opportunity for […]

Jesuit Novice Completes Mission at Saint Peter’s University

Jesuit Novice Sebastian Tong, S.J., recently completed his Poverty Mission Experience at Saint Peter’s University. Tong, originally from Canada, was on campus for five weeks working with The Campus Kitchen, St. Aedan’s: The Saint Peter’s University Church youth group and at a local homeless drop-in center. His experience at Saint Peter’s has enhanced his Jesuit […]

Students Build Relationships with Local Businesses through Town and Gown Competition

Town and Gown is a collaborative effort developed by the School of Business at Saint Peter’s University and the Hudson County Chamber of Commerce in which students are partnered with local Chamber of Commerce members. The Chamber businesses provide the students with an actual challenge they are facing and the students are tasked with recommending […]

Legislators Discuss the Pros and Cons of Legalizing Recreational Marijuana in New Jersey

More than 100 guests attended “In the Weeds,” a panel discussion hosted by the Guarini Institute for Government and Leadership at Saint Peter’s University, at which local lawmakers spoke about legalizing marijuana in New Jersey. State lawmakers are considering legislation to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, expand the use of medical marijuana and expunge […]

Fund-a-Scholar Auction Raises Record Amount for Scholarships

This year’s Hearts & Minds: The Saint Peter’s University Scholarship Celebration honored two esteemed alumni, Niurka “Nikki” Mederos ’07, ’10 for Service to Community and Eugene T. Paolino, Esq. ’69 for Professional Achievement. The annual event brought a crowd of more than 200 guests to The Duncan Family Sky Room. The highlight of the evening […]

Press Releases

Dr. Cornacchia Appears as a Guest Panelist on Premiere of Think Tank with Steve Adubato

Eugene J. Cornacchia, Ph.D., president of Saint Peter’s University, participated in a panel for the premiere episode of Think Tank with Steve Adubato. The program was designed to bring together thought leaders, innovators and experts from a variety of fields who explore the critical issues, trends and challenges facing the nation today. The premiere episode […]

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 2018 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 […]