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Model UN Team Honored at Youth Leadership Virtual Conference

Contributed feature from Valeria Moreno ’22, director of marketing for the Saint Peter’s Model UN team The Saint Peter’s University Model United Nations (UN) Team participated in the 2020 YLAMUN (Youth Leadership Alliance Model UN) Conference and came back winners! The conference, which was held October 10-11, was hosted in Costa Rica, but due to […]

Saint Peter’s Hosts Virtual Ballot Bowl to Kick Off Election Season

“For a better tomorrow…for my child’s future…to change the world…for justice for all…for my future… to be involved…to use my voice for positive change…because all votes really do matter.” These are just a few of the reasons why participants in this year’s New Jersey Ballot Bowl Kick-Off Celebration plan to vote. Held on September 22 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]