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Saint Peter’s Selects Historical Day to Launch the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies

On a significant historical day, Saint Peter’s launched the University’s Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies. David Gerlach, Ph.D., director of the Center, selected October 7, 2019 for the opening celebration as it marks the 75th anniversary of the most ambitious uprising at Auschwitz-Birkenau, the most infamous Nazi concentration, forced labor and extermination camp. With […]

Virginia Bender ’78, Ph.D. Receives Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award for U.S.-France International Education Administrators Program

Jersey City, N.J. – October 8, 2019 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board has selected Virginia Bender ’78, Ph.D., special assistant to the president for institutional planning at Saint Peter’s University, to receive the prestigious Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award for […]

Top Students Honored at 2019 Michaelmas Convocation

The Michaelmas Convocation is an annual event designed to recognize student accomplishments. It follows the medieval tradition of convening the faculty and students to start the term and is celebrated in the honor of the feast of the archangels Michael, Gabriel and Raphael. The event was focused not only on student success in the classroom, […]

Saint Peter’s University Celebrates Constitution Day

Constitution Day commemorates the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution on September 17, 1787. Each year schools, civic organizations and government agencies across the country mark this day with a celebration of the Constitution and the basic rights it affords all American citizens. For this year’s Constitution Day celebration at Saint Peter’s, the Guarini Institute for Government and […]

Saint Peter’s Group Returns to the Amazon for Exploration, Adventure and Service

By Kathy Wydner, Ph.D., associate professor of biology  This summer an intrepid group from Saint Peter’s University returned to the Amazon rainforest of Peru, to retrace a route and itinerary that was traveled by a Saint Peter’s group in 2017. I led the experiential learning workshop titled Amazon Rainforest Travel. The group was comprised of five undergraduate […]