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Campus Community Gathers to Celebrate Mass of the Holy Spirit

  Students, faculty, staff and administrators gathered today at St. Aedan’s: The Saint Peter’s University Church to worship together at the Mass of the Holy Spirit, which traditionally marks the beginning of the academic year. The Mass involved members of the campus community standing to affirm their commitment to love, generosity and social justice. Celebrant […]

Saint Peter’s University Announces Record Enrollment for Fall 2013

Jersey City, N.J. – September 10, 2013 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that the enrollment for the Class of 2017 is the largest the University has seen in 15 years, with more than 600 freshmen currently enrolled for the fall 2013 semester. In addition to a large freshman class, Saint Peter’s is welcoming more […]

Senator Cunningham Hosts Back to School Reception at Saint Peter’s

A back to school reception was hosted by Senator Sandra Cunningham on Thursday, September 5, in The Duncan Family Sky Room at Saint Peter’s University. Senator Cunningham came to Saint Peter’s to deliver remarks on higher education in the State of New Jersey, and to meet with students to encourage their participation in the community […]

Freshmen and Faculty Convocations Kick-Off New Academic Year

As a precursor to the official start of the 2013-2014 academic year, Saint Peter’s University welcomed freshmen and faculty during separate convocations on August 27, 2013. The day began early for the Class of 2017. More than 650 freshmen – the largest incoming class Saint Peter’s has welcomed in 15 years – and more than […]

Two University Teams Place in Top 10 of Pearson and (RED) Challenge

As part of a service learning Principles of Marketing class, students of Mary Kate Naatus, Ph.D., assistant professor of business administration, recently participated in the Pearson & (RED) Challenge. The contest, which asked participants to concept the next (PRODUCT)RED™ for college students, was conducted via Facebook, giving students the opportunity to experience using social media […]

Student Holds Internship at the United Nation’s Department of Public Information

Political science major Blanca M. Hernandez ’15 is interning at the United Nation’s Department of Public Information (DPI). The DPI was established in 1946, by General Assembly resolution 13 (I), to promote global awareness and understanding of the work of the United Nations. “What caught my attention about this position was that I would be […]

Reaching Out: University Students Participate in Service Trip to Ecuador

Recently, 10 Saint Peter’s University students participated in a two-week service trip to Ecuador through Campus Ministry’s Global Outreach: Service and Solidarity program. The team volunteered at the Working Boys’ Center (WBC) in Quito, Ecuador — a Catholic institution that assists working boys and their families by strengthening moral values and providing help through programs […]

Pat Coyle Named Women’s Head Basketball Coach

JERSEY CITY, N.J. – July 2, 2013 – Saint Peter’s University Director of Athletics Joe Quinlan has announced the hiring of Pat Coyle as the women’s basketball head coach. Coyle is the seventh head coach in program history. Coyle makes her return to the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) after coaching Loyola University from 1993-1998 […]

Saint Peter’s Named Affordable Choice in NJ According to DOE

Jersey City, N.J. – July 2, 2013 – Saint Peter’s University ranked fourth lowest in net price of all New Jersey private schools according to the Department of Education’s recently released College Affordability and Transparency List. The list – mandated by Congress – focuses on the highest and lowest tuition and net pricing based on […]