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Jack Savage Will Retire as Assistant to President at Saint Peter’s College

Jack Savage, who has served as Assistant to the President, Government and Community Affairs at Saint Peter’s College for the last six years will retire from his post at the end of June. Along with his work at the College, which included serving as Secretary of the Board of Trustees, Savage helped improve the quality of life for Jersey City residents.

Two Professors to Have Their Plays Performed this Summer

Two members of the Saint Peter’s College English department, Dr. Victoria Sullivan (New York, NY) and Katheryn White (Ocean Grove, NJ), will have their plays performed in New York and New Jersey, respectively, this summer.

Saint Peter’s College Education Professor Receives Ellis Island’s Highest Honor

Saint Peter’s College Education Associate Professor James Jacobson (Secaucus, NJ) and Board of Trustees member John Ferguson (Park Ridge, NJ) were honored on May 11 with the Ellis Island Medal of Honor. Jacobson and Ferguson, along with 132 other outstanding Americans working in government, healthcare, industry, education, sports and entertainment, including such notables as Joe Garagiola, Dr. Ruth Westheimer, and former FBI Director Louis Freeh, received their awards at a black tie dinner in Ellis Island’s Great Hall.

Anna Barthold to Attend NCAA Foundation Leadership Conferece

Anna Barthold, a junior women’s basketball player from Sundsvall, Sweden, will represent Saint Peter’s College May 26-31 at the NCAA Foundation Leadership Conference in Orlando, Florida.
Barthold, who majors in International Business and Trade, will attend the conference, which takes place in conjunction with the NCAA’s CHAMPS/Life Skills Programs (CHAMPS stands for Challenging Athletes Minds for Personal Success).

Saint Peter’s College Athletic Hall of Fame to Add 10 in 2002

The Saint Peter’s College Athletic Hall of Fame will add 10 new members in 2002, Director of Athletics William A. Stein announced today. The new honorees will join the Hall of Fame at its annual induction dinner on October 5. The latest honorees are: Evan Americo (men’s tennis, 1990); Stephanie DeWolfe (women’s basketball, 1997); Bob Ernest (honorary); Stan Fryczinski (Hall of Fame Special Achievement, 1975); Lisa Giaconia (women’s cross country and track, 1997); Randy Holmes (men’s basketball, 1997); Bill Mealia (Harold F. Wrightington Special Service Award, 1960); Joe Nowicki (football, 1983); Chris Pini (baseball, 1996); Karl Rose (men’s swimming, 1997).

Passaic County Tech Student Wins $10K Prize

Carol Gomez (West Paterson, NJ), a student at Passaic County Technical Institute, won the $10,000 first-place prize in the first Guarini Center for Governmental Affairs Oratorical Contest at Saint Peter’s College on Friday. Gomez beat 14 other students who presented speeches entitled “Defining the American Dream and Its Impact on Me.” More than $20,000 in total prize money was awarded.

Saint Peter’s College Mass Will Celebrate Our Lady of Suyapa

 Saint Peter’s College Global Outreach Honduras 2002 Program will conduct a Special Mass and reception to celebrate the Feast of our Lady of Suyapa, Patroness of Honduras, on Sunday, February 10 at 3 p.m. The service will be conducted on the College’s Jersey City campus in the Roy Irving Theater. The event is open to the public and sponsored by the College’s Campus Ministry and Community Services