New Orleans is the Focus for Writer and Communication Professor Fatima Shaik

Fatima Shaik is an assistant professor in the communication and media culture department at Saint Peter’s University, and is a bene merenti recipient, meaning she has worked at the University for at least 20 years. She is a former reporter and her work has appeared in numerous publications including The New York Times and ESSENCE. […]

Delaney Reception Welcomes Class of 2018 into Alumni Community

The Class of 2018 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. The reception, which featured a DJ, photo booth, food and drinks, is the first opportunity for everyone to welcome the new graduates into […]

Internships Prepare Saint Peter’s Business Students for Meaningful Careers

Recent updates to the curriculum and established relationships with local businesses have boosted the business the success of business students at Saint Peter’s University. As a result  of efforts to grow the undergraduate program in the School of Business, several students have landed exciting internships. The six students featured here are demonstrating that they have what it takes […]

Distinguished Math Alumni Share Career Advice

Recently, the mathematics department and Pi Mu Epsilon, the mathematics honor society, hosted a career panel of distinguished mathematics alumni. The event was one in a series throughout the academic year celebrating the Golden Anniversary of Pi Mu Epsilon at Saint Peter’s University. The panelists discussed their careers and how their Saint Peter’s education was […]

Local Birds are Focus of the University’s Longest Running Lecture Series

“If you notice anything, / it leads you to notice / more / and more…” –“The Moths” by Mary Oliver  “Let’s Meet the Neighbors: Nurturing Where We Live,” given at the 67th Annual Mendel Lecture by Frances Raleigh, Ph.D., professor emerita of biology, addressed the importance and significance of supporting local and native bird species […]

Alumni Discover Ancestors at Ellis Island

Alumni recently traveled to Ellis Island to discover their ancestry. The cultural trip, hosted by alumni engagement, included an expert tour guided by Tom Bernardin, former National Park Service Ellis Island tour guide and author of The Ellis Island Immigrant Cookbook, and a private presentation by Cynthia Tosatto Harris ’73, manager of the New Jersey […]

Timothy Muldoon, Ph.D.: Jesuit Universities as an Agent of Cosmopolis

Timothy Muldoon, Ph.D., theologian, award-winning author, director of mission education for Catholic Extension and professor at Boston College shared insights from his recent book, Living Against the Grain: How to Make Decisions that Lead to an Authentic Life, during his lecture, “Extending the Jesuit Mission Today: Love, Mercy and the University,” as part of The […]

Safety is Focus at Annual Criminal Justice Symposium

The 18th Annual Stephen D. Doyle Criminal Justice Symposium held this month focused on school shooters: mindset, prevention and response. Daniel Garrabrant, special agent for the FBI, and Scott Torre, director of campus safety at Saint Peter’s University, spoke. Garrabrant’s two presentations included “The Pathway to Violence” and “Behavioral Threat Assessment-Making Prevention a Reality,” which […]

Press Releases

Saint Peter’s University Awarded Largest Grant in University History

Jersey City, N.J. – October 3, 2016 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that it has been awarded a historic grant of more than $3.8 million by the U.S. Department of Education through the Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI) STEM Program. The five-year grant was awarded for a project titled, SURGE (STEM Undergraduate Retention Graduation and Empowerment) […]

Marc Morial, President and CEO of the National Urban League, Serves as the Keynote Speaker at 2016 Michaelmas Convocation

Family and friends cheered for their peers’ accomplishments at the Michaelmas Convocation on Wednesday, September 28 at St. Aedan’s: The Saint Peter’s University Church. The annual Michaelmas Convocation is an event that celebrates impressive student accomplishments. These students have been working hard since they started at Saint Peter’s to maintain high GPAs and strive for […]

Saint Peter’s University Receives NCAA Grant to Support Student-Athletes

Jersey City, N.J. – August 8, 2016 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that the University has been awarded with a $100,000 Accelerating Academic Success Program initiative grant by the NCAA to help student-athletes graduate. More than $500,000 in grants were awarded to seven Division I schools including Saint Peter’s University, the University of South […]

Scott Stoddart, Ph.D., Named Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences

Jersey City, N.J. – July 26, 2016 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that Scott Stoddart, Ph.D., has been appointed to the position of dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. Dr. Stoddart most recently served as an associate professor of English and cinema at John Jay College, CUNY, where he also served as associate […]

Bruce B. Rosenthal, M.B.A, Ph.D., Named KPMG Founding Dean of the School of Business

Jersey City, N.J. – July 14, 2016 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that Bruce B. Rosenthal, M.B.A., Ph.D., has been appointed to the position of KPMG founding dean of the School of Business. Dr. Rosenthal has an impressive track record in both the corporate and higher education sectors, both domestically and internationally, with 35 […]

Local & National Leaders Gather for 3rd Local Living Economies Summit

Etsy Co-founder Matt Stinchcomb, Jersey City Mayor Steven M. Fulop H ’14 and Paul Silverman of SILVERMAN among leaders to speak at Jersey City’s largest localist event on May 12 Jersey City, N.J. – May 6, 2016 – Saint Peter’s University is proud to announce that the third annual Local Living Economies Summit will be […]

Dr. Cornacchia Appears on One-on-One with Steve Adubato

Eugene J. Cornacchia, Ph.D. president of Saint Peter’s University recently appeared on the program One-on-One with Steve Adubato. During the interview he discussed Jesuit education, the growth of Jersey City, the School of Business, The Campus Kitchen, the Guarini Institute for Government and Leadership and more.

Saint Peter’s Joins New Jersey Big Data Alliance

Jersey City, N.J. – March 30, 2016 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that it has joined eight leading academic institutions from the state of New Jersey as the latest member of the New Jersey Big Data Alliance (NJBDA). The NJBDA is an unprecedented higher education alliance, designed to spark collaboration among New Jersey government, […]