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 […]

Pulitzer Prize Winning Author Joann S. Lublin Headlines Women’s Empowerment Day

Women’s Empowerment Day was held as part of Women’s History Month at Saint Peter’s University, which celebrates and encourages the study and observance of the vital role of women in American history. Women with prolific careers came together for this event to share their knowledge and career advice. Attendees were able to gain effective resources […]

Sustainability Week 2018 & Beyond

Laudato Si’ (Care for our Common Home) Celebrating Sustainability and our Earth Saint Peter’s University is hosting a number of events in the coming weeks in honor of Earth Day and Sustainability Week. The complete schedule is below: Monday, April 23 In Celebration of Earth Day – “America’s Grow-a-Row” Noon in Pope Lecture Hall Julie Rusin, director of […]

Q&A With Men’s Tennis Student-Athlete Douglas Nover ’19

Douglas Nover ’19 is a Saint Peter’s University tennis player. He is the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Student Athlete Advisory Committee (MAAC SAAC) vice chair, was named to the MAAC all-academic team last year and is a two-time Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) scholar-athlete. Q. Tell me a little about yourself. A. I am from Bayside, […]

Alumni Couples Celebrate Their Love for Each Other and Saint Peter’s University

“An overall delightful night…,” said Warren C. Fristensky ’74 about the Saint Peter’s University Alumni Couples Event. He and his wife, Julie Delaney Fristensky ’73, joined 24 other alumni couples earlier this month in The Duncan Family Sky Room to celebrate their love for each other and the University. The duos affirmed their affection through […]

Cardinal Tobin Celebrates Mass with the Saint Peter’s University Community

His Eminence, Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, C.Ss.R., archbishop of Newark, joined the Saint Peter’s University community in celebrating the Feast of the Chair of Saint Peter the Apostle on February 22 at St. Aedan’s: The Saint Peter’s University Church. Students, faculty, staff, local Jersey City residents and high school students came together for Cardinal Tobin’s […]

Guarini Institute Panel Discusses Unions and the Future of Organized Labor

The Guarini Institute for Government and Leadership and the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Saint Peter’s University recently hosted a panel discussion on “Power, Perils and Possibilities: The Future of Organized Labor.” The panel discussion was one of many diversity-themed events that were held at Saint Peter’s in honor of Black History Month. […]

Press Releases

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, […]

Saint Peter’s University Establishes Master of Science in Cyber Security

Jersey City, N.J. – March 4, 2016 – Saint Peter’s University today announced a Master of Science in Cyber Security, which will be offered beginning in the fall of 2016. The master’s degree program will provide students with the advanced skills needed to help protect and defend information systems from cyber-attacks. The program will have […]

University Receives $1 Million for Scholarships from Give Something Back Foundation

Jersey City, N.J. – February 12, 2016 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that the University has been awarded a $1 million gift for scholarships from the Give Something Back Foundation (GSBF). The gift will enable 50 eligible New Jersey high school students to attend Saint Peter’s at no cost for tuition, fees, room and […]

The Duncan Family Sky Room Receives Unique Venues Best Of Award

Jersey City, N.J. – December 22, 2015 – Saint Peter’s University is proud to announce that it received a 2015 Unique Venues Best Of Award from Unique Venues Magazine. The annual awards are selected by readers and recognize non-traditional meeting and event venues that have made a difference for planners and the hospitality industry as […]

Students Gather to Give Thanks to Benefactors at Annual Scholarship Luncheon

Kia Thornton-Miller ’16 is up against quite a few challenges in life. The 36-year-old mother of two separated from her husband and is currently on disability. However, Thornton-Miller is also the recipient of The Newcombe/Ruscick Family Endowed Scholarship and on November 2, she was all smiles as she wrote a thank-you card to her benefactor. […]