65th Annual Mendel Lecture Explores Parkinson’s Disease

Alice Lazzarini, Ph.D., dedicated her life to the study of debilitating neurological disorders such as Huntington’s disease and Parkinson’s disease. In 1996, Dr. Lazzarini was part of the team at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School that revolutionized Parkinson’s research. They identified the location of the first Parkinson’s disease gene mutation, named PARK1 on chromosome […]

Saint Peter’s Helps Local Entrepreneurs Put Jersey City on the Map

Last week, local entrepreneurs from a variety of industries filled The Duncan Family Sky Room for an event titled, “Let’s Put Jersey City on the Map with Google.” This was a collaborative event between the Ignite Institute at Saint Peter’s University, Rising Tide Capital and Starfish Global. The conference marked the Ignite Institute’s first bilingual […]

Pope Francis Sculpture Finds New Home at Mac Mahon Student Center

On March 19, alumni, friends and members of the Saint Peter’s University community gathered for the unveiling and blessing of a new Pope Francis sculpture by artist Carolyn Palmer. The sculpture now resides outside the Joseph A. Kelly, S.J. Office of Campus Ministry in the Mac Mahon Student Center and was graciously donated by Robert […]

An Exploration of the N.J. Casino Expansion Compromise

The Guarini Institute for Government and Leadership at Saint Peter’s University is dedicated to exploring key public policy issues at the local, state and national level. The latest panel hosted by the Institute on Monday, March 21 was focused on a critical issue for the city of Atlantic City and for the state of New […]

The Ignite Institute Announces Spring Calendar of Events

The Ignite Institute at Saint Peter’s University, in partnership with Rising Tide Capital, is a center for research, programming and student-to-community engagement, working on issues at the intersection of entrepreneurship, business and economic development. Please join us at the following Ignite Institute events this spring. Putting Jersey City on the Map: March 30, 8:00 a.m. […]

Saint Peter’s Celebrates Women’s History Month

Saint Peter’s kicked off the University’s month-long celebration of Women’s History Month with an event titled, “Celebrating the Women’s Voices of Saint Peter’s: Faculty, Staff, Students.” The event was designed to highlight the contributions of Saint Peter’s women to the University’s knowledge and mission. Members of the community gave presentations, which covered a wide variety […]

Saint Peter’s Celebrates 25th Anniversary of the High School Model U.N.

A record number of high school students from all across the state gathered at Saint Peter’s University this week for the 25th Annual High School Model U.N., which was hosted by the Guarini Institute for Government and Leadership on March 1 and 2. The conference brings together students and faculty advisors from high schools throughout […]

Panel Explores Tax Abatements as a Strategy for Neighborhood Revitalization

The Democratic and Republican primary debates are not the only recent debates taking place. The Guarini Institute for Government and Leadership at Saint Peter’s University, in partnership with the Caulfield School of Education, recently presented a lively panel focused on the utilization of tax abatements as a strategy for neighborhood revitalization. The panel was held […]

Saint Peter’s University Athletics Inducts 33rd Hall of Fame Class

Saint Peter’s University held its Athletics Hall of Fame Dinner and Induction Ceremony on Saturday, February 6 in The Duncan Sky Room of the Mac Mahon Student Center. More than 270 people were in attendance to watch the induction of the 33rd Hall of Fame class at Saint Peter’s, which included Chris DeAbreu ’09, of […]

Students Gain Valuable Insight from Former Governor McGreevey

Former Governor James E. McGreevey, executive director of the Jersey City Employment & Training Program, kicked off the Guarini Institute for Government and Leadership’s spring Pizza & Politics speaker series, in partnership with the Department of Criminal Justice, yesterday. More than 70 students and faculty attended to hear the former governor share information about his political […]

Press Releases

Saint Peter’s Welcomes the Actors Shakespeare Company to the University

Jersey City, N.J. – October 1, 2013 – Saint Peter’s University and the Actors Shakespeare Company signed an articulation agreement for a long-term affiliation between the two organizations. The Actors Shakespeare Company (ASC) is a professional ensemble theater, which is a member of the New Jersey Theater Alliance and has served the HudsonCounty area through […]

Saint Peter’s University Begins Construction on New Campus Project

Jersey City, N.J. – September 26, 2013 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that construction has commenced on significant upgrades to the academic facilities for the institution’s School of Business and School of Education. This School of Business construction project was made possible due to funds from the Building Our Future Bond Act, which was […]

Board of Trustees Extends Contract for Saint Peter’s University President

Jersey City, N.J. – September 24, 2013 – The Board of Trustees of Saint Peter’s University today announced that the contract of University president, Eugene J. Cornacchia, Ph.D., has been extended for an additional five-year term. Cornacchia is the 22nd president of Saint Peter’s University and was officially inaugurated October 20, 2007.  This extension ensures […]

Saint Peter’s University Launches Conversations at the Cliffs

Englewood Cliffs, N.J. – September 18, 2013 – Saint Peter’s University today officially announced the launch of Conversations at the Cliffs, a speaker series which will be held at the Englewood Cliffs Campus of the University that is open to business and industry professionals in the area. The first event in the speaker series will […]

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 […]

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 […]