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Attendees Share Business Advice at Saint Peter’s Business Network

Saint Peter’s Business Network, formerly Alumni in Finance, recently hosted an event at the Down Town Association in New York City. Jim Conti ’93, managing director at Goldman Sachs, presented, “A Career in Finance: Being Prepared, Building Your Network and Keeping a Focused Work Ethic.” Conti shared his account of how preparation enabled him to advance […]

Criminal Justice Department Internship Program Offers Real-World Experience

Hon. Kevin Callahan ’69, faculty member in the criminal justice department and a retired New Jersey Superior Court judge, together with his colleagues, has been working hard to advance and strengthen the criminal justice internship program. Under his leadership and service, the program’s success is skyrocketing as employers are recruiting Saint Peter’s University student interns […]

Together, We Will Change Lives

During the Christmas season, we take time to reflect on our values and what is important to us. At Saint Peter’s University, giving back to one’s community is a core value. As the Jesuit University of New Jersey, our mission is to form men and women with and for others. Our University is dedicated to […]

Guarini Institute Panel Discusses Domestic Violence

The Guarini Institute for Government and Leadership at Saint Peter’s University recently hosted an empowerment forum, “Women Standing Against Domestic Violence.” Sadly, domestic violence is an issue in our community and the effects run deep. Domestic violence is often referred to as “the secret epidemic” – it is not given enough attention and preventative measures […]

Seventh Annual Scholarship Luncheon Provides Opportunity for Reflection

An important annual event, the Scholarship Information Session Luncheon allows students to connect with the donors who have made their educational journey possible through their philanthropy. This year was the seventh annual occurrence of the event where students express gratitude to donors through hand-written notes. A number of the seniors at the event have already […]

Adult Students Recognized for their Accomplishment at SPCS Michaelmas Convocation

  The School of Professional and Continuing Studies (SPCS) recently celebrated Michaelmas Convocation, an annual event that awards students who have exhibited exceptional work and received high GPAs. Students from both the Jersey City and the Englewood Cliffs campus were honored. “Today, the majority of our students work full-time, have family responsibilities, or are here […]

Esther Fortunoff of Fortunoff Fine Jewelry Headlines Women’s Entrepreneurship Event

Women entrepreneurs filled The Duncan Family Sky Room for WE Succeed: A Women’s Entrepreneurship Celebration, sponsored by the Ignite Institute at Saint Peter’s University. The event included a panel, moderated by Kymberlee Norsworthy, a strategic communications professional and adjunct professor at Saint Peter’s University, and keynote presentation from Esther Fortunoff, president of Fortunoff Fine Jewelry, […]

Saint Peter’s University Shows Gratitude for Premier Giving Society at Annual President’s Reception

Students were the focus at the recent President’s Reception held at the Pleasantdale Château in West Orange. The annual event, hosted by Saint Peter’s University President Eugene J. Cornacchia, Ph.D., serves to recognize the dedicated donors who are President’s Council members. The President’s Council is comprised of alumni, friends, corporations and foundations who have demonstrated […]

Students Celebrate Math with Prolific Alumna at Pi Mu Epsilon’s Golden Anniversary

The Golden (50th) Anniversary of the founding of Saint Peter’s New Jersey Epsilon Chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon (PME) will be celebrated throughout the 2017-2018 academic year. Sharon Pastore ’73, a distinguished alumna and trustee of Saint Peter’s University presented the inaugural event “Our Love for Mathematics=Our Love for Problem Solving.” Pastore grew up in […]

Fleeing Nazi Persecution; Holocaust Survivor Tells Story to Students

  Saint Peter’s University welcomed a unique visitor to campus, Eva Wiener—a Holocaust survivor. Students were able to learn first-hand about the Holocaust and hear her family’s story. Wiener’s story is atypical; she was an infant on board the German transatlantic liner M.S. St. Louis. Prior to boarding the boat, tensions in Germany were building, […]

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Saint Peter’s Signs Dual Admissions Program Agreement with Hudson County Community College

Jersey City, N.J. – March 27, 2015 – Saint Peter’s University signed an agreement today with Hudson County Community College (HCCC) to establish a dual admissions program. The new program will provide a seamless transition for HCCC graduates to qualifying programs at Saint Peter’s. Eugene J. Cornacchia, Ph.D., president of Saint Peter’s University, and Glen […]

Saint Peter’s & Jersey City Department of Recreation Partner with ProsToYou Tennis

Jersey City, N.J. – March 16, 2015 –  Saint Peter’s University today announced an exclusive partnership with Jersey City’s Department of Recreation and ProsToYou Tennis, an acclaimed leader in tennis instruction dedicated to developing community-based tennis programs. As a part of the agreement, ProsToYou Tennis will operate all junior and adult tennis instruction at Saint […]

Campus Kitchen Places Third in National “Raise the Dough” Challenge

Jersey City, N.J. – March 6, 2015 – The Campus Kitchen at Saint Peter’s University today announced that it placed third in a week-long, national “Raise the Dough” online fundraising challenge. The challenge was hosted by The Campus Kitchens Project, a national organization that empowers student volunteers to fight hunger in their communities. From February […]

University Hosts Port Authority Reform Panel

Jersey City, N.J. – February 12, 2015 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that it will host a bipartisan, bi-state panel on reforming the Port Authority. The event, “How Should We Fix the Port Authority?,” will be held on Monday, February 23 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. in The Duncan Family Sky Room in the […]

Leah Leto, M.Ed. ’05 Named VP for Advancement & External Affairs

Jersey City, N.J. – January 28, 2015 –Saint Peter’s University today announced that Leah Leto, former associate vice president for advancement and external affairs at Saint Peter’s University, has been promoted to the role of vice president for advancement and external affairs. Leto’s promotion follows the conclusion of Students at the Center: The Campaign for […]