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Be a Catalyst for Transformation on the Inaugural Saint Peter Day – April 10

The inaugural Saint Peter Day on April 10 is a chance to celebrate alma mater and give back. Gifts to The Saint Peter Fund make a direct impact on areas such as scholarships, academic excellence and our Jesuit mission — support that helps transform the lives of our students. In our inaugural year, a generous donor […]

A Diverse Group of Women Takes the Stage at Women’s Empowerment Day

The 6th annual Women’s Empowerment Day at Saint Peter’s University, hosted by the accountancy and business law department and the Saint Peter’s Business Law Association, was held as part of Women’s History Month, a month which celebrates and encourages the study and observance of the vital role of women in American history. There were women […]

Former New Jersey Governor Responsible for Cleaning up the Shore Visits Campus

Former New Jersey Governor James Florio visited Saint Peter’s University last week for a forum and book signing. Florio was interviewed by Nick Acocella, publisher and editor of Politifax, and touched on topics from his book Standing on Principle. The event was sponsored by the Caulfield School of Education, the Guarini Institute for Government and […]

Young Entrepreneur Discusses Her Award-Winning Production Company

Reyhan Lalaoui ’19 enrolled at Saint Peter’s University when she was just 16 after graduating high school at 13 and completing two years at Hudson County Community College. The 18-year-old communications major and prodigy has a passion for creating media that empowers underrepresented cultures through her production company, County Films, which she developed in early […]

Black History Month Kicks Off Early at Saint Peter’s University

Saint Peter’s University kicked off Black History Month early with an event titled, “What Would Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. H ’65 Do?” on January 22. The event explored the leadership capabilities of Dr. King, who obtained an honorary degree from Saint Peter’s in 1965. The event examined how he was able to promote his […]

Explore the Culinary Institute of America on a Cultural Adventure

The Office of Alumni Engagement recently launched an initiative to offer cultural programming that is in line with the Jesuit mission at Saint Peter’s University. These outings included a visit to The Metropolitan Museum of Art to see Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination and to Ellis Island where alumni were led on a […]

Students Abroad in China Explore Business Practices and Culture

Jean Paul Arzeno Rojas ’20 and Helena Togias ’19 interned in Shanghai, China during the fall 2018 semester. They both studied at East China Normal University, through CIEE, which is a renowned public university in China that prepares students to become teachers. Rojas is an international business major who studied language and culture while in […]

Students Pitch Business Ideas to Local Sharks in Annual Entrepreneurship Competition

Hard work. Innovation. Charisma. These characteristics wer4e what it took for Saint Peter’s University students to pitch their business ideas to “sharks” at the 5th annual Shark Tank Entrepreneurship Competition earlier this month. The event was sponsored by the Ignite Institute at Saint Peter’s University, &CO Coworking and The Center for Leadership, Engagement and Wellness. […]

Press Releases

Saint Peter’s Awarded $1.5 Million Grant by the National Science Foundation to Improve Retention and Graduation Rates for STEM Majors

Jersey City, N.J. – August 16, 2018 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that it has been awarded a five-year grant of $1.5 million by the National Science Foundation under the Improving Undergraduate STEM Education for Hispanic Serving Institutions program. Saint Peter’s received the award to support a five-year grant project, titled STEM Transformative Experiences […]

Saint Peter’s University Announces Blockchain Technology Summer Course

Jersey City, N.J. – June 14, 2018 – Saint Peter’s University today announced it is expanding its programming in the computer science field with a five-week blockchain technology course beginning on June 25. The course is offered through the computer and information sciences department in the School of Business. It is designed for working information […]

Saint Peter’s University Announces Opening of Meadowlands Location

Jersey City, N.J. – June 1, 2018 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that the University will open “Saint Peter’s University at the Meadowlands,” which is conveniently located at 1280 Wall Street West in Lyndhurst, N.J., pending approval by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. This new location will enable Saint Peter’s to expand […]

Saint Peter’s University Named First in the Nation for Institutional Transformation

Jersey City, N.J. – March 11, 2018 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that it is was named first among institutions across the nation as the recipient of the 2018 ACE/Fidelity Investments Award for Institutional Transformation. The award was created by the American Council on Education (ACE) to recognize institutions that have responded to higher […]