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Saint Peter’s University Celebrates Black History Month

Saint Peter’s University will celebrate Black History Month with a number of events and programs. February 1 Flag Raising Flagpole by Saint Peter’s University Pedestrian Bridge Noon February 1 Black Photo Exhibit Opening Gallery – Fifth Floor of the Mac Mahon Student Center 4:00 p.m. Exhibit runs until February 8. February 7 “We Shall See […]

Student Entrepreneurs Learn the Value of Networking at 2017 Shark Tank Competition

When it comes to being successful in business, whether you are an entrepreneur, a small business owner or a corporate leader, having a network of support is a necessity. This valuable lesson was a major theme throughout the latest Shark Tank Business Pitch Competition, which was recently held at Saint Peter’s. The event is held […]

The Common Reading Program Brings Author to Campus; Essay Contest Winners Read Work

Author Jeff Goins strolled through The Theresa and Edward O’Toole Library. He read through the bios and excerpts from students’ personal essays; taking as much of an interest in them as they recently took in him. The essays were all personal narratives inspired by his book, The Art of Work, which was the Common Reading […]

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 […]

Press Releases

Saint Peter’s Adopts Test-Optional (SAT/ACT) Undergraduate Admission Policy

Jersey City, N.J. – August 11, 2015 – Saint Peter’s University today announced the adoption of a test-optional (SAT/ACT) policy for undergraduate applicants, beginning with the fall 2016 application cycle. Undergraduate, first-year applicants will no longer be required to submit SAT/ACT test scores for evaluation during the application review process; however the scores will be […]

Saint Peter’s Receives $1.1 Million Federal TRIO Student Support Services Grant

Jersey City, N.J. – July 22, 2015 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that the University has been awarded a $1.1 million federal TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The TRIO SSS is a competitive grant, which awards funds to institutions to provide opportunities for academic development, to assist […]

Gerard O’Sullivan, Ph.D., Named Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Jersey City, N.J. – July 7, 2015 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that Gerard O’Sullivan, Ph.D., has been appointed to the position of provost and vice president for academic affairs for the University, effective July 1.  Dr. O’Sullivan most recently served as the vice president for academic affairs, as well as professor of English […]

University Receives NetVUE Program Development Grant Award

Jersey City, N.J. – May 26, 2015 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that the University has been awarded  a NetVUE Program Development Grant Award in the amount of more than $45,000 to be used over a two-year period. NetVue, the Network for Vocation in Undergraduate Education, is a nationwide network of colleges and universities […]

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 […]