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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. […]

Theology Department Hosts Annual Keating Lecture on Eco-Theology

The theology department at Saint Peter’s University recently hosted its annual Keating Lecture, “For God So Loved the World.” The Rev. Dr. Michael Oleksa spoke on the topic of eco-theology, utilizing the controversial Pebble Mine project as an example. The Pebble Mine, the largest open pit project in the world, threatened to eradicate one of […]

Join Saint Peter’s Business Network on March 15

Kevin Cummings, president and chief executive officer of Investors Bank, will present “Stimulated Growth through Business Leadership and Community Involvement,” at the next Saint Peter’s Business Network event on March 15 at the Gallery at Liberty Prime in Jersey City, NJ. The event is the second of the academic year for the newly revamped Saint […]

Changing the Way We Think: Stephanie Bryan, Ph.D., Talks about Mindfulness

Stephanie Bryan, Ph.D., associate professor and chair of the health and physical education department at Saint Peter’s University, has a goal to raise awareness for healthy living and eating. She is an exercise physiologist who started her career as a fitness instructor when she was 18. She has degrees in adult fitness, exercise science and […]

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 […]

Press Releases

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. […]

Ignite Institute Receives $100K Grant from The Provident Bank Foundation

Jersey City, N.J. – September 23, 2015 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that The Provident Bank Foundation has provided a grant in the amount of $100,000 to the Ignite Institute at Saint Peter’s University. The Ignite Institute, a new Center of Excellence at Saint Peter’s University, is poised to harness the energy of the […]

Belinda “Boe” Pearman Named Director of Athletics

Jersey City, N.J. – September 3, 2015 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that Belinda “Boe” Pearman has been appointed to the position of director of athletics for the University’s Division I athletics program. Pearman has more than 20 years of experience in collegiate athletics as a student-athlete, head women’s basketball coach and administrator, in […]

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 […]