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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, […]

Two Prominent Community Figures and Saint Peter’s Alumnae Speak to Students About Running for Public Office

Students in an undergraduate political science class were offered an experiential learning experience when they heard from Pamela Johnson ’13, ‘16  and Vanessa Falco ‘17, both graduates of the master of public administration (MPA) program at Saint Peter’s University about running for city council. Philip Plotch, Ph.D., assistant professor of political science and director of […]

Students Recognized at Annual Michaelmas Celebration

Family, faculty and friends cheered for their peers’ accomplishments at the Michaelmas Convocation on Wednesday, September 29 at St. Aedan’s: The Saint Peter’s University Church. The annual Michaelmas Convocation is an event that celebrates impressive student accomplishments. These students have been working hard since they started at Saint Peter’s to maintain high GPAs and strive […]

Q & A with Hiromi Konishi, Visiting Scholar from Japan

Hiromi Konishi is a J-1 research scholar visiting Saint Peter’s University from Japan until March 2018. She is working with Edwin Dickens, Ph.D., in the economics department. Konishi is a lecturer in the economics department at Komazawa University in Japan and has published several scholarly articles on economics. She hopes to use her knowledge of […]

The Class of 1967 Celebrates their 50th Anniversary at Alumni Weekend

Recently, the Class of 1967 celebrated its 50th anniversary at Alumni Weekend; alumni from as far away as Hawaii and as local as Hudson County flocked back to Saint Peter’s University to celebrate. The weekend featured events that highlighted changes at the University and surrounding area including a welcome back breakfast, campus tours, State of […]

Heartfelt Thanks – The Class of 1960 Endowed Scholarship

Each year, scholarship recipients take time to write letters of thanks to the generous benefactors who make it possible for them to attend Saint Peter’s University. Sometimes, the connection goes a little deeper. That was the case for Samantha Lehmbeck ’18, the recipient of the Class of 1960 Endowed Scholarship, who had a chance to […]

Saint Peter’s Community Celebrates Mass of the Holy Spirit

On Wednesday, the Saint Peter’s community came together at St. Aedan’s: The Saint Peter’s University Church to celebrate the Mass of The Holy Spirit. This ceremony, which dates back to the Middle Ages, marks the traditional start of the year at Jesuit schools around the world. The Mass was open to all members of the […]

Press Releases

Men’s Basketball Wins First National Postseason Tournament in Program History

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – The Saint Peter’s men’s basketball team’s historic season was capped off on Friday night with the programs first ever national postseason tournament championship. The Peacocks defeated Texas A&M Corpus Christi, 62-61 in dramatic fashion to claim the 2017 CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament (CIT) title. All nine Peacocks that played in the game […]

Men’s Basketball Seeks First National Tournament Title on Friday Night

JERSEY CITY, NJ – The Saint Peter’s men’s basketball team’s magical season has one more run, as the Peacocks advanced to the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament (CIT) championship on Wednesday night by defeating Furman University, 77-51. The win for the Peacocks improves the team’s overall record to 22-13, and the team claims a spot in a […]

Saint Peter’s University Ranked as a National Leader in Upward Mobility

Jersey City, N.J. – February 15, 2017 – Saint Peter’s University today announced its ranking as a national leader in upward mobility in a recent study by The Equality of Opportunity Project titled, “Mobility Report Cards: The Role of Colleges in Intergenerational Mobility.” The University was recognized for improving the economic status of its graduates […]

Saint Peter’s Recognized as one of the Most Environmentally Responsible Colleges

Jersey City, N.J. – October 31, 2016 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that it was included in “The Princeton Review’s Guide to 361 Green Colleges: 2016 Edition.” A presence on this list means Saint Peter’s is one of the 361 most environmentally responsible colleges in the United States and Canada, according to The Princeton […]

Saint Peter’s University Awarded Largest Grant in University History

Jersey City, N.J. – October 3, 2016 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that it has been awarded a historic grant of more than $3.8 million by the U.S. Department of Education through the Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI) STEM Program. The five-year grant was awarded for a project titled, SURGE (STEM Undergraduate Retention Graduation and Empowerment) […]