Jersey City to Host Celebratory Parade for Saint Peter’s University Men’s Basketball Team

*** MEDIA ADVISORY *** Jersey City Hosts Celebratory Parade for Saint Peter’s University Basketball Team Following Historic Achievements in NCAA Tournament Mayor Fulop Honors Saint Peter’s Tenacious Team Players and Coaches with Keys to the City What: Mayor Steven M. Fulop H ’14 joins Saint Peter’s University alongside local officials, state dignitaries, and the Jersey […]

150th Anniversary Regional Tour Travels to the Sunshine State

President Eugene J. Cornacchia, Ph.D., recently traveled to the Sunshine State where he met with more than 50 alumni and friends as part of the 150th Anniversary Regional Tour, which celebrates Saint Peter’s Sesquicentennial year and provides an opportunity for participants to learn about the University and its year-long Sesquicentennial celebration. The reception at the […]

Peacock Nation Day is a Success

Thank you to everyone who supported the second annual Peacock Nation Day on Sunday, February 27 – a day in which our student-athletes were celebrated by loyal and generous Peacock Nation supporters. We are thrilled to announce that we received a total of $70,946 from 171 gifts in support of Saint Peter’s athletic programs-a new Peacock Nation Day record that more than doubles the amount raised […]

Saint Peter’s Holds Vigil and Shares Prayers for Ukraine

Rev. Andrew Downing, S.J., vice president for mission and ministry at Saint Peter’s, shared the below message with the Saint Peter’s community regarding the Russian invasion of Ukraine.  As the world has watched the Russian invasion of Ukraine unfold in these past days, I am sure we, too, have been horrified to see the destruction […]

Saint Peter’s Alumni Community Comes Together to Save Jersey City Non-Profit

For more than a decade Erich Sekel, associate director of campus ministry for community service at Saint Peter’s University, volunteered his time at Rebuilding Together Jersey City (RTJC). RTJC is a local affiliate of Rebuilding Together, a leading national nonprofit organization that is dedicated to repairing the homes of people in need. Sekel not only […]

Students Are Inspired to Work the Polls Following Guarini Institute Event

This semester the Guarini Institute for Government and Leadership hosted the event Keeping American Elections Honest and Fair. The event featured Hudson County Clerk E. Junior Maldonado; Michael Harper, clerk to the Hudson County Board of Elections; and John Brzozowski, Hudson County superintendent of elections, who came to campus to engage students with the election […]

Small Schools, Big Rewards: Diversity is our Future, We Must Embrace It

  Milton Javier Bravo, Ph.D. ’07 recently contributed an article about Saint Peter’s to Conversations on Jesuit Higher Education, the official magazine of the National Seminar on Jesuit Higher Education. The article, titled “Small Schools, Big Rewards: Diversity is our Future, We Must Embrace It,” celebrates the University’s commitment to serving first-generation students as a model […]

Saint Peter’s Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

As a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) for more than 20 years, Saint Peter’s University had a lot to celebrate during Hispanic Heritage Month. This year’s celebration was even more significant because the University was awarded a nearly $4.8 million Title III Part F STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) grant for Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSI) from […]

Press Releases

Saint Peter’s University Partners with the City of Jersey City to Support Veterans

Jersey City, N.J. – August 15, 2022 – Saint Peter’s today announced that it has been named the university-of-record for Jersey City’s Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Veterans Affairs (DVA). The collaboration will support both partners’ mutual goals to provide veterans with opportunities for post-service excellence and a healthy transition into a […]

Saint Peter’s University Announces Graduate Tuition Price Reset

Jersey City, N.J. – July 25, 2022 – Saint Peter’s University today announced a major graduate tuition price reset for the 2022-23 academic year, which reduces rates for most graduate programs by 20 percent or more depending on the program and modality. This announcement builds upon Saint Peter’s continued commitment to providing a high-quality, private, […]

Saint Peter’s Student Managed Investment Fund Members to Participate in CNBC’s 2022 Stock Draft with Live Broadcast from the Frank J. Guarini School of Business

Jersey City, N.J. – April 26, 2022 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that the members of the University’s Student Managed Investment Fund (SMIF) will participate in CNBC’s “Power Lunch” 2022 CNBC Stock Draft on Thursday, April 28 at 2:00 p.m. EDT. The CNBC Stock Draft is an annual event in which 10 teams compete […]

Saint Peter’s University Announces Founders’ Week Celebration

Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, C.Ss.R., archbishop of Newark, and New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy to Visit Campus Jersey City, N.J. – March 30, 2022 – Saint Peter’s University is proud to announce plans for its Founders’ Week celebration in honor of the 150th anniversary of April 3, 1872, the day Saint Peter’s was granted its […]

Saint Peter’s University Earns 2022-2023 Military Friendly® School Designation

Jersey City, N.J. – March 10, 2022 – Saint Peter’s University is proud to announce that it has earned the 2022-2023 Military Friendly® School designation. Military Friendly® is the standard that measures an organization’s commitment, effort and success in creating sustainable and meaningful opportunity for the military community. More than 1,800 schools participated in the […]