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 […]

Frank J. Guarini School of Business Celebrates Milestones

In September 2019, U.S. Congressman Frank J. Guarini H ’94 made a historic gift of $10 million to Saint Peter’s to transform and expand the University’s School of Business. A little more than two years later, the University community came together, on October 20, to celebrate how a portion of his gift was used – […]

Bridging a Divided World Through Conversation

On October 28 Saint Peter’s University hosted a conversation between Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, C.Ss.R., Archbishop of Newark; and Sir Gilbert Levine, an American conductor who came to be known as the “Pope’s Maestro” due to his relationship with Pope John Paul II. The event, Living Friendship and Community in a Divided World, was held […]

Press Releases

The Campus Kitchen at Saint Peter’s University to Serve its 100,000th Meal

Jersey City, N.J. – September 16, 2021 – The Campus Kitchen at Saint Peter’s University, a volunteer-based kitchen that keeps food from being wasted and provides nutritious meals for those in need, is proud to announce that it will serve its 100,000th meal since its inception in 2014. The University will commemorate the milestone with […]

Saint Peter’s Announces the Launch of the University’s Sesquicentennial Year

Jersey City, N.J. – September 10, 2021 – Saint Peter’s University today announced official plans to commemorate the institution’s Sesquicentennial year, which will officially kick off with a flag raising and launch celebration on September 15. To honor its 150-year anniversary, the University unveiled a logo, theme and website as well as plans for events […]

Saint Peter’s is Awarded a $250,000 Grant by The Theresa and Edward O’Toole Foundation for the Theresa and Edward O’Toole Library

Jersey City, N.J. – August 31, 2021 – Saint Peter’s University announced today that it has been awarded a $250,000 grant by The Theresa and Edward O’Toole Foundation for capital improvements to the University’s Theresa and Edward O’Toole Library. The grant will be used for modernization and energy efficient upgrades, largely centered on the replacement […]

Saint Peter’s University Elects Six New Members to the Board of Trustees

Jersey City, N.J. – August 16, 2021 – Saint Peter’s University Board of Trustees announced the election of six new board members, which include Noreen D. Beaman, CPA ’86, president of Orion Advisor Solutions; Julia M. DiGioia, M.D., F.A.C.S. ’73, regional director of breast surgical oncology for Hudson County for Englewood Health; George E. Martin, […]