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The Guarini Institute for Government and Leadership Explores the Politics of Hair

By Loretta Graceffo ’21, news editor of The Pauw Wow Last December, a white referee made headlines after forcing a black student wrestler to cut his dreadlocks before a match. The incident was captured on tape— and quickly caught the eye of Angela McKnight, a member of the New Jersey General Assembly. As soon as […]

Saint Peter’s Selects Historical Day to Launch the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies

On a significant historical day, Saint Peter’s launched the University’s Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies. David Gerlach, Ph.D., director of the Center, selected October 7, 2019 for the opening celebration as it marks the 75th anniversary of the most ambitious uprising at Auschwitz-Birkenau, the most infamous Nazi concentration, forced labor and extermination camp. With […]

Top Students Honored at 2019 Michaelmas Convocation

The Michaelmas Convocation is an annual event designed to recognize student accomplishments. It follows the medieval tradition of convening the faculty and students to start the term and is celebrated in the honor of the feast of the archangels Michael, Gabriel and Raphael. The event was focused not only on student success in the classroom, […]

Saint Peter’s University Celebrates Constitution Day

Constitution Day commemorates the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution on September 17, 1787. Each year schools, civic organizations and government agencies across the country mark this day with a celebration of the Constitution and the basic rights it affords all American citizens. For this year’s Constitution Day celebration at Saint Peter’s, the Guarini Institute for Government and […]

Saint Peter’s Group Returns to the Amazon for Exploration, Adventure and Service

By Kathy Wydner, Ph.D., associate professor of biology  This summer an intrepid group from Saint Peter’s University returned to the Amazon rainforest of Peru, to retrace a route and itinerary that was traveled by a Saint Peter’s group in 2017. I led the experiential learning workshop titled Amazon Rainforest Travel. The group was comprised of five undergraduate […]

Saint Peter’s Resident Transportation Expert Appears on One-on-One with Steve Adubato

Philip Mark Plotch, Ph.D., director of the master’s program in public administration at Saint Peter’s University, recently appeared as a guest on One-on-One with Steve Adubato to give an inside look at the politics behind fixing our nation’s infrastructure. Dr. Plotch is the author of the book, Politics Across the Hudson: The Tappan Zee Megaproject and is […]

Dr. Cornacchia Appears as a Guest Panelist on Premiere of Think Tank with Steve Adubato

Eugene J. Cornacchia, Ph.D., president of Saint Peter’s University, participated in a panel for the premiere episode of Think Tank with Steve Adubato. The program was designed to bring together thought leaders, innovators and experts from a variety of fields who explore the critical issues, trends and challenges facing the nation today. The premiere episode […]

Press Releases

The Guarini Institute for Government and Leadership Partners with Fox Scholars Program

Jersey City, N.J. – November 13 2019 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that the Guarini Institute for Government and Leadership is partnering with the Fox Scholars Program and will operate a chapter on the University’s campus. The Fox Scholars Program is designed to provide students with real-life public-sector experience and advice through mentorship and […]

School of Nursing Receives Grant from the Arnold P. Gold Foundation

Jersey City, N.J. – October 24, 2019 – Saint Peter’s University is proud to announce that the School of Nursing has been awarded a grant from the Arnold P. Gold Foundation. The grant will provide funding for Saint Peter’s to host the University’s inaugural White Coat Ceremony, a rite of passage for nursing students designed […]

Virginia Bender ’78, Ph.D. Receives Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award for U.S.-France International Education Administrators Program

Jersey City, N.J. – October 8, 2019 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board has selected Virginia Bender ’78, Ph.D., special assistant to the president for institutional planning at Saint Peter’s University, to receive the prestigious Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award for […]

Saint Peter’s Ranked as a National Leader in Transforming Students’ Lives

Jersey City, N.J. – August 22, 2019 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that it has been named as a national leader in Money magazine’s list of the “Most Transformative Schools” in the country. Saint Peter’s ranked 32 on the list, which places the University in the top four percent of ranked institutions and first […]

Saint Peter’s Launches Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Jersey City, N.J. – July 17, 2019 – Saint Peter’s University today announced an accelerated bachelor’s degree in nursing, which will be offered beginning in the fall of 2019. This full-time, 61-credit program will allow students who have a bachelor’s degree in an area other than nursing to earn their Bachelor of Science in Nursing […]