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Students Explore the World on Spring Break

From the hustle and bustle of Mumbai to the arts and culture in Ancient Rome, students at Saint Peter’s University did not just learn about these exotic places in the classroom, instead they explored them firsthand over spring break 2017. The School of Business at Saint Peter’s offered two spring break travel courses titled, “Doing Business Overseas” […]

Surge for STEM

West Campus is a hub of innovation these days. While undergraduate researchers on one floor test molecular reactions to synthetically produce a renewable source of energy, a team on another studies the transgenerational effects of chemicals found in plastics. Inside labs and classrooms, students construct mathematical models to further neuroscience research, design independent experiments in […]

Rev. James Martin, S.J. Headlines Ignatian Heritage Week

  “You all probably know this guy,” said prolific Jesuit speaker, Rev. James Martin, S.J., pointing to a picture of Jesus. He was about to provide new knowledge and insight to the man the audience thought they already knew. His lecture, “Meeting the Christ of Faith and the Jesus of History,” part of The John […]

Men’s Basketball Set to Host Furman in CIT Semifinal Round on CBS Sports Network

The 2016-17 Saint Peter’s men’s basketball team will make history again as the team is set to host Furman University in the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament (CIT) semifinals on Wednesday, March 29 at 9p.m. on CBS Sports Network. The contest will mark the first ever national postseason game hosted at the Yanitelli Center in Jersey City, […]

Honoring a Beloved Professor

Growing up, the four Michalik children considered Saint Peter’s University a second home. Their father, beloved economics professor Benjamin Michalik, Ph.D., taught at the University for 46 years and their mother, Helen, a registered nurse at the Margaret Hague Maternity Hospital, wholeheartedly supported his dedication to Jesuit education, working the night shift while Dr. Michalik […]

Saint Peter’s University Celebrates Women’s History Month

  “Do women just have to stay up all night in order to take care of the kids, take care of the husband and be successful at their jobs?” Fatima Shaik, assistant professor in the communication and media culture department and author, wondered at a panel discussion about women in power as part of Women’s […]

Saint Peter’s University Celebrates Ignatian Heritage Week

Ignatian Heritage Week, held from March 20 – 24, is a week-long celebration honoring Saint Peter’s Jesuit heritage and tradition, as well as the historic presence of Jesuits around the world. The week includes a collaboration of performances, films, lectures and presentations that focused on Jesuit identity and principles. The week-long celebration was launched on […]

The World of Technology Explained at Business Forum

“Of all the changes that mobile has created, what has mobile changed the most of all?” Christina “CK” Kerley, innovation speaker and futurist asked at a recent event titled, “The State of Innovation: The Tech and Trends Reshaping Our Lives, Our Work—And Our World,” held in The Duncan Family Sky Room and co-sponsored by Delta […]

Students Learn Business Skills at Goldman Sachs College Collaborative Event

A networking and etiquette lunch was held on February 16 as part of the Goldman Sachs College Collaborative (GSCC) program. GSCC is a unique experiential learning program where teams of 10 from four local schools including Saint Peter’s University, New Jersey City University, Hudson County Community College and Borough of Manhattan Community College are challenged […]

Saint Peter’s University Celebrates Black History Month with a Series of Events

Saint Peter’s University celebrated Black History Month with programs, remembrances and events. A flag raising ceremony on February 2 served as the official kick-off on campus. At the flag rising, students, faculty and staff gathered to hear inspirational songs, poems, essays and quotes. Eugene J. Cornacchia, Ph.D., president of Saint Peter’s University, said, “Here, at Saint Peter’s, […]

Press Releases

Rising Tide Capital Recognized Saint Peter’s University as 2013 Entrepreneurial Educator of the Year at Start Something Champions Gala

Jersey City, N.J. – December 11, 2013 – Saint Peter’s University was recognized as the 2013 Entrepreneurial Educator of the Year by Rising Tide Capital (RTC) at the Start Something Champions Gala on Tuesday, December 10. The university was awarded for their continuous support and partnership in RTC’s mission to provide resources to strengthen entrepreneurs […]

Saint Peter’s University Announces Launch of the Institute for Urban Revitalization through Entrepreneurship with Rising Tide Capital

Jersey City, N.J. – November 15, 2013 – Saint Peter’s University and Rising Tide Capital announced the launch of the Institute for Urban Revitalization through Entrepreneurship. The Institute will bring together representatives from the Jersey City government, higher education, the medical community and other corporate citizens to discuss critical issues, which relate to economic growth […]

Saint Peter’s Welcomes the Actors Shakespeare Company to the University

Jersey City, N.J. – October 1, 2013 – Saint Peter’s University and the Actors Shakespeare Company signed an articulation agreement for a long-term affiliation between the two organizations. The Actors Shakespeare Company (ASC) is a professional ensemble theater, which is a member of the New Jersey Theater Alliance and has served the HudsonCounty area through […]

Saint Peter’s University Begins Construction on New Campus Project

Jersey City, N.J. – September 26, 2013 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that construction has commenced on significant upgrades to the academic facilities for the institution’s School of Business and School of Education. This School of Business construction project was made possible due to funds from the Building Our Future Bond Act, which was […]

Board of Trustees Extends Contract for Saint Peter’s University President

Jersey City, N.J. – September 24, 2013 – The Board of Trustees of Saint Peter’s University today announced that the contract of University president, Eugene J. Cornacchia, Ph.D., has been extended for an additional five-year term. Cornacchia is the 22nd president of Saint Peter’s University and was officially inaugurated October 20, 2007.  This extension ensures […]

Saint Peter’s University Launches Conversations at the Cliffs

Englewood Cliffs, N.J. – September 18, 2013 – Saint Peter’s University today officially announced the launch of Conversations at the Cliffs, a speaker series which will be held at the Englewood Cliffs Campus of the University that is open to business and industry professionals in the area. The first event in the speaker series will […]