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Hearts & Minds Honors Frank L. Fekete, CPA ’75 and Toni Ann Turco ’86

Hearts & Minds: The Saint Peter’s University Scholarship Celebration annually raises funds to support the University’s General Scholarship Fund and this year’s event on Friday, May 6, did just that, but in a new way. Members of the Saint Peter’s community gathered in The Duncan Family Sky Room for the first Hearts & Minds themed, […]

Goldman Sachs Managers Prepare Business Students for Future Careers

Managers from the Goldman Sachs Jersey City location recently conducted a career workshop for Saint Peter’s University business students. Students engaged in breakout sessions with the Goldman employees as well as an elevator pitch competition. The workshop was part of Community Teamworks, an initiative that pairs the investment firm’s employees with service projects in the […]

University Celebrates Pavonia Heritage Society

On Sunday, April 24 our University family celebrated Mass and a brunch with the members of the Pavonia Heritage Society. The Society is comprised of our loyal supporters who not only give their support to the University’s current needs but have donated a planned gift to the future growth of the University. The Pavonia Heritage […]

University Celebrates Peacock Pride Day; Debuts New Mascot

Saint Peter’s University hosted its first Peacock Pride Day to celebrate the legacy and the birthday of the late Rev. Robert Ignatius Gannon, S.J., former Saint Peter’s dean and the “Founding Father” of the peacock being implemented as a symbol of Saint Peter’s, on Wednesday, April 20. Peacock Pride Day celebrates the past, present and […]

65th Annual Mendel Lecture Explores Parkinson’s Disease

Alice Lazzarini, Ph.D., dedicated her life to the study of debilitating neurological disorders such as Huntington’s disease and Parkinson’s disease. In 1996, Dr. Lazzarini was part of the team at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School that revolutionized Parkinson’s research. They identified the location of the first Parkinson’s disease gene mutation, named PARK1 on chromosome […]

Saint Peter’s Helps Local Entrepreneurs Put Jersey City on the Map

Last week, local entrepreneurs from a variety of industries filled The Duncan Family Sky Room for an event titled, “Let’s Put Jersey City on the Map with Google.” This was a collaborative event between the Ignite Institute at Saint Peter’s University, Rising Tide Capital and Starfish Global. The conference marked the Ignite Institute’s first bilingual […]

Pope Francis Sculpture Finds New Home at Mac Mahon Student Center

On March 19, alumni, friends and members of the Saint Peter’s University community gathered for the unveiling and blessing of a new Pope Francis sculpture by artist Carolyn Palmer. The sculpture now resides outside the Joseph A. Kelly, S.J. Office of Campus Ministry in the Mac Mahon Student Center and was graciously donated by Robert […]

An Exploration of the N.J. Casino Expansion Compromise

The Guarini Institute for Government and Leadership at Saint Peter’s University is dedicated to exploring key public policy issues at the local, state and national level. The latest panel hosted by the Institute on Monday, March 21 was focused on a critical issue for the city of Atlantic City and for the state of New […]

The Ignite Institute Announces Spring Calendar of Events

The Ignite Institute at Saint Peter’s University, in partnership with Rising Tide Capital, is a center for research, programming and student-to-community engagement, working on issues at the intersection of entrepreneurship, business and economic development. Please join us at the following Ignite Institute events this spring. Putting Jersey City on the Map: March 30, 8:00 a.m. […]

Saint Peter’s Celebrates Women’s History Month

Saint Peter’s kicked off the University’s month-long celebration of Women’s History Month with an event titled, “Celebrating the Women’s Voices of Saint Peter’s: Faculty, Staff, Students.” The event was designed to highlight the contributions of Saint Peter’s women to the University’s knowledge and mission. Members of the community gave presentations, which covered a wide variety […]

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