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, […]

Studying Abroad and The Center for Global Learning

Scott Keller, director of The Center for Global Learning, answers questions about studying abroad. Q. Describe your journey before you landed here at Saint Peter’s University as the director of The Center for Global Learning? A. I was a finance major at the Miami University in Ohio and I took a study abroad course to Poland […]

Saint Peter’s Celebrates Black History Month

Saint Peter’s University will celebrate Black History Month with a number of events and programs. February 15 “The Movement” Pope Lecture Hall 7:00 p.m. February 16 Professor John Johnson: Lest We Forget Thee: Black History after the Obama Presidency Dinneen Hall – McIntyre Conference Center A 11:00 a.m. February 16 Book Talk: Frederick Douglass in […]

Alumni Gather for Annual January Reunion in the Sunshine State

In January, Eugene J. Cornacchia, Ph.D., president of Saint Peter’s University and members of the University’s advancement and external affairs and campus ministry teams traveled to the Sunshine State for an annual alumni gathering at the Naples Sailing & Yacht Club. The event consisted of a private Mass followed by a brunch. The Mass was […]

The Class of 1971 Reunites; Presents Delta Sigma Pi Students with Original Gavel

On January 28, members of the Class of 1971 gathered on campus to celebrate the 45th anniversary of their graduation from Saint Peter’s University. Reunion co-chair Mike Serpico ’71 urged his fellow classmates to remain engaged with the University, pointing out who among them were still active as members of the alumni board, Board of […]

Press Releases

Pat Coyle Named Women’s Head Basketball Coach

JERSEY CITY, N.J. – July 2, 2013 – Saint Peter’s University Director of Athletics Joe Quinlan has announced the hiring of Pat Coyle as the women’s basketball head coach. Coyle is the seventh head coach in program history. Coyle makes her return to the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) after coaching Loyola University from 1993-1998 […]

Saint Peter’s Named Affordable Choice in NJ According to DOE

Jersey City, N.J. – July 2, 2013 – Saint Peter’s University ranked fourth lowest in net price of all New Jersey private schools according to the Department of Education’s recently released College Affordability and Transparency List. The list – mandated by Congress – focuses on the highest and lowest tuition and net pricing based on […]

Saint Peter’s University Establishes Master of Public Administration Program

Jersey City, N.J. – June 17, 2013 – Saint Peter’s University today announced a master’s program in public administration, which will be offered in the fall of 2013 through the College of Arts and Sciences. The program will prepare graduates with the knowledge and skills required of successful public servants, non-profit workers and private sector […]

Saint Peter’s University Signs Agreement with Rising Tide Capital to Support Rising Entrepreneurs in New Jersey

Jersey City, N.J. – June 6, 2013 – Saint Peter’s University and Rising Tide Capital today signed a historic agreement which enables qualified graduates of Rising Tide’s 12-week Community Business Academy (CBA) to receive up to six college credits through  prior learning experience from the School of Professional and Continuing Studies at Saint Peter’s University. Rising […]

Saint Peter’s University Receives $100,000 Grant from the George I. Alden Trust

Jersey City, N.J. – April 30, 2013 – Saint Peter’s University today announced it is the recipient of a grant in the amount of $100,000 from the George I. Alden Trust in recognition of the University’s outstanding initiatives in the areas of focus for the trust’s Career-Related Undergraduate Education Award. The Award is intended to […]

Saint Peter’s University Signs Articulation Agreement with Englewood School of Radiography

Jersey City, N.J. – April 30, 2013 – Saint Peter’s University and Englewood Hospital and Medical Center School of Radiography signed an articulation agreement on April 18, which combines coursework at Saint Peter’s University and the Englewood School of Radiography. Through this program, students will attend Saint Peter’s University for one year and then complete […]

Saint Peter’s University Releases Community Investment Report

Jersey City, N.J. – March 28, 2013 – Saint Peter’s University today released a Community Investment Report, which details the University’s position as an economic driver in New Jersey and surrounding areas and in-depth data on how Saint Peter’s contributes to its community, locally and globally. As a purchaser of goods and services, an employer […]

Saint Peter’s University Establishes Master of Arts in Strategic Communication

Jersey City, N.J. – March 25, 2013 – Saint Peter’s University today announced a master of arts in strategic communication offered by the department of communication. The program, which will begin in the fall of 2013, marks the first graduate degree in the fast-growing field of communication and the first graduate program in the liberal […]