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Joan M. Quigley ’77 Serves as Keynote Speaker at 2013 Michaelmas Convocation

Joan M. Quigley ’77, former New Jersey assemblywoman, provided the keynote address for the 2013 Saint Peter’s University Michaelmas Convocation. Students, faculty, staff, parents and friends gathered at the Yanitelli Recreational Life Center (RLC) on the University’s Jersey City campus on Wednesday, September 25, for the Convocation, which recognizes Saint Peter’s students who have excelled […]

President’s Reception Focuses on Gratitude by Celebrating Top Donors

Gratitude, appreciation and thanks. Those are the values that filled every individual’s heart in attendance at the President’s Reception, held on September 20 in The Duncan Family Sky Room at the Mac Mahon Student Center. The words of alumnus Bob Luchetti ’55 portrayed this sentiment best: “I wouldn’t have gotten the job I had without […]

Class of 1963 Returns to Saint Peter’s University for Alumni Weekend

When Frank Ciesla ’63 returned to Saint Peter’s University for Alumni Weekend, he brought with him an unopened port wine, which was bottled in 1963. He had saved it for a very special occasion. The wine aged along with the Class of 1963. As it got sweeter and richer throughout the decades, so did Ciesla […]

Guarini Institute Introduces New Program: Pizza & Politics

On September 18, the Guarini Institute for Government and Leadership introduced its new program, Pizza & Politics, where the campus community can gather together to listen to guest speakers and discuss important political news while enjoying lunch in a relaxed setting. For the inaugural event, guest speaker Luke Hansen, S.J., associate editor of America magazine, […]

Suite in Campus Ministry Named in Eleanor Kelly Hartnett’s Honor

After a special Mass at Saint Peter Chapel celebrating the life and memory of Eleanor Kelly Hartnett, wife of Saint Peter’s alumnus Bernard M. Hartnett, Jr. ’51, friends and family gathered at the Office of Campus Ministry in the Mac Mahon Student Center to witness the dedication of the associate director of campus ministry for […]

Campus Community Gathers to Celebrate Mass of the Holy Spirit

  Students, faculty, staff and administrators gathered today at St. Aedan’s: The Saint Peter’s University Church to worship together at the Mass of the Holy Spirit, which traditionally marks the beginning of the academic year. The Mass involved members of the campus community standing to affirm their commitment to love, generosity and social justice. Celebrant […]

Senator Cunningham Hosts Back to School Reception at Saint Peter’s

A back to school reception was hosted by Senator Sandra Cunningham on Thursday, September 5, in The Duncan Family Sky Room at Saint Peter’s University. Senator Cunningham came to Saint Peter’s to deliver remarks on higher education in the State of New Jersey, and to meet with students to encourage their participation in the community […]

Freshmen and Faculty Convocations Kick-Off New Academic Year

As a precursor to the official start of the 2013-2014 academic year, Saint Peter’s University welcomed freshmen and faculty during separate convocations on August 27, 2013. The day began early for the Class of 2017. More than 650 freshmen – the largest incoming class Saint Peter’s has welcomed in 15 years – and more than […]

Two University Teams Place in Top 10 of Pearson and (RED) Challenge

As part of a service learning Principles of Marketing class, students of Mary Kate Naatus, Ph.D., assistant professor of business administration, recently participated in the Pearson & (RED) Challenge. The contest, which asked participants to concept the next (PRODUCT)RED™ for college students, was conducted via Facebook, giving students the opportunity to experience using social media […]

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