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Jesuit Novice Completes Mission at Saint Peter’s University

Jesuit Novice Sebastian Tong, S.J., recently completed his Poverty Mission Experience at Saint Peter’s University. Tong, originally from Canada, was on campus for five weeks working with The Campus Kitchen, St. Aedan’s: The Saint Peter’s University Church youth group and at a local homeless drop-in center. His experience at Saint Peter’s has enhanced his Jesuit […]

Students Build Relationships with Local Businesses through Town and Gown Competition

Town and Gown is a collaborative effort developed by the School of Business at Saint Peter’s University and the Hudson County Chamber of Commerce in which students are partnered with local Chamber of Commerce members. The Chamber businesses provide the students with an actual challenge they are facing and the students are tasked with recommending […]

Legislators Discuss the Pros and Cons of Legalizing Recreational Marijuana in New Jersey

More than 100 guests attended “In the Weeds,” a panel discussion hosted by the Guarini Institute for Government and Leadership at Saint Peter’s University, at which local lawmakers spoke about legalizing marijuana in New Jersey. State lawmakers are considering legislation to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, expand the use of medical marijuana and expunge […]

Fund-a-Scholar Auction Raises Record Amount for Scholarships

This year’s Hearts & Minds: The Saint Peter’s University Scholarship Celebration honored two esteemed alumni, Niurka “Nikki” Mederos ’07, ’10 for Service to Community and Eugene T. Paolino, Esq. ’69 for Professional Achievement. The annual event brought a crowd of more than 200 guests to The Duncan Family Sky Room. The highlight of the evening […]

68th Annual Mendel Lecture Focuses on Precision Medicine

Franklin Desposito, M.D., medical director at The Center for Human and Molecular Genetics and professor in the Department of Pediatrics at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, was the keynote speaker at the 68th Annual Mendel Lecture. The topic of his discussion was “Precision Medicine.” Precision medicine is an approach to patient care in which doctors […]

Kentucky Derby is the Topic of the Latest Saint Peter’s Business Network Event

On April 22, Terry Finley, president and CEO of West Point Thoroughbreds, Inc., and part owner of Always Dreaming, the 2017 Kentucky Derby winner, discussed “Winning the Kentucky Derby: The Big Business of Horse Racing” with James M. Conti ’93, managing director of Goldman Sachs, at the event. The event was held at Battello in […]

Students Spend “Alternative Spring Break” Volunteering in Appalachia

There is a trend taking hold at Saint Peter’s University that has been dubbed “alternative spring break.” Instead of spending spring break partying with friends or relaxing poolside, many Saint Peter’s students have chosen to study abroad or participate in service projects. A recent example of an “alternative spring break” was a trip to West […]

The Center for Leadership Studies Hosts First Distinguished Lecture Speaker Series

“Everyone hold your fists out,” Col. Steven T. McGonagle, U.S. Army (ret.), instructed at the Distinguished Lecture Speaker Series hosted by the Saint Peter’s University School of Business and the Center for Leadership Studies. “Now, I am going to say a simple statement and you quickly make a thumbs up or thumbs down to show […]

Be a Catalyst for Transformation on the Inaugural Saint Peter Day – April 10

The inaugural Saint Peter Day on April 10 is a chance to celebrate alma mater and give back. Gifts to The Saint Peter Fund make a direct impact on areas such as scholarships, academic excellence and our Jesuit mission — support that helps transform the lives of our students. In our inaugural year, a generous donor […]

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Saint Peter’s University Among First in the Nation to Offer a Bachelor’s Degree in Business with an Esports Specialization

Jersey City, N.J. – December 21, 2018 – Saint Peter’s University today announced an Esports specialization for students pursuing a bachelor’s degree in the University’s School of Business. The specialization will provide the business skills and entrepreneurial edge necessary to succeed in Esports, one of the fastest-growing sectors in the sports and entertainment industries globally. […]

Saint Peter’s University Announces Largest Gift in University History

Jersey City, N.J. – October 12, 2018 – Saint Peter’s University today announced a historic gift of $10 million from Joseph A. Panepinto, Esq. ’66, president and chief executive officer of Jersey City-based Panepinto Properties and a member of the Saint Peter’s Board of Trustees. Panepinto’s generosity represents the single largest philanthropic gift in the […]