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Frank J. Guarini School of Business Celebrates Milestones

In September 2019, U.S. Congressman Frank J. Guarini H ’94 made a historic gift of $10 million to Saint Peter’s to transform and expand the University’s School of Business. A little more than two years later, the University community came together, on October 20, to celebrate how a portion of his gift was used – […]

Bridging a Divided World Through Conversation

On October 28 Saint Peter’s University hosted a conversation between Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, C.Ss.R., Archbishop of Newark; and Sir Gilbert Levine, an American conductor who came to be known as the “Pope’s Maestro” due to his relationship with Pope John Paul II. The event, Living Friendship and Community in a Divided World, was held […]

Wealthy Donors Have the Power to Change More Lives

Eugene J. Cornacchia, Ph.D., president of Saint Peter’s University, recently shared this post on Medium.  I was meeting with my admissions team recently, discussing how we could make it possible for a promising high school senior to attend this fall, when my thoughts turned to author and philanthropist MacKenzie Scott. A few months ago, she […]

Corporate Partners Step Up

Corporations have found new ways to partner with Saint Peter’s University. The reasons are simple, yet profound: A diverse student body, shaped by a pandemic that has cultivated determination and resilience—qualities that translate well to a marketplace experiencing seismic shifts in the way we do business. In this issue, we highlight four of our hundreds […]

President Cornacchia is a Guest on Think Tank with Steve Adubato

Eugene Cornacchia, Ph.D., president of Saint Peter’s University, recently appeared as a guest on Think Tank with Steve Adubato to discuss the biggest leadership lessons he learned during the pandemic, the future of higher education post-COVID and the importance of addressing equality and social justice issues in education.

Twenty Years Later: Dr. Poiani Recounts Saint Peter’s Response to 9/11

On September 9, 2021 the Saint Peter’s community gathered to commemorate the 20th anniversary of 9/11. Eileen L. Poiani, Ph.D., special assistant to the president/professor of mathematics and chair of the Sustainability Council, shared her account of what campus was like on that tragic day. Read more about the event in an article from The […]

Summer Interns Learn the Importance of Government in Health & Wellness

“It has been an eye opener.” These were the words that political science major Adjeilyne Akrong ’21 used to describe her experience in her summer internship with the Department of Health and Human Services in Jersey City. Akrong worked under the guidance of Linda Ivory-Green, director of the Division of Community Health and Wellness, which […]

Press Releases

The Campus Kitchen at Saint Peter’s University to Serve its 100,000th Meal

Jersey City, N.J. – September 16, 2021 – The Campus Kitchen at Saint Peter’s University, a volunteer-based kitchen that keeps food from being wasted and provides nutritious meals for those in need, is proud to announce that it will serve its 100,000th meal since its inception in 2014. The University will commemorate the milestone with […]

Saint Peter’s Announces the Launch of the University’s Sesquicentennial Year

Jersey City, N.J. – September 10, 2021 – Saint Peter’s University today announced official plans to commemorate the institution’s Sesquicentennial year, which will officially kick off with a flag raising and launch celebration on September 15. To honor its 150-year anniversary, the University unveiled a logo, theme and website as well as plans for events […]

Saint Peter’s is Awarded a $250,000 Grant by The Theresa and Edward O’Toole Foundation for the Theresa and Edward O’Toole Library

Jersey City, N.J. – August 31, 2021 – Saint Peter’s University announced today that it has been awarded a $250,000 grant by The Theresa and Edward O’Toole Foundation for capital improvements to the University’s Theresa and Edward O’Toole Library. The grant will be used for modernization and energy efficient upgrades, largely centered on the replacement […]

Saint Peter’s University Elects Six New Members to the Board of Trustees

Jersey City, N.J. – August 16, 2021 – Saint Peter’s University Board of Trustees announced the election of six new board members, which include Noreen D. Beaman, CPA ’86, president of Orion Advisor Solutions; Julia M. DiGioia, M.D., F.A.C.S. ’73, regional director of breast surgical oncology for Hudson County for Englewood Health; George E. Martin, […]