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Memorializing Devoted Parents

Financial difficulties almost caused the late Joseph P. Blauvelt ’80 to drop out of Saint Peter’s University. A work-study job on campus saved his college education and paved the way to a successful career in finance. “Someone convinced him that he needed to stay at it and got him a job on campus doing masonry,” […]

Campus Expert Provides Insight on Upcoming Solar Eclipse

This month, on August 21, a nationwide phenomenon will inspire awe across the United States, a total solar eclipse. Before the big day, William Gutsch, Ph.D. ’67, distinguished professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, photographer, astronomer and northern lights expert, provides some advice. Q. What makes this eclipse special? A. A total solar eclipse […]

Students Conduct Environmental Research in the Amazon Rainforest

The Amazon rainforest in Peru contains 11% of the entire Amazon basin where there are over 250 species of amphibians, 800 species of birds, 7,000 species of plants, 290 species of mammals, 2,500 species of butterflies, 690 species of fish and 180 species of reptiles. The Amazon watershed plays a vital part in regulating weather and […]

Dr. Cornacchia Examines Higher Education & Politics on State of Affairs with Steve Adubato

Eugene J. Cornacchia, Ph.D., president of Saint Peter’s University, recently appeared on State of Affairs with Steve Adubato to explore the current issues impacting higher education in New Jersey as well as the state of political discourse in the United States. To view the complete interview, please click the below video. Dr. Cornacchia Examines Higher Education & […]

The Guarini Institute for Government and Leadership Welcomes Senator Cory Booker

Following a dramatic week in Washington D.C., United States Senator Cory Booker made his way to Hudson County to launch his “2017 Jersey Summer Road Trip.” The Guarini Institute for Government and Leadership at Saint Peter’s University welcomed Senator Booker to the University for the first stop on his annual tour of New Jersey’s 21 […]

Interview with Joseph Legaspi, D.M., University Director of Music

Q. How did you become the University director of music? A. It was an accident. I moved to America to go to university and I attended Indiana University where I was a vocal performance student. While in school, I would travel to New York and New Jersey for auditions and I eventually moved to New […]

Successful Fundraising Event Held for St. Aedan’s: The Saint Peter’s University Church

At Amanda’s restaurant in Hoboken, friends of Saint Peter’s University gathered for the sixth annual St. Aedan’s: The Saint Peter’s University Church Fundraiser. Joyce and Eugene O. Flinn ’80 graciously hosted the five-course dinner with wine-pairings. At the event, guests were able to order from a “menu” of fundraising options intended to enhance the unique […]

The Impact of Annual Giving

A lot can be accomplished in a year. At Saint Peter’s University, the achievements made by our students, faculty, staff and community partners is made possible by thousands of donors who support our Jesuit mission with an annual gift. The past 10 years have been especially remarkable as, last month, the University celebrated the 10th […]

University President Presides on STEM Panel

Eugene J. Cornacchia, Ph.D., president of Saint Peter’s University, was one of the esteemed Hudson County educators to sit on a panel focused on STEM education during The Jersey City Summit on Economic Development, Placemaking & Innovation held in The Duncan Family Sky Room last month. The panel also included Glen Gabert, Ph.D., president of Hudson […]

Record Number of Degrees Awarded at 2017 Commencement Exercises

The cheers from the Class of 2017 intensified as the commencement speaker, Timothy P. Shriver, Ph.D., chairman of Special Olympics, recognized the group of graduates as the most innovative generation. He complimented the students for leading a cultural revolution in which they are least likely to marry within their own ethnic group and have made […]

Press Releases

Marc Morial, President and CEO of the National Urban League, Serves as the Keynote Speaker at 2016 Michaelmas Convocation

Family and friends cheered for their peers’ accomplishments at the Michaelmas Convocation on Wednesday, September 28 at St. Aedan’s: The Saint Peter’s University Church. The annual Michaelmas Convocation is an event that celebrates impressive student accomplishments. These students have been working hard since they started at Saint Peter’s to maintain high GPAs and strive for […]

Saint Peter’s University Receives NCAA Grant to Support Student-Athletes

Jersey City, N.J. – August 8, 2016 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that the University has been awarded with a $100,000 Accelerating Academic Success Program initiative grant by the NCAA to help student-athletes graduate. More than $500,000 in grants were awarded to seven Division I schools including Saint Peter’s University, the University of South […]

Scott Stoddart, Ph.D., Named Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences

Jersey City, N.J. – July 26, 2016 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that Scott Stoddart, Ph.D., has been appointed to the position of dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. Dr. Stoddart most recently served as an associate professor of English and cinema at John Jay College, CUNY, where he also served as associate […]

Bruce B. Rosenthal, M.B.A, Ph.D., Named KPMG Founding Dean of the School of Business

Jersey City, N.J. – July 14, 2016 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that Bruce B. Rosenthal, M.B.A., Ph.D., has been appointed to the position of KPMG founding dean of the School of Business. Dr. Rosenthal has an impressive track record in both the corporate and higher education sectors, both domestically and internationally, with 35 […]

Local & National Leaders Gather for 3rd Local Living Economies Summit

Etsy Co-founder Matt Stinchcomb, Jersey City Mayor Steven M. Fulop H ’14 and Paul Silverman of SILVERMAN among leaders to speak at Jersey City’s largest localist event on May 12 Jersey City, N.J. – May 6, 2016 – Saint Peter’s University is proud to announce that the third annual Local Living Economies Summit will be […]

Dr. Cornacchia Appears on One-on-One with Steve Adubato

Eugene J. Cornacchia, Ph.D. president of Saint Peter’s University recently appeared on the program One-on-One with Steve Adubato. During the interview he discussed Jesuit education, the growth of Jersey City, the School of Business, The Campus Kitchen, the Guarini Institute for Government and Leadership and more.

Saint Peter’s Joins New Jersey Big Data Alliance

Jersey City, N.J. – March 30, 2016 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that it has joined eight leading academic institutions from the state of New Jersey as the latest member of the New Jersey Big Data Alliance (NJBDA). The NJBDA is an unprecedented higher education alliance, designed to spark collaboration among New Jersey government, […]