News

News

President Cornacchia Delivers State of the University Address

President Eugene J. Cornacchia, Ph.D., delivered the following State of the University address to faculty, staff and administration yesterday afternoon in the Mac Mahon Student Center. Good afternoon. Thank you for this opportunity to be here with you today. I’d like to talk to you about the state of higher education and how it impacts […]

Alumni and Friends Gather for Wine Tasting at the Center

Alumni and friends gathered in The Duncan Family Sky Room at the Mac Mahon Student Center for an insightful and informative presentation by Sommelier Ron Bartels, followed by wine tastings paired with cheeses and hors d’oeuvres on February 12. Guests enjoyed sampling seven varieties of high quality wines of the world, including old world vs. […]

University Celebrates Legacy of Nelson Mandela During Black History Month

The legacy of Nelson Mandela – a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician, activist, lawyer and philanthropist who served as president of South Africa from 1994-1999, will be honored at Saint Peter’s University during Black History Month events in February. Mandela passed away on December 5, 2013. “The struggles and successes that should be celebrated not […]

University Hosts Seminar for Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners

“Funding Entrepreneurs: Resources for Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners to Help Find Them Money” was held on December 6 in The Duncan Family Sky Room at the Mac Mahon Student Center. Industry experts discussed how and where business owners and entrepreneurs can obtain financing for their companies, ideas, products and services. The event was facilitated […]

Alumni Make Connections at Alumni in Finance Network Event

Saint Peter’s University alumni in the business and financial sector, as well as students interested in business management, gathered at the Down Town Association in New York for an Alumni in Finance (AiF) event on December 4. Thomas M. Joyce, former chairman and CEO of Knight Capital group, served as the guest speaker for those […]

WSPR Radio Celebrates New Location at the Mac Mahon Student Center

WSPR Radio, “the voice of Saint Peter’s University,” celebrated the station’s new location on the fourth floor of the Mac Mahon Student Center with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on November 20. The newly opened student center is a major component of Students at the Center: The Campaign for Saint Peter’s University. The state-of-the-art, six-story structure is […]

Saint Peter’s Launches the Englewood Cliffs Campus Alumni Chapter

The Saint Peter’s University Englewood Cliffs campus (ECC) is a special place for many of the alumni who attended classes at the University’s Bergen County location over the years. While the campus has previously hosted various events for alumni, an official ECC Alumni Chapter Committee was recently established. The group officially launched the Englewood Cliffs […]

Human Trafficking Awareness Seminar Hosted at Saint Peter’s

On November 21, the Office of the New Jersey Attorney General and CarePoint Health Foundation hosted “An Introduction to Human Trafficking: A Hudson County Human Trafficking Awareness Seminar” in The Duncan Family Sky Room at Saint Peter’s University. The program helped to raise awareness regarding the increase of human trafficking in New Jersey due to […]

GlamourGals Foundation Establishes Scholarship and Local Chapter at Saint Peter’s

As many Saint Peter’s students know, service is a major component of a Jesuit education and each year more than 800 Saint Peter’s students contribute a combined total of approximately 16,000 hours of service to local, national and global organizations. Erich Sekel, associate director of campus ministry for community service, is always seeking ways for […]

Press Releases

CBS Evening News Reporter Interviews SPC President

As the United States economy falters, college students around the country are facing unplanned financial shortfalls. CBS Evening News visited Saint Peter’s to examine the hardships facing students struggling to pay their tuition.

SPC Receives $450,000 Grant to Establish Science Teacher Training Institute

Jersey City – Saint Peter’s College has established the Practical Application of Research in Science Education (PARSE) Institute. The goal of the program is to develop the next generation of scientists and technologists by providing a new model for science education, as well as innovative, collaborative and interdisciplinary approaches to professional development.