Press Releases

Elizabeth Reavey ’07 Named Everyday Hero

Elizabeth Reavey ’07 was named an Everyday Hero as part of The Jersey Journal’s 2007 Everyday Heroes Awards program.  She will receive the Rev. James N. Loughran, S.J., Award.   The award honors Father Loughran, the 21st President of Saint Peter’s College, who passed away in December.  The Everyday Heroes program acknowledges individuals for their community […]

Eugene J. Cornacchia, Ph.D., Appointed 22nd President of Saint Peter’s College

Jersey City — The Board of Trustees appointed Eugene J. Cornacchia, Ph.D., as the 22nd President of Saint Peter’s College. Dr. Cornacchia is the first layperson to serve as President of the 135 year-old Catholic, Jesuit College in Jersey City, New Jersey. He succeeds the Rev. James N. Loughran, S.J., who died in December.  “On behalf of […]

Latest Issue SPCurrents Now Available

      The latest issue of SPCurrents, the electronic publication for the Saint Peter’s College community, is now available at  The April 2007 issue features an article on the 116th commencement exercises and a student spotlight on Fernando Rendon ’07.  This issue also includes coverage of the appointment of Father James F. Kuntz, S.J., […]

John J. Delaney 50 Alumni Reception to Take Place on Friday, May 11, 2007

Jersey City – The Saint Peter’s College John J. Delaney ’50 Alumni Reception will take place on Friday, May 11 at Casino in the Park in Jersey City. The College will honor three individuals at the event. This year’s honorees include: Billy Joe Mercado ’07 (day session) and Niurka Mederos ’07 (evening session) – Recipients of the […]

116th Commencement Exercises Set for May 20 at PNC Center; Four to be Honored

Jersey City – Thomas C. Fox, a former reporter, editor and publisher of the National Catholic Reporter (NCR), will serve as the speaker at Saint Peter’s College 116th commencement exercises on Sunday, May 20 at the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, NJ.  The College will award degrees to 895 students at the undergraduate and […]

Peahens Clinch First MAAC Tournament Berth Since 2003

Jersey City The Saint Peter’s College Peahens (20-20, 10-4 MAAC) clinched their first MAAC Tournament bid since the 2003 season this afternoon after sweeping a doubleheader from the Rider University Broncs (7-32, 2-10). The Peahens won game one 3-1 and clinched the playoff berth with a 10-4 win in game two. The two wins coupled […]

SPC Art Gallery

Jersey City – The Saint Peter’s College Art Gallery will host an opening reception for Got Art?, a senior thesis exhibition, on Thursday, April 26 from noon – 2 p.m. The exhibition will run through May 10 in the second floor of the Rankin Arts Center on campus.   Got Art? showcases the works of Saint […]

SPC and William E. Simon Foundation to Host Conference on April 26

Jersey City – The Saint Peter’s College Sociology & Urban Studies Department will host the Building Better Bridges for a Better Jersey City Conference Part II on Thursday, April 26 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. in McIntyre.  The conference is cosponsored by the William E. Simon Foundation.    The conference consists of seven panel […]

Message from the Acting President on Tragedy at Virginia Tech

Message from the Acting President on Tragedy at Virginia Tech The entire Saint Peter’s College community shares in the grief and sorrow of the victims and families of the Virginia Tech tragedy this week. We remembered the Virginia Tech family at a Mass in the Chapel of Saint Peter on April 17. The Campus Ministry […]