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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 […]

A Diverse Group of Women Takes the Stage at Women’s Empowerment Day

The 6th annual Women’s Empowerment Day at Saint Peter’s University, hosted by the accountancy and business law department and the Saint Peter’s Business Law Association, was held as part of Women’s History Month, a month which celebrates and encourages the study and observance of the vital role of women in American history. There were women […]

Press Releases

Saint Peter’s University Establishes Master of Science in Finance

Jersey City, N.J. – March 18, 2019 – Saint Peter’s University today announced a Master of Science in Finance, which will be offered beginning in the fall of 2019. In conjunction, the University will also offer an accelerated program, which will enable undergraduates to obtain their master’s in finance in five years. The accelerated program […]

Saint Peter’s University to Host Esports Business Symposium

Jersey City, N.J. – March 15, 2019 – Saint Peter’s University will host an Esports Business Symposium on Saturday, March 16 at 2:00 p.m. in Pope Lecture Hall following the University’s Spring Open House. The Symposium will feature Marc Williams, Ed.D., managing partner of WD | Esports + Entertainment, as moderator of three panels of […]

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. […]