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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 […]

Former New Jersey Governor Responsible for Cleaning up the Shore Visits Campus

Former New Jersey Governor James Florio visited Saint Peter’s University last week for a forum and book signing. Florio was interviewed by Nick Acocella, publisher and editor of Politifax, and touched on topics from his book Standing on Principle. The event was sponsored by the Caulfield School of Education, the Guarini Institute for Government and […]

Press Releases

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. […]

Saint Peter’s University Announces Largest Gift in University History

Jersey City, N.J. – October 12, 2018 – Saint Peter’s University today announced a historic gift of $10 million from Joseph A. Panepinto, Esq. ’66, president and chief executive officer of Jersey City-based Panepinto Properties and a member of the Saint Peter’s Board of Trustees. Panepinto’s generosity represents the single largest philanthropic gift in the […]

Saint Peter’s University Announces Creation of Center for Leadership Studies

Jersey City, N.J. – August 29, 2018 – Saint Peter’s University today announced the creation of a Center for Leadership Studies. Recognizing that excellent leadership skills are essential in a wide array of professional fields, the Center will offer a rigorous program of academic, practical and experiential opportunities for aspiring leaders to acquire and develop […]

Saint Peter’s University Establishes Master of Arts in Communication and Public Relations

Jersey City, N.J. – August 27, 2018 – Saint Peter’s University today announced a Master of Arts in Communication and Public Relations, which will be offered beginning in the fall of 2018. The master’s degree program will prepare students for positions in the fields of public relations, advertising and corporate communication. Upon completion of the […]