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Families Create Lasting Legacies for Loved Ones through Endowed Scholarships

In addition to the generous donors featured in the “Family Philanthropy” story in the 2020 Fall issue of Saint Peter’s University magazine (pages 22-23), these families have also paid tribute to loved ones by establishing endowed scholarships that will enable deserving students to pursue their dream of a college education at Saint Peter’s University. The Richard […]

Model UN Team Honored at Youth Leadership Virtual Conference

Contributed feature from Valeria Moreno ’22, director of marketing for the Saint Peter’s Model UN team The Saint Peter’s University Model United Nations (UN) Team participated in the 2020 YLAMUN (Youth Leadership Alliance Model UN) Conference and came back winners! The conference, which was held October 10-11, was hosted in Costa Rica, but due to […]

Saint Peter’s Hosts Virtual Ballot Bowl to Kick Off Election Season

“For a better tomorrow…for my child’s future…to change the world…for justice for all…for my future… to be involved…to use my voice for positive change…because all votes really do matter.” These are just a few of the reasons why participants in this year’s New Jersey Ballot Bowl Kick-Off Celebration plan to vote. Held on September 22 […]

STEM Summer Internships with Saint Peter’s TREX Program Remain Strong Despite Pandemic

Coronavirus, COVID-19 may have stopped a lot from happening over the summer, but one thing it didn’t impact was the STEM Transformative Experiences (TREX) Program (National Foundation Award HSI Award #1832464) at Saint Peter’s University. “Coronavirus didn’t slow us down- we found new and unique ways to carry out our mission regardless of the circumstances […]

Dr. Cornacchia Discusses Politics, the Pandemic & More with Steve Adubato

Eugene J. Cornacchia, Ph.D., president of Saint Peter’s University, recently appeared remotely on Think Tank with Steve Adubato. During the segment Dr. Cornacchia discussed the importance of the 2020 election to the nation, the impact of the coronavirus, COVID-19 public health crisis on higher education and the need for collaboration as well as competition between colleges […]

ICFNJ Profiles Gineen K. Abuali ’21

Gineen K. Abuali ’21, recipient of the PNC Barry Gillman Memorial Scholarship for Humanitarian Service 2019-20, was recently profiled by the Independent College Fund of New Jersey (ICFNJ) in the organization’s Annual Report, a yearly publication designed to share stories of student and program success. The profile is below, but the complete report can be […]

Acts of Cura Personalis During Coronavirus, COVID-19

In the words of Eugene J. Cornacchia, Ph.D., president of Saint Peter’s University, “We will get through the havoc COVID-19 has wrought because our purpose and reason for being is guided by Ignatian values and principles. Cura personalis, ‘care for the whole person,’ has been our North Star throughout this healthcare crisis.” Acts of cura […]

Sixth Annual Shark Tank Competition Goes Virtual

After months of preparation, a select group of Saint Peter’s University students participated in the Sixth Annual Saint Peter’s University Shark Tank Pitch Competition. Organized by the Ignite Institute at Saint Peter’s University, in conjunction with the Frank J. Guarini School of Business and sponsored by The Provident Bank Foundation and The Pechter Foundation, students […]

Mentoring Matters: The Fox Scholars Program at Saint Peter’s

The spring 2020 semester marked the beginning of a partnership between the Guarini Institute for Government and Leadership at Saint Peter’s University and the Fox Scholars Program. The Fox Scholars Program is designed to provide students with real-life public-sector experience and advice through mentorship and networking opportunities, with the goal of facilitating knowledge of and […]

“During the COVID-19 Pandemic, I See Hope for my College Students.”

Brigid D’Souza, assistant professor of accountancy and business law at the Frank J. Guarini School of Business, recently wrote this opinion piece, which garnered coverage by media outlets across the nation. The editorial highlights the grit that can be found in Saint Peter’s students and how the experience with coronavirus, COVID-19 will make them stronger […]

Press Releases

Saint Peter’s Announces $5 Million Lead Gift from Thomas P. Mac Mahon ’68 to Launch the Transformation of The Victor R. Yanitelli, S.J. Recreational Life Center

Jersey City, N.J. – July 22, 2020 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that Thomas P. Mac Mahon ’68, member of the Saint Peter’s University Board of Trustees and retired chairman and chief executive officer of LabCorp, has committed a $5 million lead gift to launch the phased renovation of The Victor R. Yanitelli, S.J. […]

Saint Peter’s Introduces a Redesigned M.B.A. Program that is Now Available Fully Online

Jersey City, N.J. – May 19, 2020 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that the Frank J. Guarini School of Business has launched a fully online M.B.A. program, designed to meet the needs of today’s working professionals and to further incorporate the most in-demand market skills. The 36-credit M.B.A. program will also continue to be […]

University Announces Tuition Freeze and Student Grant Program for the 2020-21 Academic Year

Jersey City, N.J. – May 7, 2020 – Saint Peter’s today announced that the University has instituted a tuition freeze for all undergraduate, School of Professional and Continuing Studies (SPCS) and graduate students in all programs of study for the 2020-21 academic year. Additionally, returning full-time undergraduates will benefit from a one-time Cura Personalis Grant […]

National AfterSchool Association Honors Cassir Bastien, Project Director of Saint Peter’s 21st Century Program, Among Its 2020 Next Generation of Afterschool Leaders

Jersey City, N.J. – April 2, 2020 – The National AfterSchool Association (NAA), the voice of the afterschool profession and lead organization for the advancement of afterschool professionals/ leaders, has selected Cassir Bastien, project director of the Saint Peter’s University 21st Century Program, as one of NAA’s 2020 Next Generation of Afterschool Leaders. Bastien was […]

Saint Peter’s Receives National Recognition as a First-gen Forward Institution

Jersey City, N.J. – April 1, 2020 – Saint Peter’s University has been designated as a First-gen Forward Institution in recognition of the University’s demonstrated commitment to improving experiences and advancing outcomes of first-generation college students. Saint Peter’s will join a national cohort of institutions that have been selected by the Center for First-generation Student Success, […]

Saint Peter’s University to Host Leadership Event Featuring Steve Madden

Event Made Possible Through a Partnership with Hudson County Community College and the National Society of Leadership and Success Jersey City, N.J. – March 6, 2020 – The Saint Peter’s University chapter of The National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS) has partnered with Hudson County Community College (HCCC) chapter to sponsor an event featuring […]

Saint Peter’s University Recognized by Bloomberg as Experiential Learning Partner

Jersey City, N.J. – February 5, 2020 – Saint Peter’s University and the Frank J. Guarini School of Business are proud to announce that the University has been accepted into the Bloomberg Experiential Learning Partners (ELP) program. The program was designed by Bloomberg to acknowledge academic institutions that provide experiential learning opportunities and innovative financial […]