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Esteemed Cardinal Celebrates Mass at St. Aedan’s: The Saint Peter’s University Church

The Saint Peter’s University community was proud to welcome Joseph William Cardinal Tobin, C.Ss.R., the Sixth Archbishop of Newark, to St. Aedan’s: The Saint Peter’s University Church to preside over the Jersey City North Deanery Mass. Cardinal Tobin was joined at the altar by 14 priests from various Jersey City parishes where hundreds of worshipers […]

Jersey City Coaches Share Their Techniques for Preventing Juvenile Delinquency

Two speakers who have deep Jersey City roots discussed “Preventing Juvenile Delinquency Through Sports, Supervision and Self-Esteem” at the 17th Annual Stephen D. Doyle Criminal Justice Symposium. Jerry Walker, president and CEO of Team Walker, and Bob Hurley ’71, president and head basketball coach of Saint Anthony’s High School, shared their philosophies on how athletics, […]

Noted Hybrid Expert Presents Research

Bridgett vonHoldt, Ph.D., assistant professor at Princeton University, presented her research on hybrids at the 66th Annual Mendel Lecture. Her presentation, “Conservation Genomics: The Role of Hybrids,” outlined her research findings about the genetics of wolves and coyotes, how they form hybrids and the significance of conservation. Dr. vonHoldt earned a B.S. in psychology from […]

Students Explore the World on Spring Break

From the hustle and bustle of Mumbai to the arts and culture in Ancient Rome, students at Saint Peter’s University did not just learn about these exotic places in the classroom, instead they explored them firsthand over spring break 2017. The School of Business at Saint Peter’s offered two spring break travel courses titled, “Doing Business Overseas” […]

Surge for STEM

West Campus is a hub of innovation these days. While undergraduate researchers on one floor test molecular reactions to synthetically produce a renewable source of energy, a team on another studies the transgenerational effects of chemicals found in plastics. Inside labs and classrooms, students construct mathematical models to further neuroscience research, design independent experiments in […]

Rev. James Martin, S.J. Headlines Ignatian Heritage Week

  “You all probably know this guy,” said prolific Jesuit speaker, Rev. James Martin, S.J., pointing to a picture of Jesus. He was about to provide new knowledge and insight to the man the audience thought they already knew. His lecture, “Meeting the Christ of Faith and the Jesus of History,” part of The John […]

Men’s Basketball Set to Host Furman in CIT Semifinal Round on CBS Sports Network

The 2016-17 Saint Peter’s men’s basketball team will make history again as the team is set to host Furman University in the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament (CIT) semifinals on Wednesday, March 29 at 9p.m. on CBS Sports Network. The contest will mark the first ever national postseason game hosted at the Yanitelli Center in Jersey City, […]

Honoring a Beloved Professor

Growing up, the four Michalik children considered Saint Peter’s University a second home. Their father, beloved economics professor Benjamin Michalik, Ph.D., taught at the University for 46 years and their mother, Helen, a registered nurse at the Margaret Hague Maternity Hospital, wholeheartedly supported his dedication to Jesuit education, working the night shift while Dr. Michalik […]

Saint Peter’s University Celebrates Women’s History Month

  “Do women just have to stay up all night in order to take care of the kids, take care of the husband and be successful at their jobs?” Fatima Shaik, assistant professor in the communication and media culture department and author, wondered at a panel discussion about women in power as part of Women’s […]

Saint Peter’s University Celebrates Ignatian Heritage Week

Ignatian Heritage Week, held from March 20 – 24, is a week-long celebration honoring Saint Peter’s Jesuit heritage and tradition, as well as the historic presence of Jesuits around the world. The week includes a collaboration of performances, films, lectures and presentations that focused on Jesuit identity and principles. The week-long celebration was launched on […]

Press Releases

Gerard O’Sullivan, Ph.D., Named Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Jersey City, N.J. – July 7, 2015 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that Gerard O’Sullivan, Ph.D., has been appointed to the position of provost and vice president for academic affairs for the University, effective July 1.  Dr. O’Sullivan most recently served as the vice president for academic affairs, as well as professor of English […]

University Receives NetVUE Program Development Grant Award

Jersey City, N.J. – May 26, 2015 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that the University has been awarded  a NetVUE Program Development Grant Award in the amount of more than $45,000 to be used over a two-year period. NetVue, the Network for Vocation in Undergraduate Education, is a nationwide network of colleges and universities […]

Saint Peter’s Signs Dual Admissions Program Agreement with Hudson County Community College

Jersey City, N.J. – March 27, 2015 – Saint Peter’s University signed an agreement today with Hudson County Community College (HCCC) to establish a dual admissions program. The new program will provide a seamless transition for HCCC graduates to qualifying programs at Saint Peter’s. Eugene J. Cornacchia, Ph.D., president of Saint Peter’s University, and Glen […]

Saint Peter’s & Jersey City Department of Recreation Partner with ProsToYou Tennis

Jersey City, N.J. – March 16, 2015 –  Saint Peter’s University today announced an exclusive partnership with Jersey City’s Department of Recreation and ProsToYou Tennis, an acclaimed leader in tennis instruction dedicated to developing community-based tennis programs. As a part of the agreement, ProsToYou Tennis will operate all junior and adult tennis instruction at Saint […]

Campus Kitchen Places Third in National “Raise the Dough” Challenge

Jersey City, N.J. – March 6, 2015 – The Campus Kitchen at Saint Peter’s University today announced that it placed third in a week-long, national “Raise the Dough” online fundraising challenge. The challenge was hosted by The Campus Kitchens Project, a national organization that empowers student volunteers to fight hunger in their communities. From February […]