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Black History Month Kicks Off Early at Saint Peter’s University

Saint Peter’s University kicked off Black History Month early with an event titled, “What Would Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. H ’65 Do?” on January 22. The event explored the leadership capabilities of Dr. King, who obtained an honorary degree from Saint Peter’s in 1965. The event examined how he was able to promote his […]

Explore the Culinary Institute of America on a Cultural Adventure

The Office of Alumni Engagement recently launched an initiative to offer cultural programming that is in line with the Jesuit mission at Saint Peter’s University. These outings included a visit to The Metropolitan Museum of Art to see Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination and to Ellis Island where alumni were led on a […]

Students Abroad in China Explore Business Practices and Culture

Jean Paul Arzeno Rojas ’20 and Helena Togias ’19 interned in Shanghai, China during the fall 2018 semester. They both studied at East China Normal University, through CIEE, which is a renowned public university in China that prepares students to become teachers. Rojas is an international business major who studied language and culture while in […]

Students Pitch Business Ideas to Local Sharks in Annual Entrepreneurship Competition

Hard work. Innovation. Charisma. These characteristics wer4e what it took for Saint Peter’s University students to pitch their business ideas to “sharks” at the 5th annual Shark Tank Entrepreneurship Competition earlier this month. The event was sponsored by the Ignite Institute at Saint Peter’s University, &CO Coworking and The Center for Leadership, Engagement and Wellness. […]

Local Expert and Author Discusses Environmental and Animal Law

Recently, Randall Abate, J.D., first holder of the Rechnitz chair in marine and environmental law and policy and professor in the department of political science and sociology at Monmouth University, visited campus to discuss his new book What Can Animal Law Learn from Environmental Law? The event was made possible by a grant from the Independent College […]

Saint Peter’s Business Network Hosts Pfizer Executive

In December 2010, the Saint Peter’s University Alumni in Finance Network launched its inaugural event at Bayard’s in Hanover Square, Manhattan featuring speaker Frank D’Amelio ’79, current chief financial officer and executive vice president, global supply and business operations at Pfizer Inc. No one in the room that evening could have predicted the future success […]

This Christmas Season, Join us in Seeking the Magis for our Students

At Saint Peter’s University, the impact of support from alumni, family and friends like you is evident across all aspects of the University. Our exceptional graduation rates, innovative degree programs and recent top national rankings in transformation and value have been possible because of the impact of giving. During this Christmas season, we hope that […]

Mass and Brunch Celebrates Fr. Kelly’s Legacy

On Saturday, December 1, over 70 alumni, friends and family members gathered at Saint Peter’s University for the 10th Anniversary Celebration of the Life and Legacy of Rev. Joseph A. Kelly, S.J., HA ’05. As Rev. Rocco Danzi, S.J., vice president for mission and ministry, mentioned during Mass, Fr. Kelly was a “priest, mentor and friend” to all […]

Join President Cornacchia in Florida this January for Annual Alumni Gathering

Will you be in Florida this January? If so, you are invited to join Eugene J. Cornacchia, Ph.D., president of Saint Peter’s University, on January 20, 2019. He will be joined by special guest, Beth Sullivan, associate vice president of enrollment management and marketing, and members of the University’s advancement and external affairs and campus […]

Saint Peter’s University Hosts Fifth Annual “Women Entrepreneurship Week” Conference

Recently, Saint Peter’s University participated for the fifth year in the global movement, “Women Entrepreneurship Week.” The Ignite Institute at Saint Peter’s University hosted a conference featuring a panel discussion on “Women Entrepreneurs Making Their Mark in the International Community.” Panelists included Natalia F. Cabrera, founder of Khayyan Specialty Foods, Chéma Gargouri, CEO of the Center for Applied Training, […]

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Saint Peter’s Awarded $1.5 Million Grant by the National Science Foundation to Improve Retention and Graduation Rates for STEM Majors

Jersey City, N.J. – August 16, 2018 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that it has been awarded a five-year grant of $1.5 million by the National Science Foundation under the Improving Undergraduate STEM Education for Hispanic Serving Institutions program. Saint Peter’s received the award to support a five-year grant project, titled STEM Transformative Experiences […]

Saint Peter’s University Announces Blockchain Technology Summer Course

Jersey City, N.J. – June 14, 2018 – Saint Peter’s University today announced it is expanding its programming in the computer science field with a five-week blockchain technology course beginning on June 25. The course is offered through the computer and information sciences department in the School of Business. It is designed for working information […]

Saint Peter’s University Announces Opening of Meadowlands Location

Jersey City, N.J. – June 1, 2018 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that the University will open “Saint Peter’s University at the Meadowlands,” which is conveniently located at 1280 Wall Street West in Lyndhurst, N.J., pending approval by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. This new location will enable Saint Peter’s to expand […]

Saint Peter’s University Named First in the Nation for Institutional Transformation

Jersey City, N.J. – March 11, 2018 – Saint Peter’s University today announced that it is was named first among institutions across the nation as the recipient of the 2018 ACE/Fidelity Investments Award for Institutional Transformation. The award was created by the American Council on Education (ACE) to recognize institutions that have responded to higher […]