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 […]

Young Entrepreneur Discusses Her Award-Winning Production Company

Reyhan Lalaoui ’19 enrolled at Saint Peter’s University when she was just 16 after graduating high school at 13 and completing two years at Hudson County Community College. The 18-year-old communications major and prodigy has a passion for creating media that empowers underrepresented cultures through her production company, County Films, which she developed in early […]

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 […]

Press Releases

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 […]

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 […]