President Archives

Chasing the Dragon Documentary

Eugene J. Cornacchia, Ph.D., president of Saint Peter’s University welcomes the crowd at a prescription drug abuse and heroin prevention training and information session, which was held at Saint Peter’s on Tuesday, September 13. The session featured a panel discussion and a screening of the documentary, Chasing the Dragon. To watch the FBI and DEA […]

Remembering Rev. L. Edward Glynn, S.J., 19th president of Saint Peter’s University

It is with deep regret and sadness that I share that Rev. L. Edward Glynn, S.J., 19th president of Saint Peter’s University, passed away peacefully yesterday at home in the Maryland Province’s Colombiere Jesuit Community. Further details regarding arrangements will be shared once available. During his tenure as president from 1978 to 1990, Fr. Glynn […]

A Special Message from the President

Dear students, faculty, staff and administrators, The tragic earthquake and devastating loss of life that occurred in Nepal on Saturday have deeply saddened the world community. With so many students and recent graduates of Saint Peter’s who hail from Nepal, this tragedy has a profound impact on our own community. Our thoughts and prayers are […]

Verizon FIOS1 News

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December 20, 2013 The Verizon FIOS1 News team visited Saint Peter’s University on December 20 and interviewed Dr. Cornacchia regarding Governor Christie’s plans to sign the DREAM Act into law. The segment aired on the 5:00 p.m. news that evening and included the interview with Dr. Cornacchia as well as multiple scenes from the University’s campus.    View the […]

Christmas Greetings!

I wish all members of Saint Peter’s University the blessings of this holy season. May our community be strengthened in faith, love and charity to spread peace, justice and joy throughout our campus and the world. And may your spirits be lifted by the “African Noel,” sung by the Aidan C. McMullen Chorale at the […]

Opening the Door to the DREAMers – The Huffington Post

December 12, 2013 Dr. Cornacchia wrote a blog post titled, “Opening the Door to the DREAMers,” for The Huffington Post’s College Blog. The blog post focused on the importance and potential impact of the DREAM Act in New Jersey. Read the complete post on the DREAM Act.