Saint Peter's University

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Saint Peter's University is a private Jesuit university in Jersey City, New Jersey.wikipedia
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Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference

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Its college mascot is the Peacock and its sports teams play in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference, of which it is a founding member.
The conference was founded in 1980 by six charter members: the U.S. Military Academy, Fairfield University, Fordham University, Iona College, Manhattan College, and Saint Peter's College.

St. Peter's Preparatory School

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The college was chartered in 1872 and enrolled its first students in 1878 at Warren Street, in Jersey City, on the present site of its former high school section, St. Peter's Preparatory School.
Saint Peter's Prep was founded in the Paulus Hook section of Jersey City as one department within Saint Peter's College (now Saint Peter's University) by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on April 3, 1872.

James N. Loughran

On December 24, 2006, sitting college President James N. Loughran, S.J., was found dead in his home.
James N. Loughran, S.J., Ph.D. (March 22, 1940 - December 24, 2006) was an American Jesuit who served as the 12th president of Loyola Marymount University and 21st president of Saint Peter's College.

Bob Menendez

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Saint Peter's graduates U.S. Senator Robert Menendez and U.S. Representative Albio Sires helped secure the $2 million grant.
He went on to become the first in his family to go to college, attending Saint Peter's College in Jersey City, where he became a member of the Lambda Theta Phi fraternity.

Yanitelli Center

On the day after his narrow defeat in the 2008 New Hampshire Presidential primary election, Democratic Presidential candidate Barack Obama held a rally at the college's Yanitelli Center.
The Victor R. Yanitelli, S.J. Recreational Life Center is a multipurpose athletic facility on the campus of Saint Peter's University, a private, coeducational Roman Catholic university in Jersey City, New Jersey, United States.

Cardinal McCarrick High School

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The college has made an effort to reach out into the New Jersey suburbs, with a satellite campus in St. Michael's Villa at Englewood Cliffs opened in 1975 and an extension at South Amboy's Cardinal McCarrick High School opened in 2003.
The High School also has a partnership with Saint Peter's College of Jersey City to serve as a satellite campus for their graduate studies.

Albio Sires

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Saint Peter's graduates U.S. Senator Robert Menendez and U.S. Representative Albio Sires helped secure the $2 million grant.
and subsequently attended Memorial High School, where he was a star basketball player, whose skills on the court helped him obtain a basketball scholarship to Saint Peter's College.

MAAC Men's Basketball Tournament

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Saint Peter's has won the MAAC men's basketball championship and the accompanying automatic bid to the NCAA tournament three times (1991, 1995, and 2011) and has appeared in the National Invitation Tournament (NIT) 12 times (1957, 1958, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1975, 1976, 1980, 1982, 1984, 1987, and 1989).
When the tournament began in 1982, the conference had six members: Army, Fairfield, Fordham, Iona, Manhattan, and Saint Peter's.

Jersey City, New Jersey

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Saint Peter's University is a private Jesuit university in Jersey City, New Jersey. Evening and weekend classes are offered in Jersey City, Englewood Cliffs, and South Amboy.
Jersey City is home to New Jersey City University and Saint Peter's University, both of which are located in the city's West Side district.

Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey

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The college has made an effort to reach out into the New Jersey suburbs, with a satellite campus in St. Michael's Villa at Englewood Cliffs opened in 1975 and an extension at South Amboy's Cardinal McCarrick High School opened in 2003. Evening and weekend classes are offered in Jersey City, Englewood Cliffs, and South Amboy.
Since 1975, Englewood Cliffs has been home to a campus of Saint Peter's University, where evening and weekend classes are offered for Associate's degrees, Bachelor's degrees, and graduate degrees.

Journal Square

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The school is located on a 30 acre campus just south of Journal Square, and is 2 miles (3 km) west of New York City.
A few blocks to the south near McGinley Square, are Saint Peter's University, Hudson Catholic Regional High School, and the Jersey City Armory.

Keydren Clark

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In 2004 and 2005, Keydren "Kee-Kee" Clark '05 led the nation in points scored per game, becoming just the eighth player to repeat as NCAA Division I scoring champion.
A guard at Saint Peter's College from 2002 to 2006, Clark scored 435 three-pointers in his college career, briefly holding the record for the most three-point shots made in NCAA history during the end of his senior season.

County Route 501 (New Jersey)

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In 2004, the long-awaited pedestrian bridge over Kennedy Boulevard linked the East Campus and the West Campus.
Major points on CR 501/Kennedy Boulevard include Marist High School, New Jersey City University, Saint Dominic Academy, Saint Peter's University, Journal Square, Union City High School, North Bergen High School, and four County parks: Stephen R. Gregg (Bayonne) Park and Mercer Park in Bayonne, Lincoln Park in Jersey City and James J. Braddock (North Hudson) Park in North Bergen.

Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark

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In March 2011, it was announced that the college would take over Saint Aeden's Church at McGinley Square from the Archdiocese of Newark.

Will Durant

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In 1900, Durant was educated by the Jesuits in St. Peter's Preparatory School and, later, Saint Peter's College in Jersey City, New Jersey.

Jersey City Armory

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The school also uses the Jersey City Armory for some events.
Prior to the opening of the Yanitelli Center on its campus nearby, Saint Peter´s College used the venue for its home games, and still occasionally uses the venue for high-profile games.

Hudson County, New Jersey

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His extensive holdings included most of Hudson County and were part of the Pavonia, New Netherland settlement.
Stevens Institute of Technology and Saint Peter's University were established.

Lincoln Park (Jersey City)

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The baseball, softball, and soccer teams play at Joseph J. Jaroschak Field, in Lincoln Park.
Lincoln Park West consists primarily of wetlands as well as Joseph J. Jaroschak Field, the facility for the baseball, softball, and soccer teams of Saint Peter's University.

Joseph Patrick Tumulty

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He attended St. Bridget's School, and graduated from Saint Peter's College, New Jersey in 1901.

Robert J. Morris

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He was a graduate of Saint Peter's College and the Fordham University School of Law.

Ken Jennings (actor)

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He attended St. Peter's Preparatory School and St. Peter's College, both Catholic schools located in his hometown of Jersey City.

Chester J. Straub

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He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from St. Peter's College in 1958, and his Bachelor of Laws from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1961.

McGinley Square

In March 2011, it was announced that the college would take over Saint Aeden's Church at McGinley Square from the Archdiocese of Newark.
Large blocks of the neighborhood belong to Saint Peter's University, which intends to sign a long-term lease with a developer to create entertainment center on lots now used as parking.

Michael Reyniersz Pauw

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Primarily, the land on which Saint Peter's now stands was once owned by a man named Michael Pauw, whose last name means "peacock" in Dutch.
Saint Peter's College, located on land that was part of the patroonship, has as its mascot a peacock.

Thomas Francis Meaney

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Born in Jersey City, New Jersey, Meaney received an Artium Baccalaureus degree from Saint Peter's College in 1908, an Artium Magister degree from the same institution in 1909, and a Bachelor of Laws from Fordham University School of Law in 1911.