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Search for next CAS dean down to three candidates

Search for next CAS dean down to three candidates

Heather Rutherford
March 25, 2015
Filed under Boston, Campus, News

Suffolk University is one step closer in its search for the next Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. A committee formed after Kenneth Greenberg decided to return to teaching. During the months of February and March, three finalists interviewed on campus for the position. Senior Vice President...

Committee includes university faculty in quest for president

Brigitte Carreiro
March 25, 2015
Filed under Boston, Campus, News

While Suffolk University is in the midst of a period of change, the ongoing search for a new president continues, bringing with it an urge for input from all across the university. Chairman of the Board of Trustees Andrew Meyer, who is part of the presidential search committee, said the question of...

Activist discusses mass incarceration in US system

Activist discusses mass incarceration in US system

Katherine Yearwood
March 25, 2015
Filed under Boston, Campus, Featured Stories, News

With a freshly shaven face and wearing a dark gray ironed out suit, speaker, activist, and professor, Dr. Marc Lamont Hill charmed the audience with his charisma. He held their attention at every point of his speech at the African Meeting House, even with his slight cough. Audience members laughed when...

Smith cleared of accusation made by anonymous whistleblower

Smith cleared of accusation made by anonymous whistleblower

Melissa Hanson
March 20, 2015
Filed under Boston, Campus, News

Interim President Norman Smith was found to have broken no laws after an anonymous complaint against him was filed through the university’s whistleblower reporting system in January, officials said. Suffolk has a whistleblower policy that encourages employees to report issues and concerns. “It...

Suffolk U News for March 18

Suffolk U News for March 18

March 20, 2015
Filed under Boston, Campus, News, Suffolk U News

Suffolk U News reporters update us on the recent historic St. Patrick's Day parade, the latest with the MBTA, and Women's History Month.    

Search for next Suffolk president continues, faculty from university schools added to search committee

Search for next Suffolk president continues, faculty from university schools added to search committee

Brigitte Carreiro
March 20, 2015
Filed under Boston, Campus, News

As Suffolk searches for its next president, those involved in the process have said finding the perfect candidate is no easy task. Chairman of the Board of Trustees Andrew Meyer, part of the presidential search committee, said it is difficult to create a list of qualities that make for a successful...

Scaffolding on Sawyer up as safety precaution for missing mortar between bricks

Scaffolding on Sawyer up as safety precaution for missing mortar between bricks

Melissa Hanson
March 19, 2015
Filed under Boston, Campus, News

During a routine building façade inspection, the company Wiss, Janney, Elstner, Associates discovered mortar was missing from a section of bricks on the Sawyer building, officials said. Mortar was missing in an area near the seventh floor area of the building, which likely happened because of the...

Sale of buildings discussed with president at republicans meeting

Sale of buildings discussed with president at republicans meeting

Sam Humphrey
March 17, 2015
Filed under Boston, Campus, News

Interim President Norman Smith on Tuesday addressed Suffolk’s Republican student club, discussing the new 20 Somerset building and related changes on campus. Smith was optimistic that enough interest in the Archer and Donahue buildings from potential buyers could create a bidding war, driving the sale prices up. He said...

Governor Baker to speak at commencement

Governor Baker to speak at commencement

Dani Marrero
March 5, 2015
Filed under Boston, Campus, Featured Stories, News, Uncategorized

Governor Charlie Baker will be the College of Arts and Sciences' commencement speaker, the university announced Thursday evening. Baker will be given an honorary Doctor of Public Service degree for his contributions to Massachusetts during the ceremony on May 17 at the Blue Hills Bank Pavillion.  He...

Suffolk U News broadcast – March 4

Suffolk U News broadcast – March 4

March 5, 2015
Filed under Boston, Campus, News, Suffolk U News

Suffolk U News reporters cover stories on plans for Beacon Hill when the Donahue and Archer buildings are sold, the homeless population around Boston, and a sneak peak at a story in our Arts and Entertainment section this week on the NESAD trade show.  ...

Snowy semester slows curriculum for some

Snowy semester slows curriculum for some

Brigitte Carreiro
March 4, 2015
Filed under Boston, Campus, News

A phone call, a voicemail, a text message, and an email: it’s another snow day, and Suffolk students might have an extension on their latest assignment, or, they might not. This semester, both students and professors have had to adapt to a new curriculum in response to the snow days. For some...

Alumna partners with Shark Tank investor on QVC

Alumna partners with Shark Tank investor on QVC

Will Senar
March 4, 2015
Filed under Boston, News

There are times when the stars seem to align and for some unprecedented reason, everything in our lives at that very moment works out well. The perfect opportunity comes around and when the chance is taken, it opens new doors to those brave enough to put their foot through them. Angela Cakridas knows...

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