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Suffolk U News for March 18

Suffolk U News for March 18

March 20
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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...

Suffolk U News broadcast for Feb. 25

Suffolk U News broadcast for Feb. 25

February 25
Filed under Boston, Campus, News, Suffolk U News

Check out the latest from our partners at Suffolk U News. Their newscast reports on how snow is taking a toll on local businesses and Boston Marathon runners, and includes a peek at the lead story in this week's Suffolk Journal.  

Tuition to rise nearly four percent next academic year

Tuition to rise nearly four percent next academic year

Dani Marrero
February 25
Filed under Boston, Campus, News

President Norman Smith announced on Thursday that full-time undergraduate student tuition for the 2015-16 academic year is set at $33,800, a 3.9 percent increase from last year’s cost. The rate is higher than last year’s increase, when former president James McCarthy announced a 2.97 percent tuition...

Suffolk offers special housing rate for commuters in need of lodging

Suffolk offers special housing rate for commuters in need of lodging

Will Senar
February 25
Filed under Boston, Campus, News

Suffolk University, in a push to accommodate commuter students whose schedules have been disrupted by periods of harsh winter weather and delayed public transportation, has started an initiative to allow off-campus students the opportunity to live in the dorms for two different five-night periods at...

HeForShe: pioneering gender equality on campus

HeForShe: pioneering gender equality on campus

Dani Marrero
February 18
Filed under Boston, Campus, News

Through an initiative known as HeForShe by the United Nations Women, an agency of the U.N. promoting women’s empowerment and gender equality, students across the U.S. have started adopting chapters on their campuses to fight gender inequality. At Suffolk, freshmen Sofia Lesko and Heidi Dumesich reached...

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