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Food for thought series: Suffolk’s role in encouraging a politically active community

Food for thought series: Suffolk’s role in encouraging a politically active community

Maggie Randall
September 29
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

As students filed into the Nancy C. Stoll function room in the Sawyer Academic building last Thursday, they were promptly asked “Are you registered to vote?” The event was part of a “Food for Thought” series hosted by the Center for Community Engagement (CCE). CCE will be having more of thes...

Law Dean takes position to bring innovation to legal services

Law Dean takes position to bring innovation to legal services

Alexa Gagosz and Nick Viveiros
September 29
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

Suffolk Law School Dean Andrew Perlman was named the Chair of the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Center for Innovation’s Governing Council. The Center, which was just established this August, was a concept proposed by ABA’s Commission on the Future of Legal Studies. For Perlman, who had previ...

SGA introduces new leaders in open meeting

SGA introduces new leaders in open meeting

Morgan Hume
September 26
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

The Suffolk Student Government Association held their third open meeting last Thursday in Somerset B18. SGA president Sean Walsh began the meeting by addressing the new senators from the class of 2020. The students spent weeks campaigning by hanging fliers throughout campus and posting frequently...

Interim Kelly pushes for progress

Interim Kelly pushes for progress

Alexa Gagosz and Heather Rutherford
September 21
Filed under Campus, Suffolk News

Campus community. Commitment. Moving forward. These were the three phrases that were continuously repeated by Marisa Kelly, Suffolk’s acting interim president. Following a turbulent spring and summer, concluding with the surprise ousting of former president Margaret McKenna, in the attending media ...

CJN splits, centralizing majors

CJN splits, centralizing majors

Skylar To
September 21
Filed under Campus, Suffolk News

At one point during Robert “Dr. Bob” Rosenthal’s 22 years as chairman of Suffolk University’s Communication and Journalism (CJN) department in the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS), the department had 95 students. The number of CJN majors grew to be one of the largest programs of CAS with more than ...

Students held up in hotel housing

Students held up in hotel housing

Jacob Geanous
September 21
Filed under Campus, Suffolk News

More than 70 Suffolk University students are currently living at The Wyndham Hotel on Beacon Hill. These students are checked-in to the hotel for an indefinite amount of time due to a lack of available student housing at the start of the fall semester. “We got more students than we were able to h...

McKenna let go by Board, new president named from within

McKenna let go by Board, new president named from within

Alexa Gagosz, Editor-in-Chief
July 28
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

The Suffolk University Board of Trustees voted on Thursday to part ways with now former President Margaret McKenna and to have Provost Marisa Kelly fill as acting president.

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Suffolk hopes new chairman brings stability

Suffolk hopes new chairman brings stability

Alexa Gagosz
June 1
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

As the class of 2016 filled in for graduation after a year of unprecedented student rallies and media-wide controversy, eager faces welcomed noteworthy guests, President Margaret McKenna and recently announced Chairman Robert Lamb in his first public appearance. Meanwhile and previously, a number...

Ready for the unexpected

Ready for the unexpected

Alexa Gagosz and Skylar To
June 1
Filed under Boston, Campus, News, Suffolk News

  What had started off as a cool, cloudy day soon turned into a clear host for graduates to walk across the stage with diploma in hand in front of their family, friends, volunteers, coordinators and the rest of the Suffolk community to celebrate their achievements and accomplishments of earning their undergraduat...

Commencement student speaker shares her #SuffolkStory

Commencement student speaker shares her #SuffolkStory

Brigitte Carreiro
April 27
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

Senior Victoria Ireton will take the stage on May 22 as the College of Arts and Science’s commencement student speaker, describing her experience as a Suffolk student and what motivated her work throughout her four years. The government and philosophy double major said she shaped her collegiate...

After three decades of change, Stoll steps away

After three decades of change, Stoll steps away

April 27
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

When Nancy Stoll arrived at Suffolk in 1987, students darted in and out of class on the tiny Beacon Hill campus. In the almost three decades since her tenure as dean of students began, Stoll has provided many opportunities to the school’s changing student population. Stoll, who will retire on June...

Farewell, Archer and Donahue

Farewell, Archer and Donahue

Brigitte Carreiro
April 27
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

Storage boxes and move-in dates have been drifting around the halls and offices of the Archer and Donahue buildings as the end of the buildings’ lease is quickly approaching. As the last days of the Beacon Hill properties tick by, students, faculty and alumni are officially entering the nostalgic...

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