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Coast Guard vet looks to get feet wet in politics

Coast Guard vet looks to get feet wet in politics

Chris DeGusto
March 3, 2017
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

Student Government Association (SGA) Senator-at-Large for commuter students and Vice Presidential candidate Matt Wood found his way to Suffolk in a non-traditional fashion. Having served four years in the Coast Guard and taking time off from school to gain experience in the workforce, Wood has his sight...

A word from SGA: March 1, 2017

March 1, 2017
Filed under Letter to the Editor

Dear Suffolk University, SGA elections are right around the corner! Be sure to vote for your representatives on March 6th – 8th on SUConnect. All students will receive an email on Monday morning with the link to vote. If any student does not receive the email, it will be accessible on our social media. L...

Smith’s agenda seeks to strengthen Suffolk

Smith’s agenda seeks to strengthen Suffolk

Chris DeGusto
March 1, 2017
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

As a Student Government Association (SGA) senator and member of the diversity committee, Levi Smith’s campaign for the position of Vice President has been based on a platform of embracing diversity. In an interview with The Suffolk Journal, Smith spoke of how running for SGA Vice President is based...

Discrepancy between candidates fires week before ballots cast

Discrepancy between candidates fires week before ballots cast

Chris DeGusto
March 1, 2017
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

In the midst of campaign season for Suffolk University’s Student Government Association (SGA), discrepancy arose between vice presidential candidates Yasir Batalvi and Levi Smith on Monday night. On whiteboards in the lobby of Suffolk’s Sawyer building, some candidates for the various SGA executive b...

Batalvi wants SGA action to push Suffolk to the top

Batalvi wants SGA action to push Suffolk to the top

Chris DeGusto
March 1, 2017
Filed under Campus, News, Suffolk News

Suffolk’s Student Government Association (SGA) will be welcoming a new Vice President for the 2017-2018 academic year; a position SGA senator Yasir Batalvi hopes to attain. “We have so much promise and so much potential,” said Batalvi. “Suffolk can truly be a world-class institution - we ca...

Letter to the editor: Statement of candidacy

February 15, 2017
Filed under Letter to the Editor

Dear Students, It is with great excitement that I announce my candidacy for President of the Suffolk University Student Government Association (SGA).  SGA is the organization that directly represents students here at Suffolk and acts as the voice, eyes and ears of the student body. For the past aca...

First round of nominations for SGA’s executive board in, campaigns soon to follow

First round of nominations for SGA’s executive board in, campaigns soon to follow

Chris DeGusto
February 8, 2017
Filed under Campus, News, Politics, Suffolk News

Two members of Suffolk’s Student Government Association (SGA) were nominated for the position of the next president during last Thursday’s meeting, junior and Chair of the Diversity Committee Devarth Dixit and junior and current SGA Vice President Daniel Gazzani. In this first round of nomination...

A word from SGA: Dec. 7, 2016

December 7, 2016
Filed under Letter to the Editor

Dear Suffolk Students, Finals week is near and we’d like to wish you all the best of luck with the end of the semester. SGA will continue to work over the break, so if you experience any difficulties or challenges with life at Suffolk, please feel free to reach out to us at [email protected] We wi...

A word from SGA: Nov. 29, 2016

November 29, 2016
Filed under Letter to the Editor

Dear Suffolk University, We hope you all enjoyed your Thanksgiving break! The semester is winding down, and we wish you all the best of luck on your finals. As the semester ends, SGA will continue to work hard and be present for all students. If you face any challenges on campus, including with pro...

A word from SGA: Nov. 16, 2016

November 16, 2016
Filed under Letter to the Editor

Dear Suffolk Students, On Monday and Tuesday of this week, there were 2 Town Hall Forums for all students, held by the Board of Trustees’ Presidential Search Committee. These were open dialogues for the students to ask questions and for the committee to update the student body on the search process. If ...

A word from SGA: Nov. 9, 2016

November 10, 2016
Filed under Letter to the Editor

Dear Suffolk University, At last week’s SGA meeting, we were joined by a representative from the International Student Services Office. She gave us information about our international students and how we can better help them. Please read more from that presentation when we post the minutes from t...

A word from SGA: Nov. 2, 2016

November 2, 2016
Filed under Letter to the Editor

Dear Suffolk Students, Last week Board of Trustees Chairman, Bob Lamb, and Trustee, Chair of the Presidential Search Committee, John Brooks, spoke at the SGA meeting. The two Trustees updated SGA on the status of the Presidential Search Committee and the actions of the entire Board of Trustees. Check...

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