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Suffolk commencement pushed until at least August

Suffolk University's 2015 commencement.

Caroline Enos

March 21, 2020

Suffolk University's commencement will likely be held in August in light of growing concerns over the novel coronavirus, Suffolk President Marisa Kelly announced in an email to the Suffolk community Saturday. Kelly said guidance from public health and government officials indicates that the larg...

Suffolk services to move online as non-essential personnel begin working remotely

The entrance of Suffolk's 73 Tremont building.
Melissa Hanson/Journal Staff

Katelyn Norwood

March 18, 2020

In an email sent to the Suffolk community Wednesday, Dean of Students Ann Coyne announced that Suffolk University faculty and staff, except for essential personnel, will begin working remotely starting Thursday, March 19.  “Classes will continue online, while the libraries will be closed and campus of...

Students move out of Suffolk, Baker attempts to quell COVID-19 pandemic

Students empty out an apartment in 10 West Sunday as the coronavirus pandemic continues to grow

Caroline Enos

March 15, 2020

Students moving out of Suffolk University's residence halls over the weekend weren't packed together on sidewalks with mountains of belongings, or fighting to stuff themselves onto elevators. Instead, the residence halls were relatively empty and felt eerily quiet on some floors; like the calm before...

Suffolk University Madrid campus closed, Trump enacts European travel ban

Plaza de Cibeles, Madrid
(Photo courtesy of Suffolk University)

Murat Metshin

March 12, 2020

Suffolk University’s Madrid campus is closed as the coronavirus pandemic continues to rage on.  In an email to students, Suffolk Provost Julie Sandell announced that the Suffolk campus in Madrid has been closed by Madrid regional authorities. Sandell said that Suffolk has arranged transportation bac...

Everything you need to know about classes, moving out of Suffolk’s residence halls and staying on campus

Suffolk University's Miller Residence Hall

Katelyn Norwood

March 12, 2020

Suffolk University students will be moving out of the university’s residence halls this weekend after the university announced this week that all classes will be held online for the remainder of the semester due to the spread of the coronavirus.  Residence halls will cease operations on March 18, according to...

Suffolk University to hold classes online, send home students for rest of semester due to coronavirus outbreak

Smith Hall at Suffolk University

Haley Clegg and Caroline Enos

March 10, 2020

Suffolk University will hold classes online or in “remote forms of learning” for the remainder of the semester due to the coronavirus outbreak, President Marisa Kelly announced via email to the Suffolk community on Tuesday evening. Spring Break will also be extended until Wednesday, March 18, acco...

Natick man indicted after Suffolk student found dead in November

The two-family home in Natick where the body of a Suffolk student was found in November

Caroline Enos and Katelyn Norwood

March 4, 2020

A man indicted for allegedly trafficking fentanyl and other drugs after a female Suffolk University student was found dead from an apparent overdose in his apartment will appear in federal court next month, authorities said. On Nov. 17, Suffolk University police officers notified Natick officials that a...

Suffolk students to attend 2020 national conventions

Suffolk students to attend 2020 national conventions

Oscar Torres

March 3, 2020

Suffolk University students will be able to watch the 2020 presidential election unfold first hand at the Republican and Democratic National Conventions this summer, as part of two weeks of intensive seminars provided by The Washington Center. The Washington Center is a hub for college internships,...

Public administration masters program offered on Cape Cod

Barnstable Town Hall

Mol Webber

March 3, 2020

Suffolk University will offer a public administration masters program (MPA) through the Sawyer Business School at Barnstable Town Hall on Cape Cod during the Fall 2020 semester. Scott Carlson, a graduate admissions counselor at Suffolk, said the program will educate younger generations and help fill...

Student Government Association to hold elections this week

Student Government Association executive board candidates at the SGA candidates forum Feb. 27.

Kaitlin Hahn, Caroline Enos, Katelyn Norwood, and Mol Webber

February 29, 2020

Suffolk University students can cast their vote in the Spring 2020 Student Government Association (SGA) Election until 5 p.m. Wednesday. Students are able to vote both online via SU connect and by paper ballot through the Student Leadership Involvement (SLI) office. Karine Kanj, the current SGA presid...

Suffolk administration says there’s no break in tuition hike

Suffolk administration says there’s no break in tuition hike

Sarianna Quarne

February 5, 2020

Suffolk students will see another tuition increase next year, Suffolk University President Marisa Kelly said in an email to students on Jan. 15. The tuition for the 2020-2021 academic year will increase from $40,104 to $41,242 which totals a $1,138 increase.  According to the Senior Vice Pres...

Larry and Michael Smith Court floods

At the Larry E. Smith and Michael F. Smith Gymnasium, new materials (shown above) 
have arrived to replace the floor. The replacement is expected to be finished Feb. 10th.

Nick Milano

January 29, 2020

Having home court advantage in basketball could be a major difference maker in the outcome of a game. With that being said, the Suffolk men’s and women’s basketball teams are facing their toughest “off-the-court” challenge this season. Sometime in late December, the Larry E. Smith and Michael ...

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