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The first official Gay and Lesbian Association at Suffolk (GALAS) executive board. Standing (left to right): Dave DeMarco and Leo McNiff. Sitting: Garrison Smith.

Suffolk Firsts: LGBTQ+ History Month

Emily Devlin, Managing Editor April 17, 2020

Suffolk recognizes April as it’s Pride Month, so this article will shine a light on the LGBTQ+ community at Suffolk over the years.  The information below is all that is known. There were most likely...

Catherine Judge became the school’s first full-time professor in 1972, and became the first woman to receive tenure at the university two years later.

Suffolk Firsts: Women’s History Month

Emily Devlin March 7, 2020

In the fourth part of this four-part series, which will come out in April, The Journal will celebrate Suffolk’s LGBTQ+ history in honor of Suffolk’s LGBTQ+ History Month. For Women’s History Month,...

Judge Ivorey Cobb receives an honorary degree from Suffolk in 1965

Suffolk Firsts: Black History Month

Emily Devlin February 5, 2020

In the third part of this four-part series, which will come out in March, The Journal will showcase Suffolk’s first female students and staff in honor of Women’s History Month. When Black History...

Gleason Archer, the founder of Suffolk University

Suffolk Firsts: back to our roots

Emily Devlin January 29, 2020

These graduates are only a handful of Suffolk firsts The Journal will present this semester. In the second part of this four-part series, which will come out next month, The Journal will showcase Suffolk’s...

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