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Summer sessions beginning on May 18 will be held online

Summer sessions beginning on May 18 will be held online

James Bartlett

April 6, 2020

Suffolk University's first round of summer session will begin online. The university announced via email Monday that the three upcoming summer sessions, which begin May 18 and end on different dates, will be conducted online or remotely due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and uncertainty on when ...

Six students, two employees at Suffolk test positive for COVID-19

Six students, two employees at Suffolk test positive for COVID-19

Katelyn Norwood

April 2, 2020

Eight members of the Suffolk University community have tested positive for COVID-19, the Counseling Health and Wellness center (CHW) said in an email Thursday.  The eight cases include six students and two employees. All of the individuals have recovered or are currently recovering, CHW said.  ...

Miller Hall to house homeless during COVID-19 pandemic

Miller Hall to house homeless during COVID-19 pandemic

Caroline Enos

March 29, 2020

Miller Hall will house people experiencing homelessness in Boston during the coronavirus pandemic, Mayor Marty Walsh announced Sunday.  The hall’s 172 rooms will be used to help homeless people social distance themselves from others and safely quarantine, Walsh said. The Boston Public Health Com...

Suffolk’s Sawyer Library moves resources online as students learn remotely

Suffolk’s Sawyer Library moves resources online as students learn remotely

Emily Devlin

March 28, 2020

The Sawyer Library, much like classes and the rest of Suffolk University’s resources, has gone virtual. “We wanted to make sure that the students and faculty could successfully and quickly transition to online learning,” said Gregory Heald, director of the Mildred F. Sawyer Library.  Co...

Five Suffolk University students test positive for COVID-19

Five Suffolk University students test positive for COVID-19

Caroline Enos and Katelyn Norwood

March 23, 2020

Five Suffolk University students have been diagnosed with the novel coronavirus, Suffolk Dean of Students Ann Coyne said in an email Monday evening.  Coyne said the five cases were separate and each student with the virus has received “appropriate medical care from providers as well as appropr...

Suffolk commencement pushed until at least August

Suffolk commencement pushed until at least August

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

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

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 coronavirus pandemic

Students move out of Suffolk, Baker attempts to quell coronavirus pandemic

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

Suffolk University Madrid campus closed, Trump enacts European travel ban

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

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

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

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

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

Natick man indicted after Suffolk student found dead 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...

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