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20 Somerset renamed after Suffolk alumnus

20 Somerset renamed after Suffolk alumnus

Caroline Enos

April 17, 2019

The Suffolk community gathered at Roemer Plaza on Friday to dedicate the Leonard J. Samia Academic Center, formally 20 Somerset Street, in honor of Suffolk alumnus Leonard J. Samia. Samia, a Suffolk alumnus gave $10 million endowment to the university; a donation that President Marisa Kelly said is as s...

Search for new provost concludes, Boston University associate provost chosen to lead

Search for new provost concludes, Boston University associate provost chosen to lead

Kaitlin Hahn and Kyle Crozier

April 17, 2019

Suffolk University announced on Tuesday the appointment of Julie Sandell as its next senior vice president for academic affairs and provost.   Sandell, the Boston University (BU) senior associate provost and faculty member of the BU School of Medicine, was chosen by Suffolk President Marisa K...

SGA votes to endorse arming of Suffolk University police, awaiting Board of Trustees for final say

SGA votes to endorse arming of Suffolk University police, awaiting Board of Trustees for final say

Haley Clegg, Ryan Arel, and Caroline Enos

April 10, 2019

Correction: an earlier version of this article refers to Capt. Jim Connolly as Tim Connolly. The online version has been corrected to Jim. In a 23-11 vote Thursday, the Student Government Association (SGA) passed a non-binding resolution that recommends sworn officers of the Suffolk University Polic...

Design-x-Change brings innovation to Suffolk campus

Design-x-Change brings innovation to Suffolk campus

Kyle Crozier

April 10, 2019

Suffolk University’s Design-x-Change event on Thursday highlighted collaborations between the Art and Design department and the Center for Urban Ecology and Sustainability (CUES) that gave students a chance to learn about environmental and social sustainability. The event also contained the univer...

New lounge gives commuter students a home on campus

New lounge gives commuter students a home on campus

Katelyn Norwood

April 6, 2019

Commuter students now have a place to call their own, as the grand opening of the commuter student lounge took place Wednesday on the first floor of the Stahl Building. The event marks what many hope to be the continuation of fostering relations between commuter and residential students. President Marisa K...

Suffolk seeks student involvement with recycling

Suffolk seeks student involvement with recycling

Kyle Crozier

April 6, 2019

Suffolk University's Sustainability Committee has influenced changes on campus in the last year to improve the student recycling experience, but has not yet addressed the education and behavior of students themselves. The Suffolk Journal reported last year that key campus sustainability initiatives ...

Student Government Association votes to endorse arming of Suffolk University police

Student Government Association votes to endorse arming of Suffolk University police

Ryan Arel

April 4, 2019

The Student Government Association (SGA) has passed a non-binding resolution recommending that Suffolk University moves to arm the sworn officers of the Suffolk University Police Department (SUPD). After a contentious debate amongst SGA members regarding the resolution, the SGA voted 23-11 to pass the ...

This week in SGA…

Caroline Enos

April 3, 2019

SGA passed a new set of election bylaws last Thursday. While Most of the regulations outlined in the resolution reaffirm rules that have been in place in the SGA election packets from previous years, this is the first official set of election bylaws written and passed by SGA. The bylaws address ...

Boston housing crisis hits home for many Suffolk students

Boston housing crisis hits home for many Suffolk students

Caroline Enos

March 28, 2019

For Alexandra Sargo, a sophomore accounting major at Suffolk University, finding affordable housing in Boston has become so difficult that she is commuting to school from her home in Providence next semester. Sargo currently pays $600 a month in rent plus utilities for a room she said is the size of ...

BREAKING: Karine Kanj and Oba Oseghali win as president and vice president of SGA for the 2019-2020 school year

Kaitlin Hahn and Hannah Arroyo

March 6, 2019

In a stunning upset, Suffolk's Student Government Association (SGA) announces Karin Kanj as incoming president and Oba Oseghali as vice president of the upcoming school year. Two hours after the closure of the polls after a three-day span, SGA announced via Twitter that Kanj and Oseghali had won against...

Spreading the wealth: Business professionals share how to capitalize on early career years

Spreading the wealth: Business professionals share how to capitalize on early career years

Ryan Arel

March 6, 2019

Four panelists visited the Somerset building Thursday to discuss how to advance and maximize the early stages of a career when it comes to networking, advocating for yourself in the workplace and, of course, dealing with difficult bosses. The panel, titled “Hit The Ground Running: How t...

Suffolk survey research class poll Kentucky voters

Suffolk survey research class poll Kentucky voters

Eddie Reinhardt

March 6, 2019

Director and founder of the Suffolk University Political Research Center (SUPRC) David Paleologos led his students in a unique opportunity to shape political opinion and receive national attention. This project was meant to give students in Paleologos’ survey research class real-world exp...

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