The Suffolk Journal

Prison Book Program draws attention of Suffolk students

Prison Book Program draws attention of Suffolk students

Thalia Yunen

November 6, 2013

There is little room for personal development in prison. Hours spent alone, even with others, are all marked by the time you spend there, whether it be 20 months or 20 years. At United First Parish Church, a Unitarian church in Quincy, the Prison Book Program helps prisoners break out of day-to-day...

S.O.U.L.S. volunteers spend afternoon at Casa Nueva Vida, local homeless shelter

(From left to right) Virgilio Rojas (Project Leader), Annie Duong, Ayhan Melis Semerci
(Photo by Dani Marrero)

Dani Marrero

November 6, 2013

Suffolk’s S.O.U.L.S. volunteered at Casa Nueva Vida, a program “with the mission of helping our resident families gain the education and skills they need to permanently lift themselves out of poverty”, according to the Casa Nueva Vida website. S.O.U.L.S. members visited on Saturday, Nov. 2 to help...

S.O.U.L.S. Brings “Food For Thought” To Students

December 19, 2012

Dan Olson  Journal Staff The S.O.U.L.S. office, last Thursday, hosted a meeting for Suffolk students to talk with Donald McDougall, a former homeless, ex-marine, and now member of the Oasis Coalition Board of Directors, an organization devoted to serving the needs of the homeless in Boston.  Stu...

S.O.U.L.S Hosts Homelessness Awareness Events Around Suffolk

November 7, 2012

Lauren Spencer  Journal Staff Considering Suffolk’s location in the heart of the city of Boston, seeing a man curled up next to a building on a cold winter day or hearing the infamous “Got any spare change?” chant is never uncommon for students. But almost just as frequently, these homeless i...

Social Justice Series educates on equity, education

September 28, 2011

Caitlin Lezell Journal Contributor This fall, various organizations across Suffolk University are joining together to bring students the Social Justice Series, a three-part event dedicated to educating today’s youth on such matters of equity and education, and the surrounding issues. Craig Cullinane, ...

Students, faculty, staff commit service

Soleil Barros

April 14, 2011

The S.O.U.L.S. Community Service and Service Learning Center hosted its 14th Annual Service Day last Friday, for which the Suffolk community volunteered over 1,000 hours.   Over the years, the number of students attending has exceeded 150. This year, students, faculty and staff volunteere...

S.O.U.L.S. to recruit for scholar prgram

Jenn Orr

February 16, 2011

If getting involved -- you know, actually giving a damn about what’s going on here at Suffolk -- is your thing, then perhaps the S.O.U.L.S. scholar program is right up your alley. According to Suffolk’s website, “Since 1997, Suffolk’s Organization for Uplifting Lives through Service (S.O.U.L.S.)...

S.O.U.L.S. kicks off new programming

September 22, 2010

Aaron Lumnah Journal Contributor Suffolk’s Organization for Uplifting Lives through Service (S.O.U.L.S.) began its community service projects this past week with supper clubs at the Cathedral of St. Paul and the Church of the Advent. Video Games and The Military, a Food for Thought discussion, was ...

‘Celebrating Diversity’ continues Unity Week

March 3, 2010

Article by: Ethan Long Students and faculty from around Suffolk University took part in “Celebrating Diversity: A group exhibition exploring ideas of disability,” a part of S.O.U.L.S’ annual Unity Week.  The exhibit, which took place on Tuesday, included an art gallery exhibit located ...

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