The Suffolk Journal

Photojournalism class takes on Madrid campus

Photojournalism class takes on Madrid campus

Katherine Yearwood

September 25, 2015


Filed under Madrid Campus, World

The class Modern Lens on Spain took photojournalism to a new level, focusing on political issues this past summer with adjunct Professor Ken Martin. “The class exceeded all my expectations,” said 2014 graduate Jillian Blauvelt, who took Martin’s class in summer 2013. “I knew it would be fun...

International student struggles: Foreign city affects daily life for some students

International student struggles: Foreign city affects daily life for some students

Patrick Holmes

September 24, 2015


Filed under World

By Patrick Holmes   International students make up a large part of the Suffolk community and continue to enrich the diversity here. Students in general have different ways of adapting to college and experience inevitable struggles along the way. Of this population, international students make...

Leaving Temple Street a smart move for Suffolk

Leaving Temple Street a smart move for Suffolk

September 24, 2015


Filed under Opinion

By Benjamin Chan   After selling its Donahue and Archer buildings on Temple Street in July, Suffolk University will move off of historic Beacon Hill at the end of this school year. As a new student, I am glad to see the Suffolk community moving closer to downtown Boston and allowing Beacon...

Orientation: Suffolk’s orientation was the highlight of my summer

Orientation: Suffolk’s orientation was the highlight of my summer

September 24, 2015


Filed under Opinion

By Elizabeth Hadley   Signing into freshmen orientation back in June, I dreaded the next two days as I stood outside Miller Hall. All I knew about orientation was that it was tightly scheduled and an overnight stay, and I feared it would be boring. I was convinced I would hate it and feel...

Orientation: Why Suffolk failed to meet my expectations

September 24, 2015


Filed under Opinion

By Brenda Szaro For incoming freshmen, the summer before college is usually spent shopping, preparing for dorm life, packing and fitting in last minute goodbyes to family and friends. But, before jumping into independence, you are required to attend orientation, the wonderful introduction to college...

Was closing Suffolk’s Dakar campus the right decision?

Was closing Suffolk’s Dakar campus the right decision?

Alexa Gagosz

June 7, 2015


Filed under World

In 2011, Suffolk University announced plans to close its Dakar campus stating financial reasons, which still has faculty questioning the decision. The campus located in Senegal was considered by Suffolk University as a gateway to American culture for students in Senegal and other West African countries....

Panel debates governor’s report on MBTA

Panel debates governor’s report on MBTA

Sam Humphrey

May 5, 2015


Filed under Boston, Campus, News

By now, commuters are well aware of the report commissioned by Governor Charlie Baker to identify problems and propose solutions for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. On Tuesday, Suffolk University’s Center for Real Estate partnered with the Greater Boston Real Estate Board and hosted...

Suffolk announces finalists in presidential search

Suffolk announces finalists in presidential search

Brigitte Carreiro

May 4, 2015


Filed under Boston, Campus, Featured Stories, News

Suffolk University on Monday announced the two finalists for presidency of the university. A message to Suffolk employees from Head of the Search Committee Mark Sullivan said that Margaret McKenna and Louis E. Caldera are the finalists. The finalists will visit campus separately next week. On Wedne...

Presidential search narrowed to three finalists

Presidential search narrowed to three finalists

Brigitte Carreiro

April 30, 2015


Filed under Boston, Campus, News

The search for a new university president has been narrowed down to three finalists to be announced on Monday. In a university-wide email sent on Tuesday, Chairman of the Presidential Search Committee Mark Sullivan announced that the committee has found three candidates that they feel can take on...

Letter to the editor: Congratulations to the Sawyer Business School graduates

Letter to the editor: Congratulations to the Sawyer Business School graduates

April 28, 2015


Filed under Letter to the Editor

To the editor: The business world better watch out! There are new kids on the block: The Sawyer Business School Graduates. Now that their time at Suffolk has come to an end, our outstanding students are making leaps and bounds to impact the world in new and exciting ways. From the class of 2015, c...

Donahue and Archer leave a legacy in archives and alumni memories long after sale

Donahue and Archer leave a legacy in archives and alumni memories long after sale

Melissa Hanson

April 22, 2015


Filed under Boston, Campus, Featured Stories, News

While the Sawyer Business School sits comfortably at its home on Ashburton Place, the College of Arts and Sciences, Suffolk’s largest college, calls Temple Street home. Before Temple Street was the CAS headquarters, it was Suffolk’s campus in its entirety. Suffolk University began as a one-building...

Adjunct union plans to negotiate new contract

Melissa Hanson

April 22, 2015


Filed under Boston, Campus, News

Before May 1, the union representing adjunct professors at Suffolk will give notice to the university that they would like to terminate their current contract and negotiate a new one, officials said. Suffolk Affiliated Faculty-American Association of University Professors, the union that represents...

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