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Was closing Suffolk’s Dakar campus the right decision?

Courtesy of Kenneth Martin.
June 7, 2015

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...

Panel debates governor’s report on MBTA

Sam Humphrey/Journal Staff
May 5, 2015

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...

Suffolk announces finalists in presidential search

(Courtesy of Suffolk University)
May 4, 2015

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...

Presidential search narrowed to three finalists

Norman Smith
Courtesy of Suffolk University
April 30, 2015

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...

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

Courtesy of the Sawyer Business School ambassadors
April 28, 2015

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...

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

Jonathan Acosta Abi Hassan/Journal Staff
April 22, 2015

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...

Adjunct union plans to negotiate new contract

April 22, 2015

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...

Students, staff race across Boston Marathon finish line

Abbey Wilson/Journal Staff
April 22, 2015

In 2013, Haley Erickson was watching a live broadcast of the Boston Marathon. When Erickson, a Suffolk University Police Department systems administrator, saw the live video of two bombs exploding at the...

Maintenance workers should not lose their benefits

Roaxana Rivera (right corner) addresses facilities and maintenance workers in the lobby of 73 Tremont. 
Craig Martin/Journal Staff
April 22, 2015

The university told its facilities employees two weeks ago that Suffolk is looking into outsourcing facilities and maintenance jobs to a private contractor. Around the same time, the university announced...

Editor’s word: Maria Toyoda is the new dean of the CAS

April 15, 2015

It’s a good week for women’s rights and equality at Suffolk University. Officials finally announced who will take over for Kenneth Greenberg as dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. Long awaited...

Student training in jiu-jitsu

Student training in jiu-jitsu
April 15, 2015

While most athletes at Suffolk can be found on a field, at the rink or on the court, there are a select few who choose to hone their abilities elsewhere. Omar Qusrawi is of the latter. On a typical...

University names new dean of College of Arts and Sciences

Maria Toyoda
Courtesy of Suffolk University
April 13, 2015

Officials on Monday announced that Maria Toyoda will be the dean of the College of Arts and Sciences starting July 1. Toyoda will be the eight CAS dean, according to a statement from Suffolk University....

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