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October 1, 2015

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Thursday, October 01, 2015

All Day Sukkot (Multi-Day Event)

Jewish holyday: Sukkot (the Festival of the Huts) takes place 5 days after Yom Kippur (the Day of Atonement) and commemorates the 40 year period that the Jewish people wandered in the desert after their enslavement in Egypt, during which Moses was given the Torah on Mt. Sinai and they lived in temporary shelters. The Season of Our Rejoicing, as it is also known, is celebrated by building asukkah (hut) that Jews make their “home,” where they eat, entertain, and sometimes even sleep for the 7 day festival,in thanksgiving for G-d’s protection and the harvest.[i]  



[i] Reform Judaism. “Sukkot.”http://www.reformjudaism.org/jewish-holidays/sukkot

 

All Day Deadline to Apply for January Graduation
Deadline to Apply for January Graduation
All Day William Shakespeare's Othello

Shakespeare serves up a searing and operatic tale of envy and manipulation. The Machiavellian mind of Iago yield machinations that wreak heartbreaking havoc for those around him while seducing us with his glee and gall.

Sponsored by the Actors' Shakespeare Project in association with Suffolk University Theatre Department


Students may purchase $15 rush tickets to any performance one hour prior to curtain with a valid Suffolk student ID, availability allowing. Showtime listing:
https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pr/950221.If you have any ticketing questions please contact Lindsay Williams: lindsay@actorsshakespeareproject.org.

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Coffee Hour
Stop by the Office of Diversity Services for Coffee Hour on Thursday morning between the hours of 9:00 - 11:00 am. Enjoy free bagels, coffee, tea, and hot chocolate!

We are located in Archer 481, which can be accessed from the stairwell of the Donahue Building.
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM The Adams Gallery presents V - A Graphic Design Exhibit - through October 12

The Adams Gallery presents V, an exhibit of thesis projects by Suffolk University student-artists completing a master of arts in graphic design.

The show features a variety of media within graphic design and reflects the conceptual and critical thinking skills that students developed during their master thesis work.

An opening reception will be held at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, September 19, and the exhibit runs through October 12.  

The following graphic design students from Suffolk's New England School of Art & Design are featured in the exhibit:

  • Alex Criscuolo
  • Verayouth Chotivanich
  • Tanner Huynh
  • Rajavi Shah
  • Janet Khuu

The Adams Gallery is free and open to the public from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.at the gallery, located in Sargent Hall, 120 Tremont St., Boston.

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Lexio & Lunch

Come join us at 12:00PM on Thursdays on the Interfaith Center (D540) for Catholic guided mediation in the style of St. Ignatius & pizza!

 


12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Suffolk Hillel
Come join Suffolk Hillel for Meetings and Events in the Interfaith Center on Thursdays at 12:30!
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Book Talk-- Theatre of the Borderlands: Conflict, Violence, and Healing
Speaker: Iani Moreno

Professor Moreno will discuss her recently published book which focuses on how dramatists from the Northern Mexico border territories write about theater. The northern border playwrights included in the study present the US-Mexico borderlands in a socio-historical and political context and include discussions of: the indigenous, border crossings, heroes and folk saints, the city of Tijuana, and violence in the borderlands. These themes have led to the birth of the Teatro del Norte movement, a group of determined playwrights insistent on presenting dramaturgical themes that show the bond between their particular geographies, histories, socio-political and economic situations, thereby giving birth to an original voice and new aesthetic of representation.

Professor Moreno holds a B.A. in Economics and International Studies from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, an M.A. and a Ph.D. in Hispanic Studies from the University of Kansas. Before coming to Suffolk she taught a variety of courses in Spanish language, culture, and literature at the University of Denver and Salve Regina University. Her interests include contemporary Latin American Theatre, U.S.-Mexico Border Studies, Brazilian Studies, Spanish and Portuguese language and literature, and contemporary Latin American cinema and music. Her publications discuss contemporary Latin American theatre and U.S.-Mexico Border dramaturgy. She has attended numerous conferences both at the national and international level in the United States, Mexico, Brazil, and Argentina.

The artwork for the book's cover was created by Lenin Tejeda, a Suffolk University Spanish major
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM F.I.R.E.: Welcome Back Event
The Future Investors in Real Estate will be discussing what is coming up for the semester events as well as some of the exciting things going on in the real estate industry in Boston.  We cover all aspects of real estate, from residential to commercial and want to build a community for those who want to pursue a career in this industry or just educate themselves more on real estate locally and nationally. 

Somerset 315
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Frederick Douglass and His Contemporaries
Frederick Douglass’s political philosophy will be explored by comparing and contrasting his views with several of his contemporaries including the radical abolitionist William Lloyd Garrison, the Illinois Senator Stephen A. Douglas, President Abraham Lincoln, suffrage activist Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and President Andrew Johnson.

Sponsored by the Economics department
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Health Careers Club Welcome Back Event
Health Careers Club will be hosting a welcome back event for prospective and current members. The event will provide members with information about the club and this year's planned events. There will be an introduction by the e-board and a presentation by the pre-health professions adviser. Food will be served!

Somerset 218
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM LGBTQ History Month Ice Cream Social
Come kick off LGBTQ History Month with a rainbow of flavors!

Location: Archer 481 (Donahue stairwell)
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM Math and Computer Science Open House
Meet the faculty and learn about the majors offered by the Mathematics and Computer Science department! Internships, career paths, and post-graduate opportunities will be discussed, and there will be an opportunity to connect with other current and potential MCS majors.

"With the starting salaries of $64,100 (for Computer Science) and $52,800 (for Applied Mathematics), these degrees are at least worth exploring..."

This event will include pizza and a raffle.

Location: 8th floor computer lab, 73 Tremont
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Psychology Department Faculty Meeting
This event is not open to the public. 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Qur'an Study
Please join our halaqah or “circle” for Qur'an study to gain a deeper knowledge of the Holy text.

For more information about Interfaith Center events, contact:
Reverend Amy Fisher, University Chaplain
Ext.8325

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM 1LD PCD Orientation
Mandatory PCD Orientation session for 1LD students. Learn about applying to the many summer internship and pro bono opportunities that are critical to your professional development as a lawyer. Meet your assigned PCD advisor.

Sections A&B: 2:00 to 2:45pm
Section C: 3:00 to 3:45pm

Location: Sargent Hall, Main Function Room
Sponsor: Professional & Career Development Office
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Drinan & McLaughlin Fellowships Information Session
Each year the Law School awards the Paul R. McLaughlin and the Thomas J. Drinan Fellowships to a 2LD/3LE Suffolk student for the following summer. Each fellowship supports summer work in the field of criminal justice in such public service settings as the United States Attorney's Office, the Federal Defender's Office, the Massachusetts Attorney General's Office, and the Committee for Public Counsel Services. Each fellow may receive a total award of $7000 for summer work at $20 per hour.

Students interested in these fellowships should plan to attend the information session. Applications are due on Symplicity by 10:00am on October 8. 


Location: Room 365
Sponsor: Professional & Career Development Office
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM (Women's Tennis) Suffolk at Springfield
(Women's Tennis) Suffolk at Springfield, Final, 2-7
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM BLSA Meeting Alumni Panel
Meeting/Panel

Location: Function Room
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM MBA Programs Networking Social
Fall 2015 MBA Programs Networking Social
Boston Beer Works
112 Canal St.
Boston, MA 02114

Complimentary appetizers and beverages will be provided.
RSVP here by Friday, September 25th (password: sbsgrad2015
This event is open to current students, alumni, and faculty of Suffolk University's MBA Programs.
**Alumni are welcome to bring 1 guest for a fee of $20.  Fee must be paid in advance through this system.  Ticket price includes hors d'oeuvres & 2 drink tickets.
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM Prison Book Program

Join us for an evening of service at the Prison Book Program in Quincy to help promote education and literacy for prisoners. Read letters from prisoners and sort and package books to be sent to them. Volunteers meet at the Center for Community Engagement, Donahue 209, at 5:30 and travel together to Quincy. This is a weekly opportunity limited to the first 6 volunteers who R.S.V.P. through SUconnect.

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Alpha Sigma Alpha-Sisterhood
Alpha Sigma Alpha! Sisterhood Event located in D403 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM MSA & MST Networking Event

The MS in Accounting & Taxation Graduate Programs will host an evening of networking with current students, alumni, and faculty members affiliated with the programs.

Location Info: Off campus
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM MSF Networking Event

The MS in Finance Graduate Programs will host an evening of networking with current students, alumni, and faculty members affiliated with the programs.

Location Info: Off campus



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