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October 10, 2013

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Thursday, October 10, 2013

All Day LGBTQ History Month
Awareness Month for GLBTQ Communities and History at Suffolk.
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Coffee Hour!

Come and stop by the Office of Diversity Services (Archer 481) on Thursday mornings for coffee hour! Enjoy free bagels, snacks, coffee, tea, and hot chocolate.

9:00 AM - 5:30 PM Government Day
A day devoted to all things GVT!

10-10:45am- Coffee with Department Chair, Rachael Cobb (Medium Conference Room 10th floor 73 Tremont)
10-10:45am- Immigration: What's all the fuss about (Large Conference Room 10th floor 73 Tremont)
10:45-11:15am- Advising with Kelly (Medium Conference Room)
10:45-11:45am- Internships 101: What to Expect (Large Conference Room)
12-1pm- Do Young People Vote? (Large Conference Room)
12-1pm- Everything Applied Legal Studies! (Medium Conference Room)
1:15-2:15pm- Faculty Meet & Greet Luncheon (Large Conference Room)
2:15-3:00pm- Meet the student groups! (Amenities Conference Room 1st floor of 73 Tremont)
2:30-4:00pm- Distinguished Pulitzer-Prize Winning Scholar, Hedrick Smith book discussion (Large Conference Room)
2:30-3pm- Advising with Kelly (Medium Conference Room)
3:15-4:15pm- International Relations Panel (Amenities Conference Room)
4-4:45pm- Law School Information Panel (Large Conference Room)
1:00 PM - 1:50 PM Conversation

Practice speaking in English in a supportive environment. Discuss topics of interest, learn new vocabulary and expressions, and gain confidence and improve fluency.

This workshop takes place on Thursdays from 1-1:50pm the Center for Learning and Academic Success (Room 3062), which is located on the second level of the library. Email for more information.

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM English Department Presents: Graduate School Info Session
This Graduate School Information Session will provide advice on how to:
Choose Programs (MA, MFA, MLS, PHD)
Compile Successful Applications
Fund Your Graduate Studies
Advance Your Brilliant Literary Design

Speakers will include Mr. Mitch Manning, Suffolk Class of 2009 and current MFA Student at UMass Boston, as well as Faculty from the English Department. Light refreshments will be provided. 

Location: Fenton room 134A
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM NCOD: Coming Out for Love: The Road to Marriage Equality
Celebrate National Coming Out Day by joining us for a presentation by Suffolk Law Professor Sarah Boonin on the road to marriage equality and the Windsor case. A panel of LGBTQ faculty and staff will then share their stories of marriage discrimination and recognition, and the impact these issues have had on their lives. 
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM NEASC Open Session for Students
Suffolk University is seeking reaccreditation from the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). In preparation, we are hosting an open session for students during which we will formally present the Self-Study Report and address questions about the site visit.
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Personal Statement Workshop
Join the Suffolk University Legal Association in S133 for a Personal Statement Wokrshop!
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Psychology Department Faculty Meeting
Meeting of the Psychology Department faculty.
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM Supreme Court Review and Preview with Erwin Chemerinsky
Supreme Court Review/Preview with Erwin Chemerinsky, Dean, Distinguished Professor of Law, Raymond Pryke Professor of First Amendment Law, and ACS Faculty Advisor at the University of California at Irvine School of Law.

Suffolk University Law School | Function Room, First Floor
120 Tremont Street

Open to Law students, faculty, staff, and alumni.
2:30 PM - 3:50 PM TOEFL
Prepare to take the paper-based TOEFL Test. Learn test-taking strategies. Become familiar with the sections of the test (listening, structure and reading), skills needed to do well on each section of the exam, and the types of questions commonly asked. Take practice tests and discover what areas you need to improve.

This workshop takes place in the Center for Learning and Academic Success (room 3062) on Thursdays 2:30-3:50.
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Christian Bible Study
Please join us for Christian Bible Study every Thursday at 4:00pm in the Interfaith Center!
(Donahue 540)
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM Clinical Psychology PhD Admission Information Session
Dr. David Gansler will host an online information session for those interested in applying to the Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at Suffolk University. Prospective applicants mayign up for the information session on the Graduate Admission website at
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM Ascend Professioanl Speakers
Ascend will be hosting their Professional Speakers Event on October 10th in the Donahue Cafe!
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM Ascend's Panel Discussion
Ascend will be hosting a panel discussion for students network with professionals in the accounting field. Join them in the Donahue Cafe!
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 S.O.U.L.S. Center, Donahue 209, at 5:30 and travel together to Quincy. This service opportunity is limited to the first 6 volunteers who R.S.V.P. through SUconnect.
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Movie Night: Sangre de mi Sangre
A Mexican boy smuggles himself to Brooklyn to meet his long-lost father. Only to have his identity stolen upon arrival by an impostor who seeks to steal the father's fortune. This event is part of the Hispanic Heritage Month 2013.  
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Ford Hall Forum presents: Hedrick Smith, "Money & Power: A Debate"

Associate Professor Rachael Cobb (Chair, SU CAS Government Dept.) moderates a critical debate between former New York Times journalist Hedrick Smith and Ayn Rand Institute President Yaron Brook on money and power. Smith argues that a pro-business power shift in Washington and a change in the American business ethos away from stakeholder capitalism to shareholder capitalism has created a harmful economic divide in America. Brook counters that today’s mess is a product, not of capitalism, but of empowering the government to restrict free enterprise and dole out favors to preferred groups. Smith offers ideas for reviving middle class power and prosperity, while Brook tells us how laissez-faire capitalism offers individuals on all levels of ability the greatest promise of prosperity in this incredible debate on wealth and power in the 21st century.

This event is part of the Fall 2013 Ford Hall Forum series.

*This forum is expected to be very popular, and not everyone will get into the event.  Seating is first-come, first-served.  Faculty and students are encouraged to arrive early for the best chance of getting a seat*
8:00 PM Theatre Department's Fall Showcase
The Suffolk University Theatre Department presents the
Fall Showcase
featuring four student written and directed plays

written and directed by Paige Monopoli
Old, tired, and grouchy Sam Harper lives in a nursing home with little left to live for. A former writer, quite famous for his works, has lost all inspiration to continue his work after losing the love of his life. Sam must make a choice: to put down his pen or live.

Scalpel, Please
written and directed by Conor R. E. Walsh
The story of an inept heart surgeon and his run in with the Boston Mob. Romance, danger, and hilarity ensue!

The Dangers of Eating Dessert Before Dinner
written by Rachel Fund
directed by Alexa Costa
One man. One announcement. One shaved llama. One conniving sisters. And a pan of special brownies... what could possibly go wrong?

written and directed by Tom Martin
A man's return home for his father's funeral brings about destructive behavior and a blurred state of reality. Reuniting with his overbearing mother, his ill brother, and secretive long lost friend reveals hidden truths and an exploration of the ties that bind us to faith, friendship, family, and freedom.
10:00 PM - 11:00 PM Seriously Bent Weekly Thursday Show
Come enjoy a laugh at Seriously Bent's weekly Thursday night show. Improv at it's best! 

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