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October 22, 2014

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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

All Day LGBTQ History Month

Theme: Arts + Community + Healing

Sponsored by Rainbow Alliance and The Office of Diversity Services
All Day Spring Advising
Spring Advising
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM Master of Arts in Graphic Design Thesis Exhibit
An exhibit of capstone projects from alumni who completed the Master of Arts in Graphic Design in May 2014

The Adams Gallery is free and open to the public.

An opening reception will be held from 6-9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19.
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CareerFest2014: Getting from College to a Career: Taking Ownership
Get motivated! Brett Roman, BA’15, and Paul Tanklefsky, director of the Career Development Center, will discuss strategies for defining your aspirations and launching your career.

Location: Donahue 403
More info on SU Career Fest 2014 on Facebook
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Intensive Brown Bag Lunch Seminar: Key Points for Public Defender Interviews
This seminar is aimed specifically at preparing students who are applying for public defender positions. Hear expert insight from Prof. Chris Dearborn that will strengthen your performance on public defender interviews. RSVP on Symplicity.

Location: PCD Library (Sargent Hall, Suite 120)
Sponsor: Professional & Career Development
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Stay Connected to the Suffolk community with the OCHO!
Location: Sawyer Lobby

Each Wednesday the OCHO has an information table in the Sawyer lobby to help keep YOU connected. Get the latest updates on all the events and programs that are going on not only at Suffolk, but in Boston as well!
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Balancing Act: Going to College as a Parent
You are not alone—other students may be having the experience of going to college as a parent, and they have some great advice, insights, tips, and tricks to share with you. Join us for our second group networking event Wednesday October 22, 2014. Next meeting date: November 19th and December 3rd . For more information and questions email

Sponsored by Off Campus Housing Office and Counseling, Health, & Wellness
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM CANCELLED: The Arab Spring: The Relationship between Jordan and the United States and the current situation in the Middle East

Update 10/22: This event has been CANCELLED. 

The Department of History presents a panel discussion, featuring:

Rami G. Khouri, Senior Public Policy Fellow, Isaam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs, American University of Beirut and syndicated columnist, The Daily Star, Beirut, Lebanon

Mr. Samih Maaytah, President of the Jordan Press and former Minister of State for Media Affairs and Communications

Dr. Khaled Al-Shogran, Director of Al Rai Center for Studies

Dr. Amjad Al-Kadi, Commissioner, Jordan Audio and Visual Communication
3:30 PM - 6:30 PM (Women's Soccer) Suffolk at Albertus Magnus
(Women's Soccer) Suffolk at Albertus Magnus
3:30 PM - 6:30 PM (Women's Soccer) Suffolk at Albertus Magnus
(Women's Soccer) Suffolk at Albertus Magnus, Final, 2-5
4:00 PM - 5:15 PM Citizen Activism
The Government Department and the Communication & Journalism Department present a talk by Medea Benjamin, cofounder of Global Exchange & CODEPINK: Women for Peace.

In 2005, she was one of 1000 exemplary women from 140 countries nominated to receive the Nobel Peace Prize on behalf of millions of women who do the essential work of peace worldwide. 
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Mindfulness Meditation

Join us for Mindfulness Meditation Wednesdays at 4 pm in the Interfaith Center!

For more information about Interfaith Events, please contact:
Reverend Amy Fisher, University Chaplain
Ext. 8325
4:45 PM - 8:30 PM Greater Boston Food Bank
The Food Bank is the largest hunger-relief organization in New England and one of the largest food banks in the country. They distribute more than 34 million pounds of food and grocery products annually to a network of nearly 600 member hunger-relief agencies. Volunteers will inspect, sort and pack donated grocery products that are then distributed to hunger relief agencies.  Volunteers will meet in the Center for Community Engagement, Donahue 209, at 4:45 and travel together to the site.  This opportunity is limited to the first 5 participants who RSVP on SUconnect.
4:45 PM - 5:00 PM Wednesday Night Paulist Center Supper Club
Help serve meals at the Paulist Center to those in need. Meet at the Center for Community Engagement, Donahue 209, at 4:45 pm. This is a weekly opportunity limited to the first 5 volunteers who R.S.V.P. through SUconnect. 
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM CareerFest2014: Communication/Marketing Networking Event
At this annual event for area universities, students have the opportunity to learn about career paths, specialty niches, and resources in these two industries. Employers include: Allen & Gerritsen and More...

Sponsored by the Career Development Center.
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM Anatomy of a Sustainable Real Estate Project - 20 Somerset Street

Stay on top of the latest trends and practices in real estate with Suffolk University’s Center for Real Estate 6 week Professional Development Program.

Part II of our Professional Development Series
Anatomy of a Sustainable Real Estate Project - 20 Somerset Street

Drawing upon Suffolk University’s $62 million development project at 20 Somerset Street, students will learn why and how to incorporate sustainability into real estate projects and property management. This course will also encompass additional case studies such as Partner's HealthCare Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston Properties' Atlantic Wharf, Urban Edge's Jamaica Plain Apartments, and more. Topics include: high performing buildings (new construction and existing buildings), green leases, preparing for a changing climate, and developments in energy policy. 

Students will learn about:

  • Creating and operating buildings in a way that minimizes environmental impact, reduces emissions, contributes to health, and reduces operating costs
  • Engaging building occupants to help shape their environment
  • Designing leases to encourage environmental performance
  • Improving climate preparedness, from a municipal as well as organizational perspective
  • Complying with new state laws and city ordinances, such as the City of Boston Building Energy Reporting and Disclosure Ordinance (BERDO)

Speakers include:

  • Alicia Barton, CEO, Mass Clean Energy Center
  • Barbra Batshalom, Founder & CEO, Sustainable Performance Institute
  • John Bolduc, Environmental Planner, City of Cambridge
  • Brian Swett, Chief of Environment, Energy and Open Space, City of Boston
  • Caitriona Cooke, Senior Project Manager, Conservation Services Group
  • Chrystal Kornegay, President & CEO, Urban Edge
  • Deborah Howitt Easton, Partner, Sherin & Lodgen Real Estate Department
  • Erica Mattison, Legislative Director, Environmental League of MA (former Sustainability Coordinator, Suffolk University)
  • Grey Lee, Executive Director, US Green Building Council – MA Chapter
  • Hubert Murray, Manager of Sustainable Initiatives, Partners HealthCare
  • Jim Newman, Founder & Principal, Linnean Solutions
  • Noah Maslan, Project Manager, Samuels & Associates (former Director of Real Estate at Urban Edge)
  • Adam Sledd, Program Director, Commercial Real Estate Engagement, Institute for Market Transformation
  • Patrick Tedesco, AIA, LEED AP Principal, NBBJ

Dates: 6 consecutive Wednesday sessions
October 8, 2014
October 15, 2014
October 22, 2014
October 29, 2014
November 5, 2014
November 12, 2014

Why sign up?

  • Network with professionals from a variety of fields
  • Learn from experts from local and state government, industry, and non-profits
  • Discounted rates
Registration is required:
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM (Women's Tennis) Mount Ida vs. Suffolk
(Women's Tennis) Mount Ida vs. Suffolk, GNAC Tournament, Final, 9-0
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM (Women's Volleyball) Johnson & Wales (RI) vs. Suffolk
(Women's Volleyball) Johnson & Wales (RI) vs. Suffolk, Final, 0-3
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM (Men's Soccer) Lasell vs. Suffolk
(Men's Soccer) Lasell vs. Suffolk, Final, 1-1
9:00 PM - MidnightBlack srudent union Africa Diaspora
After party for African Diaspora on November 21, 2014 in Sawyer lounge from 9pm-12pm

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