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November 12, 2014

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Wednesday, November 12, 2014

All Day Birth of Baha'u'llah
Baha'i holyday begins at sunset the evening before. On this day in 1817, Mirza Husayn ‘Ali, who came to be known as Baha’u’llah (the Blessed Perfection), was born in Persia. The last Manifestation of God in the world’s great succession of prophets including Moses, Buddha, Jesus, and Muhammad, the founder of the Baha’i faith proclaimed the beginning of the age of universal love and the equality of humanity.[i]   

[i] Bahai Faith. “Birth of Baha’u’llah—Holy Day.”

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Salary Negotiation Webinar

With Michele Rapp, Associate Director of Career Services

Learn how to identify your salary requirements, handle questions about salary during the hiring process, make an effective salary request, ask for a raise and negotiate other compensation and benefits. Learn how to be prepared and approach the negotiation process with confidence.

The attire for this event is business casual. 

This event is restricted to Sawyer Business School Graduate Students only. 

For full event information and registration: 
RSVP password: sbsgrad2014 

There is a $25 no-show fee applied to each of these events. If you RSVP, and are unable to attend, you must notify the office within 24 hours.


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!
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 - 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. 
5:15 PM - 5:30 PM Social Justice Film Series: Flow

Join us for a screening and discussion of Flow, a film about the privatization of the world's dwindling fresh water supply that focuses on politics, pollution, human rights, and the emergence of a domineering world water cartel.

Irena Salina's award-winning documentary investigates what experts label the most important political and environmental issue of the 21st Century - The World Water Crisis.

Dinner will be provided.

Poetry Center, Sawyer Library

5:30 PM - 9:00 PM Massachusetts Attorney General Networking Event
Join alumni of the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office under former Attorney General Scott Harshbarger (1991-1999), including a number of SULS alumni, for an informal networking opportunity to meet attorneys now employed in state and local government, non-profits, private practice, corporations, the judiciary, business, and education throughout the region. Speak with them about career paths and options – before, during, and after their time in the AG’s office – to expand your knowledge of various practice settings, career options, and career pathways within and outside of public service. 

Attendance is limited.  RSVP on Symplicity by 3:00 p.m. on Friday, October 31. 

Location: Sargent Hall, Main Function Room
Sponsor: Law Professional & Career Development
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:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Hearing Her Story: Reflections of Women Judges
Three women judges in Massachusetts will share their stories of hardships, success, failures, and lessons on their respective journeys to their current professions and specialties in the legal field. RSVP on Symplicity.

Sponsor: Professional & Career Development and the Suffolk Women of Color Law Student Association (WOCLSA).

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