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November 17, 2014

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Monday, November 17, 2014

Start Day Great American Smoke Out (Multi-Day Event)
Have you or a loved been thinking about quitting smoking? Come by the SUPERs tables to learn about quitting smoking, how to support a loved one, and how to support smoke-free sidewalks.

Location: Sawyer and Donahue Lobbies
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Safe Zone 1
Safe Zone I: An Introduction to LGBTQ Communities

Safe Zone I focuses on increasing awareness and educating participants on key issues impacting the LGBTQ community, LGBTQ vocabulary, queerphobia, privilege, heterosexism, cissexism, and the basic elements of being an ally. Participants in the Safe Zone I training are given the opportunity to sign an ally pledge and receive a Safe Zone sticker.

Please RSVP by following this form.
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Voices Against Sexual Assault
The Sawyer Library & The Center for Women's Health and Human Rights Present:

Voices Against Sexual Assault
A Talk by Robert Uttaro, Author and Suffolk University Alumnus
Please join us to learn about and discuss this serious and timely issue.  Uttaro will focus on college sexual assault, how it can occur and how to respond to it.

Location: Sawyer Library Commons, 9th Floor

Bring your own bag lunch; light refreshments will be served. 
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Syllabus Design Workshop (for Faculty)

In this workshop we will cover the basics and best practices of creating an effective course syllabus.

Facilitator: TBA

CTSE, 12th floor, 73 Tremont

RSVP or email
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Will You Meet Me? Crossing Over to Engage Other's Faiths

"Cultivating Attention
for the Love of God"

Join us in the Interfaith Center (D540) as we discuss and read student selected issues and brief texts of all kinds as a way of more personally representing and learning about our own and each other’s faiths.



4:00 PM - 5:15 PM From Yesterday's Queens to Today's CEOs and Politicans; Has Anything Changed?
This panel presentation is the third in a series of events about women in society's most powerful leadership roles- queens, CEOs, and political leaders.

Panelists: Barbara Abrams (WLCS), Lisa Celovsky (Dean's Office/English), Rachael Cobb (Government), and Jodi Detjen (SBS)

Moderator: Michele Plott (History)

Sponsored by the Women and Gender Studies Program, the English department, and the department of World Languages and Cultural Studies. 
4:00 PM - 5:15 PM The Problem of Belief; Day 1

On Monday, Nov. 17 and Tuesday, Nov. 18, Suffolk will be hosting Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence, James Carroll, for two events open to all Suffolk and to the general public at the Walsh. The two-day event will be entitled “The Problem of Belief."

Jim will be publishing his newest book, Christ Actually: The Son of God for the Secular Age (click the linked title for a précis), and he would like to make one of his first public discussions of the book and related issues right here at Suffolk. Following is a link to a published version of a talk Jim gave at Harvard which addresses some of the book’s themes, “Who is Jesus Today? Bonhoeffer, Tillich, and the Future of Jesus Christ”:

On Monday, Nov. 17, the specific topic will be “God after Science” and will be hosted by me as primary respondent, followed by Q&A.

On Tuesday, Nov. 18, the specific topic will be “Jesus after the Holocaust” and will be hosted by Nir Eisikovits as primary respondent, followed by Q&A.


4:30 PM Sophomore Spotlight: Class of 2017 Learning about Study Abroad & Being Globally

Alright, Sophomores! Time to learn about the opportunities at Suffolk University for global engagement! What can you do both in Boston and abroad to be more globally aware and prepared for the future!? Learn about courses, study abroad, opportunities to connect with international classmates and more while ENJOYING dinner with fellow sophomores that are ready to take their Suffolk experience to the next level.

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Family Dinner and a Movie
Join Rainbow Alliance for their month Family Dinner! Enjoy free pizza and a popcorn bar. We will be watching "Paris is Burning."
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Monday Night Oasis Supper Club
Help serve meals at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul to those in need. Meet at the S.O.U.L.S. Center, Donahue 209, at 4:45 pm. This is a weekly opportunity limited to the first 5 volunteers who R.S.V.P. through SUconnect.
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Global Entrepreneurship Kickoff!

Hosted by The Center for Entrepreneurship and alumni company The Campustap, a night of networking and panel discussions for the whole Boston Entrepreneurship Community. A night to meet and mingle with local students, successful entrepreneurs, and experts within the Boston Startup Community. During the panel discussion, hear past MassChallenge Finalists share their experiences and insights on starting a business.

Sponsored by MassChallenge, Suffolk University Center of Entrepreneurship and General Assembly, this is the one event during Global Entrepreneurship Week that you do not want to miss!

Held at MassChallenge, 21 Drydock Ave in Boston, MA! 

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