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November 5, 2014

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Wednesday, November 05, 2014

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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.

Location Information:
Boston Campus - Stahl Center 
73 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02108
Room: Conference Center, 1st Flo
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Stay Connected to the Suffolk community with the OCHO!
Location: Donahue Lobby

Each Wednesday the OCHO has an information table in the Donahue 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!
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM Students for justice in Palensite
Educational movie on the situation in Palestine will be shown. November 5, 2014 from 2:30pm- 4:30pm in Donahue 403.
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM Graduate Student Career Expo
This networking event offers you the opportunity to meet with representatives from select Boston employers. Bring multiple copies of your resume.


American Cancer Society
Big Sister
Boston Children’s Hospital
Community Resources for Justice
Digital Bungalow
First Investors
MA Division of Banks
MA State Police
May Institute
New York Life
Northwestern Mutual
Peace Corps
Porter Novelli
State Street

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Sponsored by the Career Development Center. 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Donahue Lecture

Paulette Brown

As part of its Donahue Lecture Series, which brings the nations’ top legal minds to speak at Suffolk Law, we welcome Paulette Brown, Partner and Chief Diversity Officer at Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP. Brown is past president of the National Bar Association and served as a municipal court judge in Plainfield, NJ. In 2015, she will become the first woman of color serving as president of the American Bar Association. The topic of her talk is “Balancing Governmental Interests and Private Rights 50 Years Post Miranda.”

Location:  Suffolk University Law School, Moot Courtroom (4th Floor)
Reception to follow
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Inside Leadership Series: Bill Boyce

Bill Boyce grew up in Somerville and became the founder of Highland Capital, a top tier venture capital firm.  At one point he took a major break from his career to raise his children.  Eventually returning to become an investor in software.

Hear his story at the upcoming Inside Leadership Series. The series introduces this generation's "self-made leaders" to the next by featuring successful business leaders who have used education, innovation, and collaboration to succeed in life. Leaders are interviewed by Larry Stybel, Executive in Residence at the Sawyer Business School before a student audience.

Inside Leadership Speaker podcasts are available online.

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. 
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 Mississippi Love Story
Attend this film screening and panel discussion for "Mississippi Love Story."   Co-sponsored with the Suffolk Queer Law Alliance (QLA). Speaker panel will include: Robbie Fisher, SULS 1991, producer; Bruce Bell, GLAD Public Engagement; Prof. Renee Landers, issues on Loving v. VA; and Prof. Sarah Boonin, moderator. RSVP to

Location: Sargent Hall, Room 235
Sponsor: Suffolk Law Queer Law Alliance and Professional & Career Development

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