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September 29, 2015

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Tuesday, September 29, 2015

All Day Sukkot (Multi-Day Event)

Jewish holyday: Sukkot (the Festival of the Huts) takes place 5 days after Yom Kippur (the Day of Atonement) and commemorates the 40 year period that the Jewish people wandered in the desert after their enslavement in Egypt, during which Moses was given the Torah on Mt. Sinai and they lived in temporary shelters. The Season of Our Rejoicing, as it is also known, is celebrated by building asukkah (hut) that Jews make their “home,” where they eat, entertain, and sometimes even sleep for the 7 day festival,in thanksgiving for G-d’s protection and the harvest.[i]  

[i] Reform Judaism. “Sukkot.”


All Day Last Day to Drop a Fall Course Without a Grade of "W"
Last Day to Drop a Fall Course Without a Grade of "W"
All Day William Shakespeare's Othello

Shakespeare serves up a searing and operatic tale of envy and manipulation. The Machiavellian mind of Iago yield machinations that wreak heartbreaking havoc for those around him while seducing us with his glee and gall.

Sponsored by the Actors' Shakespeare Project in association with Suffolk University Theatre Department

Students may purchase $15 rush tickets to any performance one hour prior to curtain with a valid Suffolk student ID, availability allowing. Showtime listing: you have any ticketing questions please contact Lindsay Williams:

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM Suffolk Service Challenge
Suffolk Service Challenge (September 16 – September 30) 

Start the year with the Suffolk Service Challenge by participating in a series of volunteer projects and other fun events. Participants will receive a t-shirt and a chance to win fabulous prizes.

To join the Suffolk Service Challenge please complete the online registration form or contact the Center for Community Engagement (CCE). After you have registered, stop by the CCE in Donahue 209 to pick up your t-shirt. 

Participants must register on SUconnect for each CCE event that they plan to attend and will receive points for each event that is attended.  The three students who have earned the highest number of points at the end of the Challenge will be eligible to win 2 tickets to a Bruins hockey game, an MBTA LinkPass or a Hubway 1-year membership.

On Thursday, October 1, there will be a luncheon from 1-2 to celebrate all that has been accomplished during the Service Challenge!                
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM The Adams Gallery presents V - A Graphic Design Exhibit - through October 12

The Adams Gallery presents V, an exhibit of thesis projects by Suffolk University student-artists completing a master of arts in graphic design.

The show features a variety of media within graphic design and reflects the conceptual and critical thinking skills that students developed during their master thesis work.

An opening reception will be held at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, September 19, and the exhibit runs through October 12.  

The following graphic design students from Suffolk's New England School of Art & Design are featured in the exhibit:

  • Alex Criscuolo
  • Verayouth Chotivanich
  • Tanner Huynh
  • Rajavi Shah
  • Janet Khuu

The Adams Gallery is free and open to the public from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. the gallery, located in Sargent Hall, 120 Tremont St., Boston.

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Dictating Your Life: How Dictation Can Write for You
Dictation can be a very powerful tool for the student. These are easy to use voice recognition programs that learn how you speak to better understand and help you. When using the program a student will be able to speak their thoughts and see it be magically typed out for them without moving one finger. Imagine an essay, a reading assignment, or a research paper being typed out for you.

Please RSVP to Michael Connor at
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Musician's Network Open Meeting
Musicians Network is an initiative sponsored by the Performing Arts Office to bring Suffolk musicians together. They focus on having events where Suffolk musicians can perform, play together and get the resources musicians need to have a great time. Stop by the Performing Arts Office at D409 for more information and to sign up!
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Safe Zone I: 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 register for this training by following this link: Training Registration
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Seriously Bent Auditions
Seriously Bent has earned a reputation as one of the funniest collegiate improv comedy troupes in the greater Boston area. Seriously Bent won the regional College Improv Tournament in 2014, and went on to compete nationally in Chicago. Known for their quick wit and fun-filled, on-the-spot games, the troupe performs at a variety of venues both on and off campus, including two of Boston's premier improv comedy theaters, Improv Asylum and ImprovBoston. The group also hosts an annual improv festival. Stop by the Performing Arts Office at D409 for more information and to sign up!
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Sketchual Misconduct Auditions
Sketchual Misconduct is a fresh group dedicated to writing, producing, and performing original sketch comedy pieces. They have performed at Improv Boston twice. They hold a show each semester. Stop by the Performing Arts Office at D409 for more information and to sign up.
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM SUHA's First General Meeting
Introduction of the E-Board and the Hispanic Association. In this general meeting we will be discussing our upcoming events for the Fall semester. We will also give members the opportunity to share what they think the Hispanic Culture is all about. Food and music will be provided for our members.

Somerset 317
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM SUMA KickOff event

Join SUMA for our Kick Off Event! 

Come to enjoy some pizza and learn about all of our upcoming events planned for the Fall semester while creating new relationships with other students.

Suffolk University Management Association’s goal is to bring students together to enhance basic skills needed to tackle life at Suffolk and beyond. 

Please contact Molly Morris at for any questions.

Sawyer 322


1:00 PM - 4:00 PM The Ramifications Auditions
The Ramifications are Suffolk's popular co-ed a cappella group. Formed in the spring of 2001 and comprised of 12-15 students, they quickly made a name for themselves in the Suffolk community, the Boston area, and even around the Northeast. The group has a contemporary repertoire spanning everything from pop and rock to R&B and soul.  Stop by the Performing Arts Office at D409 for more information and to sign up!
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Tri-Beta Welcome Event
This is Tri-Beta's first event of the year! We will be discussing the coming semester and the events we have lined up, as well as doing a bit of a meet-and-greet for our new members and this year's e-board. Free pizza and drinks will be available!

Sawyer 041
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM Welcome Reception for Forensic Science Students
ATTENTION ALL Forensic Science Students!
ANYONE interested in a minor in Forensic Science

Please come join us at the Welcome Reception for the Forensic Science program. At the event, you will get the chance to meet and talk to our new Forensic Science director Lori Purdy ( and ask any questions needed.

Refreshments will be served!

Location: Somerset 218

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Wellington Management Visit

Some representatives from Wellington Management will be joining us to discuss the company, what they do and the campus programs. Food will be provided!

The Wellington Management’s Campus Programs are open to smart, diverse, intellectually curious college students who want to launch their careers in investment management. There are both internships and full-time opportunities available.

Wellington Management is one of the largest independent
investment management firms in the world. With over US$937
billion in assets under management, we serve as a trusted adviser to institutional clients and mutual fund sponsors in over 50 countries.* Our innovative investment solutions are built on the strength of proprietary, independent research and span nearly all segments of the global capital markets, including equity, fixed income, multiasset, and alternative strategies.

 Innovation Space, ISOM Dept. 7th floor 73 Tremont

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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Bible Study
Come join us in the Interfaith Center at 4:00pm!
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM Alternative Spring Break (ASB) Information Session

Are you interested in joining fellow Suffolk students for a week of service during your spring break? Over one hundred students will have the opportunity to travel to various locations across the United States to volunteer in communities of need. Attend an information session to learn more about the trips and how to apply.

Location: 10 West, Mezzanine

ASB Applications are currently being

ASB applications due: 10/9/15

4:45 PM - 7:00 PM Tuesday Night Church of the Advent Supper Club

Help serve meals at the Church of the Advent 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 3 volunteers who R.S.V.P. through SUconnect.

Through words, images and sounds Dr. Rivera­ Velázquez will narrate the multimedia tales and epiphanic moments that served as turning points in her exploration of the different modalities of queer art and activism in the Spanish-speaking Caribbean. Presentation will include an overview of recent artistic projects led by queer Caribbean women disrupting and reframing traditional Cuban, Dominican and Puerto Rican femininities through performance and media. Audience members will be engaged in small group conversations about: how to be true to one’s values, how to be transparent, and how can one feel aligned with one’s integrity through an academic or professional path. 

Originally from Puerto Rico, Dr. Rivera­ Velázquez has explored a broad range of LGBT/queer movements across the Spanish­speaking Caribbean and the United States. She obtained her doctorate on Communications & Media at the University of Illinois in Urbana­-Champaign in 2011, while simultaneously working at New York University’s LGBTQ Student Center in between 2009 and 2015. Throughout her career, she has combined written and visual knowledge production to train and consult, as well as screen and present, her work in national and international settings.
5:45 PM - 7:45 PM Trading Room Simulation
To help demonstrate how the knowledge you obtain in the classroom at Suffolk directly translates to industry experience, we invite you to join us for a Finance Trading Room Simulation event. The Suffolk University Trading Room has several important electronic resources devoted to understanding financial markets in the 21st century. During this demonstration, we will show prospective students the application of textbook knowledge to real-world trading and portfolio analyses. This allows participants to gain first-hand experience in creating and evaluating the financial processes at work in world markets.


Sawyer Building Trading Room, 5th Floor
8 Ashburton Place
Boston, MA 02108
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM (Women's Volleyball) Becker vs. Suffolk
(Women's Volleyball) Becker vs. Suffolk, Final, 3-1

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