Community Kids & Families Schools

St. John School History Slam with Suffolk University Professor Bob Allison

St. John School’s 2nd through 5th Grade students once again enjoyed a very captivating history slam lesson yesterday from Suffolk University History Professor Bob Allison and Archer O’Reilly. The duo came to the school dressed in their period clothing from the Revolutionary War. Professor Allison was John Rowe, a Boston merchant, and Archer O’Reilly was Read More…

Community Kids & Families People Schools

St. John School Visits Suffolk University for Franklinpalooza

St. John School’s 6th, 7th, and 8th graders visited Suffolk University’s Honors Showcase on Tuesday in Sargent Hall. The Suffolk University students were doing a Franklinpalooza–with different facets of Benjamin Franklin’s life represented–printing, soap-making, inventions, music, food, politics, literature. Franklin even attended along with a special Franklin-themed piñata. We would like to once again thank Read More…

Kids & Families Schools

St. John School Students Take a History Trip with Professor Allison

Last Friday St. John School students had a beautiful day for a walk to Faneuil Hall and a stump speech outside of the hall where the students were introduced to the marketplace as if it were over 270 years ago when it was built. Suffolk University Professor Bob Allison and Chair of the History Department told the Read More…

Community Schools

St. John School Visits Suffolk University and Meets with President Margaret McKenna

St. John School’s 6th–8th Grade Students visited Suffolk University this week and had the pleasure of meeting with Suffolk University’s President, Ms. Margaret McKenna, along with several of Suffolk’s professors. President McKenna spoke at length with the students about college life, the importance of school and studying, how college gives the students the tools to be Read More…

Government Schools

Suffolk Students Aim to Encourage Citizen Voting

North End’s own Nicholas Verrocchi and his Suffolk University classmate Kara Nyman, daughter of State Representative Rhonda Nyman, have created a social media campaign to spread awareness about the importance of voting and the electoral process. The campaign came about through Suffolk University’s Government Class, elections and voting, under the leadership of Professor Rachael Cobb. Read More…

Community Police & Fire

Suffolk University’s Sigma Alpha Epsilon Chapter Presents a New and Improved Firefighters’ Boot

Suffolk University’s Sigma Alpha Epsilon (ΣΑΕ) fraternity worked with Metal Tronics Inc. to construct a new Firefighters’ Boot to replace the one that was stolen last year from the Hanover Street fire station.  The “fill the boot” money is collected to support the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA).   In September of 2013, Engine 8, Ladder 1 of Boston Fire, located at 392 Hanover Read More…

Community Event Notices Photos & Videos Police & Fire Schools

Suffolk University’s Nucci Speaks About Students Living in North End [Video]

Suffolk University’s John Nucci, Vice-President of Government and Community Affairs, was invited by the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) to speak about quality of life and loud party issues as a result of students living in the neighborhood. Nucci spent about 30 minutes at the January 9th NEWRA meeting discussing the steps that the Read More…

Arts & Culture Photos & Videos Schools

The North End: Neighborhood Project [Video]

[responsive_youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PtnsRvgtU6M] A Suffolk University team of students recently completed a photo / video project for a History of Boston class. The North End Project was submitted by Rich Upson, Max Maroney, Betsy Willett, Angel Davis, Samuel Thaler & Tyler Parmelee. The video is shown above and the text / photo portion is available at Read More…