Coming from a rural area, Andrew relished the chance to attend Suffolk in the city. He’s found a whole new sense of purpose now that he’s here. Not only has he made friends from all over the world, he’s helping others adjust to University life.
In addition to meeting his Honors Program commitments, Andrew became a resident assistant and orientation leader. He knows firsthand how important it is to make yourself at home on campus. "Now I can create that positive and encouraging environment not only for myself," he says, "but for everyone at Suffolk."
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Suffolk’s enviable location next to the Massachusetts State House inspired Lindsay to apply to the University. As an honors government major, she interned within the State House’s hallowed halls.
"I met representatives, senators, the lieutenant governor, and Governor Charlie Baker," she says, "and I was repeatedly told, ‘We take care of Suffolk students and graduates.’ and ‘We call Suffolk State House University.’"
Lindsay loved helping to improve the lives of her representative’s constituents and hopes to touch the lives of many after graduation. Thanks to Suffolk, she’s well-placed to do just that.
“I can’t even count the number of opportunities in front of me,” she says. “I have grown as a student, a leader, and a future businesswoman in ways that would not have been possible if it weren’t for the Honors Program.”
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For Brianna, it’s never too late to change things up. She decided to change her major to interior design at the end of her freshman year.
"That decision was terrifying but it has been the best one I have made at Suffolk," she says. "Being able to explore the arts and architecture in downtown Boston while studying them in the classroom gives you constant exposure to new and exciting ideas."
She balances her honors studies by getting involved in Suffolk’s vibrant campus life. As a sophomore, Brianna served as a resident assistant; she joined the University’s acclaimed improve troupe, Seriously Bent, the following year. Next up? Graduation!
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An aspiring orthodontist, Brittania’s found a lot to smile about at Suffolk.
"Suffolk provided me with multiple opportunities and all I had to do was say yes!" this Kingston, Jamaica, native says.
That’s how Brittania became a Jumpstart volunteer, teaching assistant, Ram Academy leader, orientation leader, and participant in several service trips. And she’s done it all while excelling in demanding science labs and finding her niche far from home.
"With such a diverse student body and faculty," she says, "I can assure you that there is something or someone here that welcomes you for who you are."
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