Meet Our Students

Let's look at what some Suffolk University students have to say about how they like going to school here and what they like doing around the city of Boston. Find these people on campus—they'd love to say hello!

Alicia Lynch

Alicia Lynch 
  • Hometown: Morgantown, PA
  • Major/Minor: Public Relations Major with Marketing Minor
  • Class: 2019
  • Clubs and Organizations: President of Verge Campus, Suffolk Free Radio, Honors Program
  • Favorite Boston Spot: The esplanade.
  • What’s one thing people should know about Boston? The zipline by the Esplanade.
  • What’s your biggest guilty pleasure? Online shopping and One Direction’s bops.
  • What is your passion?  Anything creative. I love art, music, creative ideas, anything that makes me think a little differently.
  • What’s one thing people should know about Suffolk? They have something for every interest.
  • How has Suffolk surprised you? Suffolk has surprised me with the different opportunities it provided me to meet new people. I have met some of my best friends (family) here and it was not something I expected.
  • Highlight of your Suffolk experience (so far): Living with my best friends and being able to explore the city and create so many memories with them.

Allison Blackburn

Allison (Allie) Blackburn

  • Hometown: Avon, MA
  • Major/Minor: Double Major in Theatre and Sociology with a concentration in Youth and Community
  • Class: 2019
  • Clubs and Organizations: Trustee Ambassador, Seriously Bent Improv Troupe, CLAS Writing Tutor, Theatre Department Actress, Honors Program Senior Class Rep.
  • Favorite Boston Spot: The South End! There is the SoWa market all year round where many different independent artists and vendors are able to showcase their work! There are also so many good options for dinner around there as well!
  • What’s one thing people should know about Boston? I think people should know that Boston is more than just downtown! There are so many other areas like Somerville, Cambridge, Allston and beyond to go explore and find things that might not be able to exist downtown!
  • What’s your biggest guilty pleasure? My biggest guilty pleasure is the Poutine at Saus near Faneuil Hall! French fries covered in cheese curds and gravy might not sound delicious but it is one of my favorite foods!!
  • What is your passion?  My passion is making others feel heard and appreciated and that they have a voice in their community. I love acting because it allows me to encourage others to share their stories.
  • What’s one thing people should know about Suffolk? Everyone should know that no matter what their passion is, there is someone else who shares that here at Suffolk. You can find your niche crowd, join a club or even start your own!
  • How has Suffolk surprised you? Suffolk has surprised me in the multitude of opportunities I have been given to make connections outside of school. Whether it be at the National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC) conference that I attended in Seattle or going on an alternative spring break trip to Indiana, I have been able to travel places I never would have otherwise with Suffolk!
  • Highlight of your Suffolk experience (so far):  The highlight of My Suffolk Experience was acting in the Theatre Department Mainstage production of Three Sisters and having a lead role that I have dreamed of playing for years!

Antonio Amaro

Antonio Amaro

  • Hometown: Dorchester, Boston, MA
  • Major/Minor: Economics and Education Studies Minor
  • Class: 2020
  • Clubs and Organizations: The Journey Program, Program Council, Suffolk University Hispanic Association, Orientation Leader, BAP (Beta Alpha Psi), Trustee Ambassador for the Office of Undergraduate Admissions
  • Favorite Boston Spot: Castle Island in Dorchester
  • What’s one thing people should know about Boston? If you think you have explored all of Boston, you haven't.
  • What’s your biggest guilty pleasure? I enjoy watching poorly-rated movies.
  • What is your passion? I am passionate about traveling and gaining new experiences.
  • What’s one thing people should know about Suffolk? There is always a place where you can feel you belong.
  • How has Suffolk surprised you? Suffolk has surprised me with all of the opportunities and experiences I have been given. From orientation to work study, I have grown to become the reliable leader that I am today thanks to Suffolk.
  • Highlight of your Suffolk experience (so far):  Being an Orientation Leader.

Brenna Gomes

Brenna Gomes

  • Hometown: Waterbury, CT
  • Major/Minor: Public Relations
  • Class: 2019
  • Clubs and Organizations: Trustee Ambassador for The Office of Undergraduate Admission, Resident Hall Association, Her Campus, ADPR department office assistant.
  • Favorite Boston Spot: The Esplanade
  • What’s one thing people should know about Boston? There are so many places and things to explore. Don't be afraid to try the T and get lost, you'll figure it out eventually! I’ve found some awesome photo worthy locations around the city just because I went for a walk!
  • What’s your biggest guilty pleasure? Eating an entire sleeve of Oreos.
  • What is your passion? I’m really passionate about girl power, fashion and of course succulents.
  • What’s one thing people should know about Suffolk? Suffolk has a great student community, don't be afraid to meet new people and join clubs - that’s how you make the most of your college career.
  • How has Suffolk surprised you? Suffolk surprised me with all of the opportunities for self-growth. Whether it be in the classroom, at an internship or even in a club meeting. I feel like Suffolk really encourages students to learn more about who they want to be and what they want to do in life.
  • Highlight of your Suffolk experience (so far): The highlight of my Suffolk experience so far was being featured in a magazine because of a club I joined on campus!

Brian Hatch

Brian Hatch

  • Hometown: Westbrook, Connecticut
  • Major/Minor: Government major with a concentration in Law and Public Policy and Public Relations minor.
  • Class: 2020
  • Clubs and Organizations: Trustee Ambassador for the Office of Undergraduate Admission, Commuter Student Council Vice President, Program Council Committee Member, Government Department Office Assistant, and member of the Journey Program.
  • Favorite Boston Spot: The Charles River Esplanade.
  • What’s one thing people should know about Boston? Capitol Coffee House, which is right around the corner from our Sawyer building, makes the best breakfast downtown!
  • What’s your biggest guilty pleasure? Going to Bova’s Bakery in the North End and eating probably too many desserts.
  • What is your passion? I’m passionate about bringing humor and lightheartedness into tough or difficult situations. Whenever faced with an obstacle, I immediately think of how to lighten the air and create a positive environment for those around me.
  • What’s one thing people should know about Suffolk? The opportunities to get involved here at Suffolk are endless! Through leadership opportunities on campus and a strong foundation of academics, Suffolk students are pushed to become the best versions of themselves. Don’t hesitate to take advantage of all of the fun & enriching programs that different clubs and organizations offer!
  • How has Suffolk surprised you? Suffolk has given me countless opportunities to grow and challenge myself, right in the heart of downtown Boston. When visiting Suffolk’s campus for the first time three years ago, I would’ve never imagined all of the memories and experiences I would gain in my first two years at Suffolk.
  • Highlight of your Suffolk experience (so far):  Traveling to Barbados in the spring of 2018 through the Journey Program!

Caroline Milligan

Caroline Milligan

  • Hometown: Haverhill, MA
  • Major/Minor: Government major with a concentration in law and public policy and psychology minor
  • Class: 2020
  • Clubs and Organizations: Trustee Ambassador for the Office of Undergraduate Admission, College of Arts and Sciences Honors Program, and Model United Nations
  • Favorite Boston Spot: Abigail’s Tea Room in the Seaport
  • What’s one thing people should know about Boston? Learning about the T feels a lot more complicated than it is. I promise it will take you about one week to figure it out!
  • What’s your biggest guilty pleasure? My biggest guilty pleasure is Café Podima on Cambridge Street. They have the best pizza and milkshakes in the world!
  • What is your passion? One of my biggest passions is politics and debate, which I get to practice every week in my classes and in Model UN! The programs and clubs here at Suffolk give you the opportunity to pursue what you’re passionate about!
  • What’s one thing people should know about Suffolk? Get involved!!! I have made some of my closest friends and best memories by joining my clubs and becoming a trustee ambassador. Getting involved will help you make the most of your Suffolk experience!
  • How has Suffolk surprised you? The small class sizes at Suffolk definitely surprised me in the best way. Having small classes of about 20 people on average has been amazing because it has helped me get to know my fellow students and my professors very well, which helps to develop a sense of community at the school.
  • Highlight of your Suffolk experience (so far): The city is truly our campus, and my friends and I always take advantage of it! Having the opportunity to explore the city and find new spots to hang out has been my favorite part of my Suffolk experience!

Christina Rayball

Christina Rayball

  • Hometown: Chelmsford, MA
  • Major/Minor: Sociology with a concentration in Crime and Justice and Psychology double major
  • Class: 2020
  • Clubs and Organizations: Program Council, The Suffolk Voice, Trustee Ambassador for the Office of Undergraduate Admission
  • Favorite Boston Spot: Fan Pier.
  • What’s one thing people should know about Boston? You can walk to everything and there is always a new spot to explore!
  • What’s your biggest guilty pleasure? Watching Disney movies while eating a pint of Ben and Jerrys.
  • What is your passion? I am very passionate about helping people and coffee (definitely coffee).
  • What’s one thing people should know about Suffolk? There is always going to be someone new to meet and there is always going to be a new opportunity.
  • How has Suffolk surprised you? Suffolk has surprised me by being a school with a huge community feel. At Suffolk, no matter what you are involved in or not involved in, there is always somewhere you belong and always someone rooting for you.
  • Highlight of your Suffolk experience (so far):  The highlight of my experience so far is definitely all of the amazing things I have gotten to experience while being here. From traveling while studying abroad to the opportunities that have been presented to me. There is always a new experience right around the corner and that is what I love about Suffolk.

Dan Hurley

Dan Hurley

  • Hometown: Tewksbury, MA
  • Major/Minor: History Major, Education & Leadership Double Minor
  • Class: 2019
  • Clubs and Organizations: Trustee Ambassador for the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, Traditions Chair for Program Council, Finance Committee Member for Student Government Association and the Journey Leadership Program
  • Favorite Boston Spot: The Esplanade
  • What’s one thing people should know about Boston? If you’re ever lost, look for the Prudential Building!
  • What’s your biggest guilty pleasure? Anything involving Anna Kendrick.
  • What is your passion? I love to make a difference in my community and feel like I am a part of something larger than myself.
  • What’s one thing people should know about Suffolk? The faculty and staff here really want to watch and help you succeed. There are so many resources and people that are available to help you, all you need to do is ask!
  • How has Suffolk surprised you? The sense of community at Suffolk University is so strong and really helps make anyone’s experience here a great one.
  • Highlight of your Suffolk experience (so far):  Being able to get so involved in so many different aspects of the Suffolk community.

Geranah Nerette

Geranah Nerette

  • Hometown: Bridgeport, CT
  • Major/Minor: International Relations  with a minor in Asian studies
  • Class: 2019
  • Clubs and Organizations: Alternative spring break, Badminton Club, Trustee Ambassador
  • Favorite Boston Spot: Boston Public Library and Cambridge public library.
  • What’s one thing people should know about Boston? It's an amazing city but it's not as big as it seems so don't be afraid to explore! You'll be a true Bostonian before you know it.
  • What’s your biggest guilty pleasure? Jell-O! I can eat so much Jell-O in one sitting, it's pretty bad.
  • What is your passion? Talking to new people and learning about different things or experiences I haven't had before.
  • What’s one thing people should know about Suffolk? There are so many ways to get involved which is great at a school in the heart of a city because you never feel lost in the crowd.
  • How has Suffolk surprised you? All of the professors here are more than willing to help you advance in your future career. The relationships you are able to build with them is incredible.
  • Highlight of your Suffolk experience (so far): All of the people I've had the chance to meet.

Joanna Pizzo

Joanna Pizzo

  • Hometown: Haddon Township, New Jersey
  • Major/Minor: Biology
  • Class: 2019
  • Clubs and Organizations: Alternative Spring Break Leader, Journey Program, Honors Program, Orientation Leader (2017), Trustee Ambassador for the Office of Undergraduate Admission
  • Favorite Boston Spot: The North End
  • What’s one thing people should know about Boston? It’s the best city EVER!
  • What’s your biggest guilty pleasure? Organizing and reorganizing my closet.
  • What is your passion? Science!
  • What’s one thing people should know about Suffolk? There are so many hidden opportunities available to you, you just have to seek them out!
  • How has Suffolk surprised you? Suffolk has provided endless leadership opportunities inside and outside of the classroom!
  • Highlight of your Suffolk experience (so far): Studying Abroad to our Madrid Campus my freshman year. It was amazing!

Julia Demopoulos

Julia Demopoulos

  • Hometown: Dracut, MA
  • Major/Minor: Print Journalism Major with Public Relations Minor
  • Class: 2020
  • Clubs and Organizations: Her Campus Suffolk, Program Council, Suffolk Free Radio, The Journey Leadership Program, Trustee Ambassador for the Office of Undergraduate Admission
  • Favorite Boston Spot: Bova’s Bakery in the North End
  • What’s one thing people should know about Boston? There is always an adventure waiting in Boston. You will never run out of new places to explore and see!
  • What’s your biggest guilty pleasure? Reality TV! The Bachelorette, The Kardashians, and Jersey Shore are my favorites! And Dunkin Donuts iced coffee, of course.
  • What is your passion?  I am passionate about writing and using my words to make a positive impact on people!
  • What’s one thing people should know about Suffolk? The city of Boston is our campus! Don’t be afraid to seek out all the amazing opportunities that surround you.
  • How has Suffolk surprised you? I always imagined I’d feel lost in such a big city, but Suffolk has such an amazing, caring community. We truly are a Ramily!
  • Highlight of your Suffolk experience (so far):  Making new friends, seeking new and exciting opportunities, and exploring the beautiful city of Boston every chance I get!

Laurel Gozzo

Laurel Gozzo

  • Hometown: Weymouth, MA
  • Major/Minor: Public Relation Major, Arts Administration Minor
  • Class: 2019
  • Clubs and Organizations: Trustee Ambassador for the Office of Undergraduate Admission, Seriously Bent Improv Troupe, The Journey Program, Honors Program, Orientation Leader (2016/2017)
  • Favorite Boston Spot: The North End! I love going to the Improv Asylum and getting pastries from Mike’s.
  • What’s one thing people should know about Boston? Boston is one of the best communities of people you’ll ever get to live with. People here really care about their city, especially their sports teams!
  • What’s your biggest guilty pleasure?  I love curling up in a comfy spot and watching food videos on Facebook.
  • What is your passion?  I love entertaining people. I’m passionate about making sure people are comfortable and happy whenever I can. Sometimes I can accomplish this through a performance and sometimes this means teaching people facts I know that will make whatever they’re doing easier.
  • What’s one thing people should know about Suffolk? Suffolk has created an amazing bond between itself and its students. The University makes a huge effort to provide events and activities to give commuter students and residential students a reason to stay in the city.
  • How has Suffolk surprised you?  Suffolk surprised me with the many opportunities it has available for students. Many incoming students don’t expect a school of this size to always have exactly what they want but Suffolk provides a way to make each student’s experience perfect.
  • Highlight of your Suffolk experience (so far):  The highlight of my Suffolk experience was getting nominated for two Student Government Association awards and then being able to host the entire event!

Lily Johnsky

Lily Johnsky

  • Hometown: Bristol, CT
  • Major/Minor: Biochemistry with pre-med track
  • Class: 2019
  • Clubs and Organizations: Honors Program, American Chemical Society,Trustee Ambassador for the Office of Undergraduate Admissions and Health Career Club
  • Favorite Boston Spot: The Esplanade on the Charles River.
  • What’s one thing people should know about Boston? You can easily walk almost anywhere, and no matter where your destination is, the walk is always gorgeous!
  • What’s your biggest guilty pleasure? Iced coffee and the TV show Parks and Recreation.
  • What is your passion? Learning. I love to learn about anything: whether it’s by reading, in the classroom, or meeting new people, I always try to learn something new.
  • What’s one thing people should know about Suffolk? Suffolk has amazing professors that are eager to get to know you as an individual and assist you in whatever way they can to achieve your goals. You are the priority and have such a great academic and personal support system here.
  • How has Suffolk surprised you? There are so many opportunities available everywhere you look and getting involved in them is easier than you think. Suffolk has pushed me in directions I never would have thought of going.
  • Highlight of your Suffolk experience (so far): Exploring the city with my friends, we have found TONS of great spots to hang out and eat!

Ma’chel Martin

Ma’chel Martin Jr

  • Hometown: Chelsea, Massachusetts
  • Major/Minor: Theatre Major
  • Class: 2020
  • Clubs and Organizations: Trustee Ambassador for the Office of Undergraduate Admission, Performing Arts Office
  • Favorite Boston Spot: Improv Asylum in the North End!
  • What’s one thing people should know about Boston? There are so many hubs and places to be. Don’t be shy, the city is amazing!
  • What’s your biggest guilty pleasure? I love to watch dog videos on twitter while eating Ritz Crackers and Nutella.
  • What is your passion?  I want everyone to discover themselves. I want people to be aware of their identity and to feel proud of who they are, and to embrace their strengths and flaws. One of the ways I go about this is with theatre, whether it’s performing, directing, or playwriting!
  • What’s one thing people should know about Suffolk? The resources here are amazing! From the location to the aides provided, you will fall in love with the departments and offices.
  • How has Suffolk surprised you? All of the student orientated events, programs, and work here is astounding!
  • Highlight of your Suffolk experience (so far):  The highlight of my Suffolk Experience so far has been being able to wear a helmet, cape, and sock puppet while acting like a 12-year-old child in the Performing Arts Office’s production of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.

Madison Laudermilk

Maddy Laudermilk

  • Hometown: Plympton, MA
  • Major/Minor: Graphic Design
  • Class: 2021
  • Clubs and Organizations: Trustee Ambassador for the Office of Undergraduate Admission, South Shore Women’s Field Hockey League (not Suffolk affiliated)
  • Favorite Boston Spot: Charles River Esplanade
  • What’s one thing people should know about Boston? Boston is a perfect sized city. Small enough to walk around but big enough to never be bored!
  • What’s your biggest guilty pleasure? Binge watching The Office (over, and over, and over)
  • What is your passion? My passion is design!
  • What’s one thing people should know about Suffolk? Suffolk sees students beyond their education. They take an interest in what students like to do as a person outside of the classroom. From their support for the LGBTQIA community, to their pride in Boston sports. Suffolk is always there to show you what Boston is like beyond Suffolk’s campus, including discounted tickets to shows and events. Suffolk is unique in that it offers a diverse support in student interests.
  • How has Suffolk surprised you? Having a campus that is in downtown Boston doesn’t make Suffolk any less of a community than a closed campus school. Walking through the Boston Common to class, you see Suffolk students left and right and you start to recognize faces. You never feel lost walking to class because the Suffolk community is always surrounding you.
  • Highlight of your Suffolk experience (so far): My highlight here at Suffolk has definitely been the relationships I’ve developed. I’ve become friends with students, RA’s, and even professors. My wide array of connects has made me feel welcomed at Suffolk and proud to be a part of the school community.

Michael Royce

Michael Royce

  • Hometown: Lynn, MA
  • Major/Minor: Marketing Major with a Minor in Business Law
  • Class: 2019
  • Clubs and Organizations: Trustee Ambassador for the Office of Undergraduate Admission, Honors Program, Mock Trial, Office Assistant for Student Leadership and Involvement, Class of 2019 Senator for Student Government Association
  • Favorite Boston Spot: Anywhere in Fenway
  • What’s one thing people should know about Boston? You and your friends will never be bored, there will always be something for you to do!
  • What’s your biggest guilty pleasure? My PlayStation, I am always buying new games the day they come out
  • What is your passion? The Red Sox and Law
  • What’s one thing people should know about Suffolk? The Professors are truly dedicated to helping you with anything you need. They will do their best to make alternative office hours if you cannot meet during their designated times and will help you with your resume and internship placement.
  • How has Suffolk surprised you? I thought it would be difficult to make friends but the Suffolk Community was very welcoming. I made friends from all around the world through clubs, organizations, and all of the events that are always happening on campus.
  • Highlight of your Suffolk experience (so far): My first year was amazing. I have made friends that will last a lifetime and had professors that have been willing to help me at any time of the day. Choosing Suffolk was one of the best decisions of my life!

Morgan Robb

Morgan Robb

  • Hometown: Rocky Hill, CT
  • Major/Minor: Marketing Major with a Minor in Business Law
  • Class: 2019
  • Clubs and Organizations: Trustee Ambassador for the Office for Undergraduate Admission, Student Government Association Senator, Alternative Spring Break Program, and the Honors Program
  • Favorite Boston Spot: Fenway Park and the Esplanade, both are relaxing for me.
  • What’s one thing people should know about Boston? The city isn’t scary, just get out and explore. It is easy to get your bearings, and once you do, you can’t be bored. There’s always something to do and see, you just have to go out and find it!
  • What’s your biggest guilty pleasure? I love reality TV. I’m easily entertained by The Bachelorette or the Kardashians.
  • What is your passion? I’m passionate about giving back and helping out others. I enjoy spending my time making the lives of others a little bit easier through Alternative Spring Break programs and the Big Sister Association.
  • What’s one thing people should know about Suffolk? There is a place for everyone here at Suffolk, getting involved will make the experience so much better. Suffolk wants you to get involved, making a difference will be much easier than you think.
  • How has Suffolk surprised you? Suffolk surprised me by the level of community that does exist even with a non-traditional campus. Everyone here loves Suffolk and we have our own little niche in the heart of a major city, where we all feel like we belong.
  • Highlight of your Suffolk experience (so far): The people I have met. From SGA and ASB, to my professors and even Alumni, connecting with people and creating friendships has been the best part.

Sam Witts

Sam Witts

  • Hometown: Dracut, MA
  • Major/Minor: Public Relations Major, Advertising and Marketing Double Minor
  • Class: Class of 2019
  • Clubs and Organizations: Seriously Bent , Suffolk Free Radio , CAS Honors Program
  • Favorite Boston Spot: House of Blues Boston.
  • What’s one thing people should know about Boston? There is so many places in the city you can take advantage of outside of Suffolk!
  • What’s your biggest guilty pleasure? Reality Television, especially RuPaul's Drag Race.
  • What is your passion? My passion is to be a voice for my generation and to be a television personality and role model.
  • What’s one thing people should know about Suffolk? There are so many opportunities to get involved on campus and to get to meet some really interesting people!
  • How has Suffolk surprised you? Suffolk has surprised me in the sense of the overwhelming community feel that we create as a Suffolk Ramily!
  • Highlight of your Suffolk experience (so far): My highlight of Suffolk so far was being a part of Seriously Bent, our improv troupe on campus, and meeting some of the most amazing people in my life currently!

Sophia Lajoie

Sophia Lajoie

  • Hometown: Scarborough, ME
  • Major/Minor: Math Major, Arts Administration Minor
  • Class: 2020
  • Clubs and Organizations:  Trustee Ambassador for the Office of Undergraduate Admission, Performing Arts Office, Honors Program, Techies Union
  • Favorite Boston Spot: I love going to the harbor by Faneuil Hall! Especially at night it’s so quiet and peaceful. It’s a great place to relax with some amazing views.
  • What’s one thing people should know about Boston? Yelp is your best friend for finding hidden gems! I’ve found so many of my favorite restaurants that way.
  • What’s your biggest guilty pleasure?  Going to Panera with my friends and getting at least 3 baguettes each!
  • What is your passion?  I’m passionate about all things technical theater, but I’m most passionate about stage management!
  • What’s one thing people should know about Suffolk? Suffolk is definitely a community! Your professors will always cheer you on. They really want each of their students to succeed.
  • How has Suffolk surprised you? The amount of events put on for students at Suffolk is incredible and how much of a community that creates between the students.
  • Highlight of your Suffolk experience (so far):  The highlight of my Suffolk experience was definitely stage managing the 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee with the Performing Arts Office.

Wongly Sine

Jean (Wongly) Sine

  • Hometown: Cx-Des-Bouquets, Haiti
  • Major/Minor:  Business Management
  • Class: 2019
  • Clubs and Organizations: Trustee Ambassador for the Office of Undergraduate Admission, The Journey Program, Caribbean Student Network, Orientation Leader (2016)
  • Favorite Boston Spot: The Boston Common
  • What’s one thing people should know about Boston?  Boston is a very diverse city with a lot of historical places to enjoy. Almost everything is within walking distance or close by on the “T” (our train system).
  • What’s your biggest guilty pleasure? Staying up late or waking up early to watch soccer.
  • What is your passion?  Being a resource to people and talking about my favorite soccer team Real Madrid… I get very passionate.
  • What’s one thing people should know about Suffolk? You have to be a go getter… there is a lot to offer but you must go and take advantage of what’s out there. You can easily make great connections. Professors are willing to help if you are willing to put the time in. Most importantly, there are tons of travel opportunities.
  • How has Suffolk surprised you? Staff, faculty, and students accept you no matter who you are.
  • Highlight of your Suffolk experience (so far):  All of my involvement has been really rewarding. I have made many friends with folks through my work as a Resident Assistant and Orientation Leader. I also enjoyed spring break trips to Madrid and Barbados.

Zachary Ciampa

Zach Ciampa

  • Hometown: Andover, MA
  • Major/Minor: Entrepreneurship Major with Management Minor
  • Class: 2019
  • Clubs and Organizations: Trustee Ambassador for the Office of Undergraduate Admission, Suffolk Entrepreneurs
  • Favorite Boston Spot: Newbury Street
  • What’s one thing people should know about Boston? Boston is larger than people think. It’s hard to truly run out of things to do.
  • What’s your biggest guilty pleasure? Anything from the frozen foods aisle of the grocery store. Hot Pockets, Pizza Rolls, you name it.
  • What is your passion? I write, produce, and sing pop music under the name Haelphon. After I graduate, I hope to take my music around the world.
  • What’s one thing people should know about Suffolk? The faculty are simply outstanding. I have never had a professor I did not like. Each is extremely qualified for their respective position and they all care a great deal about seeing their students excel in their courses.
  • How has Suffolk surprised you? I wasn’t expecting to settle in so quickly. Like most students, I was worried about making friends, but I quickly met a great group of people in my residence hall freshman year and they’re still my closest friends going into senior year.
  • Highlight of your Suffolk experience (so far): Sophomore year, Suffolk caught wind of what I was doing with music and they published an article about me on the front page of the University website!