Suffolk University's Archer Fellows to Feature Political Campaign Speakers


BOSTON- Suffolk University's Archer Fellows: Inside Political Campaigns Program will host a series of lectures during March and April on Mondays from 12 noon to 12:50 p.m. in Fenton 430A. The goal of the program is to introduce students to the theoretical and practical aspects of political process by examining elections on the municipal, state, county and federal level within Massachusetts. Those attending will gain an understanding of the political process and learn how to participate, volunteer, work, manage and run for office.

Guest Speakers will include:

  • Michael J. McGlynn (D), Mayor of the city of Medford and President of Massachusetts Municipal Association, on March 24.
  • John Henning, WBZ-TV4 political reporter, and Peter Lucas, former Boston Herald political reporter, on March 30.
  • Kerry Healey (R), Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, on April 7.
  • Cosmo Macero, Boston Herald political reporter, on April 14.

The course is open to the Suffolk Community. Seating is limited. To RSVP or for more information, please contact Ron Vining at 781-396-0011 or via email:


The Archer Fellows program, for "highly-motivated, academically-promising students," is the CAS All-College honors program. Supervision of the Archer Fellows Program is done by the Archer Fellows Steering Committee which includes the EPC Speaker, Associate Dean David Robbins, Associate Dean Susan Clark-Thayer, among others. Questions should be directed to David Gallant (, Director of Undergraduate Advising, who handles administrative management of the program.
Note: Schedule is subject to change.

For more information, please contact:
Mariellen Norris at 617-573-8450
Zenelky Ortiz at 617-573-8448

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