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In response to the latest COVID-19 surge, spring semester classes will take place remotely through January 30, 2022.


About the institute

Inaugural Berry IOP Fellows Spring 2022

Massachusetts State House

Inaugural Berry IOP Fellows Spring 2022

The Frederick E. Berry Institute of Politics is launching a new fellowship program featuring former Boston Mayor Kim Janey and Jennifer L. Levi, the Transgender Rights Project Director for the GLBTQ Legal Advocates and Defenders. Students can meet 1:1 and in small groups with these prominent leaders.

SSU Votes, Speakers and Forums, Internship Scholarships

Ways to Engage

Become a Sponsor

As a sponsor of the Frederick E. Berry Institute of Politics and Civic Engagement, you will enjoy valuable interaction with key change-makers in the public and private sectors to move forward issues of significance in the greater Boston community, Massachusetts and the world, while receiving exclusive access to our speakers.

Make a Donation

Your generous donation will support dynamic programming, hands-on learning experiences and competitive scholarship offerings in the areas of government, politics, civic engagement, non-profit and other means of public service.

Inspired by Senator Berry’s legacy, we work to create entry points and break down barriers for all students who wish to pursue careers in politics and public service. 

Thank You to Our Generous Sponsors



Presenting Sponsors

Arbella Insurance Foundation Logo

Arbella Insurance Foundation

GraVoc Logo


Title Sponsors

Logo for Brown Rudnick Government Law and Strategies

Brown Rudnick - Govt. Law and Strategies

Logo for Dempsey, Lucey and Associates

Dempsey, Lucey and Associates

Massachusetts Health and Hospital Association

Massachusetts Health and Hospital Association

Logo for Retailers Association of Massachusetts

Retailers Association of Massachusetts

Smith Costello and Crawford Logo

Smith, Costello and Crawford

Unicare Logo


Signature Sponsors

Logo for Bay State Strategies Group

Bay State Strategies Group

The Honorable Jonathan Blodgett ’H19

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Logo

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts

Dewey Square Group Logo

Dewey Square Group

Vic DiGravio, III

The Honorable Sally Kerans and Michael Whouley
Jeevan Ramapriya

Massachusetts Association of Health Plans Logo

Massachusetts Association of Health Plans 

Logo McGlynn &McGlynn

McGlynn and McGlynn

Work Inc. Logo

WORK, Inc.


The Honorable Kevin Coppinger

Correnti and Darling LLP Logo

Correnti and Darling LLP

Angel Donahue-Rodriguez '12 and Liana LaMattina

Logo for Kearney, Donovan & McGee, LLC

Kearney, Donovan and McGee, LLC


Lynch and Fierro LLP

The Honorable Therese Murray

Kerry Whelan

Contact Us

Cynthia Lynch, Executive Director |, 978.542.2873

Samantha Giffen, Program Coordinator |

Center for Civic Engagement

North Campus, Meier Hall, Room 316A
Mailing Address:
352 Lafayette St.
Salem, MA 01970
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