Mason receives $250,000 award from the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation recently announced a $250,000 award to support ADVANCE and the Early Identification Program (EIP)—two transformational programs at George Mason University that are creating unprecedented educational access to diverse student populations.

Mason Student Services Center celebrates launch

The Mason Student Services Center opened over the summer in the lower level of Student Union Building I. In that short amount of time, they have served more than 7,000 visitors, averaging more than 200 per day.

Mason, NOVA partner with InsideTrack to boost ADVANCE student success

George Mason University, Virginia’s largest public research university, and Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA), the second-largest community college in the United States, have partnered with student success experts InsideTrack to provide a support solution for students in the ADVANCE partnership.

Providing a more integrated and responsive student experience

Beginning this fall, students at George Mason University will have access to enhanced services designed to meet the needs and expectations of the 21st-century student. These new practices and policies will help ensure that every student at Virginia’s largest and most diverse public institution has access to excellence in a transparent and responsive environment.

Now hiring: EVP for university strategic initiatives

As colleges and universities in the United States adapt to new financial and competitive challenges, partnerships with the private sector are playing an expanding role. A recent survey of college and university presidents, provosts, and CFOs by The Chronicle of Higher Education and P3•EDU found that 83 percent of...

An online window into autism

“The best way to learn about autism spectrum disorder is to meet people who have it,” according to Jodi Duke, faculty member in George Mason University’s Special Education program. Introducing students to individuals with autism is easily accomplished in a traditional classroom, but how do you fulfill this principle in an online program?