Learning from Georgia Tech’s expansion into online education

Speaking during a candid conversation with about 50 Mason faculty and staff members, Richard A. DeMillo, a Georgia Tech computing professor and director of the school’s Center for 21st-Century Universities, chronicled the path his university took in the past five years to expand online education in the form of affordable master’s degree programs in computer science, data analytics and cyber security.

Strada Education Network awards ADVANCE $1 million grant

Strada Education Network recently announced a $1 million grant to support the creation of education-to-employment pathways for students participating in ADVANCE, George Mason University’s innovative partnership with NOVA.

NOVA and Mason Roundtable Aims to Build Better Education-to-Career Pathways

Mason and NOVA hosted the "ADVANCE Faculty-Industry Roundtable: Building Education-to-Career Pathways in Health and Tech" on Dec. 17 at George Mason's Fairfax Campus. The event brought together faculty and industry representatives to better align academic programs with emerging industry needs...

Video – ADVANCE: A NOVA Mason Partnership

ADVANCE promises to eliminate transfer obstacles by designing seamless pathways that make it easier for students to earn their degree. Learn about Ameia Moore-Stone's experience and how the ADVANCE partnership will help her with transfer success...

Governor Northam joins Mason and NOVA to celebrate ADVANCE launch

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam joined representatives from to George Mason University and Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) on Monday to celebrate the first class of students enrolled in ADVANCE, a partnership that is clearing obstacles so more students can earn four-year degrees. The governor...

NOVA transfer student maximizes Mason experience

Four years ago, Amalia Torres, BA Government and International Politics ’18, had one goal in mind: to come to George Mason University. “I saw it as a dream,” the recent Mason graduate says. “I think I took the tour of Mason twice.” Born and raised in Bolivia, Torres always saw college in her future. After graduating high school, she chose to start first at Northern...

Inaugural group of ADVANCE students enrolls this fall

George Mason University and Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) have welcomed the first group of students to the ADVANCE program, a partnership that provides a more seamless and affordable path to a college degree. This fall, 129 students are enrolled across...