Mason launches cutting-edge C-suite programs

For more than 30 years, George Mason University has provided professional development and continuing education opportunities to individuals and organizations seeking to leverage Mason’s curricula and research expertise to advance their professional missions and goals. This year, George Mason’s Executive and Professional Education is launching several...

Mason Viewpoint – Dr. Padmanabhan Seshaiyer

I created a course at Mason with a few faculty members called DICE –“Design Thinking, Innovation, Creativity, and Entrepreneurship.” It was about how we can have students solve problems collaboratively with a human-centered approach and at the same time, enhance their content knowledge. Design thinking is a problem-solving...

Mason rises in innovation rankings

Innovation is Tradition is a time-honored Mason slogan, but the latest ranking data from US News and World Report confirms what many in the university community have known all along. Listed as one of 29 of the most innovative schools, Mason advanced from its 2016 ranking and is tied...

Mason’s online IT master’s leads U.S. News ranking surge

For Daniel Garrison, what distinguishes George Mason University’s online applied information technology master’s program is how it continues to reinvent itself. “One of the things the program has done over the past year is fine-tune itself in terms of the rigor,” said Garrison, director of online education...

Mason, NOVA win STP Design Challenge

In August 2017, George Mason University and Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) were among four winning teams selected to participate in the Seamless Transfer Pathways Design Challenge, a design innovation process aimed at improving college transfer pathways and increasing bachelor degree attainment...

Mason tells transfer students: “We hear you”

Transitioning to a new school is never easy, especially when the institution is as large and diverse as Mason. Having to figure out everything from where the library is to what classes to take can often make a transfer student feel lost. ADVANCE aims to change that. This NOVA Mason partnership puts the focus on transfer students by offering support services aimed at making every NOVA transfer student feel confident as a Mason student...