Author Archives | Whitney Hanlin

About Whitney Hanlin

I serve as the Assistant Director of Advancement and Alumni Relations for George Mason University’s School of Business. In my role, I seek to connect alumni and friends of the School of Business with a variety of projects and initiatives in an effort to support the mission of George Mason University.

Mary Hough, MBA ’91, of SAIC Recognized as a HR Trendsetter

January 15, 2015

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The past few years have been ones of change for Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) in Washington, D.C.. In September 2013, SAIC separated from its parent company, renamed Leidos Holdings Inc. Mary Hough coached the HR community at SAIC as it adopted a new way of working—a matrix model. In this structure, an employee may […]

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Top Finance Grad Max Lindskog, BS Finance ’14, Learns By Teaching

December 30, 2014

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Prior to students’ first classes, it is recommended many times at orientation that students make the most of their time in their degree program: participate in clubs, excel in their studies, enhance their learning through internships, attend school sponsored events, make use of the career and academic advisors available to them, and so on. Rarely […]

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MATHCOUNTS: Alumnus Lou DiGioia, MBA ’08, Takes His Love of Math to the Next Level

December 19, 2014

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Lou DiGioia, executive director of MATHCOUNTS, and I tried to do a podcast a couple of months ago. The audio had some serious problems and we produced a transcript instead. It was a great discussion although I asked way too much about the human Pascal’s triangle that made a Guiness World record. Anyway, the second […]

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Former MBA Student Association President Ruxandra Arustei, MBA ’11, Leaves Mark on MBA Program

December 10, 2014

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Many students pass through the Mason MBA program each year taking away new skills and experiences, but only a few make a lasting impact on the program for future students to come. Ruxandra Arustei, MBA ’11 was one student who did just that. As a full-time student, Arustei had the time and drive to do […]

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Prominent Patriot Chuck Schue, EMBA ’05, Navigates a Unique Career Path

December 4, 2014

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An expert in radio navigation systems, Charles “Chuck” Schue, Executive MBA ’05, has centered his life and his company around navigation. His contributions have led to major critical infrastructure and safety-of-life navigation system improvements. He has been involved in every major technological advance in global long range and enhanced long range navigation systems since 1975 […]

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