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Marketing Prof Bequeaths Half Million to School of Business

May 7, 2015

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Former marketing professor Hale Tongren and his wife Sally have long been supporters of the School of Business. In 1986 they established the Tongren Marketing Endowed Scholarship, which is awarded annually to a top marketing major. Tongren passed away in 2009 followed by his wife in 2014. In another act of generosity, the Tongren’s bequeathed […]

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Mentoring Beyond Graduation

April 23, 2015

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Faculty know they’ve made an impact on their students when they come back as alumni to contribute to their alma mater. For alumna Shauntae Barber, BS Marketing ’04, giving back to Mason means helping students pursue their career goals just as her professors did for her—as mentor and teacher. Her goal is to become an […]

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Volkswagen Pledges $250,000 to School of Business

April 10, 2015

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With a culture deeply rooted in corporate giving and community involvement, the Volkswagen Group of America understands that the future success of a community depends largely on the education of our young people today. Realizing the potential of the business students at George Mason University, the Volkswagen Group of America has recently pledged $250,000 to […]

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Empowering Aspiring Businesswomen: Women in Business Initiative Chases Lofty Goals

December 1, 2014

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In November 2013, Dean’s Advisory Council member Kristina Bouweiri made a bold move by establishing a fund to support the work of Mason’s Women in Business Initiative.  Together with Guylaine Saint Juste, she took her philanthropy farther by building a consortium of prominent women willing and able to take the Initiative to the next level. […]

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Robert D. Johnston Endowed Professorship

October 21, 2013

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Dr. Robert Johnston has been an integral part of the success of the School of Management and its students for over 30 years. Bringing real-world experience into the classroom, his case-method approach to teaching has left a lasting impact on his colleagues, peers, and students alike. One student in particular prizes Dr. Johnston as having […]

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