May 7, 2015

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Alumni Service Award Presented to Michael Gallagher [Video]

The George Mason University Alumni Association annually recognizes outstanding alumni at the Celebration of Distinction. This year, Michael Gallagher MBA ’94 is the recipient of the 2015 Alumni Service Award. A segment of Gallagher’s thank you speech can be found below. “I’m not a joiner, and I never have been. In fact I’m too often embarrassed when […]

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May 7, 2015

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Marketing Prof Bequeaths Half Million to School of Business

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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April 30, 2015

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Dominion Gives $50,000 to Support Student Entrepreneurship at Mason

The George Mason University School of Business Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship serves as a central hub for entrepreneurship education and innovation activity, providing space and mentorship for students across George Mason University. In its first year, the center’s Mason Innovation Lab has welcomed and supported numerous successful entrepreneurial ventures from a new beverage product […]

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April 23, 2015

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Mentoring Beyond Graduation

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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April 14, 2015

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$10,000 Awarded to an Eclectic Assortment of Mason Inventions

OnYou, a mobile phone accessory that combines a compression sleeve with a magnetic case, won the grand prize of $5,000 in the 8th Dean’s Business Plan Competition sponsored by George Mason University’s School of Business and Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. OnYou also won the $1,000 Audience Choice Award. The competition runner up was Iron […]

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