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George Mason School of Business: A Ragan Family Tradition

July 14, 2015

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It’s not uncommon for children to follow in the footsteps of one of their parents when choosing a college. The Ragan family has taken this tradition to the extreme with six family members attending George Mason University and five out of six earning business degrees. Joe Ragan III, a 1991 MS Accounting alumnus and a […]

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Dean’s Advisory Council Member Jerry Grossman Goes Above & Beyond the Call of Duty

May 6, 2014

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Jerry Grossman first became involved with the School of Management when he took a few accounting courses in the mid-1980s.  Many years later, his daughter Jill attended Mason to earn her BS in Marketing.  In 2004, as a senior, Jill led her team to win the school’s annual Dean’s Business Plan Competition.  Of that experience, […]

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Philanthropist Frank F. Islam Supports the School of Management

December 3, 2013

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Frank F. Islam is a well-known philanthropist whose private foundation supports educational, cultural, and artistic causes worldwide.  He participates in a number of non-profit organizations as a board member, including the School of Management’s Dean’s Advisory Council, which he joined in 2012.  Of his involvement on the Dean’s Council, Islam feels, “The administration provides a […]

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Frank Islam to Keynote 2013 Convocation

May 13, 2013

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The School of Management will hold its annual Convocation on Friday, May 17, in the Patriot Center where 1,098 School of Management students, including 861 undergraduate and 237 graduate, are expected to receive their degrees. This 2013 will be the first convocation to include students receiving degrees from the MS in Management of Secure Information […]

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Johnson & Strachan Speaker Series Renamed Brown & Brown

May 6, 2013

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The Johnson & Strachan Distinguished Speaker Series has recently been renamed the Brown & Brown Distinguished Speaker Series to reflect the acquisition of the sponsoring company, Johnson & Strachan, by Brown & Brown Insurance. Established in 2009, the speaker series has brought a diverse group of guest speakers, ranging from corporate leaders to government officials, […]

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