Tag Archives: Marketing

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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Helping Mason Ideas Get Marked

January 29, 2015

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A marketing concept developed and launched at the Mason Innovation Lab at George Mason University’s School of Business is now being used by other innovators at the school to market their own business concepts. The name of developer and George Mason alumnus Topher Hall’s business is Sprolo LLC, which stands for “simple, proven, local.” The […]

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Alumna Roxie Alsruhe & her start-up, PunchRock, featured on InTheCapital

October 31, 2013

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Roxie Alsruhe may have moved her tassel from left to right at George Mason University only four years ago, but she has already found her dream job as the founder of PunchRock, a collaborative co-working space for for like-minded social entrepreneurs. It sure hasn’t been an easy road to success for Alsruhe, a fact she […]

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From Soccer Star to Globe-Hopping Entrepreneur

August 20, 2012

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Many say the key to success in business is reinvention—the ability to reinvent yourself, your product, your company. That may explain the success that Martin Dunphy has had throughout his career that has seen him reinvent himself from trained chef to soccer star to globe-hopping entrepreneur. A native of Ireland, Dunphy came to the U.S. […]

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