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Alpha Kappa Psi Spring 2020 Recruitment

Alpha Kappa Psi is the nation’s largest and oldest professional business fraternity, providing great business practices since 1904.  The Pi Sigma Chapter of GMU is a coed fraternity open to all majors but is limited to a select group of individuals who are hand chosen by the chapter’s officials during the recruitment process.  The recruitment […]

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Last Day to Add a Class is Tomorrow – Tuesday, January 28th

The last day to add a class is tomorrow, Tuesday, January 28th at 11:59p.m. You can still receive a wait-list override today and tomorrow, although you will not have the full 48 hour window to register yourself for the class. You can read more about the university wait-list policy and instruction guide here: https://registrar.gmu.edu/topics/waitlists/.  If […]

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Mindfulness and Well-Being at Mason

Are you hoping to begin your semester more mindfully? If you are, here are some opportunities that begin the week of January 27: Silent Meditation Mondays (1:30 PM to 1:50 PM Johnson Center, 244): https://wellbeing.gmu.edu/events/10311 Mindful Tuesdays (noon to 12:45 p.m. in the Johnson Center, Room G): https://wellbeing.gmu.edu/events/10282 Mindful Wednesdays (noon to 12:45 p.m. in […]

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2020 Ventures for Well-Being Pitch Competition!

The Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship within the School of Business is looking for students and recent graduates from all Mason schools and programs—early stage concepts encouraged—to apply to compete in the 2020 Ventures for Well-Being Pitch Competition on Thursday, April 23, 2020. Application deadline is Friday, March 20, 2020 at 11:59pm Check out our […]

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See an Advisor After Hours!

Greetings students, This is a reminder that in addition to regular Spring 2020 Academic Advising hours, Academic Advisors are available until 7:30pm on Mondays and Tuesdays while classes are in session. Come to Enterprise Hall Room 008 to have your questions answered about classes, study abroad, graduation, and other available resources! -Your Academic Advising Team

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May and August Graduates: Planning to Walk at the Spring 2020 Graduation Ceremonies?

There are several questions on the graduation process and when students should apply to graduate. There is no application to participate in the graduation ceremonies. However, when you apply to graduate, you are simply stating that you will complete all degree requirements at the end of that term. Therefore, if you have classes to complete […]

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Student Sustainability Contest!

Student Sustainability Contest: We need your creativity and innovative solutions! Come help the School of Business reduce its ecological footprint and enter our sustainability contest. Cash prizes, food, and great mentorship opportunities are part of this experience! Interested? Complete the Qualtrics survey (http://Tinyurl.com/MasonSSC) and come attend an information session with pizza on February 3rd and […]

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Academic Advising – Spring 2020

Welcome Back Students! Spring 2020 Academic Advising hours are now available. Academic Advising hours: Monday and Tuesday: 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday: No Advising Thursday and Friday: 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. PEAK ACADEMIC ADVISING DATES: January 21st – January 28th (start […]

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Important Career Services Alert

Mason has been notified that an employer with a Handshake account was attempting to contact students about a potential fraudulent job opportunity. Please do not engage with these individuals. If you have had contact with them, please email Kerry Willigan, Assistant Dean, Career Services at kwilliga@gmu.edu immediately. “Raelynn Consulting Inc.” posted a job on Handshake. During the […]

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Update to MIS 433 Course Pre-requisite – Spring 2020

The School of Business is now offering MIS 433: Programming for Analytics with a new pre-requisite.  MIS 433 now only requires completion of BUS 310 with a minimum grade of C.  Students may take MIS 433 without having completed MIS 431. Spring 2020 MIS 433-002 (CRN 22436) is being offered on Mondays from 10:30am-1:10pm. Course […]

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Congratulations to our First Generation Initiative Logo Contest Winner!

Congratulations to Vanessa Ferrufino for winning the First Generation Student Logo Design Contest! Her creative, eye-catching design is exactly what we were looking for to serve as the face of this initiative.  A big thank you to everyone who submitted a design!  Keep an eye out next semester for events and programs from the School […]

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BUS 491: Italian Business and Italian Society for Spring 2020

BUS 491 001: Italian Business and Italian Society (With optional embedded travel to Italy over Spring Break) Elective: Spring 2020 CRN: 21088 Time: Thursday, 4:30 – 7:10 PM Instructor: Professor Robert Pierce Email: rpierce7@gmu.edu Please note: BUS 491 is the course number used for special topics courses.  Please do not be intimidated by the 400-level […]

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MKTG 307: Federal Government Marketing Available for Spring 2020

MKTG 307 001: Federal Government Marketing Spring 2020 Friday 10:30am -1:10 p.m. CRN: 20899 Required course for Minor in Government Contracting; elective course for Marketing Major and Marketing Minor There are more than 780,000 companies – large and medium; small and set-aside; public and private; for-profit and not-for-profit – registered, via the System for Award […]

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MKTG 491: Social Media Marketing Strategy Special Topics Course for Spring 2020

MKTG 491 002: Social Media Marketing Strategy (prior title: Social Media Marketing) Elective: Spring 2020 CRN: 21720 Time: Thursdays 7:20 pm -10:00 pm Instructor: Professor Shaun Dakin (also teaches MKTG 315 Digital Marketing) Email: sdakin@gmu.edu Please note: MKTG 491 is the course number used for special topics courses.  Do not let the 400-level number intimidate […]

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MKTG 491: Strategic Brand Management Special Topics Course for Spring 2020

MKTG 491 001: Strategic Brand Management Elective: Spring 2020 CRN: 21443 Time: Wednesday 7:30 am -10:10 am Instructor: Professor Russell Abratt Email: rabratt@gmu.edu Please note: MKTG 491 is the course number used for special topics courses.  Do not let the 400-level number intimidate you. The course prerequisites C or higher in MKTG 301 or MKTG […]

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Business Librarian Walk-in Hours Available

Fall 2019 Research and Study Resources for Business Majors If you need assistance with research or with finding resources in the Mason Libraries, please be sure to visit Jo Ann Henson, the Mason Libraries Business & Economics Librarian. Jo Ann will have walk-in hours Thursdays from 10:00am-12:00pm in Fenwick 2203. To meet with Jo Ann at another […]

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Reminder! Fraudulent Job and Internship Listings

Unfortunately, not every job posting is legitimate, even on trusted sites. Some internship and job offers are instead a method to gain personal information for use in identity theft and/or money from you. It is vitally important that you know how to distinguish legitimate internship and job postings from scams. Never, and we mean never, […]

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APPLY NOW: Upperclassmen Business and Entrepreneurship Living Learning Community!

Business & Entrepreneurship Living Learning Community The Business & Entrepreneurship LLC welcomes students from all fields of study, who are passionate about new learning opportunities. Throughout the year, students become involved with organizations, nonprofits, government entities, and major corporations to understand their role in society, the economy, and our region. Our students also have the […]

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School of Business Partnership with Barron’s in Education Program from Dow Jones

Barron’s Digital Site-wide License for Business Students The School of Business has partnered with the Barron’s in Education Program from Dow Jones. Students will have 24/7 access to Barron’s. Activate your account now to have access to the same content viewed by C-suite, financial executives, government officials, academics, and more. The subscription is a gift from PagnatoKarp, […]

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Business Core Courses: Three-Attempt Policy

Dear School of Business Students, As you know the School of Business has a three-attempt policy on Business Core courses and Accounting Major courses. In previous semesters, we had been adding an Academic Advisor hold on your account after the second failed attempt to prompt a conversation with your Academic Advisor, but we have changed […]

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Academic Advising – Appointments vs Walk-ins

The Office of Student Success and Academic Services would like to remind students of the difference between walk-ins and appointments for academic advising. Come to Enterprise Hall Room 008 to see an advisor today! Walk-ins– are: 15 minute advising sessions designated for quick questions, major changes, schedule checks, re-enrollments, etc. are not: for returning from […]

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New Way to Schedule an Academic Advising Appointment

Greetings School of Business Undergraduate Students! This week you may walk-in to see an Academic Advisor, but starting next week, there is a new way to schedule an appointment with your Academic Advisor through the Student Success Collaborative! BENEFITS: Schedule your own appointments! See your preferred Academic Advisor’s availability from your browser! Let your advisor […]

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Academic Advising Hold for Two Unsuccessful Course Attempts

In accordance with the 3-Attempt Policy listed below, those students who have TWO (2) unsuccessful attempts in a course in which the policy applies after the completion of the spring 2017 semester, now have (or will have) an Academic Advising Hold placed on their account. Please meet with an Academic Advisor in the Office of […]

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Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance Scholarship Opportunity

We are proud to announce that The District of Columbia Chapter of the Accounting and Financial Women’s Alliance (AFWA) is offering an undergraduate or graduate scholarship opportunity for $1,500 for an eligible candidate! The scholarship is intended for use for the Fall 2020-Spring 2021 school year. Candidate Requirements Accounting or Finance Major Completed sophomore year […]

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