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Established in 2014, the Women in Business Initiative (WIBI) at George Mason’s School of Business provides current students, alumnae, and businesswomen a unique platform of engagement for professional development and networking. It serves as an access point for top-performing Mason students as a network [...]
NVBIA Awards Scholarship to New Real Estate Student by Eric Maribojoc -- Jan 22nd 2018
The Northern Virginia Building Industry Association (NVBIA), a leading industry trade organization of real estate professionals and home builders, awarded its Past Presidents Scholarship to incoming George Mason University MS in Real Estate Development student Bobby Klancher during a reception at Founders [...]
Bassil Alomari, a fall 2017 finance graduate, didn’t experience the common struggle of senioritis. Instead, Alomari completed his undergraduate education with a “daunting research task,” in which he explored the similarities of U.S. market crashes in a 30-page report, said Derek Horstmeyer, finance [...]
Mason’s MS in Accounting Surges in Rankings to #56 by Katherine Johnson -- Jan 9th 2018
“This move in the rankings is the result of the constant innovation of our MSA leadership, the success our students enjoy in the market, and the growing recognition of those accomplishments by our peers,” said Anne Magro, associate dean for academic affairs in the School of Business. “We look [...]
Thai graduated from George Mason with a BS in health administration and policy, and a strong goal of focusing on the business side of healthcare. After volunteering and working in the healthcare field, Thai says she was at a crossroads. None of her experiences in healthcare represented what she wanted [...]
Double Major’s Love for Learning Fuels Success by Katherine Johnson -- Dec 20th 2017
After transferring from Florida State University and switching majors multiple times, Griffin Anderson has found a home at George Mason University’s School of Business. Griffin, who has excelled academically and is an active member of numerous organizations, was recently named the Dean’s Information [...]
“I believe the firms interested in Laquasia are interested because she has shown the leadership skills they look for,” said Constance Hylton, an accounting professor who served as a mentor. “And she loves to explore, as evidenced by her many study-abroad trips. This quest for knowledge will serve [...]
Bringing Business to Life: Leaders in the Classroom by Katherine Johnson -- Dec 18th 2017
More than 60 alumni take part each year in the School of Business Leaders in the Classroom series. Organized by the school’s advancement and alumni relations team, the series puts alumni in the classroom as guest speakers on industry-related topics. In the 2016-17 academic year, the series coordinated [...]
On November 18, five teams of George Mason University School of Business graduate student finalists competed for $2,000 in cash prizes at the Inaugural School of Business Graduate Case Competition Finals. Held on the Arlington campus, teams consisted of students from the MBA, MS in Management, MS in [...]
“When I got to campus, I really hit the ground running and started honing in on what I wanted to do and who I wanted to be,” Finney said. “Yeah, you learn in class. But it’s so much about social skills and so about being able to collaborate with people in a diverse setting. This is something [...]