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The School of Business at George Mason University has maintained its business and accounting accreditations by AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Founded in 1916, AACSB International is the longest serving global accrediting body for business schools that [...]
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 [...]
Volkswagen Pledges $250,000 to School of Business by Jennifer Kleiner -- Apr 9th 2015
With a culture deeply rooted in corporate giving and community involvement, the Volkswagen Group of America understands that the future success of a community depends largely on the education of our young people today. Realizing the potential of the business students at George Mason University, the [...]
Business Alumni Honored with Mason Service Award by Jennifer Anzaldi -- Mar 30th 2015
"Michael Gallagher was chosen as the Alumni Service Award winner for 2015 because he has remained actively involved with the Alumni Association, the School of Business, and the university while also achieving demonstrated success in the business world," says Adriane Ackley, director of alumni operations [...]
"The idea is to make sure American students learn more about Latin America and Latin American students learn more about America," says Mahesh Joshi, director of Mason's Research and Practice Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. The students collaborated via phone, email and Skype until the March [...]
Open to Mason students and recent alumni from any major, the entrants include undergraduate, graduate, and PhD students as well as recent alumni from a wide range of majors including business, public policy, engineering, computer science, biochemistry, communications, interdisciplinary studies, environmental [...]
George Mason University MBA alumnus Jonathan R. Snowling, a senior partner at SR Strategic Communications, received the 2015 American Association of Political Consultants (AAPC) Campaign Excellence Award for International Consultant of the Year. The Campaign Excellence Award, a longstanding tradition [...]
New Entrepreneurship and International Business Minors by Nicole Hitpas -- Mar 17th 2015
Got a great idea for a product or service? Interested in being your own boss? The Entrepreneurship Minor builds upon the fundamentals of your business major and teaches you the fundamentals of entrepreneurship including creating a business plan, securing funding, conducting marketing research, and negotiating [...]
Ethical Leaders Come Together at Mason to Mentor Students by Jennifer Anzaldi -- Mar 3rd 2015
What began as a simple invitation to be a guest speaker in an MBA leadership course grew into a strong partnership. More than eight years ago, Richard Klimoski, professor and area chair of management at the School of Business, invited Phillip Panzarella, president and CEO for CPS Professional Services [...]