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Nikki Jerome

I serve as the Assistant Director of Advancement and Alumni Relations for George Mason University’s School of Business. In my role, I seek to connect alumni and friends of the School of Business with a variety of projects and initiatives in an effort to support the mission of George Mason University.

Marketing Prof Bequeaths Half Million to School of Business

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

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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$10,000 Awarded to an Eclectic Assortment of Mason Inventions

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 Choice Award. The competition runner up was Iron […]

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MBA Alum Honored with Mason Service Award

The George Mason University Alumni Association annually recognizes outstanding alumni at the Celebration of Distinction. This year, Michael Gallagher MBA ’94 is the recipient of the 2015 Alumni Service Award. “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 […]

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Passport to Success: Alumna Appointed Travel Channel CFO

We often don’t realize until years later which experiences have made the biggest mark on our career, but behind every great executive—and every successful business person—there is a moment that defines the direction their career will take. For Kellie Goldstein, it was an international finance class during her masters in accounting program that would plant […]

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