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Greenhouse & Gardens Academic Internship

The Office of Sustainability’s Greenhouse & Gardens Academic Internship Program is looking for students to participate. You can gain hands-on experience and may be able to earn academic credit at the Presidents Park Hydroponic Greenhouse, the Innovation Food Forest, and the Potomac Heights Organic Vegetable Garden. Doni Nolan, the Program Manager for Greenhouse & Gardens, […]

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Entrepreneurship Lunch Hour

Questions About Entrepreneurship?Drop in on the Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship’s Entrepreneurship Lunch Virtual Hour with Associate Professor James Wolfe, our Entrepreneur in Residence. Open to Mason students, alumni, staff, faculty, and the community-at-large. Every Monday at 12:00 p.m. EDT throughout the Summer & Fall Semesters via Professor Wolfe’s WebEx Meeting Room.

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BUS 315: Introduction to the Government Contracting Industry Available for Fall 2020

Are you interested in the field of government contracting? Want to know more about the landscape of this industry in the DMV area? If this is you, consider joining BUS 315-DL1-Introduction to Government Contracting Industry in Fall 2020. While this course will be conducted virtually, there will be multiple opportunities to engage with industry experts […]

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New Online Section of MGMT 454: Social Impact and Entrepreneurship for Fall 2020

The School of Business has opened a new online section of MGMT 454: Social Impact and Entrepreneurship for the fall 2020 semester. MGMT 454 – DL1 will have synchronous meetings Wednesdays, 7:20 pm- 10:00 pmCRN: 84621Instructor: M Rashed Hasan Course Description:This course takes a business-oriented multidisciplinary case study approach to exploring the growing field of […]

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MKTG 407: Global Marketing Hybrid Course for Fall 2020

MKTG 407: Global MarketingElective: Fall 2020 MKTG 407 – Sections 002 & 003CRN: 84314 & 84315Time: 5:55pm-7:10pm Tuesdays & ThursdaysLocation: Planet 127 & OnlineInstructor: Professor Juhi NaithaniEmail: jnaithan@gmu.edu Course Description Global Marketing focuses on marketing strategy and management within the context of global and international markets. It evaluates cultural differences and aims to enhance student […]

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Summer Advising Hours

Summer 2020 Virtual Academic Advising HoursOffice of Student Success and Academic Services During the summer, the Office of Student Success and Academic Services closes at 1:00 p.m. on Fridays. We will be providing our virtual services during the hours of: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 9:00 a.m. to 11:40 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Wednesday: […]

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Updates to ACCT 303 and Deletion of ACCT 330 Starting Fall 2020

Starting fall 2020, ACCT 303: Accounting for Decision Making will be required for all School of Business students, including Accounting and Finance majors. ACCT 330 will no longer be offered starting fall 2020 as the faculty have updated ACCT 303 to include elements and learning outcomes of ACCT 330. Students who completed ACCT 303 prior […]

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Summer Session – Important Information

The summer 2020 academic calendar was modified in response to the Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic. See the full list of dates and deadlines on the Registrar’s website here: https://registrar.gmu.edu/calendars/summer-2020/. Keep in mind all summer classes are offered online this summer and the grading mode is back to the regular A-F grading scheme. Session A: June 1 – […]

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New ACCT Major/ Concentration Online Course Offered Fall 2020 – ACCT 408 Taxes Insurance and Risk Management

ACCT 408: Taxes Insurance and Risk Management Course Description: This course provides a detailed look at tax issues that investors and businesses face. In addition, the class will focus on risk management strategies from the perspective of the business and individual and a detailed look at insurance and insurance products in full detail. The course […]

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“Well-Being”: Vegetable Gardening

Fast Company magazine cited a Princeton study published in Landscape and Urban Planning that reported high levels of meaningfulness and emotional well-being among home gardeners. To learn more, read the Fast Company article: Princeton researchers discover that home gardening is basically the answer to society’s ills.

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MKTG 491: Strategic Brand Management Elective for Fall 2020

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 303, Sophomore class standing. Course Description:This course teaches how to develop a brand and build brand equity. One of the most valuable assets […]

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REMINDER – Webcams Needed in New Computing Laptop Policy

Updated School of Business Laptop Policy as of Summer 2020 The School of Business laptop policy has been updated to include necessary changes. The updated policy will be in effect starting with the beginning of Summer 2020 classes. School of Business Minimum Computing Requirements for the 2020-2021 Academic Year *REMINDER – Webcams Needed in New […]

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Math Placement Exam Changes

Emergency Policies Regarding Registration for Math 105/108/113/123/125 (for Summer 2020 and Fall 2020 semesters) Given the current COVID-19 crisis, the Math Testing Center is closed for an undetermined amount of time. The situation in Virginia is constantly changing and these policies will update in response to that. Please check here regularly for updates on Math […]

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School of Business Virtual Advising

In conjunction with the University’s decision, the Office of Student Success and Academic Services has moved all advising services to a virtual setting. To best serve all of our students and prioritize your health and safety, we will be providing advising through 15-minute virtual advising meetings. These meetings will be 1-on-1 appointments allowing you to […]

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New Spring 2020 Grading Options

Attention Students! Please be aware there are new spring 2020 grading options you may opt-in to per class. The Registrar’s website has a full description and frequently asked questions on how and when this will be available here: https://registrar.gmu.edu/students/registration/spring-2020-grading-options/. To review a demo on how to change your grading options, please click here: https://registrar.gmu.edu/interactive-demo-change-grade-mode/. If […]

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Business Librarian Virtual Appointments Available

Research and Study Resources for Business Majors If you need assistance with research or with finding resources online through Mason Libraries, please be sure to contact Jo Ann Henson, the Mason Libraries Business & Economics Librarian. Jo Ann is now available to meet with students in a virtual meeting online. To schedule a virtual appointment […]

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Virtual Career Services Appointments

The School of Business Office of Career Services is fully operational and providing virtual career support! In conjunction with the University’s decision, the School of Business Office of Career Services has moved all career advising to a virtual setting. To best serve all of our students and prioritize your health and safety, we will be […]

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Updated Spring 2020 Academic Calendar

Due to the changing situation our community is going through, Mason’s academic calendar has been updated. A list of the new dates are in the chart below. Visit the Registrar’s website for the full calendar https://registrar.gmu.edu/calendars/spring-2020/. Description Full Semester 7.5 Week: Session I 7.5 Week: Session II Mid-term Evaluation Period: 100-200 level classes – Grades […]

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COVID-19 Student Emergency Assistance Funding

Due to the impact of the Coronavirus/COVID-19 outbreak, University Life has established a process for students seeking temporary, short-term, financial assistance. Students must meet the eligibility criteria outlined on the application page. Decisions will be sent to students within three business days of submission. Application link: https://ulife.gmu.edu/student-emergency-assistance-funding/

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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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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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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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Virtual Military-Friendly Job Fair August 27th

Meet government agencies – online – at the Corporate Gray VIRTUAL MilitaryFriendly Job Fair. Registered employers include Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), Military Sealift Command, Transportation Security Administration (TSA), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and others. Especially for transitioning and former military and family members seeking employment. Free and […]

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Careers in Energy Diversity Student Conference, October 7-9, 2020

Calling interested students! Do you want to start your career with a value-driven energy company that is committed to diversity, sustainability and community engagement? The Diversity Student Conference is going virtual this year! About the conference: October 7-9, 2020 An opportunity to learn more about Dominion Energy, a Fortune 200 company Be considered for a […]

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