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George Mason UniversitySchool of Business

ENGAGEMENT

Engagement

There are plenty of ways to get involved in the School of Business! Look below for a few of our opportunities- from being part of one of our Learning Communities (LCs), to connecting with a faculty mentor.

 

Learning Communities

The School of Business partners with the Office of Housing and Residential Life to create various unique LC experiences. Students in these LCs have the opportunity to live with other students that have similar interests. Students in the LCs have programs created to get the most out of their experience, with past programs focusing on community building, well-being, civic learning and community engagement, and career readiness (resume building, company site visits, etc.).

School of Business Learning Community:

The School of Business LC is a first-year academic learning community located in Commonwealth Hall. As a member of this LC, students enroll in two Business Foundations courses (BUS 100 and BUS 103), one course per semester. These specific LC sections are taught by faculty that are committed to being part of the School of Business LC experience.

First-year Interest Learning Communities related to business:

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Economics and Financial Markets
  • Marketing, Media, and Communication
 Business and Entrepreneurship Learning Community:

The Business & Entrepreneurship LC is our upper-level (sophomore, junior, and senior students) learning community located in Blueridge Hall. The Business & Entrepreneurship LC welcomes students from all fields of study, who are passionate about business and/or entrepreneurship. No course is required for students to be part of this LC.

 

Students may become part of any of these LCs by selecting them on their housing application. Please look on the Office of Housing and Residential Life’s website to find the Housing Portal

 

Student Organizations

Being engaged outside of the classroom is a crucial part of your student experience here in the School of Business! Getting involved will help you build a network of peers, connect with your interests, and add depth to your resume. Below are organizations affiliated with the School of Business that offer a wide range of opportunities and events during the year. For more on what’s happening with student organizations, you can view the Business Buzz Blog. If you have any questions about School of Business Organizations you can contact Jaclyn Beasley (jbeasle@gmu.edu

For a complete list of our Student Organizations click here

 

Student Ambassadors

The School of Business continually seeks current students to serve as Student Ambassadors to aid and build our undergraduate platform. The selected candidates will work with the Recruitment and Outreach team in providing a student perspective to events with students, families, alumni, and other community members present.

Students interested in applying to become a student ambassador should be:

  • Students entering their second semester at GMU
  • Full-Time classified students at George Mason University
  • Be able to work cooperatively and efficiently with students, faculty, and administrators 
  • Be able to express oneself effectively both orally and in writing
  • In good standing with Student Conduct and George Mason University

If you are interested, please reach out to Maxwell Gocala-Nguyen, Associate Director of Undergraduate Recruitment and Engagement, at mgocala@gmu.edu