- May 15, 2023
Sisc Johnson, a George Mason University School of Art student and staff member, will be the first in her family to graduate from college this May.
- January 11, 2023
In the Feather Identification Lab at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History, Mason alum Carla Dove identifies the specific birds involved in collisions, with samples coming to her from various branches of the U.S. military, commercial airlines, and more
- December 9, 2022
A double major and member of the Honors College, Juan Escalera came to Mason as an alumnus of the university’s Early Identification Program.
- November 1, 2022
Mason’s first-generation students are no strangers to overcoming bias or barriers to attend college. Their remarkable tenacity keeps them striving for more.
- October 12, 2022
Mason psychology doctoral student Rafael Esaú Hernández Dubon thrives in his work as a bilingual student clinician. With the support of a Graduate Inclusion and Access (GIA) Scholarship, he is able to work in the Latinx community while pursuing his graduate studies.
- September 15, 2022
Sophia Ramirez participated in Mason’s Early Identification Program. Now she is a University Scholar in the Honors College, majoring in history.
- August 16, 2022
Mason incoming freshmen Jacie Hernandez, Linh Vu, and Neyda Gonzalez spent six weeks on campus this summer as a part of the Student Transition Empowerment Program (STEP)
- July 20, 2022
The First-Gen+ Center’s mission is to support students who are historically underrepresented in higher education and their allies, while specifically focusing on students who identify as first-generation, who identify as undocumented, have refugee status, or belong to families with limited income.
- July 19, 2022
Throughout Kim Laura’s time at Mason, community has been a staple in shaping her college experience. From taking Principles of Research and Inquiry (HNRS 110) as a freshman to serving as the treasurer for F1rst Gen Mason, a student organization that connects first generation college students to one another and helpful resources, and the lead graphic design intern for the Honors College Communications Team, Laura has seen the power of the Mason community at work.
- June 9, 2022
Mason's Early Identification Program provides access to educational resources, mentoring and programming for students from seven local public school systems. In May, 112 high school seniors graduate from the program. Ninety-five of them have been admitted to college, including 41 who will be attending Mason.