School of Integrative Studies
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

NCC Connect - February 2016

Students Explore History and Reconciliation in Cambodia

Students Explore History and Reconciliation in Cambodia

During winter break, eight Mason students travelled to Cambodia for the course “Post Genocide Community Development and Spirituality.” New Century College Professor Tom Wood led the 14-day trip during which students travelled the length of the country, studying Cambodia’s history, religion and culture.

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Kalia Harris Joins U.S. Senators to Discuss Student Debt

Kalia Harris Joins U.S. Senators to Discuss Student Debt

It’s not every day that a Mason undergraduate joins prominent US Senators for a breakfast meeting that is covered in the Washington Post. On February 3, senior Kalia Harris (2016, community health) did just that, and from her place next to Senator Tim Kaine, called for action on the issue of college affordability.

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Calling All Innovators

Calling All Innovators

Calling all innovators! New Century College invites all undergraduates who have the spark, imagination and energy to join the fall 2016 cohort of Social Innovation Fellows.

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Student Highlight: Gillian Kelly

Student Highlight: Gillian Kelly

New Century College first year student Gillian Kelly (integrative studies, concentration in social science for education) has joined the Mason community with energy, enthusiasm and purpose.

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Marlon Dortch to Speak at American College Personnel Association Convention

Marlon Dortch to Speak at American College Personnel Association Convention

New Century College associate director of student services, Marlon Dortch will be speaking at the ACPA - College Student Educators International conference in Montreal, Quebec, Canada taking place March 5-9, 2016. The convention provides college student educators an opportunity to engage in cultural, global and contemporary issues in higher education.

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Students Lead through Service with Pop-Up Pantry

Students Lead through Service with Pop-Up Pantry

Members of the Leadership and Community Engagement Living Learning Community Noah Shoates, Gary Hooker and Caroline Dugas have assumed roles as Student Directors of Mason's Pop Up Pantry.The Pop Up Pantry provides clothes, food, toiletries and school supplies to George Mason University students, faculty and staff in need.

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