School of Integrative Studies
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

NCC Connect - November 2014

Now Enrolling Enstitute Apprentices

Now Enrolling Enstitute Apprentices

In Spring 2015, Mason will launch its first Enstitute year-long, two-semester cohort. Enstitute is an innovative new apprenticeship---an opportunity to test your mettle on the job, while earning a salary and up to 24 hours of academic credit.

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Mason Students Join the Walk to End HIV

Mason Students Join the Walk to End HIV

On October 25, New Century College’s Social Action and Integrative Learning (SAIL) program encouraged 84 Mason students to join the 28th annual Walk to End HIV, a five-kilometer fundraising walk and timed run held in Washington DC.

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New Capstone Courses Announced for Spring 2015

New Capstone Courses Announced for Spring 2015

New Century College will offer two new six-credit capstone courses this spring. Both courses offer NCC’s hallmark blend of integrative, experiential learning and will help students to reflect and apply the many different skills and concepts they have acquired in the program.

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Student Highlight: Tyler Elliott

Student Highlight: Tyler Elliott

Tyler Elliott (2016, integrative studies) is a long way from home. Originally from Little Rock, AR, she attended the 2011 MSNBC Washington Journalism and Media Conference hosted at George Mason University. Although it was Washington DC’s energy that encouraged Elliott to select Mason, her classroom experiences have been most rewarding as she makes her way through her undergraduate program.

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Mason Alum Participates in Forbes Under 30 Summit

Mason Alum Participates in Forbes Under 30 Summit

Recent New Century College (NCC) graduate Ayrielle LeGrande joined 1,000 other innovative young leaders at the third annual Forbes Under 30 Summit. The summit was held in Philadelphia from October 19 to 22. Presenters included Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, musician Bruno Mars and Jean and Steve Case of the Case Foundation.

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Faculty Highlight: Suzanne Scott Constantine

Faculty Highlight: Suzanne Scott Constantine

On November 11, New Century College Professor Suzanne Scott Constantine will co-present “Epistemologies of the Studio: Artists Re-Imagining the World,” with Lynne Scott Constantine as part of the 2014 Scholar’s Lecture Series coordinated by the Women and Gender Studies program.

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SAIL to Host Hunger Banquet on November 19

SAIL to Host Hunger Banquet on November 19

Globally, one in eight people goes to bed hungry every night. On November 19 from 5 to 7 pm, New Century College’s (NCC’s) Social Action and Integrative Learning (SAIL) program will host a hunger banquet in the HUB Ballroom to provide attendees a first-hand look at hunger and the political, economic and environmental issues that lead to hunger.

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