School of Integrative Studies
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

NCC Connect - October 2014

NCC Alumnus Pareja Earns CHSS Recognition

NCC Alumnus Pareja Earns CHSS Recognition

On Friday September 19, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences recognized outstanding alumni at the college’s annual Distinguished Alumni Reception, held in George’s restaurant on the Fairfax campus. Leo Pareja (’04, integrative studies) was honored as New Century College’s (NCC’s) distinguished alumnus.

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Professor Smith's Real Presence in a Virtual Classroom

Professor Smith's Real Presence in a Virtual Classroom

Lesley Smith, associate professor with New Century College, is using innovative avatar technology as part of NCLC: 491 The Senior Capstone Experience. By employing avatars to help exchange information in initial online discussions, Smith is able to encourage her students to communicate effectively in class messages.

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Alumni Highlight: James Williams

Alumni Highlight: James Williams

One year following his delivery of the convocation address for New Century College’s Class of 2013, Mason alumnus James Williams received continued recognition for his community development work when he was awarded the “emPower Player Award” by emPower Magazine on June 16 at a reception held at the US Naval Memorial Museum in Washington DC.

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Faculty Highlight: Noura Erakat

Faculty Highlight: Noura Erakat

For Professor Noura Erakat, New Century College’s newest faculty member, teaching undergraduates brings another dimension to her career as a lawyer, educator and human rights advocate.

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Welcome Week 2014

Welcome Week 2014

New Century College welcomed new and returning students with a variety of activities and events from August 25-29 at Mason’s Fairfax Campus.

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