School of Integrative Studies
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Past Events


2018 Maker Faire NoVa

Sunday, March 18, 2018 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM

The 2018 Maker Faire NoVa is coming to our Fairfax campus on March 18. There are countless opportunities to volunteer and exhibit! From metal work and jewelry to 3D printing, sculpture, drones and electronics -- makers exhibit their work, share their techniques and learnings while spreading the joy of creating and making.

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Application Deadline: Be a Student Leadership Consultant for the LEAD Office

Friday, March 9, 2018 12:00 PM to 12:05 PM

Interested in working with the LEAD Office and serving as a Student Leadership Consultant? Looking for an incredible leadership experience on campus and working with an amazing team of people? Applications to be a Student Leadership Consultant for the 2018-2019 academic year are NOW AVAILABLE. Apply TODAY!!! For more info and to apply, visit: The deadline to apply is March 9th at 5:00pm.

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Mason Summer Entrepreneurship Accelerator

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 12:00 PM to 12:05 PM

The Mason Summer Entrepreneurship Accelerator (MSEA) is a program for Mason students that will allow them to explore the commercialization potential for their product or service ideas. Working in teams of 2-5 members over 8 weeks during the summer of 2018, participants will conduct intense customer discovery around their business idea, assisted in their efforts by experienced entrepreneurial instructors and mentors. To be considered for the program, candidates must apply as a team and each team member must commit to making a full-time effort during the 8-week program. MSEA is a not-for-credit program, and is offered to participants at no cost. Participants will each receive a $3,000 stipend (maximum of $9,000 per team) and a certificate of completion.

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Social Innovation Info Session

Monday, March 5, 2018 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Johnson Center, Room C 3rd Floor

Social Innovation is designed to help you understand and develop viable solutions to pressing social and environmental problems. There are many approaches to addressing societal concerns including governmental policy and social activism. Social Innovators engage these sectors but also utilize entrepreneurial practices of the business sector to build solutions that are self-sustaining and scalable and are not dependent on charitable contributions or government funding.

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Dean's Business Competition Application Deadline

Sunday, March 4, 2018 12:00 PM to 12:05 PM

We want to show the region that Mason students can compete with anyone! $30,000 worth of cash and prizes is at stake. This year the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship is going to host the competition on the Fairfax campus in the MIX@Fenwick on April 12th. The “2018 Day of Innovation” will be from 11am-5pm with three separate competitions: • Traditional business • Social impact • Mobile game design

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Jon Sultan Writing Award ($1,000 to SIS Students Only) Submission Deadline

Friday, March 2, 2018 5:00 PM to 5:05 PM

This award is open to all freshman students who have declared an Integrative Studies major in the 2017-2018 year (including students in the EVSS degree). Mr. Steven A. Sultan and Mrs. Susan E. Sultan established the Jon Sultan Writing Award in memory of their son, Jon, who was a valuable member of the first Integrative Studies cohort in 1995. The Sultan Award winner receives $1,000. Students must self-nominate and submit writing sample materials, along with the name and contact information of an SIS faculty member who could, if needed, act as a reference. Submissions are due by 5pm Friday, March 2nd.

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Teachers Wanted: Opportunities in Urban Education

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Fenwick Library, Main Reading Room

Panel Discussion on Urban Education and Opportunities to teach in Richmond, VA. Join the Mayor of Richmond as well as former VA Secretary of Education, Anne Holton.

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