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.
New Century College professors Michael Gilmore and Andrew Wingfield won a $136,000 grant from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to develop undergraduate curriculum for Mason in the area of sustainable food systems.
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.
New Century College faculty member Julie Owen will receive the Dr. Susan R. Komives Research Award through the NASPA Student Leadership Programs Knowledge Community to be presented at the 2016 NASPA Annual Conference in Indianapolis.
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.
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.