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The Votes Are In—and Josh Holman is Mason’s Biggest Fan

by Leah Kerkman Fogarty on July 26th, 2010

There were six worthy finalists for the Mason’s Biggest Fan contest, but two leaders broke away from the pack early on and never looked back. Josh Holman and Joe Little, both mega Mason sports fans, got the public’s attention in a big way. Throughout the week, they traded the lead back and forth in a…

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Mason’s Biggest Fan: VOTE now!

by Leah Kerkman Fogarty on July 19th, 2010

The time has finally come! You’ve been reading the profiles of our six finalists all week long and now you can cast your vote.

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Mason’s Biggest Fan Finalist Alia Zeitoun: The Recent Grad

by Leah Kerkman Fogarty on July 17th, 2010

Alia Zeitoun: The Recent Grad When it came time for Alia Zeitoun to pick a college to attend, it was a no-brainer. “Both of my brothers graduated from Mason,” explains Zeitoun. “I thought it was the best fit for me because of its diversity of students.” Though Zeitoun just graduated in May with a BS…

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Mason’s Biggest Fan Finalist Josh Holman: The Sports Fanatic

by Leah Kerkman Fogarty on July 16th, 2010

UPDATED: Online voting is now open. Vote now! Josh Holman: The Sports Fanatic Because he couldn’t bring Mason with him when he and his wife moved to Illinois a few years ago, Josh Holman decided to create his own shrine to his alma mater. He created a Mason Room—a green and gold man cave where he could…

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Mason’s Biggest Fan Finalist Laura May: The Cheerleader

by Leah Kerkman Fogarty on July 15th, 2010

Laura May: The Cheerleader Laura May is the ultimate George Mason University hyphenate. She’s a Mason parent-alumna-advisor-fan. Oh, and did we mention she’s an alumna two times over? She spends her days being a figurative Mason cheerleader, singing the school’s praises to former students and parents of students, her daughter’s friends, and of course her…

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Mason’s Biggest Fan Finalist Barry McCabe: The Flag Bearer

by Leah Kerkman Fogarty on July 14th, 2010

Barry McCabe: The Flag Bearer Barry McCabe shows his Mason pride halfway across the world from Fairfax. A civilian contractor with the U.S. government, he has spent the past 21 months in Iraq. He contacted the George Mason University Alumni Association about obtaining several Mason flags to bring with him overseas and has made it…

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Kathy Menefee: The Professional Student When you are a full-time mother and a full-time hospital nurse executive, as well as a part-time student, it can be hard to find the time to breathe. And yet Kathy Menefee, who earned her MS in Nursing Administration in 1993, found plenty of time to talk to whoever would…

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Meet Your Finalists: Mason’s Biggest Facebook Fan Contest

by Leah Kerkman Fogarty on July 12th, 2010

In recognition of hitting the 30,000 mark on Facebook, we atGeorge Mason University decided to declare July Fan Appreciation Month. So we asked you to write on our Facebook wall and tell us why you are Mason’s No. 1 fan. We got so many great reasons. We laughed; we cried. We were so thankful so many…

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Mason’s Biggest Fan Finalist Joe Little: The Bench Warmer

by Leah Kerkman Fogarty on July 12th, 2010

Joe Little: The Bench Warmer Before the Final Four, there was the slaughter of Delaware State in 1995. This game might not be imprinted in the minds of many Mason basketball fans, but for Joe Little, it was one of his most memorable college experiences. He was a small forward on George Mason University’s men’s…

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Meet the new Alumni Association President: Tennille Parker

by Leah Kerkman Fogarty on July 7th, 2010

Tennille Parker was a high school senior in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, who had never heard of George Mason University when she received a brochure and an application in the mail. Receiving an actual application did the trick. She sent it in, came down to visit the campus, and fell in love. That was more than 15…

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