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Archive for November, 2012

Mason alumnus Bobby Saini did his homework in the Johnson Center—as a student at a different college. After three tries, the budding entrepreneur was finally admitted to Mason. Now he is helping lead a technology startup into the burgeoning field of cyber security.

Continue Reading Twice Denied, Finally Accepted, Now Mason Grad Helps Lead Promising Tech Firm


School of Management Upgrades PACE

by Corey Jenkins Schaut, MPA '07 on November 27th, 2012

Thanks to a $25,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation, the George Mason University School of Management’s Plan for Academic and Career Excellence (PACE) website received a much-needed upgrade before the 2012 fall semester.

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Mason alumnus Juan Pacheco is a counselor with Mason’s Early Identification Program (EIP), whose staff emboldens promising high school students to enroll and succeed in college. This position is not Pacheco’s first experience with the program. As a teenager, he was on the other side of the counseling table, in need of his own encourager to say, “You can do this. You can make it in college.”

Continue Reading Encouraging Success: With Life Turned Around, Alumnus Now Mentors Others