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Patriot Profile: Catherine Rochon

By Cathy Cruise, MFA '93 on February 6, 2017

A ballroom dancer since eighth grade, Catherine Rochon, now president of Mason’s Ballroom Dance Club, urges others kick up their heels as a way to unwind.

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Meet the Mason Nation: Josh Cantor

By Colleen Kearney Rich on February 6, 2017

As director of parking and transportation, Josh Cantor has heard all the excuses and talked to plenty of irate customers, but still manages to keep his sense of humor.

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Live on the Scene

By Teresa D. Allen, MFA '12 on February 6, 2017

Mason alumnus Joe Little has won seven Emmy Awards for his news coverage at KGTV 10News, an ABC affiliate in San Diego, California.

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A Career Made Better by Design

By Cathy Cruise, MFA '93 on February 6, 2017

Koi Phan honed his artistic skills at Mason, and achieved success in the Big Apple by creating global ad campaigns for high-profile clients like Nike, Verizon, and the NFL.

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Train of Thought

By Buzz McClain, BA '77 on February 6, 2017

Alumna Sarah Federman is one of 24 writers who will write while she rides the rails free of charge through the Amtrak Residency program.

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Just One of the Guys at Redskins Camp

By Damian Cristodero on November 21, 2016

What surprised athletic training major Abigail Solis most about her internship as an athletic trainer with the NFL’s Washington Redskins was how down to earth the players seemed.

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Business Alumni Make Big Impact with Big Gifts

By Mason Spirit contributor on November 21, 2016

Over the past few years, several Mason business alumni have made major financial contributions to business school initiatives.

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Mason Alumna Cast in Broadway’s Hamilton

By Jamie Rogers on October 26, 2016

Dancer and actress Sasha Hollinger, BFA Dance ’09, is playing an important element of history in the Tony and Grammy award-winning Broadway musical, Hamilton.

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Student Profile: Chris Fernandez

By Damian Cristodero on October 26, 2016

For biology major Chris Fernandez, receiving the $7,000 Udall Scholarship provides an opportunity, as the rising senior says, “to understand some of the roots of the conservation movement in the United States.” In August, at a four-day conference tied to the scholarship in Tucson, Arizona, he joined 60 scholarship recipients to work with professionals on case studies concerning environmental and Native American issues.

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Helping Others Is His Business

By Cathy Cruise, MFA '93 on October 26, 2016

After completing his MBA in 1995, Tom Bagamane moved to Los Angeles and was struck by the enormity of homelessness there. He decided to combine his new business skills and his compassion for the homeless to impact his new city by similarly affecting more lives—many more.

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