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Archive for April, 2020

ADVANCE Student: Diego Ortega

by Priyanka Champaneri, BA '05, MFA '10 on April 18th, 2020

After serving in the U.S. Marines, Diego Ortega began taking classes at NOVA to pursue a career in human resources. Then one day, a poster for ADVANCE caught his eye.

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ADVANCE Student: Arlenne Hall

by Priyanka Champaneri, BA '05, MFA '10 on April 18th, 2020

Hoping that a bachelor’s degree will help her move up the corporate ladder, Arlenne Hall joined the fall 2019 ADVANCE class in the business management pathway.

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Meeting Students Where They Are

by Mason Spirit contributor on April 8th, 2020

As higher education is evolving to meet the changing needs of prospective students, Mason is taking the lead.

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Turning on the Jets

by Mason Spirit contributor on April 2nd, 2020

Mason alumnus Nabih “Nino” Dandan has used his swift feet to help him break into the business of minor league baseball as the popular entertainment persona “The Fridge.”

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Sidebar: Clinically Effective

by Mariam Aburdeineh, BA ’13 on April 2nd, 2020

Here are four more Scalia Law clinics that provide students with experiential learning opportunities.

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Choosing His Lane

by Liam Griffin on April 2nd, 2020

After being shot in the throat as a high school student, Mason alumnus Joseph Sakran was inspired to become a trauma surgeon and, now, an activist against gun violence.

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