December 5, 2013

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Alumnus David Roe, ’89 ’96 Kickstarts the Gunston Business Scholars Program

In the spring of 2012, keeping with his history of supporting student scholarships at George Mason University, School of Management alumnus David Roe, BS Accounting ’89 and MBA ’96, pledged $112,000 in conjunction with a matching gift provided by the School of Management to solidify the Gunston Business Scholars program.  Roe advocates, “We are all […]

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December 3, 2013

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2013 Alumna of the Year Patricia “Patty” Roberts Gives Back

It was a difficult job market when Patricia Roberts, BS Business Administration ’77, graduated. The job offers she received were not for the more coveted management training slots she deserved. Seeing as Mason had provided her with, as she says, “a wonderful education,” she looked back to the university for help by consulting her former […]

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December 3, 2013

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Philanthropist Frank F. Islam Supports the School of Management

Frank F. Islam is a well-known philanthropist whose private foundation supports educational, cultural, and artistic causes worldwide.  He participates in a number of non-profit organizations as a board member, including the School of Management’s Dean’s Advisory Council, which he joined in 2012.  Of his involvement on the Dean’s Council, Islam feels, “The administration provides a […]

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December 3, 2013

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Senior Javier Perez Navarette Exemplies the Ideals of a Model Mason Student

In order to complete his dual degree in accounting and finance and a minor in economics, Javier Perez Navarette, former captain of Mason’s Men’s Volleyball Team, had to find a way to fund his education after his athletic scholarship terminated with his NCAA eligibility in the spring of 2013.  Upon receipt of the weekly School […]

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November 25, 2013

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Dr. Phillip Buchanan – 30 Years of Service & a Lasting Legacy

After 30 years of service, accounting professor Phillip Buchanan is stepping out of the classroom and into retirement. Since joining the School of Management faculty in 1981, Buchanan has taught more than 6,000 students—leaving a lasting mark on their collegiate experiences. Having also served as the director of graduate programs in accounting and taxation, director […]

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