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Students Establish Meal Assistance Fund

Students Establish Meal Assistance Fund

Yara El Mowafy and Jordan Bivings, co-founded the Student Meal Assistance Fund in partnership with University Life, Auxiliary Services, Sodexo, the Office of Student Support and Case Management (OSSCM), and the Office of Development and Alumni Affairs.

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AB Jamaica 2013

AB Jamaica 2013

In January, 2013, rather than rest on their post-semester laurels, a team of George Mason students spent part of their winter holiday getting active in a remote Jamaican community.

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NCLC 348: Digital Futures

NCLC 348: Digital Futures

Lesley Smith is an associate professor in New Century College. Her course, NCLC 348: Digital Futures, focuses on digital activism through “participatory-action” projects.

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PSYC 427: Community Engagement for Social Change

PSYC 427: Community Engagement for Social Change

Dr. Lauren Cattaneo is a tenured faculty member at George Mason University’s Psychology Department. Using her expertise on community psychology and social justice, Dr. Cattaneo created a new course, PSYC 427: Community Engagement for Social Change. The class applies service-learning techniques to maximize the learning experience.

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NCLC 210: Sustainable World

NCLC 210: Sustainable World

Andrew Wingfield, an associate professor in New Century College at George Mason University uses service-learning as a pedagogical tool in his course, NCLC 210: Sustainable World. The course focuses on how to make campuses and communities more sustainable

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PSYC 327: Psychology in the Community

PSYC 327: Psychology in the Community

PSYC 327: Psychology in the Community was developed to engage students in community outreach, and to integrate their reflections on those experiences with other psychology courses. It is taught by Michael Hurley.

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NCLC 465: Applied Ethics Course Engages Students with Local Businesses

NCLC 465: Applied Ethics Course Engages Students with Local Businesses

Mason students play a pivotal role in the nomination of companies for the National Capital Business Ethics Awards (NCBEA). NCBEA honors companies in the Washington area that demonstrate a strong commitment to the highest level of ethical business practices in daily operations, management philosophies, and responses to crises and challenges.

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