Costello College of Business Students

  • June 28, 2024

    Katie Kacher, the 2023-24 master’s in business analytics Student of the Year is proof that hard work, motivation, and organization are the key ingredients to success in graduate business school. Kacher chose the Donald G. Costello College of Business at George Mason University for her graduate degree, primarily due to George Mason’s reputation for high caliber coursework and student outcomes.

  • June 26, 2024

    Many students graduate from the Costello College of Business at George Mason University with bold plans to start their own companies. Bethany Rivera and Alex Tugbang, both undergraduate marketing students and classmates in Jiyeon Hong’s marketing course, had already launched their respective businesses Rivera’s Photography and Photuggraphy prior to enrolling.

  • June 10, 2024

    Maya Didier, originally from Burgandy, France, took a gap year to travel and improve her English when Covid hit and her plans were derailed. Through the INTO Mason program, Didier gradually integrated into George Mason, joining the MS in Accounting program at the Donald G. Costello College of Business. Didier, now a Student Ambassador for the master’s in accounting (MSA) program, chats about her journey, and why she chose George Mason’s MS in accounting program. 

  • May 20, 2024

    When hearing the term “sustainability” in business circles, there’s often a misconception that it hinders growth. For the last three years, the MBA elective course Environmentally Sustainable Operations has offered interested graduate students from across George Mason University the opportunity to work with companies from multiple industries on making the business case for sustainability.

  • May 16, 2024

    After two years of studying management and marketing at the Costello College of Business and the Honors College at George Mason University, Rakibul Alam’s academic credits have put him a semester ahead of schedule.

  • May 1, 2024

    Previously lacking much direction in his education or prospective career, Dante Tatem, a senior studying marketing, utilized resources available to him to succeed at the Costello College of Business at George Mason University and secure a job after graduation.

  • April 19, 2024

    Led by the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) within the Costello College of Business at George Mason University, the Patriot Pitch Competition supports early-stage business ventures and ideas from Mason students and recent alumni. On April 11, the finalists made their final pitches on the Fairfax Campus. 

  • April 11, 2024

    The students’ trip to the headquarters showed them how they could apply what they have learned in the classrooms as future professionals, whether it be at the SEC or elsewhere.

  • March 27, 2024

    On the morning of Friday, March 1, Christine Landoll, director of business engagement at the Costello College of Business, welcomed guests to the Forensic Science Research and Training Laboratory, or “body farm,” on George Mason University’s Science and Technology Campus in Prince William County.

  • March 21, 2024

    Co-founded in 2018 by Trevor Montano, BS Accounting ’00, and Derek Horstmeyer, a professor of finance at the Costello College of Business at George Mason University, the Montano Student Investment Fund (SMIF) is an all-equity investment fund administered by finance students at the Costello College of Business.