Libby Wolnik

  • December 18, 2023

    George Mason's Honors College Winter Exhibition displayed diverse student research, fostering networking and mentorship in an academic setting.

  • November 3, 2023

    Tahmina Rahman from George Mason University’s Honors College hosted an information session for students interested in joining. The Honors College offers benefits like waiving certain Mason Core requirements for a more tailored academic experience. Students need to evaluate how many Honors courses they can be exempt from based on their Mason Core courses. The college emphasizes community, support, and offers opportunities for networking, internships, and connecting with alumni. Students receive dual advising from the Honors College and their major, and there’s a dedicated student success team. Admission requires a 3.5 GPA and completion of 24 credits at the university. Scholarships are available for Honors College students. The college provides an opportunity for academic excellence and comprehensive support.

  • September 15, 2023

    Ashley Marshall-Lanier has joined George Mason University’s Honors College as an academic advisor. With 15 years of experience in higher education, she values progress over perfection. She began her career teaching language arts and English literature, and noticed the lack of support for students transitioning from high school to college. She advocates for student success and self-care skills. Marshall-Lanier takes a holistic view of student challenges and opportunities, and understands that students often balance education with other life responsibilities. She emphasizes the importance of support networks and individual pacing in achieving goals.

  • September 8, 2023

    Mason’s Honors College Resource Fair on Sep 5, 2023, aimed to increase students’ access to resources. Freshmen and upperclassmen gained insight about the ways the Honors College supports their success. Organizations engaged with students to let them know how they can get involved.

  • July 17, 2023

    Kristen Alleyne, a senior at George Mason University, has been named a 2023 Public Health Scholar through the John R. Lewis CDC Undergraduate Public Health Scholars program. She will join a cohort at UCLA to gain hands-on experience in public health. Alleyne is also involved in various student organizations on campus, including the Caribbean Student Association and Patriots for Health Assistance. The Office of Fellowships helped her with the application process.

  • April 28, 2023

    The George Mason Faculty Alumni Awards are given yearly to a faculty member who graduated from Mason. The Faculty Alumni Award is given to someone who has contributed to a cultural scholarship or community at Mason. This year, the Honors College awarded Dr. Blake Silver, Rabbi Bruce Aft, and Professor Maoria Kirker for their service to the University. They were recognized for reflecting core Honors College values through their courses, challenging students to consider other perspectives, and integrating DEIJ in daily classroom settings.