May 17 Graduates Include Mason Staff and Faculty

Posted: May 15, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Twenty-four staff and faculty members at George Mason will earn their degrees at the university’s 36th Annual Commencement on May 17. Of this group, 5 are receiving a bachelor’s degree, 15 are receiving a master’s degree, and 4 are receiving a doctorate.

Recipients of an undergraduate degree are Melanie Martin, Dean’s Office, School of Information Technology and Engineering, B.A. in Communication; Jason Creque, George Mason University Foundation, B.A. in History; Brian Davidson and Adnan Hameed, Division of Instructional and Technology Support Services, B.S. in Computer Science; and Reinaldo Morales, Information Technology Unit, B.S. in Mathematics.

Recipients of the master’s degree are Marcy Glover, Office of the Provost, M.S. in Transportation Policy, Operations, and Logistics; Martha McJunkin, Computer Science Department, M.S. in Computer Science; Sarah Archibald, Sponsored Programs, M.S. in Sociology; Chris Ryan and Glenda Wilson, School of Computational Sciences, Master of New Professional Studies in Bioinformatics; Michelle Cowin-Gantz, Sexual Assault Services, M.Ed. in Counseling and Development; Rosemary Chase, University Libraries, M.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies; Zavin Smith, George Mason University Foundation, M.S. in Telecommunications; Heather Murray, Office of Undergraduate Academic Affairs, College of Arts and Sciences, M.S. in Telecommunications; Khurram Shah, Life Sciences, M.S. in Telecommunications; Barbara Lubar, Events Management, M.A. in Communication; James Joyce and Emily Bodoh, faculty members in the College of Visual and Performing Arts, M.F.A. in Dance; Brenda Yee, career consultant, School of Management, M.S. in Organizational Learning; and Tamara Coriaty O’Sullivan, Kellar Institute, M.Ed.

Earning a Ph.D. in Education are James Young, Johnson Center Library, and Jennie Schaff, Judith Fontana, and Elaisa Gosnell, Kellar Institute.

A total of 5,720 students are graduating at this year’s ceremony, the largest class in George Mason’s history.

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