Gazette Archive: Students

New Student Days, Resident Move-In Begin Tomorrow

Posted: August 23, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Approximately 1,300 new resident students will move in to Presidents Park tomorrow, and another 2,000 upperclassmen will move on to campus Saturday and Sunday as 2001 New Student Days kicks off. Tomorrow’s activities take place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., and President Alan Merten will greet new students in Presidents Park from 9 to […]

Exercise Science Major Represents Mason on Wheel of Fortune

Posted: August 10, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Sarah McGurk Travis Tyler, a senior exercise science major, represented George Mason in this year’s Wheel of Fortune College Tournament. In response to the show’s request for contestants, Tyler’s mother mailed in a postcard with the pertinent information (without telling Tyler). Tyler admits that after receiving the letter bearing the Wheel of Fortune logo […]

Senior Project Wins Design Competition at West Point

Posted: July 12, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Robin Herron A team of six seniors taking the Systems Engineering and Operations Research (SEOR) senior design class in the School of Information Technology and Engineering recently won an award in the U.S. Military Academy’s Systems Engineering Capstone Design Competition, held at West Point. The team’s project, a helicopter air transportation system, won in […]

Vocal Student’s Song Performed at Princeton

Posted: July 10, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Michelle Nery A vocal student of music professor Laura Mann wrote a song that was performed at the retirement dinner for outgoing Princeton University president Harold Shapiro on June 1. The song was dedicated to the Association of Princeton Graduate Alumni and was performed by a graduate student group. The vocal student, Alexandra Lajoux, […]

Incoming Students Make Their Mark

Posted: May 10, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Michelle Nery A new tradition begins this summer at George Mason. During orientation, incoming freshmen will be given the opportunity to sign their names on a Class of 2005 picnic bench in the plaza outside the Student Activities Office. According to Alissa Karton, Johnson Center and University Life program manager, “Each summer, the incoming […]

Nishiyama Selected for NCAA Leadership Conference

Posted: May 10, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

George Mason’s Kevin Nishiyama has been selected to participate in the fifth annual National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Foundation Leadership Conference from May 28 through June 1 at Disney’s Wide World of Sports and Coronado Springs Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. It is George Mason’s first-ever selection to the conference. Nishiyama was one of […]

Students Pitch Technology Investment Ideas to Area Executives

Posted: May 4, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Michelle Nery The Technology Management Capstone Project culminates Saturday, May 5, with student presentations to a mock board of area executives from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Mason Hall. The Capstone is the culmination of the masters of science in technology management students’ nine-month endeavor to create business plans and cases for digitizing […]

Jacobs Is Commencement Student Speaker

Posted: April 30, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Accounting major Dionne (DeeDee) Leticia Jacobs of Centreville will give the graduate address at Commencement on Saturday, May 12. Jacobs enrolled at George Mason in the fall of 1996 after graduating from Centreville High School. While at George Mason, she has played a prominent role in several campus organizations. A member of the Campus Advisory […]

Computer Science Senior Named “Top Techie to Watch in 2001”

Posted: April 27, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Dennis Pereira, a senior who will graduate in May with a degree in computer science, has been named one of five “Top Techies to Watch in 2001” by ITrecruitermag.com. Pereira was nominated by James Chen, assistant professor in Computer Science. Chen credits Pereira with not only being an excellent student, but a leader who organized […]

Smith, Bhuller Win Student Body Election

Posted: April 24, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Bennett Smith and Simmi Bhuller were elected Student Body president and vice president during the election held April 17-19. Bennett and Simmi campaigned on “Putting Students First,” and on such issues as parking services reform and a 24-hour student union building, using the funds that become available as the mortgage on SUB I is paid […]