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personal, academic, cultural, and social lives and experiences with the goal of helping them develop effective
coping skills and strategies.
Midnight Breezes and Love Jones: Hosted by Akoma Circle and PEP, Mason students and local acts may showcase their talents in the areas of poetry, music, dance,
and spoken word. Midnight Breezes is held during the
fall, and Love Jones is held during the spring. Akoma Circle: “Akoma” is an Akan term from Ghana
used to describe the joining or uniting of two hearts. It
is an Adinkra symbol of togetherness and unity in both
thought and deed. Akoma Circle is an ofﬁcial Mason
student-led organization that works in collaboration
with PEP. Members of Akoma Circle pair freshmen and
transfer students with volunteer student mentors. The
mentor’s main goal is to help the new student with academic and social issues that he or she will face during
the ﬁrst year.
Academic Workshops: In a joint venture with graduate
students from the Lear...
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