Student-Handbook-11-12.2

Student-Handbook-11-12.2 - Mission Statement George Mason...

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1 Mission Statement George Mason University is innovative and entrepreneurial in spirit and utilizes its multicampus organization and location near our nation’s capital to attract outstanding faculty, staff, and students. Mason will s %DUCATE THE NEW GENERATION OF LEADERS FOR THE 21ST CENTURY,MEN AND WOMEN CAPABLE OF SHAPING A GLOBAL COMMUNITY WITH VISION,JUSTICE,AND CLARITY. s %NCOURAGE FREEDOM OF THOUGHT,SPEECH,AND INQUIRY IN A TOLERANT,RESPECTFUL ACADEMIC SETTING THAT VALUES DIVERSITY. s 0ROVIDE INNOVATIVE AND INTERDISCIPLINARY UNDERGRADUATE,GRADUATE,AND PROFESSIONAL COURSES OF STUDY THAT ENABLE STUDENTS TO EXERCISE ANALYTICAL AND IMAGINATIVE THINKING AND MAKE WELL-FOUNDED ETHICAL DECISIONS. s /URTURE AND SUPPORT A HIGHLY QUALIlED AND ENTREPRENEURIAL FACULTY THAT IS EXCELLENT AT TEACHING,ACTIVE IN PURE AND APPLIED RESEARCH,CAPABLE OF PROVIDING A BROAD RANGE OF INTELLECTUAL AND CULTURAL INSIGHTS,AND RESPONSIVE TO THE NEEDS OF STUDENTS AND THEIR COMMUNITIES. s 3AINTAIN AN INTERNATIONAL REPUTATION FOR SUPERIOR EDUCATION AND PUBLIC SERVICE THAT AFlRMS ITS ROLE AS THE INTELLECTUAL AND CULTURAL NEXUS AMONG /ORTHERN 6IRGINIA,THE NATION,AND THE WORLD. As amended by the Board of Visitors, October 8, 2008.
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2 Welcome to Mason
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3 A Letter from the Student Government To the Class of 2015: Congratulations on deciding to become a Mason Patriot, and welcome to Mason! The next four years of your life will be filled with countless new experiences and opportunities that you can only find here at Mason. You are now part of a community that is filled with Patriot pride, academic achievement, and other accomplishments that extend far beyond the classroom. You also are part of a diverse community in which students come from all 50 states and Washington, D.C., as well as nearly 130 countries. We encourage you to reach out to your fellow Patriots and take advantage of everything Mason has to offer. The most rewarding experiences you can gain as a Patriot come from getting involved. With nearly 300 student orga- nizations, there are limitless opportunities for you to become an active member of the university. Knowing that you are part of the most competitive class to be admitted into Mason, we are already aware of your potential to do great things. Getting involved helps you hit the ground running and reveals all of Mason’s best-kept secrets to you. Whether it’s competing in the dance contest during International Week or bringing big-name bands to campus for Mason Day, there are countless ways to benefit. At Mason, our motto is “Where Innovation Is Tradition.” Mason is unique because although we are a relatively young institution, we are growing at a tremendous rate. Thus, we encourage you to seek the best way to leave your mark here. Whether it’s by playing a Division I sport or publishing your thesis, we encourage you to challenge yourself and make this experience the best it can be. You are responsible for blazing your own path here; we (along with this hand- book) are merely here to point you in the right direction. Challenge yourself to approach every task with the same pas-
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