Higher Education Program at George Mason University

Higher Education Program at George Mason University The Higher Education Program at George Mason University prepares new and mid-level professionals for careers in higher education.

The Higher Education Program prepares new and mid-level professionals for careers in higher education at community colleges and 4-year institutions, as well as in associations, government agencies, and industries whose activities relate to or impact higher education. The program provides grounding in the principles and practices of higher education. It strives to produce informed and reflective practitioners and researchers who are knowledgeable about current best practices and flexible enough to adapt to new situations.

Dr. Hollie Chessman, an alum of HEP's PhD concentration, has been promoted to Associate Director for Research at the Ame...
11/13/2019

Dr. Hollie Chessman, an alum of HEP's PhD concentration, has been promoted to Associate Director for Research at the American Council on Education (ACE). Congrats, Hollie!!
https://highered.gmu.edu/articles/13795/

HEP doctoral student Lindsey Campbell has been named Associate Director of Development of the Patriot Club. Congrats, Li...
10/23/2019
Patriot Club Welcomes Campbell and Kennedy - George Mason University Athletics

HEP doctoral student Lindsey Campbell has been named Associate Director of Development of the Patriot Club. Congrats, Lindsey, on the new position!!

https://gomason.com/news/2019/9/13/athletics-patriot-club-welcomes.aspx

George Mason Athletics' Director of Advancement Lauren Bird has announced the hiring of Greg Kennedy as the Director of the Annual Fund and Lindsey Campbell as Associate Director of Development for the Patriot Club. They will join current staff member LeeAnn Bushar, who has been promoted to Assistan...

HEP alum Dr. Tim Cox was named the Associate Dean of Advising and Co-Curricular Programs/Junior and Senior Class Dean at...
10/09/2019

HEP alum Dr. Tim Cox was named the Associate Dean of Advising and Co-Curricular Programs/Junior and Senior Class Dean at Lafayette College in Easton, PA. Congrats, Tim!! https://highered.gmu.edu/articles/13539

Sarah Bogdewiecz, an Education Policy/Higher Education doctoral student, was awarded the  Virginia Community College Sys...
09/25/2019

Sarah Bogdewiecz, an Education Policy/Higher Education doctoral student, was awarded the Virginia Community College System (VCCS) Chancellor's Fellowship for the 2019-2020 academic year. https://highered.gmu.edu/articles/13537

HEP alum Dr. Megan Tucker is the BA Program Director and an Assistant Professor in the Communication Department at Mason...
09/18/2019

HEP alum Dr. Megan Tucker is the BA Program Director and an Assistant Professor in the Communication Department at Mason. She recently got married and just bought a house together with her husband in Centreville, VA. Congrats, Megan!! https://highered.gmu.edu/articles/13536/

Come join us for our Meet the Director and Alumni Networking event! Research Hall 1635:30-6:30
08/28/2019

Come join us for our Meet the Director and Alumni Networking event!

Research Hall 163
5:30-6:30

08/21/2019

Orientation is tonight! Join us in Enterprise Hall 318.
5:30pm-6:30pm: Orientation
6:30pm-7pm: Dinner

Call for news: Students and alumni, share your news with us! Send news updates to our program at hepadmin [at] gmu.edu
08/01/2019

Call for news: Students and alumni, share your news with us!
Send news updates to our program at hepadmin [at] gmu.edu

The Higher Education Program at George Mason University cordially invites you to our Meet the Director and Alumni Networ...
08/01/2019
Tap to RSVP to Meet the Director and Alumni Networking Event

The Higher Education Program at George Mason University cordially invites you to our Meet the Director and Alumni Networking Event. This event will give you a chance to meet our new director, Dr. P. Daniel Chen, as well as build your network within the Higher Education Program.
Please RSVP by August 16th to the event evite http://evite.me/MEyMEYFFbm.

When: Wednesday, August 28 from 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Where: Research Hall Room 163

You're invited to Meet the Director and Alumni Networking Event - Click here to RSVP

Scholarship fills financial gap for students in unpaid internships
04/29/2019
Scholarship fills financial gap for students in unpaid internships

Scholarship fills financial gap for students in unpaid internships

With help from Mason's Unpaid Internship Scholarship, psychology major Jennifer Lyon has been able to intern with the American Red Cross in Washington, D.C. Photo by Ron Aira/Creative Services.

Who is ready to get their raffle on? Join us for our Celebration of Achievements May 8th!! It will be a great time celeb...
04/25/2019

Who is ready to get their raffle on? Join us for our Celebration of Achievements May 8th!! It will be a great time celebrating our students with food, swag bags, and a raffle for Patriot gear! RSVP here: http://evite.me/eedqrgk3TZ

May 9th
Research Hall 163
5:30pm-7:30pm

Michelle Gnoleba Seki, a HEP Alum, was awarded 2019 Academic Advisor of the Year Award! Congrats, Michelle!!
04/24/2019
Congratulations to Michelle Gnoleba Seki, Senior Academic Advisor in the School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism, 2019 Academic Advisor of the Year Award! - Academic Advising

Michelle Gnoleba Seki, a HEP Alum, was awarded 2019 Academic Advisor of the Year Award! Congrats, Michelle!!

On Friday, March 22, 2019, Michelle Gnoleba Seki, School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism, Senior Advisor within the College of Education and Human Development, was chosen as Mason’s 2019 Academic Advisor of the Year! Michelle is the 15th person to receive this recognition and the only the seco...

Carrie Klein, a doctoral candidate in our program, is giving a talk on Analytics in Higher Education Wednesday 4/24 at t...
04/23/2019
Analytics in Higher Education: Complexities in Design, Implementation, and Efficacy | Institute of Higher Education

Carrie Klein, a doctoral candidate in our program, is giving a talk on Analytics in Higher Education Wednesday 4/24 at the Institute of Higher Education. If you are in the area, you should stop by to see her!

Carrie Klein College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Higher Education Program George Mason University Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 11:00am Meigs Hall, Room 108 General Event Educational big data, also known as learning analytics, are innovating higher education’s approach to measuring student an...

Congratulations to Rebecca Diemer, a doctoral candidate in HEP, for being awarded Outstanding Dissertation of the Year!
04/22/2019
HEP Doctoral Candidate Awarded Outstanding Dissertation of the Year

Congratulations to Rebecca Diemer, a doctoral candidate in HEP, for being awarded Outstanding Dissertation of the Year!

Rebecca Diemer, a doctoral candidate in HEP, was awarded Outstanding Dissertation of the Year by the College of Education and Human Development.

We just got our new bumper stickers in! Want one for your laptop or car? Join us at our Celebration of Achievements wher...
04/16/2019

We just got our new bumper stickers in! Want one for your laptop or car? Join us at our Celebration of Achievements where we'll be celebrating our students and alumni! It is going to be a good time with food, student and alumni presentations, a raffle, and swag bags for all our guests.

May 8th, 5:30pm-7:30pm
Research Hall 163

Please RSVP by April 30th to this evite http://evite.me/eedqrgk3TZ.

Heather Aleknavage was awarded the Dean's Challenge Award. Way to go, Heather!!
04/15/2019
HEP Student Receives Dean's Challenge Award

Heather Aleknavage was awarded the Dean's Challenge Award. Way to go, Heather!!

Heather Aleknavage, an MAIS Higher Education student, was awarded the Dean's Challenge Award.

Fall 2019 special topics: HE 792 Digital Storytelling
04/11/2019

Fall 2019 special topics: HE 792 Digital Storytelling

Kelly Schrum, Associate Professor in the Higher Education Program, was selected as an associate editor for Teaching and ...
04/08/2019
Kelly Schrum new Associate Editor for TLI Journal

Kelly Schrum, Associate Professor in the Higher Education Program, was selected as an associate editor for Teaching and Learning Inquiry, the flagship journal for the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.

Kelly Schrum, Associate Professor in the Higher Education Program, was selected as an associate editor for Teaching and Learning Inquiry, the flagship journal for the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. She will work to cultivate and expand TLI's digital capacity, inc...

It's Mason Giving Day!! Here is a direct link to CHSS's Matching Gift Challenge: http://givingday.gmu.edu/chss.
04/04/2019

It's Mason Giving Day!! Here is a direct link to CHSS's Matching Gift Challenge: http://givingday.gmu.edu/chss.

It's on, Patriots! 🎉 Join in on Mason Giving Day right now and help make a huge impact on the university. Together, We Are Mason! 💚💛 #Give2Mason

👉 bit.ly/MasonGivingDay19

Allison Sauveur, a doctoral candidate in HEP's DA degree, has been awarded a $5,000 research award from the College of H...
04/01/2019
HEP Doctoral Student Receives CHSS Summer 2019 Research Award

Allison Sauveur, a doctoral candidate in HEP's DA degree, has been awarded a $5,000 research award from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences to conduct summer research. Congrats, Allison!!!

Allison Sauveur has been awarded a $3,000 research award from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences to conduct summer research.

The Higher Education Program at George Mason University is pleased to announce the appointment of its new director, Dr. ...
03/28/2019
Mason’s Higher Education Program Welcomes New Director

The Higher Education Program at George Mason University is pleased to announce the appointment of its new director, Dr. P. Daniel Chen.

The higher education program is pleased announce the appointment of its new director, Dr. P. Daniel Chen.

HEP MA student Shelby Kruczek receives a $3000 research award from the dean's office. Congrats, Shelby!!!
03/28/2019
HEP MA Student Receives CHSS 2019 Summer Research Award

HEP MA student Shelby Kruczek receives a $3000 research award from the dean's office. Congrats, Shelby!!!

Shelby Kruczek has been awarded a $3,000 research award from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences to conduct summer research.

Spring 2019 deadlines approaching: -Apply to our MA in Higher Education and Student Development by Oct 15th.-Apply to ou...
10/13/2018
Degrees and Certificates

Spring 2019 deadlines approaching:

-Apply to our MA in Higher Education and Student Development by Oct 15th.
-Apply to our Graduate Certificates by Nov 1st.

Questions? Contact us at hepadmin [at] gmu.edu.

The Higher Education Program offers two graduate certificates and two concentrations within the MA in interdisciplinary studies. In collaboration...

Spring 2019 deadlines approaching: -Apply to our MA in Higher Education and Student Development by Oct 15th.-Apply to ou...
10/09/2018
Degrees and Certificates

Spring 2019 deadlines approaching:

-Apply to our MA in Higher Education and Student Development by Oct 15th.
-Apply to our Graduate Certificates by Nov 1st.

Questions? Contact us at hepadmin [at] gmu.edu.

The Higher Education Program offers two graduate certificates and two concentrations within the MA in interdisciplinary studies. In collaboration...

Spring 2019 deadlines approaching: -Apply to our MA in Higher Education and Student Development by Oct 15th.-Apply to ou...
10/06/2018
Degrees and Certificates

Spring 2019 deadlines approaching:

-Apply to our MA in Higher Education and Student Development by Oct 15th.
-Apply to our Graduate Certificates by Nov 1st.

Questions? Contact us at hepadmin [at] gmu.edu.

The Higher Education Program offers two graduate certificates and two concentrations within the MA in interdisciplinary studies. In collaboration...

Check out this project that Dr. Kelly Schrum helped launch!
10/02/2018
ReSounding the Archives has launched! – Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media

Check out this project that Dr. Kelly Schrum helped launch!

ReSounding the Archives has launched! This interdisciplinary project bridges digital humanities, history, and music by bringing historic sheet music back to life through digitization of sheet music, performance of each piece, and student research about each piece. The website makes all of these reso...

Spring 2019 deadlines approaching: -Apply to our PhD in Education, Higher Ed Specialization by Oct 1st.-Apply to our MA ...
10/01/2018
Degrees and Certificates

Spring 2019 deadlines approaching:
-Apply to our PhD in Education, Higher Ed Specialization by Oct 1st.
-Apply to our MA in Higher Education and Student Development by Oct 15th.
-Apply to our Graduate Certificates by Nov 1st.

Questions? Contact us at hepadmin [at] gmu.edu.

The Higher Education Program offers two graduate certificates and two concentrations within the MA in interdisciplinary studies. In collaboration...

University Life Arlington
09/25/2018

University Life Arlington

Enjoy free pizza and soda at our upcoming Pizza & Perspectives event THIS Thursday! Check out our flier and we look forward to seeing you there!

Spring 2019 deadlines approaching: -Apply to our PhD in Education, Higher Ed Specialization by Oct 1st.-Apply to our MA ...
09/25/2018
Degrees and Certificates

Spring 2019 deadlines approaching:
-Apply to our PhD in Education, Higher Ed Specialization by Oct 1st.
-Apply to our MA in Higher Education and Student Development by Oct 15th.
-Apply to our Graduate Certificates by Nov 1st.

Questions? Contact us at hepadmin [at] gmu.edu.

The Higher Education Program offers two graduate certificates and two concentrations within the MA in interdisciplinary studies. In collaboration...

Spring 2019 deadlines approaching: -Apply to our PhD in Education, Higher Ed Specialization by Oct 1st.-Apply to our MA ...
09/19/2018
Degrees and Certificates

Spring 2019 deadlines approaching:
-Apply to our PhD in Education, Higher Ed Specialization by Oct 1st.
-Apply to our MA in Higher Education and Student Development by Oct 15th.
-Apply to our Graduate Certificates by Nov 1st.

Questions? Contact us at hepadmin [at] gmu.edu.

The Higher Education Program offers two graduate certificates and two concentrations within the MA in interdisciplinary studies. In collaboration...

ACUHO-I
09/05/2018

ACUHO-I

Build your skills and insights around high-impact topics in while engaging with a cohort of peers. Sign up to complete one of three #ACUHOI online courses on a 6-8 week timeline beginning October 1. https://www.acuho-i.org/online-learning/cid/6789

Check out this submission opportunity!
08/29/2018

Check out this submission opportunity!

We're relaunching the Interchange, the CSI's publication. Check out our letter from the editors for information about how to submit pieces for publication and what you can expect from the Interchange! #ACPACSI #CSIInterchange

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Northern Virginia Community College's Alexandria campus is currently looking for Communication Studies adjuncts. If you or someone you know is interested, please message me privately. The position needs to be filled IMMEDIATELY.
Hello! I'm curious if fellow HE students would recommend renting vs. buying books. It has been a while since I have been in graduate school and I'm a bit hesitant to rent books. Any suggestions would be helpful! Thank you :)