December 4, 2014

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A Community Engaged University 

Community Engagement is about partnership between George Mason University and its surrounding communities.  These mutually beneficial partnerships impact our teaching and learning, our scholarship, and our outreach efforts that strive to improve the human condition and support the public good at home and abroad.

Our mission is to be an exemplary “engaged university” by “preparing our students to thrive in a global context by infusing global awareness, citizenship values, and learning opportunities across all fields, and we will partner with other organizations in solving global problems where our impact will be highest.”

Mason is committed to “engagement with the world”. It is our hope that students and faculty become engaged citizens “ethically orientated and committed to democratic ideals; respectful of individual differences, rights, and liberties; knowledgeable of important issues affecting the world; focused on the well-being of others; and committed to building a just society”.

Co-Chairs Community Engagement Council

                              Janette Muir                              Rose Pascarell

                                  Janette Kenner-Muir                                Rose Pascarell