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GMU’s Early Identification Program helps students thrive

“For young adults around that age, there’s this need for instant gratification,” said EIP Director Khaseem F. Davis. “But one of the things that I’ve been able to see with a lot of our students is this understanding that the gratification is going to come.”

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EIP Statement 6.5.20

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Early Identification Program (EIP) | Honors College

The Honors College and Early Identification Program work together to foster inclusive excellence at Mason. The Honors College seeks to instill life-long learning, curiosity, and critical-thinking in motivated students across all disciplines.

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First generation students in the Honors College reflect on partnership with EIP

The Honors College and Early Identification Program work together to foster inclusive excellence at Mason. The Honors College seeks to instill life-long learning, curiosity, and critical-thinking in motivated students across all disciplines. The Early Identification Program (EIP) is designed to close the access gap in higher education by providing college access resources and readiness support.

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Mason’s Diversity Scholarship Golf Classic celebrates 26 years

More than 120 golfers teed off on June 13 at University Life’s Diversity Scholarship Golf Classic. Held at the Westfields Golf Club, the annual event supports student scholarships in George Mason University’s Early Identification Program (EIP) and the Student Transition Empowerment Program (STEP).

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Scholarship endowment for EIP graduates honors Mason stalwarts Paul and Gwen Patton

Friends and colleagues of the late Paul Patton (USAF Ret. Col.) gathered at George Mason University on February 9 to recognize his contributions to Mason, to his country, and to his longtime employer, CACI.

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Service to others has long been a part of Muhammad Farhan Babar’s life

“Volunteering has always been a big thing for me,” said the 18-year-old Early Identification Program (EIP) graduate and aspiring computer science major from Thomas Jefferson High School in Alexandria, Virginia. “It’s just something I do and it’s really shaped my personality. It’s changed me a lot. It’s shaped how I think, who I am and how I view life.” 

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This freshman isn’t playing it safe

Hazel Cartagena, an incoming freshman at George Mason University, has already taken to heart a piece of advice she received from the university. Well, not from the university specifically, but from some of the faculty she met through Mason’s Early Identification Program (EIP).

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High school graduates head to Mason with scholarships, thanks to Early Identification Program

“As a district, we are grateful for the EIP partnership with George Mason University,” said Eileen Ruzicka, FCPS’s EIP Liaison.  “It has increased access and support for FCPS middle and high school students who are from populations that are historically underrepresented on college campuses, especially those who face challenges caused by poverty, racism and lack of access to resources.”

Eileen Ruzicka

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Meet The Mason Nation : Khaseem Davis

Check out this article on our director Khaseem Davis! Get to know him a little more and his role in EIP.

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