Categories
Articles

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.” 

Read more here

Categories
Articles

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).

Read more here

Categories
Articles

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

Read more here

Categories
Articles

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.

Read more here

Categories
Articles

Early Identification Program alumnae are first recipients of I-Achieve Scholarship

We congratulate Kristen Alleyne and Elene Lipartiani for being among the first recipients of the I-Achieve scholarship. These students have accomplished greatness while in EIP and show a continuation of commitment starting their first year at Mason. Keep up the good work!!

Read More here.

Categories
Articles

STEM Fusion classes draw students from throughout Northern Virginia

STEM Fusion classes draw students from throughout Northern Virginia

“’Teaching provides me with an opportunity to give back to the same program that helped me embark on an academic journey that has resulted in my professional career as a computational scientist,’ said Mason alumnus Sarom Leang, BS Chemistry ’04…”

– Anna Stolley Persky

Read more here

Categories
Articles

Celebrating 10 Years With Alexandria City Public Schools

ACPS Marks Ten-Year Collaboration With GMU Early Identification Program

 

“Ten years ago when the program began, ACPS had just ten students representing the district. A decade later and thanks to a commitment from the school district to expand the budget along with a generous grant from Alexandria City’s Fund for Human Services, those numbers swelled this year to sixty” – ACPS

Read more here

Categories
Articles

Linda Chilin Attaining Her ‘dream in the sky’ with Help of EIP

Attaining her ‘dream in the sky’ at Mason

Linda Chilin, who has a bachelor’s degree from Mason in community health, and a master’s in biology, began her relationship with the university through its Early Identification Program and has continued into a PhD program (Damian Cristodero)

Read more here

Categories
Articles

EIP featured in ABC7 video article spotlight on education

 

College prep program prepares first-generation college-bound students

ABC7’s most recent spotlight on education focused on the Early Identification Program and two of our alumna Marjorie Lopez Morillo and Katherine Chiari

Watch the video and read more here

Categories
Newsletter

Winter 2018 Newsletter

 

Read our EIP Winter 2018 Newsletter

Read more here