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BIS Alum Spotlight: Diane Wood Cameron

BIS Alum Spotlight: Diane Wood Cameron

Diane Wood Cameron came to Mason as a transfer student and didn’t know what she would do for a career. During her time at Mason, arts administration was popping up as a career, and very few schools had a degree in it. The BIS program allowed her to create a major where she could combine her love of the arts (she was an artist), her experience as a fundraiser, her love of talking to people, her strong writing skills, and her background in non-profits.

Mason students connect with alumni, employers at Spring 2024 Career Fair

Mason students connect with alumni, employers at Spring 2024 Career Fair

On Feb. 21-22, more than 4,000 students made their way through the Johnson Center’s Dewberry Hall, speaking to 240 potential employers. Over the two days, George Mason University’s Spring Career Fair 2024 gave students and alumni opportunities to further their career aspirations. The first day focused on science, technology, engineering, and math-related fields, and the second focused on business, government, and nonprofit organizations.

Career Retrospective of a BIS Graduate

Career Retrospective of a BIS Graduate

In the mid-1990s, Christopher Hunt Robertson transitioned from his role as a law office manager back into academia, enrolling in the Bachelor of Individualized Studies program at George Mason University. Through his studies, he honed a multidisciplinary skill set, blending business acumen with psychological insights to enhance workforce training. Reflecting on his journey, he underscores the transformative power of education and the doors opened by his GMU experience, illustrating the lifelong value of continued learning and interdisciplinary study.

Yves-Renée Jennings honored with distinguished alumni award

Yves-Renée Jennings honored with distinguished alumni award

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences is proud to honor Yves-Renée Jennings, BIS '05, MS Conflict Analysis and Resolution '07, PhD '12, with the 2023 Distinguished Alumni Award in School of Integrative Studies / Bachelor of Individualized Studies. Jennings is the chief executive officer and principal of Partnering for Sustainable Peace, LLC, a company that provides education and training services, particularly in mediation and conflict management.