News Feed http://masonlife.gmu.edu/ Sat, 22 Apr 2017 13:37:38 -0400 en-us Mason LIFE Program Makes a Lasting Impact for Adults with Disabilities https://cehd.gmu.edu/news/stories/mason-life-program-makes-a-lasting-impact

Down syndrome didn’t stop Sean Cross from pursuing his dreams of becoming a meteorologist. Cross, who completed George Mason University’s Mason LIFE program in May 2015, was recently featured in a social media campaign titled “Project: Just Like You.” Read More...

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Tue, 13 Dec 2016 14:50:24 -0500 https://cehd.gmu.edu/news/stories/mason-life-program-makes-a-lasting-impact
Obama Left a Critical Group Out of His Free Education Plan http://masonlife.gmu.edu/news/stories/obama-left-critical-group-out

By Sarah Kollmorgen
On his State of the Union "spoilers" tour, President Barack Obama announced a plan to make two years of community college free ... Read More...

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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 11:30:58 -0500 news/stories/obama-left-critical-group-out
Mason LIFE Students Gain Career Skills through Meaningful Internships http://masonlife.gmu.edu/news/stories/mason-life-students-gain-career-skills

By Sudha Kamath
Sean Cross often dreamed about forecasting the weather on a television newscast, and a special program at George Mason University has made that dream a reality... Read More...

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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 11:39:08 -0500 news/stories/mason-life-students-gain-career-skills
Mason LIFE New Coffee Blend to Fund Scholarships http://masonlife.gmu.edu/news/stories/mason-life-introduces-new-coffee-blend-to-fund-scholarships

Sean Reidt, student, Mason LIFE
What is the Mason LIFE Program? The Mason LIFE (Learning into Future Environments) Program is a four year post-secondary transition program for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities... Read More...

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Fri, 05 Dec 2014 16:59:34 -0500 news/stories/mason-life-introduces-new-coffee-blend-to-fund-scholarships
2016 State of the Art Conference on Postsecondary Education and Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities https://kihd.gmu.edu/news/news/soa-pse-conferrence

The 2016 State of the Art Conference on Read More...

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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:26:36 -0400 https://kihd.gmu.edu/news/news/soa-pse-conferrence
Spread the Word to End the Word https://cehd.gmu.edu/news/stories/spread-the-word-to-end-the-word-george-mason

Spread the word to end the word. What word? The "R-word." Watch this beautiful video from Mason LIFE.  Read More...

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Wed, 26 Feb 2014 09:27:10 -0500 https://cehd.gmu.edu/news/stories/spread-the-word-to-end-the-word-george-mason
University Mentors and Mason LIFE Students Share Classes and Friendship https://cehd.gmu.edu/news/stories/mason-life-students-share-classes-and-friendship-with-mentors

The Mason LIFE program offers a four-year residential program for more than 50 students with intellectual disabilities who attend classes and experience life on campus. Read More...

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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 10:59:22 -0500 https://cehd.gmu.edu/news/stories/mason-life-students-share-classes-and-friendship-with-mentors
Mason LIFE Program Intern featured on the blog of the Smithsonian's Office of Fellowships and Internships http://masonlife.gmu.edu/news/stories/smithsonian-intern

Mason LIFE student, Ryan Gutkowski and his job coach, Imani Asha Walcott enjoy Read More...

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Tue, 05 Mar 2013 12:25:08 -0500 news/stories/smithsonian-intern
Mason LIFE Program End of Year Recognition Awards, May 4, 2012 http://masonlife.gmu.edu/news/stories/endofyear2012 Read More...

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Mon, 14 May 2012 11:07:19 -0400 news/stories/endofyear2012
The following link features Mason LIFE Program students and the George Mason Best Buddies organization http://masonlife.gmu.edu/news/stories/bestbuddies

The first thing one learns about Best Buddies International is that it's not just another nonprofit, nor is it just another student organization. For buddies Pete Scamparia, a sophomore, and Eesha Read More...

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Wed, 18 Apr 2012 15:06:16 -0400 news/stories/bestbuddies
The following video link features two Mason LIFE program students in our Congressional Internship program http://masonlife.gmu.edu/news/stories/msnbclink Read More...

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Tue, 03 Jan 2012 16:46:56 -0500 news/stories/msnbclink
More Students With Disabilities Heading to College http://masonlife.gmu.edu/news/stories/headingtocollege Read More... ]]> Tue, 03 Jan 2012 14:24:58 -0500 news/stories/headingtocollege On-the-job training on Capitol Hill http://masonlife.gmu.edu/news/stories/capitol-hill-article Read More... ]]> Fri, 20 May 2011 15:14:30 -0400 news/stories/capitol-hill-article Disabled get job training on Capitol Hill http://masonlife.gmu.edu/news/stories/disabled-get-job-training-on-capitol-hill

Ryan Gutkowski, an intellectually disabled college student, seldom spoke when he first came to Capitol Hill. Now, he engages with staffers Read More...

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Fri, 19 Nov 2010 09:39:18 -0500 news/stories/disabled-get-job-training-on-capitol-hill
New Congressional Intern Program for Disabled College Students http://masonlife.gmu.edu/news/stories/news-congressional-internships Read More...

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Fri, 19 Nov 2010 09:39:18 -0500 news/stories/news-congressional-internships