News Feed Thu, 21 Sep 2017 22:35:57 -0400 en-us Twelve Mason LIFE Students Earn Certificate of Completion

Mason Learning into Future Environments, more commonly known as Mason LIFE, held a graduation ceremony for 12 of its students at the beginning of May. Read More...

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:43:21 -0400
Mason LIFE Program Makes a Lasting Impact for Adults with Disabilities

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...

Tue, 13 Dec 2016 14:50:24 -0500
Obama Left a Critical Group Out of His Free Education Plan

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...

Thu, 22 Jan 2015 11:30:58 -0500 news/stories/obama-left-critical-group-out
Mason LIFE Students Gain Career Skills through Meaningful Internships

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...

Mon, 15 Dec 2014 11:39:08 -0500 news/stories/mason-life-students-gain-career-skills
Mason LIFE 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...

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

The 2016 State of the Art Conference on

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:26:36 -0400
Spread the Word to End the Word

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

Wed, 26 Feb 2014 09:27:10 -0500
University Mentors and Mason LIFE Students Share Classes and Friendship

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...

Mon, 11 Nov 2013 10:59:22 -0500
Mason LIFE Program Intern featured on the blog of the Smithsonian's Office of Fellowships and Internships

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

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

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

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...

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 Read More...

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

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

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