Reorganizing the GMU Oral History Program Collection

This post was written by Emily Curley, our Oral History Program Coordinator. The George Mason University Oral History Program has conducted over 200 interviews since 1999. Because we’re always adding to the collection, it’s time to reorganize the physical collection and the finding aid. What we’ve done so far: We’ve Continue Reading

Before a Mason Team Made it to the Final Four, We Made it to the Final Two. And Won!

While many college sports fans are familiar with the George Mason University Men’s Basketball team’s run to the Final Four in 2006, not as many know about the Mason Women’s Soccer team’s National Championship title of 21 years earlier. The author of this post recalls reading about this achievement in Continue Reading

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage

Hispanic Heritage month begins September 15th and continues until October 15th. In 1988 President Reagan formally established this 30-day period, which includes the anniversary of independence for many Latin American countries such as Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Mexico and Chile, to celebrate and draw attention to Hispanic heritage and culture Continue Reading

Who will be this year’s George Mason?

Well, the answer to that often-asked question may very well be… George Mason. At 26-6,  Mason has compiled its best pre-NCAA Tournament season record to date, and for several weeks the Patriots have been included in various lists of the top-30 teams in the nation.  Though it fell in the Continue Reading

From the Archives: PE Building History

With the opening of the Recreation Athletic Complex, it is a great time to reflect on the construction of the original Physical Education Building from 1970-1972. All of the images are reproductions from the George Mason University Archives, University Relations Records. Groundbreaking and Construction Press Release, 1970 Groundbreaking Schedule and Continue Reading