GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY KOREA







                                                                                                                  

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Mason Korea Proposes Present and Future of ‘Gamification’ at 5th UNESCO ICLC


Mason Korea partnered with UNESCO and Incheon’s Yeonsu district to contribute to the 2021 5th UNESCO International Conference on Learning Cities (ICLC) held at the Songdo Convensia in October. Mason Korea led a special session during the ICLC on “serious games” where Professor Sang Nam, Director of Mason’s Computer Game Design (CGD) Program, presented and moderated a panel discussion on the current status and future of computer games to advance education and social progress. 


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Graduate Employment Rate Reaches 80% in Three Years After Establishing Career Development Center


Mason Korea attained a remarkable total employment rate of 80% in three years since establishing its Career Development Center. The Center has been running numerous student support programs over the past three years and the university plans to continue supporting various student-centered programs differentiated by class through credit-linked internships in partnership with foreign companies, reinforcement of experiential internship programs at public and multinational corporations, and Center expansion and relocation. 

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Mason Korea Community Delivers Coal Briquettes to Local Neighbors


Around 20 Mason Korea students, faculty, and staff delivered coal briquettes to local neighbors in Hakik-dong, Michuhol-gu in Incheon recently as part of the Mason Cares community outreach program. Mason Korea donated a total of 5,000 briquettes to help low-income households in the neighborhood pay for their heating bills and stay warm throughout the winter.

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Mason Korea’s CSPS-Korea Holds Knowledge in Motion Screening Event to Improve Awareness on International Refugee Issue


On November 29, 2021, George Mason University Korea in Incheon announced that it recently held the Center for Security Policy Studies (CSPS-Korea) Knowledge in Motion documentary screening and seminar at the small theater of the Incheon Global Campus. The event was organized under the theme of ‘Refugees: Our Unfounded Fears’ to improve negative perceptions toward refugees and generate more empathy for refugees. This event was planned and conducted by a team of student fellows at CSPS-Korea to raise interest in international issues such as the refugee issue and to solve problems through sharing viewpoints. The project contributors include student fellows OH Sua, LEE Sei-hoon, CHOI Yu-ro, KIM Ha-yun, and Derek VIATOR, and Mason Korea alumna HEO Na-hee. 

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Mason Korea Holds First Progress@Play Digital Art Competition 

and Awards Ceremony


On November 29, 2021, George Mason University Korea in Incheon announced that it recently held the Center for Security Policy Studies (CSPS-Korea) Knowledge in Motion documentary screening and seminar at the small theater of the Incheon Global Campus. The event was organized under the theme of ‘Refugees: Our Unfounded Fears’ to improve negative perceptions toward refugees and generate more empathy for refugees. This event was planned and conducted by a team of student fellows at CSPS-Korea to raise interest in international issues such as the refugee issue and to solve problems through sharing viewpoints. The project contributors include student fellows OH Sua, LEE Sei-hoon, CHOI Yu-ro, KIM Ha-yun, and Derek VIATOR, and Mason Korea alumna HEO Na-hee.