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Sep9

9/11 Day of Service

Social Action and Integrative Learning

Friday, September 9, 2016
8:00 AM to 8:00 PM
All over campus

The Mason Nation 9/11 Day of Service launches on Friday, September 9, 2016. This exciting, collaborative, university-wide initiative is open to ALL Mason students, faculty, and staff. Let’s work together on a range of service projects across Mason’s campus to honor the memory of those who were tragically lost on 9/11.

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Sep9

George Mason University Service Fair

Social Action and Integrative Learning

Friday, September 9, 2016
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
North Plaza (Outside of the Johnson Center)

Join us on September 9th, 2016 for our annual George Mason University Service Fair as part of Mason's 9/11 Day of Service. This is an excellent opportunity to learn more about various community organizations and the volunteer opportunities they may offer. Held on the North Plaza from 11am-1pm, join us for a great afternoon of engaging with our local community partners!

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Sep15

Cuban Dance and Culture Application Deadline

Rolling Admission

Social Action and Integrative Learning

Thursday, September 15, 2016

DANC 418: Cuban Dance and Culture (1-3 credits) December 29, 2016 - January 8, 2017 Instructor: James Lepore Experience Afro-Caribbean music and dance in Cuba, its cultural epicenter. Coursework includes studio study of the vital West-African traditions of eastern Cuba and daily on-site emergence in the exciting social milieu (Salsa, Rumba, Santeria) that is uniquely Cuban. This intensive field class will take place in Santiago de Cuba, Baracoa and Guantanamo City. The director of this program, Jim Lepore, Professor of Dance at George Mason University, has long-standing professional relationships with the Cuban artists who will act as our mentors.

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