Student Spotlight

Life in Fairfax: A year to remember

Life in Fairfax: A year to remember

Jihyo Cha, a senior majoring in Global Affairs, just returned from a full year's stay at the Fairfax campus. Having completed the second half of her junior year and the first half of her senior year in Fairfax, she has a lot to tell us. So if you are a curious student or parent, read on.

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Paris from Fairfax embraces the Mason Korea experience

Paris from Fairfax embraces the Mason Korea experience

Paris Irizarry, a junior majoring in both global affairs and Korean studies at George Mason, came to Mason Korea in Fall 2019 as a study abroad student. Coming to Korea was a long-held goal, which finally materialized at George Mason when his friend suggested that they go. They started attending meetings with the Korea Campus Coordinator, Grace Lee, and the rest is history.

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Growing in leadership and service

Growing in leadership and service

Minsoo Chung, a junior majoring in economics, is the new student council president this year. Minsoo shared his vision and goals for leading the council in hopes of enhancing the overall student experience here at Mason Korea.

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A student representative at the UN

A student representative at the UN

Andrea Kwon is currently a senior in Mason Korea’s Global Affairs program with a double concentration in Human Security and Global Governance, and a minor in Conflict Analysis and Resolution. Last summer, she participated in the World Federation of United Nations Association (WFUNA) College Leaders at the United Nations program as one of two Mason Korea student representatives.

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From zero English background to founder of the school newspaper

From zero English background to founder of the school newspaper

For Seulki Kim, Mason Korea has been a transformational place. Seulki is a senior majoring in Information Technology and is currently studying at the Fairfax campus. She was recently accepted into the Accelerated Master's program and will start studying Digital Forensics and Cyber Analysis next semester. This is her story.

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Becoming a global leader

Becoming a global leader

Sohee Kim (Class of 2022, Global Affairs major), is becoming a true global leader. Earlier this year, she attended the Global Classrooms International Model United Nations (GCIMUN) in New York and this semester, she started an internship as a researcher at Re-Shaping Development Institute (ReDI).

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