School of Education - George Mason University

Program Highlights

September 9, 2019

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Counseling as “a gift”

November 21, 2019

New counseling professor Melchior talks about the gift of being a counselor. Read more...
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Philip L. Wilkerson, selected as the George Mason University Employee of the Month for September 2019

September 16, 2019

Philip was formally presented with this award by GMU Interim President Holton on September 3rd. Congratulations to Philip Wilkerson and University Career Services! Philip had this to say about his recent selection. Read more...
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Honoring the recipients of the 2019 Presidential Faculty Excellence Medals

September 9, 2019

Sponsored by the Office of the President, the Presidential Awards for Faculty Excellence were created to recognize, promote, and honor outstanding members of our community for excellence in teaching, research & scholarship, social impact, and diversity & inclusion. The medals for Faculty Excellence are presented to award recipients at Commencement on May 17. Read more...
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Extending the Reach of Counseling

September 9, 2019

Counseling must always start with an understanding of the client’s cultural values, says Rachael Goodman, an assistant professor in the counseling and development program at George Mason University (GMU) in Fairfax, Virginia. Read more...
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Rita Chi-Ying Chung finishing a celebrated faculty career by doing some of her greatest work

September 4, 2019

Counseling professor thinks back on Mason career and her many students. Read more...
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Fred Bemak leaving major impact on Counseling and Development program that will be felt after his retirement

August 22, 2019

Counselors Without Borders founder reflects on time at Mason. Read more...
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CEHD professor speaks at conference in Turkey on challenges facing Syrian refugee children

July 17, 2019

Counseling professor Fred Bemak recommends culturally responsive model of psycho-social support Read more...
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Counseling Duo Earns Top Honors

April 29, 2019

Rita Chi-Ying Chung and Frederic Bemak are two of just five at the university to receive Presidential Awards for Faculty Excellence. Read more...
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Counselors Without Borders Provides Counseling Services in Puerto Rico

April 20, 2018

In March several faculty members from the College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) at George Mason University had the opportunity to travel to a rural area of Puerto Rico with a small team from Counselors Without Borders. Among the people they met was a 25-year-old who had begun withdrawing from society before Hurricane Maria hit the island last September. After the storm wreaked its devastation, his condition worsened. Read more...