About this Mason-Fairfax Hub

We are a digital public square for those who live, study, and work in and around the Mason Fairfax campus ... to share interests, knowledge, and innovations to help create a more supportive, dynamic, and healthier community.

  • Karen Listens to City Residents

    Karen Habitzreuther will be recording what she learns from Fairfax City residents during her campaign for City Council.

    I will be having numerous meet and greets over the next two months. I would be pleased if you can join me. I will be recording here what I hear from you and adding more as more meetings take place!

  • Karen Habitzreuther

    Candidate, Member, Fairfax City Council

    Former Senior Joint Staff/Combatant Command Desk Officer, Armed Forces Health Surveillance Branch, Public Health Division, Defense Health Agency

  • Jennifer Passey

    Jennifer Passey is a candidate for the Fairfax City Council Special Election on September 12, 2017.  She served on the City’s Planning Commission and Parks and Recreation Advisory Board and continues to be an active member of the community.

     

  • Safe Automated Shuttles

    A cross-disciplinary group of faculty is proposing a Mason Autonomous Vehicle Systems (MAVS) Lab as a George Mason University research initiative that would pilot driverless electric shuttles at Mason and in Fairfax City.

    MAVS is proposing a three phase development strategy.

    Phase I-  Pilot a driverless electric shuttle system between Mason and downtown Fairfax City on University Drive;

    Phase II- Expand the pilot to the West Campus shuttle including other on demand routes and extending the Fairfax route to Route 50; and

    Phase III– Replace the CUE bus system and Mason to Metro Shuttle with SASSy shuttles and guidance systems for driver controlled cars and trucks. 

Featured Person

  • Sean Mallon

    AVP for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Office of the Provost, George Mason University

    The scope of Mallon’s position at Mason includes identifying, assisting, and encouraging entrepreneurial activity within the Mason community.

    New businesses that gain market acceptance also could attract federal funding and outside capital investment, Mallon says. He wants “Mason entrepreneurs to be able to compete on a national and international level,”

    Mallon plans to serve as a connection between Mason and the business community.When there is a startup that’s far enough along,  Mallon can reach out to angel investors.

  • Mason Enterprise Center

    The Mason Enterprise Center offers expert consultation and training to the region’s small business owners and entrepreneurs through a wide array of programs such as conferences, workshops, and executive education programs.

    The Mason Enterprise Center includes: 
    Virginia Small Business Development Center Network
    The Community Business Partnership
    Mentor-Protégé Program (MPP)
    Procurement Technical Assistance Program (PTAP)
    International Business Development Program (IBDP)

    Regional Offices:
    Fairfax, Fauquier, Leesburg, Alexandria, Springfield, and Prince William.

  • Sean Mallon

    AVP for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Office of the Provost, George Mason University

    The scope of Mallon’s position at Mason includes identifying, assisting, and encouraging entrepreneurial activity within the Mason community.

    New businesses that gain market acceptance also could attract federal funding and outside capital investment, Mallon says. He wants “Mason entrepreneurs to be able to compete on a national and international level,”

    Mallon plans to serve as a connection between Mason and the business community.When there is a startup that’s far enough along,  Mallon can reach out to angel investors.

  • Summer Entrepreneurship Accelerator

    When GMU’s Summer Entrepreneurship Accelerator program kicks off on Monday, June 5, the goal is to foster a collaborative atmosphere where George Mason students and recent graduates gain valuable, real-world business experience.

  • Center for Collision Safety and Analysis

    The Center for Collision Safety and Analysis (CCSA) at GMU is focused on using advanced technology to understand collisions involving transport vehicles and to develop means to avoid or mitigate them to enhance safety and security.

    CCSA brings together a strong and richly experienced team of scientists and engineers.

    CCSA is associated with the College of Science at George Mason University and the National Center for Manufacturing Science (NCMS).

  • Peterson Family Health Sciences Hall

    College of Health and Human Services will be opening its new building in October 2017, It  will include a working health clinic that will be open to the public.

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