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Commending the George Mason University Alumni Association.


Agreed to by the Senate, January 25, 2018
Agreed to by the House of Delegates, January 26, 2018


WHEREAS, 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the George Mason University Alumni Association, a worldwide network of former students working together to support each other and their alma mater; and

WHEREAS, the first baccalaureate class of George Mason University graduated in 1968, and alumni of the class of 1968 are also celebrating their golden reunion in 2018; and

WHEREAS, in 50 years, George Mason University alumni have grown from 52 graduates to more than 185,000 alumni; and

WHEREAS, the members of the George Mason University Alumni Association work to strengthen the George Mason community by providing fellowship and support to all alumni and engaging with current and former students through inclusive programs and services; and

WHEREAS, George Mason University alumni are enhancing communities throughout the Commonwealth; and

WHEREAS, there are more than 117,000 George Mason University alumni in the Commonwealth, including more than 105,000 in Northern Virginia, more than 3,000 in Richmond, more than 2,900 in Hampton Roads, and more than 700 in the Blacksburg and Roanoke region; and

WHEREAS, George Mason University alumni are making an impact in every industry and field in the Commonwealth, including business, government, law, education, recreation, tourism, health, engineering, social services, and more; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the Senate, the House of Delegates concurring, That the General Assembly hereby commend the George Mason University Alumni Association on the occasion of its 50th anniversary; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the Senate prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the George Mason University Alumni Association as an expression of the General Assembly’s admiration for the many contributions of George Mason University alumni to the Commonwealth, the United States, and the world.