Dance class provides a taste of African culture

Students circle up and get their marching orders. Once they receive their schedule the instruction begins and students are forced to step out of their comfort zone and dance their “buttsy” off.

“You hear about this class before you ever walk in,” said junior Elle Thomas, a current student of Nuamah’s. “The class exceeds [your] expectations.”

Mason professor offers course in civility

“Mediocrity is no longer an option for George Mason students,” says Leslie Morton.

Morton isn’t talking about aptitude or academics; she’s talking about good manners.

“We should never sink to the lowest common denominator,” she adds.

Morton, a professor in the College of Education and Human Development, began teaching a one-credit professionalism and civility course in the fall of 2010.