George Mason University is setting the gold standard for the modern, public university. Its dynamic culture and innovative academic programs prepare Mason’s hard-working students for 21st century careers. Its commitment to teaching excellence combines with cutting-edge research that enriches the academic experience and is literally changing the world. Mason is affordable, yet offers high value. Ideally located in the National Capital region, students enjoy terrific cultural experiences and access to the most soughtafter internships and employers in the country. www.gmu.edu
The University of Mary Washington is a premier, selective public liberal arts and sciences university in Virginia, highly respected for its commitment to academic excellence, strong undergraduate liberal arts and sciences program, and dedication to life-long learning. The university, with a total enrollment of more than 5,000, features colleges of business, education and arts and sciences, and three campuses, including a residential campus in Fredericksburg, Va., a second one in nearby Stafford and a third in Dahlgren, Va., which serves as a center of development of educational and research partnerships between the Navy, higher education institutions and the region’s employers. www.umw.edu
University of Maryland University College (UMUC) is the largest public university in the United States and is proud to have served U.S. military personnel and their families since 1947. At UMUC’s new Quantico location, students can earn bachelor’s degrees in cybersecurity, business administration, computer and information science, and criminal justice. Graduate programs, such as UMUC’s award-winning MBA and MS in information technology, are also offered. www.umuc.edu
Germanna’s Center for Workforce Development offers a variety of courses and training opportunities to meet the demands of current professional, occupational and technical needs of the region's employers and professionals. Quality programs and training are delivered by industry experts through flexible delivery schedules. GCC Workforce Business Coordinators work closely with local employers to develop specific training programs to meet their needs. www.germanna.edu
Private Business Partners
The Stafford Technology + Research Center is located within the Quantico Corporate Center, Stafford’s powerhouse Class A office campus, located on 85 acres along I-95, just 600 yards from the South Gate of Marine Corps Base Quantico. Over 1.1 million square feet of Class A office space will house tech sector employers and their workforce. It is also the only office park offering direct access to the new Military Department Investigative Agencies facility at Marine Corps Base Quantico.
Established in 1941, Silver Companies is a diversified real estate and investment firm co-headquartered in Fredericksburg, Va. and Boca Raton, Fl. Silver Companies’ portfolio includes innovative commercial office, retail and residential projects throughout Virginia and the East Coast. Quantico Corporate Center is part of their commercial office portfolio.