Meet The Team

Adrienne D. White, Ph.D., Director for the Mason Care Network

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Adrienne is responsible for implementing initiatives that are geared toward increasing student success and retention of the undergraduate student population at the institution. More specifically, she works with incoming freshmen, transfer students, and students at-risk of leaving the institution to help with their transition to Mason and provide support to help students be successful at the institution.  Adrienne is passionate about helping students be successful during their time in higher education.  She received her Master's degree in Higher Education and Student Affairs from Indiana University - Bloomington and her Ph.D. in Education from Mason.


Wai Ling Fong, Graduate Professional Assistant for the Patriot Experience


Wai Ling is a graduate assistant for the Patriot Experience program. She is originally from Malaysia and moved to Fairfax in 2017 to begin the Ph.D. in Education program. Wai Ling is in her third year of her doctoral coursework specializing in Higher Education with a secondary emphasis in International Education/Learning Technologies. She has a Master's degree in International Studies from Ohio University and was a Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) to Ohio University in 2014. Having worked in higher education since 2009, she hopes to continue being a resource and help students excel here at Mason.