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The Brown Bag w/ Lewis E. Forrest II Director of GMU's EIP Program

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Lewis E. Forrest II, is the Executive Director of George Mason University’s Early Identification Program (EIP). EIP is the university’s college access program for first-generation college students. His primary responsibilities are for student success, program development/delivery, stakeholder cultivation, collaboration and partnership, and fundraising. He has served in many roles with EIP including the positions of Tutoring Coordinator, Assistant, and Associate Director. 
In 2007 Lewis joined the Professional School Counseling staff at Osbourn Park High School with Prince William County Public Schools (PWCS). While there he also served as PWCS’ County Coordinator for the EIP.    He is an Alum of George Mason receiving his Bachelor of Arts degree in English with a minor in African-American Studies. In 2005 he received his Master’s degree in Counseling and Development and was recognized by the College of Education and Human Development for outstanding achievement and academic excellence.
In 2012 he received the Positive Impact Award recognizing the embodiment of his department’s core values and his efforts to engage and honor the work of his staff.
He loves music, sports, and maximizing time with his family.