Registration opens October 3 for Faculty-Staff Enrichment Day at hr.gmu.edu/learning. This year’s event, which will take place on Wednesday, October 26, will focus on the theme “Building a Culture of Appreciation,” and will include speakers Beth Cabrera and Michael “Doc Nix” Nickens, as well as breakout sessions and networking.
The first 100 to register will be entered into a raffle to win a prize! Keep an eye on the Human Resources and Payroll website for more details, as they are released.
Mason faculty and staff are invited to participate as mentors in the sixteenth year of the Mason Dream-Catchers Program, a university-wide partnership with the Fairfax and Prince William counties’ public school systems. Volunteer mentors in the Mason community identify and support capable alternative high school students in achieving their dream to attend George Mason University.
If you are interested in participating in this program or would like additional information, contact Karen Kitching at email@example.com.
For faculty and staff who are enrolled in COVA Care, COVA HDHP, COVA Health Aware, and Kaiser Permanente, seasonal flu shots are part of your wellness benefit.
This year, flu shot clinics will be held on the following dates:
- SciTech: Thursday, October 6
- Fairfax: Thursday, October 13 (and Wednesday, October 26 as part of Faculty-Staff Enrichment Day)
- Arlington: Thursday, October 20
For times and important details, view the Flu Shot 2016 Information flyer.
Heartfelt congratulations to Stephen Monroe, marketing and communications coordinator for University Career Services, for being selected as the September 2016 Employee of the Month award winner. Read more about Stephen in this Mason News article.
Do you know a superstar? Make sure he or she receives the deserved recognition, and submit a nomination for Mason’s Employee of the Month. Additional information can be found on the Human Resources and Payroll awards page.
Contact Reward and Recognition at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Linda Harber, Vice President of Human Resources and Payroll, and members of Mason Administrative Professionals (MAP) will be guest speakers at the upcoming Staff Senate meeting:
Wednesday, October 5
12 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Fairfax: Merten Hall, Room 1201
Arlington: Founders Hall, Room B119 (video-conferenced)
SciTech: Bull Run Hall, Room 254 (video-conferenced)
Submit your questions for our guest speakers:
To promote a dialog at the Staff Senate general meetings, the Senate is collecting questions from constituents. This is your opportunity to ask university leadership about things that are important to you as Mason staff! Submit your question in advance using the online submission form or email your question to email@example.com. You may include your name, or you may ask to remain anonymous.
Staff Senate reserves the right to determine which questions are asked during the meeting. Any selected questions that are not asked during the session due to time constraints will be emailed to the guest speaker, and the responses will be published in the Staff Senate newsletter at a later date.
All who attend the Staff Senate general meeting are welcome to ask questions in-person, during the session.
For questions, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.