The Staff Senate is collecting new, unwrapped toys for INOVA Children’s Hospital, a not-for-profit children’s hospital that relies on community support to provide world-class care close to home. The Staff Senate is also accepting donations of non-perishable food items, toiletries, and school supplies to benefit the Patriot Pantry, a food pantry that provides access to non-perishable food items, toiletries, and basic school supplies to Mason students who are unable to afford them.
For information on drop off locations, needed items, and deadlines, click here.
You may also bring your donations to the Faculty and Staff Holiday Party on Tuesday, December 18!
Contact Amanda Corrigan at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Heartfelt congratulations to Jessica Hanna, grants and finance analyst in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, for being selected as the November 2018 Employee of the Month. Read more about Jessica in this Mason News article.
Do you know a superstar? Make sure they receive 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 website.
Contact Reward and Recognition at email@example.com with questions.
The December Staff Senate meeting will feature guest speaker Dave Farris, executive director of safety and emergency management in the Office of Environmental Health and Safety. Dave will discuss Mason’s inclement weather policies and procedures.
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
10:30 a.m. to Noon
Fairfax: Merten Hall, Room 1201
Arlington: Founders Hall, Room B119 (video-conferenced)
SciTech: Colgan Hall, Room 221 (video-conferenced)
Front Royal: Academic, Room 219 (703-249-8067)
WebEx: gmu.webex.com / Meeting Number (access code): 648 314 965 / Meeting password: 2ktMam99
The Staff Senate represents all classified and non-student wage employees at George Mason University. Working closely with university administration, we address concerns that have an impact on the quality of work-life for the Mason community. The work of the Senate is accomplished through open and continuous communication with its constituents.
All are welcome to attend the Staff Senate general meeting.
Submit your questions for the Staff Senate:
To promote dialog at the Staff Senate general meetings, the Senate is collecting questions/comments from constituents. Submit your question using the online submission form or email your question to firstname.lastname@example.org. You may include your name, or you may ask to remain anonymous.
All who attend the Staff Senate general meeting are welcome to ask questions in-person, during the session.
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October is National Massage Therapy Awareness Month, and the Staff Senate is working to provide options for massage and spa discounts in the local area. Check out an article about the history of Massage.
Some discounts available to Mason staff (just show your Mason ID):
- Elements Massage (Vienna location):$30 off first one-hour session. During the week of October 15-22, they will offer a $50, one-hour massage for Spa Week.
- Serendipity Wellness Studio (Burke): $15 off any 90-minute or two-hour service.
- Mystic Flow Wellness Center (Gainesville): 15% off any service. Tuesday/Thursday: Float, Infrared Sauna, and Hydro Massages are 50% off. If you have a doctor’s note describing chronic illness and pain, all Floatation and Sauna packages are 50% off. Mention Mason discount at time of scheduling.
Also check out the Salon and Spa discounts at HR’s Website. We are hopeful that our new discounts will be added to this site soon, too!