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Outstanding SUPERvisor Nominations Open

Posted: January 14, 2021 at 8:47 am

Meet Ana Lopez: Staff Senator and Administrative Assistant, Volgenau School of Engineering Office of Advancement and Alumni Relations

Posted: January 14, 2021 at 8:46 am

Role: I provide support to the director of Advancement as well as to the VSE Advisory Board and Alumni Development Board. I coordinate events and meetings, manage the office budget and provide stewardship to our donors. One of the most rewarding aspects is the awarding of scholarships to students. This past semester we awarded around […]

November in Review

Posted: December 10, 2020 at 9:53 pm, Last Updated: December 11, 2020 at 8:18 am

Recording: Staff Senate Town Hall on Spring 2021 Plans

Posted: December 10, 2020 at 9:20 pm, Last Updated: December 17, 2020 at 10:43 am

The Mason Staff Senate hosted a virtual town hall on Dec. 8 with university officials to discuss operational plans for the spring semester. A special thanks to our panelists: Carol Kissal, Senior Vice President, Administration and Finance Lester Arnold, Vice President, Human Resources and Payroll William Dracos, Associate Vice President, Business Services Dave Farris, Executive […]

Meet Lesley Irminger: Staff Senator and Events Coordinator, University Events

Posted: December 10, 2020 at 9:13 pm, Last Updated: December 11, 2020 at 1:25 pm

Role: The Office of University Events oversees events on campus including commencement, groundbreakings, and the annual holiday party. I assist departments across our campuses in making their events a reality! I help them determine what their event needs are and how to achieve their goals. Sometimes this is by consulting and other times by managing […]

Recording: December General Meeting with Anti-Racism and Inclusive Excellence (ARIE) Task Force Co-Chairs

Posted: December 10, 2020 at 9:02 pm, Last Updated: December 17, 2020 at 10:43 am

A special thanks to Shernita Rochelle Parker, assistant vice president for Human Resources/Payroll, and Wendi Manuel-Scott, professor of history in the School of Integrative Studies, for providing updates and answering constituents’ questions related to the Anti-Racism and Inclusive Excellence (ARIE) Task Force. If you missed the Dec. 2 session, you can check out the recording.

Staff Senate Town Hall on Spring 2021 Plans

Posted: November 23, 2020 at 12:26 pm, Last Updated: December 11, 2020 at 12:39 pm

The Mason Staff Senate will host a virtual town hall with university officials to discuss operational plans for the spring semester. This will be a valuable opportunity to share information, feedback, questions, or concerns. Tuesday, Dec. 8 10 a.m. to 11 a.m

November General Meeting Recording: Mental Health and Resilience

Posted: November 9, 2020 at 6:04 pm, Last Updated: November 11, 2020 at 2:11 pm

A special thanks to Katie Clare, associate director for resilience programs, Center for the Advancement of Well-Being, for a conversation on mental health and resilience at the Staff Senate meeting on Nov. 4. If you missed the session, you can check out the recording and review the slides.

Staff Senate December Meeting: Anti-Racism and Inclusive Excellence Task Force

Posted: November 9, 2020 at 5:14 pm, Last Updated: December 11, 2020 at 12:40 pm

The Staff Senate will host Shernita Rochelle Parker, assistant vice president for Human Resources/Payroll, and Wendi Manuel-Scott, professor of history in the School of Integrative Studies, to discuss updates from the Anti-Racism and Inclusive Excellence (ARIE) Task Force. Wednesday, Dec. 2 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. General Meeting will follow from 11 a.m. to noon […]

October in Review

Posted: November 8, 2020 at 9:04 pm, Last Updated: November 10, 2020 at 1:36 pm