August 2014

Prince William Campus Fun and Wellness Day

Posted: July 31, 2014 at 7:07 pm

August 12 12:00 –  2:00 pm Prince William Campus, Bull Run Hall, Atrium Join us for the final Summer Social, with ice cream and a toppings bar. Enjoy the company of your fellow colleagues with a delicious treat. A trivia contest will begin promptly at 1 p.m.  This event is associated with Prince William Campus […]

Fit for Fall: A Healthy Summer Social

Posted: July 30, 2014 at 9:33 pm, Last Updated: July 31, 2014 at 6:44 pm

August 7 2:00 – 4:00 pm The RAC In support of our campus initiative toward well-being, join us for the last summer social of the season. There will be food, yoga & zumba demos, raffles, and much more in the RAC. Prizes for our raffle winners, sponsored by Recreation and Student Involvement, include: a free […]

Who’s Walking Wednesday?

Posted: July 30, 2014 at 9:32 pm, Last Updated: July 31, 2014 at 7:16 pm

Every Wednesday at noon beginning in the “Wellness Circle” in front of Merten Hall, meet up with colleagues for a lunch-time walk.   C’mon out and join us! If you would like to sign up to lead a walk in August or beyond they can visit

New Meal Plans for Staff

Posted: July 30, 2014 at 9:28 pm, Last Updated: July 31, 2014 at 7:21 pm

Mason Dining’s Faculty/Staff meal plans just got better! You asked, we listened, and we will be providing the variety and affordability you desired. Starting this fall, faculty and staff meal plans can be used in the Bistro, Southside, The Globe, Pilot House, and Ike’s.   Save up to $200 with plans that include 10, 25, or […]

One Last Opportunity: On-line Raffle for Tickets to the Hylton Center for Performing Arts

Posted: July 30, 2014 at 9:19 pm, Last Updated: September 4, 2014 at 8:35 pm

If you weren’t able to attend the staff appreciation coffee klatches, it’s not too late for one last opportunity at a great raffle prize: tickets to the Hylton Center for the Arts.

Staff Appreciation Day Coffee Klatches Bring Breakfast and Joy to Mason

Posted: July 30, 2014 at 9:18 pm, Last Updated: September 4, 2014 at 8:35 pm

We hope you enjoyed the staff appreciation coffee klatches last month. With visits from K9 Officer Lucy and the green and fuzzy Gunston, to opportunities to win great raffle prizes and a healthy breakfast, our aim was to reach as many Mason staff as possible. If you couldn’t attend, there’s one more shot a great […]

Senator Highligh: Megan Kirk

Posted: July 30, 2014 at 9:13 pm, Last Updated: July 31, 2014 at 7:30 pm

Senator Highlight: Megan Kirk HR Consultant, Human Resources and Payroll Vice Chair, Staff Senate I began working at Mason in 2010 and am currently enrolled in the MPA program. To be honest, what initially brought me to Mason was the tuition waiver benefit so that I could continue my education in pursuit of a Master’s […]

2014 Outstanding Supervisor Award Nomination Period Now Open

Posted: July 30, 2014 at 9:10 pm, Last Updated: September 4, 2014 at 8:35 pm

Does your supervisor top the charts on best ever boss?  Nominate your supervisor for the 2014 Outstanding Supervisor Award.  The Outstanding Supervisor Award, sponsored by the Mason Staff Senate, is selected based on her or his ability to: Promote collegiality in the department, Be receptive to employee ideas and engage them in the department and/or […]

Welcome to Mason’s Newest Staff Senators

Posted: July 30, 2014 at 9:08 pm, Last Updated: October 2, 2014 at 8:20 pm

Please welcome these stellar Mason employees to the Staff Senate! Fairfax Campus Wajahat Ahmed, Human Resources and Payroll Jocelyn Hanly, Admissions Amanda Kennedy, FAST, Fiscal Services Francina Osoria, Division of Special Education & disAbilities Research/CEHD Amanda Shoemaker, Student Centers Alex Walsh, English Arlington Campus Lauren Clark, Arlington Information Prince William Campus Emily Robinson, Hylton Center for Performing Arts, […]

Kim Kalthoff Named July 2014 Employee of the Month

Posted: July 30, 2014 at 9:02 pm, Last Updated: September 4, 2014 at 8:35 pm

Congratulations to Kim Kalthoff for her work as the assistant director of fiscal and administrative operations in the College of Education and Human Development!  Kim’s work is described as being akin to a “well-scripted play.” Learn more about Kim at this Mason News article. To learn more about Mason’s recognition programs, click here.