July 2014

2014 Staff Senate Elections Open July 7 – July 18

Posted: June 25, 2014 at 7:18 pm, Last Updated: July 30, 2014 at 9:39 pm

Elections for the next term of the Staff Senate will be held from Monday, July 7, through Friday, July 18, 5:00 pm. Ballots will be distributed electronically via the Staff Senate Listserv on Monday, July 7. Voting will also be available at the Summer 2014 Staff Appreciation Coffee Klatches. Only classified and nonstudent wage employees […]

Announcing . . . The New Staff Senate Logo

Posted: June 24, 2014 at 8:37 pm, Last Updated: October 2, 2014 at 8:20 pm

The Staff Senate is pleased to share it’s new logo!  Designed for us by students in the School of Art, the idea behind the logos is the Staff Senate’s three initiatives–to advocate, appreciate, and educate staff–holding the Mason staff community together.  Whenever you see this logo, know that the Staff Senate is working hard to […]

Staff Senate on Hiatus for July General Meeting

Posted: June 24, 2014 at 8:30 pm, Last Updated: July 30, 2014 at 9:40 pm

No Staff Senate general meeting this month! The Staff Senate is putting its energy into the Summer 2014 Staff Appreciation Coffee Klatches!  Stop by to meet your senators, senator nominees, and enjoy a cup of coffee on us at the dates below: Arlington, Monday, July 7, 9:30-11:00 am, Founders Hall 125 Prince William, Thursday, July […]

June Employee of the Month: Janet Walker

Posted: June 24, 2014 at 8:27 pm, Last Updated: July 30, 2014 at 9:42 pm

The biggest congratulations possible for Janet Walker, Work Life & Communications Coordinator, Human Resources/Payroll.  Anyone who knows Janet, knows that she is always smiling!  That makes sense, since Walker is effusive about her love for Mason.  “It’s a caring community, full of fascinating people, doing amazing things. I enjoy coming to work because each day […]

Summer Social: Celebrating the Arlington Campus

Posted: June 24, 2014 at 8:13 pm, Last Updated: June 27, 2014 at 12:32 pm

Students, faculty, and staff are invited to the Arlington Campus Summer Social on Monday, July 28, from 1 pm – 3 pm.  More details will be distributed as the date nears. For questions, contact Regional Campuses at 703-993-8284 or University Life at 703-993-8984.

Free Summer Yoga for Well-Being

Posted: June 24, 2014 at 8:08 pm

A central aspect of the mission of the Center for the Advancement of Well-Being (CWB) is to contribute to the well-being of our Mason community. CWB is thrilled to offer a summer session of our weekly Yoga for Well-Being practice open to all Mason students, faculty and staff. “Yoga for Well-Being” is a hatha yoga […]

Training for the New Fiscal Year

Posted: June 24, 2014 at 8:04 pm

Get ready for the new fiscal year by brushing up on your knowledge and making sure that you are up to date on the policies and rules. You can view a list of fiscal trainings and other workshops on https://ittraining.gmu.edu/workshops.cfm. Learn more about Fiscal Services on their website, including videorecordings of training session in case […]

From Our Friends in Human Resources and Payroll

Posted: June 24, 2014 at 8:00 pm, Last Updated: June 25, 2014 at 7:26 pm

Tick Tock Discounts: Discounts with a Deadline We invite you to check out the latest tick tock discounts at http://mymasonhr.gmu.edu.  Log in using your email user name and password, select “myDiscounts” from the left-hand menu, and choose the “Tick Tocks.”  Currently there are opportunities from the Washington Nationals, Café Rio, Global Fit, Verizon, Macy’s and […]

Congratulations to Senator Recipients of Staff Professional Development Certificates!

Posted: June 24, 2014 at 7:56 pm, Last Updated: June 26, 2014 at 5:19 pm

A big congratulations to the seven Staff Senators earning certificates as part of HR and Payroll’s Faculty & Staff Professional Development Recognition Ceremony on June 19, 2014: Lisa Bair – Customer Service Certificate Program: Subject Matter Experts and HR Liaisons Certificate Program and Mason Advisor Certificate Program, Susan Brionez – New SUPERvisor Series, Jennifer Hamilton […]

Summer Camps and Youth Program at Mason, Summer 2014

Posted: June 24, 2014 at 7:54 pm

Got kids? Need to keep them busy this summer?  Consider some of the great camps offered across a variety of departments on all the Mason campuses this summer. Summer Camps and Youth Programs 2014