September 2014

Be Alert! Mason Alert Updated!

Posted: August 27, 2014 at 12:28 pm, Last Updated: August 28, 2014 at 10:53 am

Mason staff, and others, must update their email and phone notification settings!  Read more about how to do so at this link.

Welcome Back! From our Friends in Human Resources and Payroll

Posted: August 27, 2014 at 11:12 am, Last Updated: August 27, 2014 at 11:42 am

As we begin the new academic year 2014-2015, your colleagues in Human Resources and Payroll want to wish you the best and encourage you to explore the many resources at Mason that can contribute to your overall well-being. Whether you are new or have been here for many years, we invite you to explore how […]

Mason Staff as Students: Winners of Book Scholarships

Posted: August 27, 2014 at 11:05 am, Last Updated: August 28, 2014 at 11:35 am

Mason staffers and students Joanne Carter and Alex Seals are the latest recipients of the $250 textbook s cholarships offered annually by Human Resources and Payroll and made possible by an endowment from TIAA-CREF’s Raise the Rate Contest. Read more about the program and this year’s winners in this Mason News article.

Senator Highlight: Brett Say

Posted: August 27, 2014 at 10:59 am, Last Updated: August 27, 2014 at 11:01 am

Before coming to Mason I worked for a private-sector engineering firm as a proposal manager where I worked on large government proposals ($20M-$100M). While I gained some great experience in that position, the hours were long and the work was stressful. Moreover, on top of my day job, I was going to graduate school in […]

Global Professional Staff Exchange Program Selects Winners

Posted: August 27, 2014 at 10:49 am, Last Updated: October 1, 2014 at 9:15 am

Jennifer Hamilton, Gifts Coordinator, Technical Services, University Libraries, and Cheryl Welch, Support Manager, APTDIE, College of Education & Human Development, were selected as this year’s recipients of the Global Professional Staff Exchange Program.  From a robust set of applications, these two were chosen to expand their world view, professional development and global higher education knowledge […]

Tricia Freiberg Named August 2014 Employee of the Month

Posted: August 27, 2014 at 10:34 am, Last Updated: September 4, 2014 at 8:34 pm

A heart-felt congratulations to Tricia Freiberg, Medical Assistant, Student Health Center.  Know for her flexibility when working with others, Tricia imbues the mission statement of her office with her passion for her work. Read more about Tricia in this Mason News article. Learn more about the Employee of the Month Program here.

Mason’s New Branding Initiative to be Discussed at September Staff Senate Meeting

Posted: August 26, 2014 at 4:10 pm, Last Updated: September 4, 2014 at 8:34 pm

Wednesday, September 3 12:00 – 2:00 pm Fairfax, Innovation Hall 334, videoconferenced to Arlington, Founders Hall B119, and Prince William, Bull Run Hall 254 The Staff Senate presents Sarah Seeberg, Director, Creative Services, at its September general meeting. Sarah will discuss Mason’s new branding initiative followed by the opportunity for questions and answers. Guest speakers […]