August 2015

Senator Highlight: Dean Naldrett

Posted: July 28, 2015 at 11:07 am, Last Updated: July 30, 2015 at 11:19 am

George Mason is a wonderful place to learn, work, and live. Having been born in Northern Virginia, I have always felt that the university was a good choice for me, particularly because of the campus’ strong commitment to diversity. Mason boasts one of the most diverse populations for a university, which has afforded me the […]

From Our Friends in Human Resources and Payroll

Posted: July 28, 2015 at 10:11 am, Last Updated: July 28, 2015 at 10:26 am

Do It Yourself (DIY) Recognition Recognizing Mason’s faculty and staff just got easier and faster. Reward & Recognition has created cards, labels, and post-it notes to recognize employees. Visit the DIY Recognition page to see what type of instant recognition is available. Contact Beth Baroody at 703-993-2739 with any questions. Who’s Walking Wednesday? How About […]

Mason Dining Updates: Fall 2015

Posted: July 28, 2015 at 10:11 am

Fall 2015 will be a big semester for Mason Dining, with new concepts and updates to old favorites! Erbert and Gerbert This sandwich shop is dedicated to serving better, more flavorful sandwiches than anyone else in the universe. They started 20-some years ago in the fine town of Eau Claire, Wisconsin, and have since grown […]

Message from the Chair

Posted: July 28, 2015 at 9:51 am, Last Updated: September 24, 2015 at 12:34 pm

What a July it has been! The Events Committee hosted three fabulous Staff Appreciation events in mid-July, and the turnout was great. Best of all, we had more staff vote in our election than we have in years. Thank you for your continued support. As we head into August, we prepare for the Staff Senate […]

Welcome Mason’s Newest Staff Senators

Posted: July 28, 2015 at 9:50 am, Last Updated: September 24, 2015 at 12:34 pm

Please congratulate and welcome these stellar Mason employees to the Staff Senate! Fairfax Campus: H. A. Aguilar, Police Department Stephanie Atkins, Mason LIFE Program Lisa Bair, Environmental Science and Policy (incumbent) Susan Brionez, Volgenau School of Engineering Undergraduate Student Services (incumbent) Andrew Bunting, Office of Undergraduate Admissions (incumbent) Cameron Carter, Office of Distance Education Christopher […]

2015 Outstanding Supervisor Award Nomination Period Now Open

Posted: July 28, 2015 at 9:46 am, Last Updated: September 24, 2015 at 12:34 pm

The Outstanding Supervisor Award, sponsored by the Mason Staff Senate, recognizes supervisors who most closely meet the criteria in each category. The winner 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 university goals Promote and model a […]

Congrats to Our Sizzlin’ Summer Social Raffle Winners!

Posted: July 28, 2015 at 9:36 am, Last Updated: July 31, 2015 at 10:34 am

Fairfax: Semester Parking Pass: Crystal Clemons, ITS $25 Gift Certificate to the Mason Bookstore: Bob Counts, Registrar One-Year Membership to the RAC: Andrea Barabach, New Century College Arlington: Semester Parking Pass: Derrick Williams, ITS $25 Gift Certificate to the Mason Bookstore: Erin Embrey, SPGIA $50 Gift Certificate to Kapnos Taverna: Michelle Ely, SPGIA Science and Technology: Semester […]

Pop-Up Pantry

Posted: July 28, 2015 at 9:19 am, Last Updated: July 28, 2015 at 9:20 am

Established in December 2014, the Pop-Up Pantry provides food, clothes, toiletries, and school supplies to George Mason University students, staff, and faculty in need. Pop-Up Pantry is supplied by donations from students, registered student organizations, Mason academic departments and offices, and local community members. Accessing the pantry is completely confidential. Set an appointment with Yara […]

Registrar’s New “Contact Us” Page

Posted: July 13, 2015 at 10:55 am, Last Updated: July 28, 2015 at 10:12 am

The Office of the University Registrar would like to introduce its new Contact Us page. Everyone is encouraged to use this page in order to communicate questions to the Registrar’s Office. This format will help to better assess and track what type of questions are asked and answered and who is asking them. It may be particularly […]

Ballroom Dancing Lessons

Posted: July 13, 2015 at 10:49 am, Last Updated: July 28, 2015 at 10:14 am

Each week, the Ballroom Club teaches a wide variety of free lessons in partner dances such as waltz, samba, tango, and foxtrot. Join others interested in learning ballroom dancing form and technique in a friendly, social setting. Open to all Mason staff, faculty, and students of all experience levels. No partner required! For more information, contact […]