February 2015

Looking Ahead: Events for Mason Staff, February 2015

Posted: January 30, 2015 at 10:16 am, Last Updated: February 20, 2015 at 9:54 am

The February Staff Senate newsletter is out!              

February Staff Senate General Meeting

Posted: January 23, 2015 at 2:46 pm, Last Updated: February 11, 2015 at 2:45 pm

Wednesday, February 4 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. Fairfax Campus: Innovation Hall 334 (NOTE ROOM CHANGE) Arlington Campus: Founders Hall, Room B119 (videoconferenced) Prince William Campus: Bull Run Hall, Room 254 (videoconferenced) Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions, express concerns, or offer accolades about issues concerning the Staff Senate. All are welcome, and […]

Message from the Chair

Posted: January 23, 2015 at 9:22 am, Last Updated: January 30, 2015 at 9:48 am

To me, February always seems to be the longest month of the year. But at Mason, I find that February is one of the best months to discover a new class or training opportunity! Human Resources and Payroll continually offers professional development training classes, Spring into Well-Being is right around the corner, and this may […]

Wings, Pizza, and Things Now Open at Prince William

Posted: January 23, 2015 at 9:22 am, Last Updated: January 23, 2015 at 2:55 pm

The Prince William Campus has a new dining option! Wings, Pizza, and Things on the first floor of Beacon Hall is now open for both lunch and dinner. Hours are Tuesday-Thursday, 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m. – 12 a.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m. – 10 p.m., and closed on Mondays (for now – […]

From Our Friends in Human Resources and Payroll

Posted: January 23, 2015 at 9:21 am, Last Updated: January 30, 2015 at 9:34 am

Just in Case You Didn’t Get the Message Award Would you like to tell another Mason employee that their hard work is appreciated? Reward and Recognition offers desktop cell phone holders, which are a simple way to get your message across to another Mason employee. Request yours by filling out this online form or by […]

Spring Parking and Transportation Newsletter

Posted: January 20, 2015 at 11:55 am, Last Updated: January 30, 2015 at 9:33 am

As the spring semester begins, Mason students, faculty, and staff are reminded that traffic on and around the Fairfax Campus greatly increases, especially during the first few weeks of the semester. The information in the newsletter linked below serves as a campus parking and transportation guide to help minimize potential parking and traffic delays.  A […]

Celebrate Homecoming: Staff Discount

Posted: January 20, 2015 at 11:50 am, Last Updated: February 20, 2015 at 9:54 am

Staff are invited to enjoy Mason’s Homecoming festivities from February 9 – 14. For a $10 discount, enter GOMASON when registering for Alumni Association events. For more information on how to get involved, visit homecoming.gmu.edu/faculty-and-staff. Contact the Office of Alumni Relations at alumni@gmu.edu or 703-993-8696.              

Accessing Your Electronic W-2 is Fast and Easy

Posted: January 20, 2015 at 11:48 am, Last Updated: January 30, 2015 at 9:51 am

Access your W-2 electronically. Visit Patriot Web to view and print IRS-approved forms for tax filing at any time. Instructions on accessing your W-2 are available on the Human Resources and Payroll homepage. For information on how to interpret your W-2, check out Your George Mason University W-2 Demystified, as well as these handy FAQs. […]

Staff Appreciation Winter Warm-Up

Posted: January 20, 2015 at 11:46 am, Last Updated: February 11, 2015 at 2:44 pm

Join your colleagues at the Staff Senate’s Staff Appreciation Winter Warm-Up. Cozy up to a warm drink and delectable sweets for an afternoon of fun. The Fairfax Campus event is coming up: Fairfax Campus Tuesday, February 3 SUB I, Patriot’s Lounge 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. (Snow Date: February 4) This event is open to […]

January Employee of the Month: Barry Freese

Posted: January 14, 2015 at 12:53 pm, Last Updated: February 11, 2015 at 2:44 pm

A heartfelt congratulations to Barry Freese, Lead Virtualization and Storage Architect in the Information Technology Unit, for being selected as the January 2015 Employee of the Month award winner. Read more about Barry in this Mason News article. Do you know a superstar? Make sure her or she receives the deserved recognition and submit a nomination […]