January 2015

Seeking Information Fair Participants for Winter Warm-Up

Posted: December 16, 2014 at 8:14 am, Last Updated: January 29, 2015 at 5:47 pm

The Mason Staff Senate has expo tables available for Mason offices at the information fair held in conjunction with the Staff Appreciation Winter Warm-Up. This is an opportunity for university departments to disseminate information about programs, services, events, and other activities available for staff members, either in their professional or personal lives. Events are held […]

Staff Appreciation Winter Warm-Up

Posted: December 15, 2014 at 7:35 pm, Last Updated: January 30, 2015 at 10:12 am

Join us for our winter 2015 Staff Appreciation Winter Warm-Up! Cozy up to a warm drink and delectable sweets for an afternoon with your colleagues from across the university. Arlington Campus Monday, January 26, 2015 Founders Hall, Room 125 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. (Snow Date: January 27) Prince William Campus Wednesday, January 28, 2015 […]

Winter Dining Hours on Campus

Posted: December 9, 2014 at 7:00 pm

Wondering where to nosh during winter break?  Mason’s Dining Services has the scoop.  Click here for hours for all dining establishments on campus. To learn even more about dining options on campus, like The Official Mason Dining Page on Facebook.

From the Staff Senate Chair

Posted: December 9, 2014 at 6:47 pm, Last Updated: January 5, 2015 at 7:13 am

Happy New Year! I hope your winter break was filled with joy and peace, as we were able to spend a few extra days with family and friends. I am looking forward to seeing you at the beginning of this new year at our Staff Appreciation Winter Warm-Up. Don’t forget to mark your calendars now. […]

Staff Senate on Hiatus for January General Meeting

Posted: December 9, 2014 at 6:45 pm, Last Updated: January 23, 2015 at 2:59 pm

Staff Senate on Hiatus for January General Meeting No Staff Senate general meeting this month! The Staff Senate is putting its energy into the Staff Appreciation Winter Warm-up! Stop by to meet your senators, hang out with colleagues, and enjoy a cup of cocoa on us! Read more about the event here. The next general […]

December Employee of the Month: Hermione Pickett

Posted: December 9, 2014 at 6:42 pm, Last Updated: January 14, 2015 at 12:54 pm

A heartfelt congratulations to Hermione Pickett, adult learning program coordinator in the Office of Undergraduate Education in the Office of the Provost, for being awarded the December 2014 Employee of the Month award. Read more about Hermione in this Mason News article. Do you know a superstar? Make sure her or she gets the deserved […]

Hylton in the Highlands: A Festival of Scotland

Posted: December 9, 2014 at 6:36 pm, Last Updated: December 9, 2014 at 6:38 pm

Hylton in the Highlands Saturday, January 24 from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm Spend the day celebrating the rich culture and history of Scotland with performances, exhibits, and interactive experiences for all ages. From fiddles and dancing to bagpipes, tea, and whisky tastings, there’s something for everyone at the Hylton in the Highlands Festival. Tickets […]

Have You Taken StrengthsFinder Yet?

Posted: December 9, 2014 at 6:26 pm

The Gallup StrengthsFinder Assessment is free of charge to all Mason students, faculty, and staff as part of the Well-Being University Initiative. StrengthsFinder is a discovery tool to help participants identify their top five strengths, along with innovative ways to use them in everyday life. Participants will learn what they are best at doing and […]

From Our Friends in Human Resources

Posted: December 9, 2014 at 6:21 pm, Last Updated: January 3, 2015 at 12:05 pm

Child Development Center Hat Drive To help the children understand compassion and humanitarian efforts, the CDC is in the midst of a Hat Drive to benefit children at Inova Fairfax Hospital who are undergoing treatment for childhood cancer.  It is part of a wider program called Ellie’s Hats. If you would like to donate a […]

Looking Ahead: Events for Mason Staff, December 2014

Posted: November 6, 2014 at 1:28 pm, Last Updated: January 30, 2015 at 10:13 am

The December Staff Senate newsletter is out!