May 2015

Senator Highlight: Andrew Bunting

Posted: April 22, 2015 at 5:11 pm, Last Updated: April 29, 2015 at 5:48 pm

Before coming to Mason, I was employed within the Office of Admissions at my alma mater, the University of Delaware. College admissions and recruitment have been my passion since I was an undergraduate, and my work allows me to help students make their college dreams a reality. Following my undergraduate career at Delaware, I came […]

Graduation Day Babysitting for Faculty and Staff

Posted: April 22, 2015 at 5:10 pm, Last Updated: May 13, 2015 at 8:45 am

Mason is offering free babysitting for faculty and staff during this year’s spring Commencement ceremony. This is a pilot program, and space is limited. If you have young children (ages 3-8) and are working at graduation, you are encouraged to complete the registration form as soon as possible to reserve a spot. Forms are due […]

Capital Region Bike to Work Day: May 15

Posted: April 21, 2015 at 9:48 am, Last Updated: April 29, 2015 at 5:44 pm

Commuter Connections and the Washington Area Bicyclist Association invite you to join over 10,000 area commuters on Friday, May 15, for a celebration of bicycling as a clean, fun, and healthy way to get to work. Attend one of 79 pit stops throughout D.C., Maryland, and Virginia to receive refreshments and be entered into a […]

From Our Friends in Human Resources and Payroll

Posted: April 21, 2015 at 9:45 am, Last Updated: April 22, 2015 at 4:38 pm

Who’s Walking Wednesday? Hopefully it’s you! Meet your walk leader at noon in the “Wellness Circle” in front of Merten Hall on: May 6: Mason Academic Advisor Network May 13: Dr. Cabrera May 20: Bob Smith May 27: College of Humanities and Social Sciences Dean’s Office June 3: Caitlin Lundquist June 10: Marilyn Smith June […]

University Day: Celebrating Employees’ Service to Mason!

Posted: April 21, 2015 at 9:42 am, Last Updated: May 22, 2015 at 10:37 am

Each year, University Day celebrates employee service in the Commonwealth of Virginia, recognizing faculty and staff who have reached milestones in their years of service. This year’s celebration occurred on April 7-8. Employees were recognized for reaching 5, 10, 15, 20 years, etc., all the way up to 45 years of service to the Commonwealth. […]

Tapingo: Mason Dining’s Mobile Ordering App

Posted: April 21, 2015 at 9:38 am, Last Updated: April 29, 2015 at 5:46 pm

Tapingo is the new mobile ordering app for Mason Dining. Order and pay on your smartphone, and you will receive a text message when your order is ready. Then, skip the line at the following dining locations on campus: Starbucks (Johnson Center and Northern Neck) Einstein Bros. Bagels at Fairfax and Arlington Campuses Chick-fil-A Subway […]

Visit Building Patriot Pride for Campus and Construction Updates

Posted: April 21, 2015 at 9:34 am, Last Updated: April 22, 2015 at 4:53 pm

Building Patriot Pride is your information source for all Mason construction updates and parking and traffic impacts on the campus. To get the latest information, visit For questions or comments, contact  

Campus Drive Now Open

Posted: April 21, 2015 at 9:30 am, Last Updated: April 22, 2015 at 4:59 pm

On April 18, Mason’s West Campus Connector Advisory Group held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Campus Drive, a new roadway providing easy access to the Fairfax Campus from areas west via Braddock Road. The long-planned project will reduce traffic congestion at the Ox Road/Braddock Road intersection and connect both sides of the Fairfax Campus. This new […]

April 2015 Employee of the Month: Amanda Meiklejohn

Posted: April 21, 2015 at 9:19 am, Last Updated: May 22, 2015 at 10:37 am

A heartfelt congratulations to Amanda Meiklejohn, Recreation Program Manager with the Freedom Aquatic and Fitness Center, for being selected as the April 2015 Employee of the Month award winner. Read more about Amanda in this Mason News article. Do you know a superstar? Make sure he or she receives the deserved recognition, and submit a […]

May Staff Senate Meeting to Highlight Lifelong Learning at Mason

Posted: April 21, 2015 at 9:16 am, Last Updated: May 22, 2015 at 10:37 am

Wednesday, May 6 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. Fairfax Campus: Innovation Hall, Room 334 Arlington Campus: Founders Hall, Room B119 (videoconferenced) Prince William Campus: Bull Run Hall, Room 254 (videoconferenced) Guest Speakers: Jennifer Disano, Executive Director, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, and Libby Curtis, Director, Potomac Arts Academy, will offer information about lifelong learning options available […]