November 2015

November Staff Senate Meeting to Highlight INTO Mason and Dining Updates

Posted: October 29, 2015 at 2:07 pm, Last Updated: November 20, 2015 at 11:12 am

Wednesday, November 4 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. Fairfax Campus: Innovation Hall, Room 334 Arlington Campus: Founders Hall, Room B119 (videoconferenced) Science and Technology Campus: Bull Run Hall, Room 254 (videoconferenced) Guest Speakers: Representatives from INTO Mason will share information with Mason staff about this exciting program for international students. Larisa Prinz, from Mason Dining, […]

Senator Highlight: Christopher Maier

Posted: October 28, 2015 at 12:26 pm, Last Updated: October 28, 2015 at 3:27 pm

Christopher Maier is a Project Engineer with Facilities Management, who joined Mason in May 2015. I have worked throughout the continental United States as an engineer in different capacities. Most of my previous work experience has been related to private-residential, one-of-kind homes, commercial high-rises, institutional facilities, and many federal buildings, memorials, and recognizable landmarks in […]

Outstanding Supervisor Award Winners

Posted: October 28, 2015 at 11:41 am, Last Updated: October 28, 2015 at 4:08 pm

The Staff Senate is pleased to announce the 2015 Outstanding Supervisor Award winners. Chosen from a competitive pool of over 20 nominees, the two winners exemplify outstanding leadership skills and embody the Mason spirit: Liza Wilson Durant, Acting Chair, Sid and Reva Dewberry Department of Civil, Environmental, and Infrastructure Engineering Sarah Walz, Program Manager, George […]

Message from the Chair

Posted: October 28, 2015 at 11:36 am, Last Updated: October 30, 2015 at 1:53 pm

November is promising to be a great month for the Staff Senate. At our General Meeting on November 4, we will welcome the INTO Mason program to our meeting to discuss the part INTO plays in staff experiences. Following their presentation, Larisa Prinz from Mason Dining will take feedback from the Senate and staff regarding […]

From Our Friends in Human Resources and Payroll

Posted: October 23, 2015 at 4:27 pm, Last Updated: October 30, 2015 at 1:55 pm

November 2015 Announcements Faculty-Staff Enrichment Day: Registration Underway! Register for Faculty-Staff Enrichment Day at hr.gmu.edu/learning/fsed. Join us on Tuesday, November 10, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for this year’s theme: Dive into Your Strengths. Keynote speakers include Men’s Basketball Head Coach David Paulsen and leadership and mindfulness expert Laurie Cameron. Breakout sessions will provide […]

DMV2Go at Fairfax Campus: November 24

Posted: October 19, 2015 at 12:00 pm

Take care of your DMV business at a convenient Mason location. The DMV2Go will visit the Fairfax Campus on Tuesday, November 24, in the Merten Hall parking lot. View the complete DMV2Go schedule. For a complete list of DMV2Go services, click here. Contact Human Resources and Payroll at 703-993-2600 with questions.

Chart Your Course: Mason Administrative Professionals

Posted: October 19, 2015 at 11:54 am, Last Updated: October 30, 2015 at 2:06 pm

Mason Administrative Professionals (MAP) is a group custom-created by its members, for its members. If you consider yourself an administrative professional, please join us. Feel free to bring your lunch and other colleagues who consider themselves administrative professionals. November 17, 2015 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Fairfax Campus, Merten Hall, Room 1202 For more information, […]

Toastmasters Club

Posted: October 19, 2015 at 11:38 am

Mason Toastmasters is free and open to everyone. Whether your public speaking skills are at the beginner’s stage, or you consider yourself to be a seasoned professional, you can gain experience as a member. Come to any meeting as a guest, and you can join if you like what you see. Locations may vary, so […]

Free Fitness Screening

Posted: October 19, 2015 at 11:30 am, Last Updated: October 30, 2015 at 2:07 pm

Mason Recreation’s Free Health and Fitness Screenings provide valuable information to help you stay on track to meet your fitness-related goals. These events help to provide a snapshot of an individual’s current health status and are an important component of health management. Along with Mason Recreation, campus partners work together to provide you with an […]

Mason Observatory: Evenings Under the Stars

Posted: October 19, 2015 at 11:27 am, Last Updated: October 28, 2015 at 3:36 pm

Did you know that the George Mason University Observatory in Research Hall offers Evenings Under the Stars, a free event series open to the general public and campus community? These events occur on alternate Monday evenings, with weather days on the off-weeks. Each evening features a 30-minute presentation by a prominent local scientist, who wants to […]