September 2015

Mason Dining Offering Faculty/Staff Appreciation Days

Posted: September 29, 2015 at 11:23 am, Last Updated: October 19, 2015 at 10:36 am

Mason Dining will sponsor two Faculty/Staff Appreciation Days in the month of October, with discounted lunches for Mason employees: Friday, October 2: The Globe, $8 Friday, October 9: Southside, $8   Present your Mason ID between 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. for these discounted rates. Contact Mason Dining with questions at 703-993-3313.

For Mason’s Well-Being, and For Ours

Posted: August 27, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Keep your ear to the ground! At 3 p.m. on September 16, the university community will gather in Fairfax for the launch of a bold new effort honoring Mason’s extraordinary forward progress. The public phase of a major fundraising campaign announced on that day will address key areas of need in the university’s long-term Strategic […]

Message from the Chair

Posted: August 25, 2015 at 10:33 am, Last Updated: October 6, 2015 at 2:17 pm

Happiest of Septembers to you all! The campus is changing, and we are once again feeling the energy that only students can bring. The advent of the academic year brings new events, new studies, and new chapters to so many of our students’ lives. I hope you know your work for the University is important. […]

From Our Friends in Human Resources and Payroll

Posted: August 25, 2015 at 9:35 am

Outstanding Achievement Awards: Call for Nominations Human Resources and Payroll is accepting nominations for the 2015 Outstanding Achievement Awards. Nominations are due Friday, October 2, and the ceremony will occur on Tuesday, November 3, at 10 a.m. in Dewberry Hall. For a detailed list of the awards and nominations forms, visit hr.gmu.edu/awards/award.php. Questions? Contact Beth […]

Well-Being University Reading Group: The Upside of Stress

Posted: August 21, 2015 at 1:20 pm

The Center for the Advancement of Well-Being (CWB) invites Mason faculty and staff to join the fourth installment of the Well-Being University (WBU) Reading Group. The group will meet six times during the fall semester to discuss Kelly McGonigal’s The Upside of Stress: Why Stress is Good for You, and How to Get Good at […]

Call for People Finder Updates

Posted: August 21, 2015 at 12:35 pm, Last Updated: August 28, 2015 at 10:41 am

People Finder is Mason’s faculty, staff and student directory, and the new semester is a great time to update any changing contact information. Use the update form on the People Finder website to add or remove faculty and staff members or to update any information. To add someone to the directory, include his/her name, fill […]

College Colors Day: Wear Your Green and Gold!

Posted: August 21, 2015 at 12:33 pm, Last Updated: September 22, 2015 at 3:29 pm

Celebrated on Friday, September 4, National College Colors Day kicks off another school year of Spirit Fridays at Mason. The Mason community is encouraged to wear Mason gear every Friday, wherever they are, to show their pride. Visit wearemason.gmu.edu/collegecolors to learn how to participate in this year’s celebration Get ready for the big day: find […]

Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge

Posted: August 21, 2015 at 12:29 pm, Last Updated: August 25, 2015 at 9:18 am

Mason is participating in the Campus Outdoor Challenge, sponsored by Outdoor Nation, from September 6 through October 17. All Mason faculty, staff, students, alumni, and community members can sign up, log points, and help Mason win the title of National Outdoor Champion. We also have an opportunity to win grants for our Outdoor Adventures program […]

September Staff Senate Meeting to Highlight Global Education and Dining Updates

Posted: August 21, 2015 at 12:25 pm, Last Updated: September 22, 2015 at 3:30 pm

Wednesday, September 2 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. Fairfax Campus: Merten Hall, Room 1201 Arlington Campus: Founders Hall, Room B119 (videoconferenced) Science and Technology Campus: Bull Run Hall, Room 254 (videoconferenced) Guest Speakers: Sarah Moran and Heidi Bloom, Program Officers with the Center for Global Education (CGE), will discuss international travel opportunities for Mason staff. […]

Mason Dining Updates: Fairfax Campus

Posted: August 21, 2015 at 12:12 pm, Last Updated: August 28, 2015 at 10:58 am

Below are updates from Mason Dining for the fall semester: Mason Dining hours of operation for the fall semester can be found on the Mason Dining website The Starbucks located in Northern Neck on the Fairfax Campus is newly renovated and open for business Byte Plans (Faculty/Staff meal plans) are available for purchase for the […]