April 2016

April Staff Senate Newsletter

Posted: April 4, 2016 at 2:04 pm, Last Updated: May 2, 2016 at 1:07 pm

The April 2016 Staff Senate newsletter is now available!

April Staff Senate Meeting: Campus Planning

Posted: April 4, 2016 at 10:00 am, Last Updated: April 12, 2016 at 4:48 pm

Wednesday, April 6 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. Fairfax: Merten Hall, Room 1201 Arlington: Founders Hall, Room B119 (video-conferenced) SciTech: Bull Run Hall, Room 254 (video-conferenced) Guest Speaker: Cathy Pinskey, Director of Campus Planning, will discuss recent and upcoming changes across Mason’s campuses. The Office of Campus Planning oversees strategic land planning, campus master planning, long-range utility planning, exterior architectural […]

From Our Friends in Human Resources and Payroll

Posted: March 30, 2016 at 9:53 am, Last Updated: March 31, 2016 at 9:31 am

Health and Flexible Reimbursement Account Open Enrollment Dates Announced Health and Flexible Spending Account (FSAs) Open Enrollment is scheduled for May 1-23, 2016. More information will be sent to employees in the coming weeks. Continue to read Around Mason and check the Benefits website for additional details as they become available. You Have the “Write” Stuff Award Do […]

Spring into Well-Being: April 6-13

Posted: March 30, 2016 at 9:45 am, Last Updated: May 2, 2016 at 1:07 pm

The daffodils are blooming, so it must be time for Spring into Well-Being! This year it runs from Wednesday, April 6, through Wednesday, April 13. The theme is “Six Days/Six Domains of Well-Being.” Events and opportunities will lead up to April 6, and a host of exciting opportunities will occur throughout this annual celebration and awareness campaign.  For a […]

Summer Camps at Mason

Posted: March 29, 2016 at 1:51 pm, Last Updated: March 29, 2016 at 1:52 pm

Did you know that Mason hosts a wide variety of summer camps and youth programs? Check out summercamps.gmu.edu to view the latest information for summer 2016. Choose from academic programs, visual and performing arts, recreation camps, sports camps, and more! New offerings are added regularly, so check back for new options. For questions, contact gmutoday@gmu.edu.

Staff Appreciation Events: Raffle Winners

Posted: March 28, 2016 at 3:49 pm, Last Updated: March 31, 2016 at 10:07 am

Congratulations to the lucky winners of the raffle prizes from the March 2016 Staff Appreciation events! Thanks to all who attended and participated. Fairfax Barnes and Noble Gift Certificate: Debbie Williams Semester of Parking: Kara Smith   Surprise Winner (Amazon and Starbucks Gift Cards and Mason Tervis Cup): Kuncharee Vititpongs Arlington Semester of Parking: Lauren Reuscher Circa Gift Certificate: Erin […]

April 2016 Parking and Traffic Impacts: Ringling Bros. Circus

Posted: March 28, 2016 at 3:43 pm, Last Updated: March 31, 2016 at 9:33 am

The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will visit the EagleBank Arena from April 2–18. Expect traffic and parking to be affected April 4–15. Circus tents and fencing will occupy portions of Lot A and Lot L from Thursday, March 31, at 11 p.m. through Monday, April 18. The areas to be closed have been […]

March Employee of the Month: Erin Harpine

Posted: March 28, 2016 at 3:37 pm, Last Updated: May 2, 2016 at 1:07 pm

Heartfelt congratulations to Erin Harpine, Patient Advocate and Special Projects Coordinator, Student Health Services, for being selected as the March 2016 Employee of the Month award winner. Read more about Erin in this Mason News article. Do you know a superstar? Make sure he or she receives the deserved recognition, and submit a nomination for Mason’s Employee of the […]

Benefits/Discount Fair: Talk to Your Financial and Health Representatives

Posted: March 24, 2016 at 5:19 pm, Last Updated: May 2, 2016 at 1:07 pm

As part of Spring into Well-Being, Human Resources and Payroll invites you to stop by George’s in the Johnson Center on Wednesday, April 13, between 9 .m. and 3 p.m. to chat with some of Mason’s financial vendors (TIAA-CREF, Fidelity Investments, ICMA-RC, Virginia Retirement System, Virginia 529, and Apple Federal Credit Union). Mason’s health vendors will […]

Sharing Career Wisdom: Help Others on Their Career Journey

Posted: March 24, 2016 at 5:14 pm, Last Updated: May 2, 2016 at 1:07 pm

As part of Spring into Well-Being, Human Resources/Payroll and University Life invite you to share some career advice with the Mason community. Answer the following question: What one thing do you know now that you wish you knew when you first started out in your career? The goal is to build an online resource that offers guidance […]