May 2016

May Staff Senate Newsletter

Posted: May 2, 2016 at 1:23 pm, Last Updated: May 26, 2016 at 12:58 pm

The May 2016 Staff Senate Newsletter is now available!                  

Message from the Chair

Posted: May 2, 2016 at 12:48 pm, Last Updated: May 2, 2016 at 1:25 pm

Every semester’s end comes with a tumult of energy on campus and in our offices. This semester is certainly no different. I hope that you are finding this time not too crazy and know that there is a light at the end of this tunnel! Summer is almost upon us, and after Commencement this month, […]

Join the Staff Senate! Info Session May 4

Posted: May 2, 2016 at 11:59 am, Last Updated: May 20, 2016 at 11:25 am

Becoming a Staff Senator is a great way to get involved with the university community and have an impact on your workplace. The Senate provides many opportunities to learn about how the university works and to network with administrators and staff members outside your unit. Join us for the Becoming a Staff Senator Information Session […]

May Staff Senate Meeting: President Cabrera

Posted: May 2, 2016 at 11:26 am, Last Updated: May 20, 2016 at 11:25 am

Wednesday, May 11 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) Our guest speaker will be President Ángel Cabrera. Guest speaker begins at noon, followed by time to ask questions, express concerns, or offer accolades about issues concerning the Staff Senate. Questions for […]

Submit a Question for Our Guest Speaker: President Cabrera

Posted: May 2, 2016 at 11:00 am, Last Updated: May 20, 2016 at 11:25 am

To promote a dialog with guest speakers at the Staff Senate General Meetings, the Senate is collecting questions from constituents. This is your opportunity to ask university leadership about things that are important to you as a staff member! Our May 2016 speaker will be President Ángel Cabrera! Submit your question in advance using the online submission form or […]

Survey: Proposed Club for Faculty and Staff

Posted: April 28, 2016 at 2:37 pm, Last Updated: May 2, 2016 at 1:08 pm

A club for faculty and staff has been proposed for the Fairfax Campus. The university and a faculty group are exploring various options. In an effort to better understand faculty and staff interests and preferences, Auxiliary Enterprises asks you to take a few minutes to complete a brief survey. Thank you in advance for your assistance.  

From Our Friends in Human Resources and Payroll

Posted: April 26, 2016 at 3:04 pm, Last Updated: April 26, 2016 at 3:06 pm

For questions about any of the following announcements, contact Human Resources and Payroll at 703-993-2600. DMV2Go Take care of your DMV business at a convenient Mason location. For the 2016 schedule at Arlington, Fairfax, and SciTech, click here.  For a list of available services with DMV2Go, visit the DMV2Go website. Physical Well-Being Seminar from HR […]

Senator Highlight: Cameron Carter

Posted: April 25, 2016 at 4:38 pm, Last Updated: May 2, 2016 at 1:10 pm

I first started working at Mason in spring 2013 as a Technical Writer and Editor in the Office of Global Strategy. Now I work as a Communications and Marketing Specialist for Mason Online (the Office of Distance Education). I’m also a Mason alum— I completed my Master’s in English (concentration in professional writing and rhetoric) […]

Mason’s 2016 Academic Advisor of the Year: Smriti Kansal

Posted: April 25, 2016 at 4:36 pm

The Center for Academic Advising, Retention, and Transitions would like to congratulate Smriti Kansal of Electrical and Computer Engineering for being Mason’s 2016 Academic Advisor of the Year. This award is given annually to recognize excellence in advising across the university. This year, we received 683 votes for 115 different advisors across Mason (record numbers […]

Free Potomac Nationals Tickets!

Posted: April 25, 2016 at 4:33 pm, Last Updated: May 2, 2016 at 1:10 pm

Batter up! Faculty and staff can sign up for four free tickets to a Potomac Nationals game. First come, first serve. A few conditions apply. Click here for details. Contact Reward and Recognition at 703-993-2739 or awards@gmu.edu with questions.