November 2016

Message from the Chair

Posted: November 1, 2016 at 10:36 am, Last Updated: November 1, 2016 at 10:38 am

If I had one message to send, it would be the following: Speak up! There are several opportunities coming in the next few months to speak up on behalf of yourself and other staff. On Wednesday, November 2, Provost Wu and Senior Vice President Davis will host a Budget Town Hall. This will be an opportunity […]

Dog Day: November 1

Posted: October 28, 2016 at 11:48 am

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences Undergraduate Academic Affairs (CHSS UAA) and Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) will host Dog Day on Tuesday, November 1, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. between the Johnson Center and David King Hall. Therapy dogs will be on site to provide students (and faculty and staff) with some animal […]

Outstanding Supervisor Award Winners

Posted: October 25, 2016 at 5:34 pm, Last Updated: December 1, 2016 at 3:02 pm

The Staff Senate is pleased to announce the 2016 Outstanding Supervisor Award winners. Chosen from a competitive pool of nominees, the two winners exemplify outstanding leadership skills and embody the Mason spirit: Eileen Kennedy, development director, Hylton Performing Arts Center, College of Visual and Performing Arts John Kettlewell, director, technology support services, Information Technology Services […]

November Staff Senate Meeting

Posted: October 25, 2016 at 5:30 pm, Last Updated: November 4, 2016 at 10:48 am

Staff Senate General Meeting Wednesday, November 2 12 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. Fairfax: Merten Hall, Room 1201 Arlington: Founders Hall, Room 322 (video-conferenced) SciTech: Bull Run Hall, Room 254 (video-conferenced) The Staff Senate will not host any guest speakers at the November General Meeting, due to the Budget Town Hall Meeting scheduled to occur at 1 p.m. that […]

Budget Town Hall Meeting: November 2

Posted: October 25, 2016 at 5:28 pm, Last Updated: November 4, 2016 at 10:48 am

Provost and Executive Vice President S. David Wu and Senior Vice President Jennifer (J.J.) Wagner Davis will host a Budget Town Hall on Wednesday, November 2, from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Johnson Center Cinema. Provost Wu and Senior Vice President Davis will discuss financial, operational, and research activities. After the presentation, the […]

Free Positive Parenting Webinars

Posted: October 24, 2016 at 3:51 pm, Last Updated: October 25, 2016 at 2:00 pm

Mason’s Center for Psychological Services invites members of the Mason community to participate in free, upcoming webinars on the topic of positive parenting: Positive Parenting: Helping Your Child or Teen Manage Stress Tuesday, November 1, 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Growing up is stressful! School, family, extracurricular activities, and other commitments can add stress to […]

OneDrive for Business Now Available to Mason Employees

Posted: October 24, 2016 at 3:50 pm

OneDrive for Business (OneDrive) is now available to active Mason employees at no cost. OneDrive provides 1TB of cloud-based storage for work-related files and collaboration. Mason employees have access to OneDrive as part of their Mason Office 365 accounts. OneDrive uses Office 365 to store work-related files in the cloud, making it easy to share […]

Veterans Day Luncheon

Posted: October 24, 2016 at 3:49 pm, Last Updated: November 29, 2016 at 1:39 pm

The Veterans of George Mason University and the Cadets of Mason’s ROTC Patriot Battalion cordially invite the Mason community to attend the 2016 Veterans Day Luncheon on Friday, November 11, from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The luncheon will take place in the Center for the Arts, Concert Hall Lobby on the Fairfax Campus. RSVP to Ms. […]

Mason Toastmasters

Posted: October 24, 2016 at 3:46 pm, Last Updated: October 25, 2016 at 1:51 pm

Mason Toastmasters is 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 visit our […]

Winter Graduation: December 21

Posted: October 24, 2016 at 3:44 pm, Last Updated: December 1, 2016 at 9:21 am

Winter Graduation Wednesday, December 21, 2016 EagleBank Arena at George Mason University Times: 9 a.m. ceremony: College of Humanities and Social Sciences / College of Science / Schar School of Policy and Government / Antonin Scalia Law School / School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution 1 p.m. ceremony: School of Business / College of Health and Human Services / College of Education […]