October 2016

October Staff Senate Newsletter

Posted: September 30, 2016 at 12:41 pm, Last Updated: October 21, 2016 at 3:17 pm

The October 2016 Staff Senate Newsletter is now available!                

Faculty-Staff Enrichment Day: October 26

Posted: September 27, 2016 at 1:44 pm, Last Updated: October 25, 2016 at 5:38 pm

Registration opens October 3 for Faculty-Staff Enrichment Day at hr.gmu.edu/learning. This year’s event, which will take place on Wednesday, October 26, will focus on the theme “Building a Culture of Appreciation,” and will include speakers Beth Cabrera and Michael “Doc Nix” Nickens, as well as breakout sessions and networking. The first 100 to register will be entered into a raffle […]

From Our Friends in Human Resources and Payroll

Posted: September 27, 2016 at 11:00 am, Last Updated: September 30, 2016 at 12:38 pm

Hot Off the Press! Updated Compensation Calculator We are delighted to share that an updated total compensation calculator is now available on the Human Resources and Payroll homepage. Your total compensation includes more than your annual salary. The calculator will allow you, based upon the answers to just a few questions, to automatically calculate your total compensation […]

Family Weekend 5K Run/Walk

Posted: September 27, 2016 at 10:53 am, Last Updated: September 30, 2016 at 12:29 pm

Orientation and Family Programs and Services wants to share the news about Family Weekend, coming up from October 14–16. As part of the festivities, the Family Weekend 5K Run/Walk will take place on Sunday, October 16 at 8 a.m. The event is open to all members of the community! To register, visit iamathlete.com and search “GMU Family […]

Performance Evaluations

Posted: September 27, 2016 at 10:43 am

A friendly reminder that annual performance evaluation season is underway. All forms needed for the performance evaluation process can be found on the forms page of the Human Resources and Payroll website. Classified performance evaluations for the period of October 25, 2015 through October 24, 2016 and Administrative/Professional Faculty performance appraisals for the period of […]

Call for Mentors: Mason Dream-Catchers Program

Posted: September 22, 2016 at 2:36 pm, Last Updated: October 25, 2016 at 5:38 pm

Mason faculty and staff are invited to participate as mentors in the sixteenth year of the Mason Dream-Catchers Program, a university-wide partnership with the Fairfax and Prince William counties’ public school systems. Volunteer mentors in the Mason community identify and support capable alternative high school students in achieving their dream to attend George Mason University. If you are […]

Mason Faculty/Staff Alumni Award (Deadline October 3)

Posted: September 22, 2016 at 2:27 pm, Last Updated: September 30, 2016 at 12:19 pm

Alumni of George Mason University currently working for Mason are a special group of employees who are proud to call themselves Patriots. Their hard work and contributions to the university community are a reflection of their unique perspectives as former students and current employees. The Faculty/Staff Alumni Award pays tribute to this special population of […]

Nominate an Outstanding Faculty Member for the Teaching Excellence Awards

Posted: September 22, 2016 at 2:23 pm, Last Updated: September 30, 2016 at 12:15 pm

Do you know someone who is an outstanding educator? The Center for Teaching and Faculty Excellence (CTFE) is currently accepting nominations for the 2017 George Mason University Teaching Excellence Awards. We encourage you to take this opportunity to recognize teaching excellence at Mason and nominate a faculty member for this university honor. Teaching Excellence Awards […]

Save the Dates: Winter Wellness Days Flu Shot Clinics

Posted: September 22, 2016 at 2:21 pm, Last Updated: October 25, 2016 at 5:38 pm

For faculty and staff who are enrolled in COVA Care, COVA HDHP, COVA Health Aware, and Kaiser Permanente, seasonal flu shots are part of your wellness benefit. This year, flu shot clinics will be held on the following dates: SciTech: Thursday, October 6 Fairfax: Thursday, October 13 (and Wednesday, October 26 as part of Faculty-Staff […]

September Employee of the Month: Stephen Monroe

Posted: September 22, 2016 at 2:16 pm, Last Updated: October 25, 2016 at 5:38 pm

Heartfelt congratulations to Stephen Monroe, marketing and communications coordinator for University Career Services, for being selected as the September 2016 Employee of the Month award winner. Read more about Stephen 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 Month. […]