February 2017

Budget Town Hall

Posted: January 31, 2017 at 4:25 pm, Last Updated: January 31, 2017 at 4:29 pm

Senior Vice President Jennifer (J.J.) Wagner Davis and Provost and Executive Vice President S. David Wu will host a Budget Town Hall meeting focused on Mason’s financial, operational and research activities on Tuesday, February 14th from 10:00 – 11:30 AM.  The floor will be open for questions after this brief presentation. The Budget Town Hall […]

PopUp Pantry-Thank you for the donations

Posted: January 30, 2017 at 11:15 am, Last Updated: January 30, 2017 at 4:00 pm

Thank you for all the donations during the campus holiday parties.  We collected 272.7 lbs of food for the PopUp Pantry about $469 in donations. Thank you for looking out for our students.

From Our Friends in Human Resources and Payroll

Posted: January 27, 2017 at 3:24 pm, Last Updated: January 27, 2017 at 3:28 pm

National Wear Red Day is Friday, February 3 Plan to wear red on National Wear Red Day in support of the American Heart Association’s quest to raise awareness about heart disease and stroke. Mason has been participating in Wear Red Day since 2009, encouraging the Mason community to wear red in support of heart health.  […]

Spring Well-Being Seminars

Posted: January 27, 2017 at 3:21 pm

Make this the year for building your well-being! The Human Resources and Payroll Financial and Physical Well-Being Seminar Series continues through the remainder of the academic year. Details are available at the Financial Well-Being Portal. Spring classes include: February 16: The Work/Life Impact of Chronic Conditions and Disabilities (Fairfax only) February 23: Virginia 529s – How They […]

Upcoming National Appreciation Days

Posted: January 27, 2017 at 3:06 pm, Last Updated: January 30, 2017 at 4:20 pm

Human Resources Rewards and Recognition would like to remind you that there are various National Appreciation Days this winter, such as National Compliment Day (January 24), Random Acts of Kindness Day (February 17), Employee Appreciation Day (March 7). Take these opportunities to show your gratitude, extend a thank you, share a compliment, or even a new […]

Updates from University Libraries

Posted: January 27, 2017 at 2:56 pm, Last Updated: January 31, 2017 at 2:23 pm

Complimentary Online Newspapers Through University Libraries, Mason students, faculty, and staff now have complimentary access to NYTimes.com and NYT mobile apps (including the International, Spanish, and Chinese editions), breaking news articles, blogs, videos, and interactive features. First-time users can create an account here using their Mason credentials. The subscription also includes access to NYTimes inEducation, the New York Times’ educational site, […]

February Mason Administrative Professionals (MAP) Meeting

Posted: January 27, 2017 at 2:49 pm

The February Mason Administrative Professionals (MAP) meeting will be held on February 21 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Mason Global Center. We will begin with a buffet lunch at The Globe, which will cost $7 per person. Our guest speaker will be Lindsay Kenton, External Marketing Communication Coordinator, from INTO Mason. The MAP […]

January Employee of the Month: Yali Guo

Posted: January 27, 2017 at 2:46 pm

Heartfelt congratulations to Yali Guo, accountant for Accounts Payable in Fiscal Services, for being selected as the January 2017 Employee of the Month award winner. Read more about Yali in this Mason News article. Do you know a superstar? Make sure they receive the deserved recognition, and submit a nomination for Mason’s Employee of the Month. Additional information […]

Spring 2017 Parking and Transportation Updates

Posted: January 27, 2017 at 2:42 pm, Last Updated: January 30, 2017 at 3:44 pm

Mason students, faculty, and staff are reminded that traffic on and around the Fairfax Campus greatly increases during the first few weeks of the semester. The following information is intended to serve as a campus parking and transportation guide and help minimize potential parking and traffic delays. During the first few weeks of the semester, […]

February Staff Senate Meeting: Updates from Faculty Senate and Student Government

Posted: January 27, 2017 at 2:40 pm

Wednesday, February 1 Noon to 2 p.m. Fairfax: Merten Hall, Room 1201 Arlington: Founders Hall, Room B119 (videoconferenced) SciTech: Bull Run Hall, Room 254 (videoconferenced) Guest Speakers: Representatives from the Faculty Senate and Student Government will discuss their current initiatives and goals. Guest speakers begin at noon, followed by time to ask questions, express concerns, or […]