June 2017

STEM exCEL Fairfax City Summer Camps Discount

Posted: June 2, 2017 at 5:21 pm, Last Updated: June 6, 2017 at 10:42 am

STEM exCEL has amazing summer camps at Enrichment Center in Fairfax City all summer long!  Until July 4th, all GMU employees are offered 20% off for week-long full-day camps!  Please use GMUsummer upon checkout to receive 20% off. Check out the Maker Camp, Gamer Week, Minecraft Mania, & Digital Art Camp week-long offerings.  STEM exCEL is […]

Bookstore Faculty/Staff Book Scholarship

Posted: June 2, 2017 at 5:16 pm, Last Updated: June 6, 2017 at 10:35 am

The Faculty/Staff Book Scholarship is now available to full-time and part-time faculty and classified staff who are in a graduate degree program or graduate certificate program at Mason.  Graduate certificate students were recently added to the eligibility requirements based on feedback given by the Staff Senate. The information about the Faculty/Staff Book scholarship is available […]

Staff Salary Increase

Posted: June 2, 2017 at 5:16 pm

At its meeting last month, the Board of Visitors approved the budget for the 2017-2018 academic year. The budget includes a 3% salary increase for staff and faculty. All eligible classified staff who have been employed since April 10 and have satisfactory evaluations will receive a 3% increase, effective on July 10, 2017. Bi-weekly classified […]

From our Friends in HR

Posted: June 2, 2017 at 5:14 pm, Last Updated: June 2, 2017 at 6:02 pm

Physical Well-Being: Dimensions Tobacco Free Program Dimensions is a 6-week course that provides education and skills to people who want to gain and maintain a tobacco free life.  An interest meeting, facilitated by Amanda Pusey of the Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board, will be held on Tuesday, June 6 from noon-1 pm in SUB I, […]

No CWB Yoga for Well-Being this Summer Term

Posted: June 2, 2017 at 5:13 pm

Due to scheduling and room availability conflicts, the Center for the Advancement of Well-Being will not be able to run the free weekly Yoga for Well-Being practice at noon at the JC Dance Studio over the summer term. We WILL be running it during the Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 terms! (Mondays and Thursdays 12-1pm […]

May Employee of the Month: Aziza Noory

Posted: June 2, 2017 at 5:05 pm

Heartfelt congratulations to Aziza Noory, Enterprise Center’s client support coordinator, for being selected as the May 2017 Employee of the Month. Read more about Molly 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 can be […]

Staff Senate Election Nomination Period

Posted: June 2, 2017 at 5:04 pm

Becoming a Mason 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 network with administrators and staff members outside your unit. The Senate accepts nominations each June, and elections are held […]

Libraries – New drop off box for Fenwick, Construction Notice

Posted: June 2, 2017 at 5:04 pm, Last Updated: June 2, 2017 at 6:10 pm

New Drop Off Box Location There is a new drop box option. It is in the lobby of Fenwick which is open Sunday at 10am and closes Friday at 10pm and is open Saturday 10am to 10pm.  Law Library Construction Notice Due to construction, the Scalia School of Law Library will be closed to the […]

Prospective Staff Senator Information Session

Posted: June 2, 2017 at 5:03 pm, Last Updated: June 6, 2017 at 10:46 am

Interested in becoming a Mason Staff Senator? Want to learn about how the university functions from a new perspective, network across departments, and contribute to the well being of your colleagues? The Staff Senate will hold an information session and discussion for Mason staff who are interested in learning about the nomination and election process, […]