May 2017

May Staff Senate Meeting: Dr. Ángel Cabrera

Posted: May 2, 2017 at 2:40 pm, Last Updated: May 2, 2017 at 2:43 pm

You are invited to attend when Dr. Cabrera meets with the Staff Senate on Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 1:00 pm-2:00 pm.  Fairfax: Innovation Hall, 334 Arlington: Founders Hall, Room B119 (video-conferenced) SciTech: Bull Run Hall, Room 254 (video-conferenced) Questions for our guest speaker: This is your opportunity to ask university leadership about things that are important to you as Mason staff! All […]

April Employee of the Month: Molly Baldovin

Posted: May 2, 2017 at 2:38 pm, Last Updated: May 2, 2017 at 6:08 pm

Heartfelt congratulations to Molly Baldovin, assistant to the director and marketing coordinator at the School of Music, for being selected as the April 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 […]

From our Friends in HR

Posted: May 2, 2017 at 2:37 pm, Last Updated: May 2, 2017 at 6:09 pm

Financial Well-Being: Next Steps – Plan for Your Retirement – Wednesday, May 3 If you’re planning to retire within the next 5 years, please join HR & Payroll for the spring Next Steps: Plan for Your Retirement seminar on Wednesday, May 3 from 9:00 am – 12:30 pm in Johnson Center, Dewberry Hall South. This […]

Staff Senate Election Nomination Period

Posted: May 2, 2017 at 2:37 pm, Last Updated: May 2, 2017 at 6:07 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 […]

“West Campus” Vision Save the Date

Posted: May 2, 2017 at 2:37 pm

Join us for a conversation about the future of one of George Mason University’s greatest assets. George Mason University is the largest public research university in Virginia, and it continues to grow. University officials wish to explore options for the future uses of the adjacent “West Campus,” Mason’s Fairfax land west of Route 123. We […]

DMV2Go Fairfax May 16th

Posted: May 2, 2017 at 2:37 pm, Last Updated: May 2, 2017 at 2:47 pm

Take care of your Department of Motor Vehicle needs at a convenient Mason location!  DMV2Go will be on the Fairfax campus in the Merten Hall parking lot from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, May 16 (last time until August). For the full 2017 schedule, visit the Human Resources and Payroll website. For questions, […]

We’ve Moved to Mason Hall

Posted: May 2, 2017 at 2:36 pm, Last Updated: May 2, 2017 at 6:08 pm

As of mid-April, the Staff Senate office has a new home.  Due to some space reassignments in the Provost Office, the Staff Senate has vacated their office space in Merten Hall. Our office is now located on the ground floor of Mason Hall in office D019.  Our mail stop remains 5E5 until the end of […]

Prospective Staff Senator Information Session

Posted: May 2, 2017 at 2:36 pm

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, […]

Congrats Staff Appreciation Raffle Winners

Posted: May 2, 2017 at 2:36 pm, Last Updated: May 2, 2017 at 2:49 pm

Congratulations to our Staff Appreciation: Winter Warm-Up Raffle Prize Winners Arlington Campus Barnes & Noble gift card: John Wickline STM iPad carrying bag: Asifa Khan Manhattan USB mouse: Laura Poisson Gift certificate to Circa: Xialing Xu Semester of free parking: Tara Memmen Fairfax Campus Coffee cup and iPhone 6/6s phone case: Jane Singleton Gift certificate to Movement […]

Mason Administrative Professionals (MAP) May 16th Meeting

Posted: May 2, 2017 at 2:36 pm

The next Mason Administrative Professionals meeting will be held: Tuesday, May 16 11:30 – 12:30 Fenwick Library. University Records Manager, Samara Carter, will do a training session on managing and archiving university records, and then we will enjoy a tour of the new section of the library. The MAP group welcomes anyone working at George […]