September 2017

Faculty Staff Lounge Relocated

Posted: September 6, 2017 at 4:39 pm, Last Updated: September 29, 2017 at 3:10 pm

As of September 5th our Faculty/Staff Lounge has relocated from the Bistro on the first floor to Room 118.

Questions for President Cabrera

Posted: September 6, 2017 at 4:22 pm, Last Updated: September 13, 2017 at 5:40 pm

You are invited to attend when Dr. Cabrera meets with the Staff Senate on Wednesday, October 4, 2017, 11:00 am. Fairfax: Merten Hall, 1201 Arlington: Founders Hall, Room B119 (video-conferenced) SciTech: Colgan Hall, Room 221 (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 who […]

From Our Friends in HR

Posted: September 6, 2017 at 10:09 am

Reminder: Need some extra hands? Talent Acquisition is happy to provide Mason Talent Temps, an alternative to recruiting wage or seasonal employees through eWork and available at a reduced cost compared to external temp agencies. Talent Acquisition manages a vetted and on boarded (yes, that means no EPAFs) pool of ready employees with skill sets ranging […]

Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

Posted: September 6, 2017 at 9:56 am

As a qualified public-service employer, Mason’s salaried faculty and staff who work more than 30 hours per week may be eligible to participate in the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. If you think you may be eligible, please complete the PSLF Employment Certification Form. Mason will need to complete a section of the form; please email […]

Message From Our New Chair: Chris Maier

Posted: September 6, 2017 at 9:52 am, Last Updated: September 7, 2017 at 12:53 pm

Welcome back everyone as we begin a new academic year. Your Staff Senate, advocating for over 3,200 Mason employees, is engaging more and working to cultivate a stronger Mason community. This academic year will bring about some interesting changes. Our administration is revisiting portions of the Strategic Plan, and adding clarity and further details to the University’s stated […]

Suit-Up Mason Oct 1st

Posted: September 6, 2017 at 9:51 am

Suit-Up Mason The Mason family is invited to join University Career Services at JCPenney in Fair Oaks Mall for some extreme discounts on professional wear. After a 40% off coupon and in store sales you could save up to 70%!  The store will be open only to Mason students, alumni, faculty, and staff during these hours. This is […]

Welcome Mason’s Newest Staff Senators

Posted: September 6, 2017 at 9:48 am, Last Updated: November 6, 2017 at 9:39 am

Congratulations to our newly elected Senators and returning Senators! Fairfax: Stephanie Atkins, Mason LIFE program (incumbent) Lisa Bair, Environmental Science and Policy (incumbent) Susan Brionez, Volgenau School of Engineering (incumbent) Andrew Burroughs, Registrar Sean Cox, Student Centers Kathy Dodd, Office of Communications and Marketing Jared Hagenow, Mason Police Akitta Robertson, Provost Office Brett Spencer, Facilities […]

20th Anniversary of the Science and Technology Campus

Posted: September 6, 2017 at 9:48 am

Join us for a community program celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Science and Technology Campus. Wednesday, September 20 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. SciTech Campus, Colgan Hall, Verizon Auditorium Reception immediately to follow. The Science and Technology Campus is located at 10900 University Boulevard, Manassas, Virginia, 20110. RSVP online. For additional information, contact University […]

Survey Opportunity: Telework!VA

Posted: September 6, 2017 at 9:45 am

Human Resources and Payroll is collaborating once again with Telework!VA to conduct a brief, voluntary, and confidential survey of faculty and staff. The survey will ask about your current travel to work and teleworking. The online survey will take about 10 minutes to complete and will be available through Friday, September 8. To access the […]

Mason Discount at Modell’s Sporting Goods

Posted: September 6, 2017 at 9:44 am

Mason Recreation has joined the Modell’s Team Weeks program, giving Mason students, faculty, and staff a 15% discount on regular and sale-priced merchandise. Some exclusions may apply, and a Mason ID is required. Modell’s will contribute five percent of these sales to Mason’s student development fund, which supports students’ career readiness. The discount is available […]