August 2018

Election Results: New and Returning Staff Senators!

Posted: August 8, 2018 at 1:25 pm, Last Updated: October 3, 2018 at 1:24 pm

The election results are in, and we are excited to welcome back our returning senators and newly-elected senators! Christina Dicicco, Human Resources and Payroll Liam Dillon, Center for the Arts Ticket Office Christina Frasson, Collaborative Video Technologies (incumbent) Joshua Griset, University Information Erin Iacangelo, Science and Technology Executive Office (incumbent) Pamela Ononiwu, College of Health […]

September Staff Senate Meeting

Posted: August 8, 2018 at 12:02 pm, Last Updated: August 10, 2018 at 10:38 am

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 10:30 a.m. to Noon Fairfax: Merten Hall, Room 1201 Arlington: Founders Hall, Room B119 (video-conferenced) SciTech: Colgan Hall, Room 221 (video-conferenced) Front Royal: Academic, Room 219 (703-249-8067) The Staff Senate represents all classified and non-student wage employees at George Mason University. Working closely with university administration, we address concerns that have an […]

New @TodayAtMason Twitter Feed

Posted: August 7, 2018 at 10:25 am, Last Updated: August 7, 2018 at 10:27 am

Looking for updates that will impact you at Mason? Check out the new @TodayAtMason Twitter feed! This feed will feature updates and announcements impacting the campuses of George Mason University (Fairfax, Arlington, and SciTech).

Purchasing Updates

Posted: August 7, 2018 at 10:16 am, Last Updated: August 8, 2018 at 11:59 am

eVA Ordering Update As a process improvement for FY19, purchasing requisitions between $2,000 and $5,000 will no longer be assigned to a buyer in the Purchasing Office when a special review is not required. This will significantly reduce the processing time for departmental orders under $5,000 to vendors with whom we regularly conduct business. In […]

Reminder: Metro Maintenance Impacts on Orange Line and Other Lines

Posted: August 7, 2018 at 10:02 am, Last Updated: August 8, 2018 at 11:48 am

Metro is planning maintenance and construction on the Orange Line from August 11–26. This maintenance will impact commutes, as “rail service will be significantly reduced.” Visit the WMATA website for details. The site also mentions projects beyond the Orange Line and will be helpful for future reference. For assistance with other transportation options during August, contact Parking and […]

New Student Convocation

Posted: August 3, 2018 at 11:07 am, Last Updated: August 3, 2018 at 11:26 am

Mason faculty and staff are invited to join President Cabrera, Provost Wu, and the senior administration in welcoming incoming freshmen and transfer students as they start their Mason experience! New Student Convocation Friday, August 24, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Eagle Bank Arena, East Entrance Bring friends and colleagues for a fun morning to kick off the […]

Still Need a Good Book? 14 Summer Reads by Mason Faculty, Staff, and Alumni

Posted: August 3, 2018 at 10:53 am

Looking for a great book to read this summer? Browse through the faculty, staff, and alumni reading list and find some books that are sure to please.

From Our Friends in Human Resources and Payroll

Posted: August 3, 2018 at 10:46 am, Last Updated: August 3, 2018 at 10:50 am

Alcohol and Substance Abuse Well-Being Seminar As part of the Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Human Resources and Payroll is offering a Well-Being Series focused on mental health topics. The August session will discuss Alcohol and Substance Abuse: Thursday, August 16 Noon to 1 p.m. Fairfax Campus, Merten Hall, Room 1202 This seminar will address: The basics of […]

August Employee of the Month: Jennifer Gantt

Posted: August 3, 2018 at 10:36 am, Last Updated: September 26, 2018 at 1:22 pm

Heartfelt congratulations to Jennifer Gantt, operations manager at the Arlington Campus, for being selected as the August 2018 Employee of the Month. Jennifer is also a Staff Senator! Read more about Jennifer 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 […]

July Employee of the Month: Anne Reynolds

Posted: August 3, 2018 at 10:31 am, Last Updated: August 10, 2018 at 10:47 am

Heartfelt congratulations to Anne Reynolds, director of communications for the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS), for being selected as the July 2018 Employee of the Month. Read more about Anne 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 […]