February 2018

Patriot Lift: Transportation for Mobility-impaired Patriots

Posted: February 8, 2018 at 10:59 am

The Patriot Lift Program provides limited campus transportation service to those students, faculty and staff requiring long- or short-term assistance moving around campus. All faculty and staff must receive prior approval from the Office of Compliance, Diversity and Ethics. The program is a partnership between Parking & Transportation, Office of Disability Services, Student Health Services, […]

Fitness First: Free and Discounted Gym Usage

Posted: February 8, 2018 at 10:56 am

Mason fitness centers will be open at no cost from 6-8 a.m. Monday through Friday, February 1 – May 18. The Arlington YMCA is offering Mason Spirit Weeks – three free weeks during January, February, and March. The first 100 of our faculty and staff who join the YMCA during this promotion will receive 50% […]

WebEx Meeting Center 101 Recording Available

Posted: February 6, 2018 at 11:25 am, Last Updated: February 8, 2018 at 10:08 am

The recording from the January 26 WebEx Meeting Center training session is now available. Trainings for WebEX Event Center, Training Center, and Spark are currently being scheduled for March. All information can be found at its.gmu.edu/webex. Please contact cvt@gmu.edu with any questions.

Patriot Pantry Donations Needed

Posted: February 6, 2018 at 10:45 am, Last Updated: February 8, 2018 at 10:09 am

The Patriot Pantry is seeking donations for students in need. In-demand items include: Toilet Paper Paper Towels Compleats Meals & Barilla Italian Style Entrees Body Wash, Shampoo, Conditioner, Body Lotion Laundry Pods and Dryer Sheets Toothpaste and Mouthwash Reusable water bottles Cereals Beverages Additional wanted items can be viewed on the Patriot Pantry Amazon Wishlist. […]

Facilities Management February Newsletter

Posted: February 5, 2018 at 4:21 pm, Last Updated: February 6, 2018 at 9:03 am

Check out the latest edition of the Facilities Management newsletter to get information about upcoming projects, Peterson Hall, and the Employee of the Month Kelly Hayward Stone.

Office of Sustainability FAQs

Posted: February 5, 2018 at 4:14 pm, Last Updated: February 8, 2018 at 12:59 pm

The Office of Sustainability has created Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) to aid in answering questions more efficiently. Check out and share the FAQs with your colleagues! Energy and Building FAQ Gardens and Landscapes FAQ Recycling and Waste Management FAQ Stormwater FAQ Sustainable Food and Mason Dining FAQ Transportation FAQ For additional details, visit https://green.gmu.edu/resources/.

Dedication of the Potomac Science Center

Posted: February 5, 2018 at 3:33 pm

Join Mason as it dedicates The Potomac Science Center on Thursday, April 12 from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. at Belmont Bay in Woodbridge, Virginia. The Potomac Science Center is a destination for environmental science research along the Chesapeake Bay watershed. For more information, visit https://potomacsciencecenter.gmu.edu/.

Staff Appreciation Winter Warm-Up

Posted: February 5, 2018 at 3:26 pm, Last Updated: February 8, 2018 at 1:08 pm

“Donut” miss the opportunity to network with colleagues, enjoy a delicious mid-day treat, and be eligible to win a variety of raffle prizes.  Sponsored by the Mason Staff Senate,  the Staff Appreciation Winter Warm-Up on each campus seeks to appreciate all classified staff and non-student wage employees for their dedication and hard work throughout the […]

Join the Staff Senate at the Men’s Basketball Homecoming Game

Posted: February 5, 2018 at 3:20 pm, Last Updated: February 8, 2018 at 4:24 pm

Join the Mason Staff Senate at the Men’s Basketball Homecoming Game versus George Washington University on Saturday, February 10, at 4 p.m.  Tickets are discounted to $18 per ticket (plus a $1.50 handling fee).  Enter Special Offer Code: SENATE.  Upon entering the offer code, you will be asked to log in or create an account. […]

Sibs and Kids Weekend 2018

Posted: February 5, 2018 at 3:18 pm

Sibs & Kids Weekend (formerly Siblings Weekend) is April 21-22. New this year, we are inviting Mason faculty and staff to bring their kids ages 6-18. The cost is $10 for Mason faculty and staff, $20 for younger participants (6-12) and $30 for older participants (13-18). Register for the event by visiting masonfamilyevents.gmu.edu.