May 2018

Human Resources and Payroll on the Mobile Mason App

Posted: May 10, 2018 at 10:13 am, Last Updated: May 10, 2018 at 4:05 pm

Human Resources and Payroll now has a presence on the Mobile Mason app! The app is free and available for download from the App Store and Google Play. Here is a list of just a few items found on the app: Holiday calendar Payroll calendars Upcoming important Human Resources and Payroll dates Flex work Employee […]

National Bike Month

Posted: May 10, 2018 at 10:06 am, Last Updated: May 10, 2018 at 10:07 am

May is National Bike Month! Parking and Transportation invites you to join the National Bike Challenge, run by the League of American Bicyclists and The challenge is underway until May 31. Registration is free. Sign up as an individual, join a Mason team, or start one of your own! For details, visit Stay tuned for the Workplace […]

Mason Shuttles Summer Schedules Available

Posted: May 10, 2018 at 10:02 am

Parking and Transportation has posted the summer shuttle schedules at The current spring schedules remain in effect until Sunday, May 20. The summer schedules begin on Monday, May 21. There will be no shuttle service on Monday, May 28, in observance of Memorial Day. For any questions, contact or 703-993-2828.

Time Traveler Summer Camp with the Child Development Center

Posted: May 9, 2018 at 9:05 am, Last Updated: July 12, 2018 at 10:46 am

From the Dinosaur Age to the Digital Age! Register your rising first through sixth graders for the Child Development Center’s exciting Mason Kids Club Summer Camp. This summer’s camp theme is “Time Travelers,” where children will journey through a different era each week. For more information, visit Questions may be directed to or 703-993-2600.

Congratulations to the Staff Appreciation Event Raffle Winners!

Posted: May 8, 2018 at 1:08 pm, Last Updated: May 10, 2018 at 2:15 pm

Thank you to all who attended the Winter Staff Appreciation Events! Stay tuned for details about the upcoming Summer Staff Appreciation Events, happening in July. Congratulations to our winter raffle winners: Wendy (Lay) Lim Ka Hang Kwong Tian Hui Wang Natalie Haynes Alice Berney Rodrigo Alva Stevie Kelly Lisa GC Sevilla Patricia Haggerty Brittany Sanders […]

Announcing Newly-Elected Staff Senate Executive Committee Members

Posted: May 8, 2018 at 1:05 pm, Last Updated: May 11, 2018 at 9:33 am

Congratulations to our newest elected Executive Committee Members!   Jennifer Gantt, Treasurer Jenna McGwin, Vice Chair Brett Spencer, Parliamentarian The newly elected members, nominated and voted in by the Senate, will work with our current executive committee members: Christopher Maier, chair; Stephanie Atkins and Lindsey Olson, co-chairs of the Education and Outreach Committee; Lisa Bair, […]

Staff Senate Election Nomination Period Opens in June

Posted: May 8, 2018 at 12:57 pm, Last Updated: July 12, 2018 at 10:46 am

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 […]

Prospective Staff Senator Information Session

Posted: May 8, 2018 at 10:45 am, Last Updated: July 12, 2018 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, the […]

April Employee of the Month: Samantha Price

Posted: May 8, 2018 at 10:36 am, Last Updated: July 12, 2018 at 10:45 am

Heartfelt congratulations to Samantha Price, scheduling manager for University Events, for being selected as the April 2018 Employee of the Month. Read more about Samantha 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 found on […]

Faculty/Staff Book Scholarship

Posted: May 8, 2018 at 10:33 am, Last Updated: May 8, 2018 at 10:34 am

Mason is offering a competitive $250 book scholarship for faculty and staff enrolled in a degree or graduate certificate program at Mason. The application deadline is Friday, June 15. For details and the application requirements, visit the website. Questions? Contact Beth Baroody, Reward and Recognition, at 703-993-2739.