November 2018

Half-Price Men’s Basketball Tickets 

Posted: November 8, 2018 at 2:19 pm, Last Updated: November 13, 2018 at 9:04 am

Mason faculty and staff receive 50 percent off the single game price for reserved and upper reserved seats for all weeknight (Monday–Friday) home games. Tickets are available for purchase at the EagleBank Arena box office with valid Mason ID. Limit of six discounted tickets per ID.  

Congratulations to the 2018 Outstanding Supervisors 

Posted: November 8, 2018 at 2:10 pm, Last Updated: November 15, 2018 at 9:56 am

Congratulations to Amy Takayama-Perez, dean of Admissions, and Dr. Ivory Berry, director of student success in the College of Education and Human Development, for being selected as the 2018 Outstanding Supervisors. Amy and Ivory were selected from nearly 30 incredible nominations of diverse candidates from varying departments and campuses. A seven-person committee of Staff Senators […]

Become a Certified Leadership and Well-Being Coach

Posted: November 6, 2018 at 9:44 am

Become a certified leadership and well-being coach! Join the professional certificate in Leadership Coaching for Organizational Well-Being program, designed for professionals working for positive change. This program is accredited by the International Coach Federation.   The program takes place in five modules over five months. Applications are now being accepted for for Cohort 6 (February to June 2019) and Cohort 7 (September 2019 […]

Host an INTO Mason Student for Thanksgiving Dinner

Posted: November 5, 2018 at 1:30 pm, Last Updated: November 5, 2018 at 1:31 pm

Many international students stay on campus during the Thanksgiving holiday and would love to have the opportunity to experience this holiday with a local family. If you would like to host an international student for Thanksgiving dinner, submit your information via this online form. Additionally, if you know of anyone in the community who might […]

Outstanding Achievement Awards: Nov. 15

Posted: November 5, 2018 at 1:24 pm, Last Updated: November 13, 2018 at 8:53 am

Join us for the 2018 Outstanding Achievement Awards ceremony on November 15 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in the Johnson Center, Dewberry Hall. See your Mason colleagues honored for their exceptional contributions to Mason! Congratulations to all of the awardees. Questions? Contact Beth Baroody at

December Staff Senate Meeting: Inclement Weather Procedures

Posted: November 5, 2018 at 1:22 pm, Last Updated: January 16, 2019 at 9:19 am

The December Staff Senate meeting will feature guest speaker Dave Farris, executive director of safety and emergency management in the Office of Environmental Health and Safety. Dave will discuss Mason’s inclement weather policies and procedures. Wednesday, December 5, 2018 10:30 a.m. to Noon Fairfax: Merten Hall, Room 1201 Arlington: Founders Hall, Room B119 (video-conferenced) SciTech: […]

October Employee of the Month: Chris Thorpe

Posted: November 5, 2018 at 1:17 pm, Last Updated: December 4, 2018 at 10:14 am

Heartfelt congratulations to Chris Thorpe, electrical supervisor with Facilities Management, for being selected as the October 2018 Employee of the Month. Read more about Chris 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 […]