April 2019

April 2019 Staff Senate Newsletter

Posted: April 10, 2019 at 9:30 am, Last Updated: May 21, 2019 at 12:26 pm

The April edition of the Staff Senate newsletter is now available! Click here to view the newsletter in your browser.

Mark Your Calendar for Mason Day!

Posted: April 9, 2019 at 3:41 pm

Celebrate the end of the school year with Student Involvement at Mason Day on Friday, April 26! Gates open at 3 p.m. Mason Day is a family-friendly event that welcomes warmer weather, a time of relaxation before Finals Week, and an afternoon full of memories. We’ll have food to melt your taste buds, amusement rides […]

Missed Our April Meeting? Watch it Here!

Posted: April 9, 2019 at 10:44 am, Last Updated: May 21, 2019 at 12:25 pm

If you missed the April Staff Senate meeting, watch it here. Cathy Pinskey shared information and updates about the Core Campus Project, and Kevin Brim shared information about Mason’s recycling program.

Winter 2019 Staff Appreciation Raffle Winners

Posted: April 9, 2019 at 9:39 am, Last Updated: April 9, 2019 at 11:12 am

Congratulations to the winners of our 2019 Winter Warm-Up Staff Appreciation Raffle!  Thank you to the local businesses and Mason departments who generously donated these wonderful prizes to appreciate our staff!    Arlington Campus:   Judy Jin: Au Bon Pain gift certificate Sam Graves: Carvel gift certificate Priscilla Tran: Carvel gift certificate Ashley Matthews: Mario’s gift certificate Kristina Graham: […]

Senator Highlight: Joshua Griset

Posted: April 9, 2019 at 8:58 am, Last Updated: May 21, 2019 at 12:25 pm

I first came to Mason as an undergraduate student. Going into college, I was interested in politics and international relations, and therefore was looking into the D.C. area. When I toured Mason, it just felt like home. I had several on-campus jobs as a student, including venue assistant, event technician, and photographer. Before returning to […]

SpringFest Hosted by shopMason

Posted: April 8, 2019 at 3:04 pm

Welcome the warmer weather with SpringFest 2019 on Tuesday, April 16! Join shopMason on the Merten Lawn from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Enjoy free food provided by Mason Dining and Manhattan Pizza, along with giveaways from We Are Mason, Coca-Cola, and other partners. Take in live entertainment from the viral-sensation violinist, Daniel D! For questions, contact Anthony McLean, […]

Parking and Transportation Updates

Posted: April 8, 2019 at 2:54 pm

Charter Buses on Campus If you are hosting an event that will bring charter buses to campus, coordinate their visit with Parking Services. Even just one charter bus needs to be accommodated for drop-off, pick-up, and parking. Charter buses should not pick-up or drop-off at Rappahannock River Lane or the Sandy Creek Transit Center. Both locations […]

Best Practices for Webex Meetings

Posted: April 5, 2019 at 3:07 pm, Last Updated: June 19, 2019 at 3:53 pm

The Staff Senate has recently started using Webex Meetings to allow participants to join our General Meetings from any location. Staff members can listen to and participate in meetings from their own office, while teleworking, or wherever life takes them! Our goal is to make the work of Staff Senate more accessible to all staff […]

MVP (Mason Voucher Pack) for Men’s Basketball

Posted: April 5, 2019 at 1:57 pm

Don’t want to be locked into a game schedule? Get the 2019-20 MVP (Mason Voucher Pack). Ten tickets to use as you choose. Any game. Flexible. Convenient. Select your seats in advance or when you arrive. The MVP offers flexibility to customize your Mason Basketball experience. Get more details and order now!

May Staff Senate Meeting: State Government Relations and Performing Arts at Mason

Posted: April 5, 2019 at 1:49 pm, Last Updated: May 6, 2019 at 3:23 pm

The May Staff Senate meeting will feature guest speaker Mark Smith, executive director, State Government Relations. Mark will discuss the dynamics of the most recent legislative session in Richmond, the upcoming November elections for all 140 members of the General Assembly, and how the Staff Senate can build on its advocacy outreach. The meeting will also […]