February 2019

Workshops from University Career Services

Posted: February 12, 2019 at 11:20 am, Last Updated: February 13, 2019 at 8:13 am

Hiring Student Employees Using Handshake Monday, March 11, 2019 2 to 3 p.m. Student Union Building I (SUB I), Suite 3400 Register here Need to hire a graduate assistant? Work-study student? An intern to support your office with a project or big event? Handshake is your best choice for reaching current, Mason degree-seeking students! Our […]

Leadership Legacy Program

Posted: February 8, 2019 at 3:53 pm, Last Updated: February 11, 2019 at 1:27 pm

The Leadership Legacy Program, a partnership program sponsored by MasonLeads and Human Resources and Payroll, is designed for Mason full-time faculty and staff who are committed to furthering their leadership development. The program curriculum provides opportunities for experienced faculty and staff to advance their conceptual and experiential understanding of leadership in the context of university […]

New Lactation Space in Peterson Hall

Posted: February 8, 2019 at 3:45 pm, Last Updated: February 11, 2019 at 1:32 pm

There is a new, dedicated lactation room on the Fairfax Campus in Peterson Hall: Location: Peterson Hall, 2nd Floor, Room 2414A Hours: 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., 7 days/week How to access: This room will be available to nursing mothers on a first come, first served basis. Please lock the door when you are using the […]

Well-Being Seminar Series

Posted: February 8, 2019 at 3:36 pm, Last Updated: February 13, 2019 at 8:12 am

As part of the Anthem Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Human Resources and Payroll is offering a Well-Being Series focusing on health and wellness topics. Upcoming seminars include: Eating Right for Life March’s topic is Eating Right for Life. In this seminar, you will learn the benefits of healthy eating, including the importance of making educated food […]

From Our Friends in Human Resources and Payroll

Posted: February 8, 2019 at 3:28 pm, Last Updated: February 11, 2019 at 1:41 pm

Connect with HR/Payroll on Social Media Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram so you never miss a well-being beat! Discount Highlight Was one of your New Year’s resolutions to support your physical well-being? As a Mason employee, you have access to several discounted gym memberships! View all of the available gym memberships on the Health and Fitness […]

Research Study on the Benefits and Drawbacks of Telework 

Posted: February 7, 2019 at 12:03 pm, Last Updated: February 11, 2019 at 1:46 pm

Academic researchers in the Industrial/Organizational (I/O) Psychology program at George Mason University, who conduct scientific studies examining strategies to enhance employee engagement, well-being,and organizational effectiveness, are conducting a study on telework: This project is meant to provide scientific evidence about telework and to provide information about ways to enhance employee and organizational outcomes.  Please be […]

Crucial Conversations for Leaders

Posted: February 7, 2019 at 11:46 am, Last Updated: February 11, 2019 at 1:47 pm

Based on the award-winning book Crucial Conversations, this workshop gives Mason supervisors the tools to handle life’s most difficult and important conversations. You will learn how to prepare for high-stakes situations with a proven technique, transform anger and hurt feelings into powerful dialogue, and make it safe to talk about almost anything and be persuasive, not […]

Homecoming 2019

Posted: February 7, 2019 at 9:21 am, Last Updated: February 12, 2019 at 11:04 am

George Mason University will celebrate Homecoming from February 18–23. Events include a movie night, day of service, Mason Men’s and Women’s Basketball games, Spirit Fest, Homecoming Week Tip-Off Party, and more! Event highlights: Performance by Preacher Lawson, America’s Got Talent comedian, at the Center for the Arts on February 21. Tickets are $15 (general public). Block Party […]

Newly-Appointed Director of the Mid-Atlantic HERC and Diversity Outreach

Posted: February 6, 2019 at 4:37 pm, Last Updated: February 13, 2019 at 8:22 am

Please join us in welcoming Dwala Toombs! Dwala is the newly appointed director of the Mid-Atlantic Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC) and diversity outreach. George Mason University is the host institution for the Mid-Atlantic HERC, which is a regional affiliate of the non-profit HERC organization. As the director of the Mid-Atlantic HERC, Dwala is responsible for […]

Mindful Tuesdays

Posted: February 6, 2019 at 4:36 pm

Students, faculty, and staff are welcome to enjoy a variety of mindfulness practices on Tuesdays during the spring 2019 semester. These practices include mindful sitting, journaling, and guided meditation. No experience necessary. Facilitators will vary throughout the semester. Sessions will begin at noon and end by 12:45 p.m. (at the latest). Meet in SUB I, Room […]